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Ukraine Synagogue Firebombed — Attack Caught on Video

By JTA

The main synagogue in Nikolayev, located in the southeast of Ukraine, reportedly was firebombed.Read More


Egyptian Police Seize Jewish Artifacts Being Smuggled to Belgium

By JTA

Egyptian police seized a collection of Jewish artifacts from a local port as they were about to be smuggled to Belgium.Read More


Utah Man Pleads Guilty to Firing on Salt Lake City Synagogue

By JTA

A Utah man pleaded guilty to a federal civil rights crime for firing a gun at a Salt Lake City synagogue in 2012.Read More


Did Israel Block U.N. Envoy From Easter Event?

By Reuters

A United Nations envoy accused Israel on Saturday of trying to block him and other diplomats from a pre-Easter “Holy Fire” ritual in the packed Jerusalem church Christians revere as the burial site of Jesus.Read More


Overland Park Rampage Killer Ranted to Rabbi About 'You Jews'

By Forward Staff

The notorious white supremacist charged with carrying out the shooting rampage near Kansas City reportedly ranted to a rabbi about “getting rid of every Jew.”Read More


3,000 Mourn Grandfather and Teen Kiilled in Overland Park Rampage

By Reuters

housands of mourners filled a church in Kansas on Friday to remember a teenager and his grandfather who were shot dead outside a Jewish community center last week in a suspected anti-Semitic hate crime.Read More


Forward Scoops 6 Deadline Club Nominations

By Anne Cohen

The Jewish Daily Forward has been selected among the finalists in the Deadline Club’s 2014 Annual Awards Contest, representing excellence in journalism from print newspapers, magazines, television, radio and the Internet.Read More


Jewish Nonprofits Start To Embrace Maternity Leave

By Julie Wiener

A growing list of Jewish nonprofits are now offering or expanding paid maternity leave, the result of a push by Advancing Women Professionals, a communal advocacy group.Read More


Extremist Jews Try To Torch Israel Mosque

By JTA

Israeli police are investigating the torching of the entrance to a mosque in northern Israel and the spraying of anti-Arab slogans on its walls.Read More


Hardline Rabbi Named Head of Israel's Shas Party

By JTA

xShalom Cohen, a hardline rabbi known for his overt hostility toward modern-Orthodox and secular Israeli Jews, was appointed spiritual leader of the Orthodox, Sephardi Shas Party.Read More





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