Efforts are underway to prevent Hungary’s far-right Jobbik party from holding a political rally in a former synagogue.
A British lawmaker who arranged a Nazi-themed bachelor party in France said he will not seek re-election.
Hundreds of ultra-Orthodox Jews in Israel blocked highways and clashed with police on Thursday in protest at a government decision to cut funds to seminary students who avoid military service.
Israeli lawmaker David Rotem apologized for comments attributed to him that said members of the Reform movement are not Jewish, saying his words were “misinterpreted.”
Women are being squeezed from all sides, because men in power see their domination and sense of national identity slipping away, Jane Eisner writes.
Despite warming ties, President Obama seems unwilling or unable to push for further progress with Cuba. Meanwhile, Alan Gross remains behind bars.
A Dallas-area rabbi who uses his home as a synagogue is being sued by a neighbor who says it has lowered his property values.
Israel’s President Shimon Peres delivered an on-line civics class to more than 9,000 Israeli high school students in 215 classrooms across Israel.
Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday brushed off Israeli criticism of his Middle East peace efforts, saying he has been “attacked” with bullets in the past and would not be intimidated by words.
Anti-Semitic incidents recorded in Britain have fallen to the lowest annual level since 2005, a Jewish advisory body reported on Thursday, and said the decline may have been due to a recent lack of “trigger events” in the Middle East.
A politician from the main opposition party in Greece has caused an uproar after posting an anti-Semitic rant on his Facebook page accusing the Greek prime minister of heading a Jewish conspiracy.6
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