Janet Yellen is soft-spoken, tough, methodological, flexible — and Jewish.
As a candidate to become the Middle East’s first openly gay mayor, Nitzan Horowitz is hoping his bid to run Israel’s famously liberal city of Tel Aviv will help homosexuals across a region where they are widely frowned upon.
Enraged Italians shouted abuse and kicked the hearse of a Nazi war criminal at his funeral ceremony on Tuesday, which went ahead near Rome despite attempts by the local mayor to prevent it.
Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, who resigned from the helm of California’s second-largest city following a string of sexual harassment allegations, has been charged with false imprisonment and battery, the San Diego Superior court said on Tuesday.
Donald Trump is on pace to destroy the Republican Party as we know it. His demagogic rise has sparked equal parts anger and glee among some of his opponents, but Jane Eisner writes it’s terrible news for the Jews — and a big blow to Israel.
The head of a Russian forensics agency said on Tuesday that samples from the body of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat had revealed no traces of radioactive polonium, a Russian news agency reported.
The son of convicted Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke said his father “can be buried in Israel so that they will be happy,” referring to Jews.3
A ruling African National Congress party lawmaker has apologized for what has been characterized as anti-Semitic remarks, after a South African lawmaker filed a complaint with the party.
Representatives of Spain’s Jewish communities asked Catholic Church officials to return a former synagogue in Toledo during an interfaith conference in Madrid.3
Iran said it presented “logical” proposals in talks with six world powers on Tuesday aimed at achieving a breakthrough in a decade-old standoff over its disputed nuclear programme that has heightened the risk of a new Middle East war.
Five students from the NewSchool of Architecture and Design in San Diego were awarded first place in the 2013 Sukkah Design Expo, the university said in a statement.
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