Samuel Cohen-Eckstein was planning to celebrate his Bar Mitzvah next month. Instead, a funeral was set today for the Brooklyn boy was struck and killed by a van.
The city of Brussels will name part of its famous Atomium monument after François Englert, the Belgian Jew who won the Nobel Prize in physics.
Janet Yellen, President Barack Obama’s pick to lead the Federal Reserve, combines a solid reputation as an economist with a keen interest in communication - fitting for someone who once joked that her dinner guests should expect a discussion of economics.
The Obama administration is suspending delivery of some “large scale military systems” to Egypt but will maintain assistance that will help secure its border with Israel.
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 the political wing of Hamas, Khaled Meshal, implicitly called on the Palestinian Authority Wednesday to cease peace negotiations with Israel immediately, claiming that continuing the talks would endanger the status of Jerusalem.
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras refused to cover his head at a Yad Vashem memorial ceremony.3
U.S. rabbis in the Reform and Conservative movements tend to be dovish on Israeli-Palestinian peace policies, according to a study.
It is safer to be a Jew in New York than in Israel, Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid told an audience in New York.
Nobel Prize winner Arieh Warshel left Israel because he couldn’t get tenure at a prestigious institute — a potent illustration of the brain drain affecting science and research in teh Jewish State.
Shots were fired at the synagogue of Yekaterinburg, the Russian Jewish Congress said, breaking windows but not injuring anyone.
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