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Forward's Jane Eisner Grabs Newswomen's Club Honor

By Yael Even Or

Forward editor-in-chief Jane Eisner has won a Front Page Award for editorial writing from the Newswomen’s Club of New York.Read More


Suspect in 1980 Paris Synagogue Bombing Extradited to France

By Reuters

A Lebanese-Canadian who is the main suspect in a 1980 bombing that killed four people outside a Paris synagogue has arrived in Paris and will be questioned in court on Saturday, a court source told Reuters.Read More


Alan Gross $60M Suit Rejected by Court

By Reuters

A federal appeals court in Washington on Friday rejected a lawsuit filed against the U.S. government by an American contractor imprisoned in Cuba who says he was not warned about the risks of working on the communist-controlled island.Read More


Lifting Manhole Cover Off Tale of Shoah Survival in Lviv

By Cnaan Liphshiz

Chaim Chesler doesn’t back down easily from a dispute — especially one involving a unique tale of Jewish survival in the Holocaust.Read More


Israel Eases Temple Mount Restrictions on Muslims

Following trilateral talks with Jordan and the United States on deescalating tensions in Jerusalem, Israel lifted its age limitation on entrance to the Temple Mount.Read More


Israel Lawmakers Push Move To Close Sheldon Adelson's Paper

By JTA

Israeli lawmakers approved in a preliminary vote a bill that would shut down a free Israeli daily owned by American billionaire Sheldon Adelson.Read More


Jerusalem Light Rail Draws Fine Line Through Bitterly Divided Holy City

By Reuters

If there has been a constant target during weeks of unrest in Jerusalem, it is the divided city’s Light Rail, a sleek tram that snakes through downtown, past the ancient walls of the Old City, symbolically uniting Jewish West and Arab East.Read More


Rising Anti-Semitism Threatens Europe, Samantha Power Says

By JTA

Rising anti-Semitism in Europe threatens not only Jews but overall European values, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, said at a conference on anti-Semitism in Berlin.Read More


Anti-Israel Signs Vandalized at Cornell

By JTA

Signs critical of Israel posted by Students for Justice in Palestine on the Cornell campus were torn down several times.Read More


Hungary Jewish Leader Charges Fraud at Historic Synagogue

By JTA

The head of Budapest’s Jewish community said he filed a complaint with police alleging fraud and embezzlement at the historic Dohany Street Synagogue.Read More


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