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Vienna Removes Anti-Semitic Mayor's Name

By JTA

Vienna city councillors removed the name of a notoriously anti-Semitic mayor from a section of the elegant Ring boulevard that encircles the heart of the city.Read More


Presbyterians Reject Divestment Back Boycott

By Forward Staff

In a narrow vote, the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) rejected divestment from companies doing business with Israeli security forces in the West Bank.Read More


Many Haredi Enroll in Israel Service

By Haaretz

The uncertainty surrounding the aftermath of the Tal Law’s August 1 expiry has driven a record number of ultra-Orthodox men to volunteer for the national service program in the past few days.Read More


Pub of the Revolution Opens

By Haaretz

A cooperative pub, funded by tent city protest leaders who bought shares in the joint, has opened in Tel Aviv. Cheers to you, guys!Read More


'No Women on Sidewalk' Signs Removed in Town

By JTA

A sign calling for women to avoid using sidewalks in order to avoid contact with men was removed from a neighborhood in Beit Shemesh.Read More


Pesach Lerner Quits as Head of Young Israel

By JTA

Rabbi Pesach Lerner will step down as head of the National Council of Young Israel, the organization said.Read More


Democrat Resigns Over Criticism of Israel

By JTA

A Democratic National Committee member who likened Israeli West Bank policies to apartheid and slavery has apologized and resigned.Read More


Canada Lawmakers Warn Church Against Divestment

By JTA

In a rare move, nine Canadian senators have warned the United Church of Canada that its proposed boycott of goods from Israeli settlements would harm already tense relations with the Jewish community.Read More


South African Groups Back Stepped-Up Israel Boycott

By JTA

Pro-Palestinian groups have issued a joint statement supporting the African National Congress’ call to intensify a boycott of Israeli products because of its “Zionist policies,” which it has compared to apartheid.Read More


Student at Toulouse Massacre School Attacked

By JTA

A French Jewish teenager was the victim of a violent anti-Semitic attack on a train travelling between Toulouse and Lyon.Read More


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