The UJA-Federation of New York will award $1 million in college scholarships to more than 400 students at its 19th annual scholarship presentation.Read More
Heinz-Christian Strache, a rightist Austrian politician, has accused the leader of the country’s Jewish community of perpetuating anti-Semitic stereotypes.Read More
The College of Charleston received $2 million to be split between Jewish life on campus and full tuition scholarships for the children of clergy and religious educators.Read More
A Jewish mother from France locked in a custody battle with a Saudi prince fell to her death from an apartment window in Paris.
Candice Cohen-Ahnine died last week, less than a month before she was to see her 11-year-old daughter for the first time in four years.Read More
A white supremacist couple accused of four West Coast murders, including one because a name sounded Jewish, were indicted on federal racketeering charges.
A grand jury in Portland, Ore., indicted David “Joey” Pedersen, 32, and Holly Ann Grigsby, 25, for racketeering activity in violation of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act after an alleged campaign to “purify” and “preserve” the white race.Read More
Israel’s seven universities have asked the country’s Supreme Court to reverse a decision to make the Ariel University Center in the West Bank a full-fledged university.Read More
Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Israel is facing an “existential” threat from Iran that the United States does not view with the same urgency.Read More
A Republican congressman’s late night skinny dip in Israel’s Sea of Galilee in the company of other members and congressional staff during an official visit came under FBI scrutiny last year, it was disclosed Sunday.Read More
Israel’s opposition head Shaul Mofaz sent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a letter on Monday demanding an urgent meeting on the Iranian issue. “I ask that this meeting be convened without delay, and address your intention to lead Israel to war,” Mofaz wrote. According to law, the prime minister must brief the opposition head on a monthly basis.Read More
Israel installed an Iron Dome anti-missile system battery outside of Eilat days after a long-range rocket attack on the city.Read More