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Michele Bachmann Jabs at White House Israel Policy in Resignation Video

By JTA

In a video announcing her plans to leave Congress, Rep. Michele Bachmann cited her criticisms of the Obama administration’s Israel policies as among her accomplishments.Read More


Israel Amusement Park Backtracks on 'Apartheid'

By Haaretz

Israel’s Superland amusement park said Thursday it would reexamine its policy of renting out the park on separate days to Jewish and Arab schools, following the storm that ensued when it reportedly refused to accommodate an Arab teacher who wanted to bring his class there on a school trip.Read More


Canada's Largest Protestant Church to Boycott 3 Israeli Products from Settlements

By JTA

Canada’s largest Protestant church targeted three Israeli companies with operations in Jewish settlements for economic sanctions and boycott.Read More


Jews Urge Greek Government to Pass Anti-Racism Bill

By JTA

The World Jewish Congress joined the Greek Jewish community in urging the Greek government to implement an anti-racism bill in the face of rising hate crimes.Read More


Federal Judge Dismisses Alan Gross's Case Against U.S. Government

By JTA

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed against the U.S. government by Alan Gross, the American-Jewish contractor imprisoned in Cuba since 2009.Read More


First Jewish Funeral Held in Australian Outback Town Since 1943

By JTA

The first Jewish funeral in an Australian Outback town since 1943 was held with the aid of a Facebook and Twitter campaign.Read More


Norwegian Newspaper Publishes Anti-Semitic Cartoon of Jewish Circumcision

By JTA

A leading Norwegian daily published a caricature depicting what some construed to be Jews torturing a baby during a circumcision.Read More


World's Oldest Complete Torah Found in Italian University Library

By Reuters

An Italian professor said on Wednesday he has identified what he believes is the world’s oldest complete scroll of the Torah, containing the full text of the first five books of Hebrew scripture.Read More


Strange AIPAC Link to Government Wiretap of Fox News' James Rosen

By JTA

Communications since then have evolved quite a bit. Yet the law’s most controversial statute — targeting those who receive defense information, including reporters and lobbyists — persists.Read More


Australian Jewish Man Saves Dying Stranger With Stem Cell Donation

By JTA

The stem cells of an Australian Jewish man are a perfect match for a critically ill Jew who is believed to be dying from a rare blood disorder.Read More


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