A newly-formed alliance dedicated to finding and developing talented leaders for Jewish non-profits has hired an executive director to lead its efforts.3
The Sephardi chief rabbi in the Israeli city of Petach Tikvah has been refusing to perform marriages for Ethiopian Jews in his community.20
Palestinian and Egyptian officials both denied reports that Egypt offered to the Palestinian Authority part of the Sinai Peninsula for annexation by Gaza to form a Palestinian state.3
Israel’s Foreign Ministry rejected New Zealand’s new ambassador because he also is the envoy to the Palestinian Authority.
The Rev. Bruce Shipman, an Episcopal chaplain at Yale University, resigned in the wake of his letter to The New York Times that blamed rising anti-Semitism in Europe on Israel.15
An Orthodox Jewish man was forced to leave his home in England after criticizing Israel’s Gaza operation at a protest rally.7
All women of Ashkenazi descent should be screened from age 30 for the BRCA gene mutation that causes breast cancer, an Israeli study recommends.
The serial killer Jack the Ripper was identified through DNA as a Jewish barber who immigrated to London from Poland.6
An Israeli polygamist and cult leader was convicted of several sexual offenses including raping his wives.
The police chief of the popular Greek tourist island of Hydra was photographed giving the Nazi salute while on a trip to Germany.4
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