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Latvian Quits Over Holocaust Restitution Plan

By JTA

Latvian Justice Minister Gaidis Berzins has resigned in protest of plans to offer restitution for Jewish property seized after the Holocaust.Read More


Boston Woman Detained Over Tallit at Western Wall

By Haaretz

Jerusalem police detained an American woman for nearly four hours for wearing a tallit, or prayer shawl, ‘incorrectly’ at the Western Wall, Judaism’s holiest site.Read More


Hungarian Jews Feel 'Increasing Danger'

By JTA

Hungarian Jews “feel increasing danger” in a country with a government that condones anti-Semitism, the president of Hungary’s Jewish community said.Read More


Slovakia Opens First-Ever Jewish Museum

By JTA

The Jewish community in Bratislava has inaugurated a community-run Jewish museum in the women’s gallery of the only synagogue in the Slovak capital.Read More


Jewish Woman Detained at Western Wall

By JTA

Israeli police detained a woman wearing a tallit at the Western Wall and later questioned her for four hours.Read More


ADL Slams Jews for Mosque Attacks

By JTA

The Anti-Defamation League said repeated attacks by Jewish extremists on mosques are “unacceptable.”Read More


GOP Jewish Liaison Quits Over Anti-Zionist Ties

By JTA

The Jewish outreach official for New York Republicans quit not long after he was hired because of revelations of his ties to an anti-Zionist haredi group.Read More


Widow Set Up Miami Hotel Heir's Brutal Murder

By Forward Staff

An ex-stripper was convicted in a split verdict of setting up the murder of her Miami Beach hotel heir husband and his mother in a bid to snatch the family fortune.Read More


World's Syria 'Paralysis' Bodes Ill for Iran: Barak

By Haaretz

The international community’s “paralysis” in the face of ongoing strife and violence in Syria highlights the importance of a unified global front against Iran’s nuclear program, Defense Minister Ehud Barak said in an interview to U.S. media on Wednesday.Read More


Bolivians Vow To Consider Jailed Hasid's Case

By JTA

The chairman of the House human rights subcommittee said he was told by two Bolivian Cabinet ministers that they would look into the case of a jailed Brooklyn Chasidic Jewish man.Read More


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