More than 600 rabbis joined a campaign initiative called Rabbis for Obama.Read More
Israel’s chief Ashkenazi rabbi said in Berlin that medical training for mohels, or ritual circumcisers, could resolve concerns in Germany regarding circumcision of male children.Read More
Egypt reportedly is planning to introduce tanks in the Sinai for the first time since the 1973 war with Israel.Read More
Prosecutors in the Bavarian city of Weiden think they have a good chance of bringing an 87-year-old former Auschwitz guard to trial.Read More
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