Israel’s response to a wave of Palestinian knife attacks is often to shoot the assailants dead on the spot, a practice that some critics say is disproportionate.23
It was all hugs and smiles when Israeli President Reuven Rivlin met Friday with leaders of America’s three main Jewish denominations at an event hosted by UJA-Federation of New York.17
Jewish basketball pro Dolph Schayes, a 12-time All-Star voted one of the 50 greatest players in National Basketball Association history, has died.
Up to $10 million in diamonds have been reported stolen from a New York jeweler who left them in an unlocked safe, police said on Friday.7
Argentina’s new government will not appeal a court’s decision to strike down a deal with Iran over investigating a deadly 1994 bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish community center, a government source said on Friday, putting the long-running controversy to rest.
Veterinary authorities quarantined the family dog of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after she bit a lawmaker at a Hanukkah reception.
Government officials in the heavily Orthodox town of Lakewood, New Jersey removed a Hanukkah menorah from the town square while allowing a Christmas tree to remain.
The Ethical Culture Fieldston School, an elite New York private school in the Bronx, has come under fire for failing to discuss the anti-Semitic connotations of the swastika after students in a middle-school class drew the symbol.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel faces increased pressure to resign, as local black religious leaders called Friday for a “no confidence vote” against him for the 2014 police shooting of a 17-year-old black teenager and systemic police problems.
A six-foot-tall Hanukkah menorah in Evanston, Illinois was vandalized.
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