Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles said on Sunday he will challenge the late Hugo Chavez’s preferred successor for the presidency next month, setting the stage for a bitter campaign.
The famed Vienna Philharmonic has acknowledged that many of its musicians were Nazi party members during Hitler’s rule and that its director may have delivered a prestigious orchestra award to a Nazi war criminal two decades after the end of World War Two.
A Polish governmental institute closed an investigation into the 1941 murder of 20 Jewish women in northeastern Poland, unable to name the victims or perpetrators.3
Israeli leaders marked the first year since an attack on a Jewish school in France that killed a rabbi and three children.
New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, considered a front-runner to be New York’s next mayor, officially launched her candidacy on Sunday for the job that would make her the city’s first female and first openly gay mayor.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will likely encounter harsh opposition within his Likud party if high-ranking ministers and Knesset members soon find themselves without a job.
Greek Jews are marking mark the 70th anniversary of Nazi deportations. The railway cars used are a powerful symbol of the atrocity — but are they real?
J Street is claiming as a victory the fact that Chuck Hagel was confirmed as defense secretary despite opposition from more conservative Jewish groups.6
Capriles, who lost to Chavezi n a vote last October, thanked Venezuela’s opposition coalition on Saturday for backing him as its candidate, but stopped short of explicitly accepting the nomination.
Austria is one of the world’s most law-abiding and stable democracies, but anti-Semitism quietly lingers in a nation that was once a enthusiastic ally of the Nazis.
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