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Rahm Emanuel's Son Beaten and Robbed Outside Chicago Mayor's Home

By Forward Staff

Rahm Emanuel’s teenage son was reportedly robbed and beaten outside the Chicago mayor’s home on the city’s north side.Read More


Harvard President Plans Probe of SodaStream Ban

By JTA

Harvard University’s president has requested an investigation into the decision by the university’s dining service to stop buying SodaStream equipment.Read More


Israel Bombs Gaza Base After Mortar Attack

By Reuters

Israeli aircraft bombed a Hamas militant base in the Gaza Strip on Friday for the first time since the end of a war in the territory, in response to a rocket that militants launched earlier in the day, the army said.Read More


Barack Obama Says Sony Should've Stuck With 'The Interview'

By Reuters

President Barack Obama on Friday said Sony Pictures “made a mistake” in pulling the satirical film “The Interview” after suffering a devastating cyberattack blamed on North Korea.Read More


Far Right French Mayor Lights City Hall Menorah

By JTA

A French mayor with ties to the far-right National Front party lit a menorah in city hall despite protests that doing so violated the separation of church and state.Read More


Tunisia Jewish Leader Backs Secular Candidate in Presidential Race

By JTA

In advance of the second round of Tunisia’s presidential elections, the head of the country’s Jewish community endorsed the campaign of secularist hopeful Beji Caid Essebsi.Read More


Barack Obama Signs ‘No Social Security for Nazis’ Act

By JTA

President Obama signed into law a bill that ends Social Security payments to former Nazis.Read More


Menorah Honoring Terror Victims Erected in Sydney

By JTA

Chabad set up a menorah in downtown Sydney as a tribute to the victims of a terrorist attack.Read More


Amsterdam Mayor Lights Hanukkah Candles Against Intolerance

By JTA

At a public lighting of Hanukkah candles, Amsterdam’s acting mayor urged Jews to celebrate their faith openly to counter rising levels of anti-Semitism.Read More


Gaza Rocket Hits Israeli Kibuutz

By JTA

A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip exploded in a kibbutz near Gaza without causing casualties or damage.Read More


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