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Chicago Chabad House Avoids Foreclosure

By JTA

A Chicago Chabad House avoided foreclosure by filing for bankruptcy.Read More


Jews Ask Gunter Grass To Skip Synagogue Visit

By JTA

Gunter Grass, the Nobel Prize-winning poet banned from entering Israel, is being asked not to visit the Gdansk syangogue.Read More


Ivory Coast Immigrants Next To Be Deported

Migrant workers from the Ivory Coast have two weeks to leave Israel before they begin being arrested and ultimately deported, Israel’s Interior Minister Eli Yishai said.Read More


Putin: Russia Recognizes Palestine as State

By JTA

Russian President Vladimir Putin told Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas that Moscow already has recognized a Palestinian state.Read More


Google Anti-Semitism Suit Dropped in France

By JTA

French groups have settled a lawsuit accusing Google of violating French anti-racism laws because of a function that they say perpetuated anti-Semitic stereotypes.Read More


German Joins Fight for Munich Remembrance

By JTA

Germany’s foreign minister has joined the effort to urge the International Olympic Committee to hold a minute of silence at the London Olympics to commemorate the 40 years since Israeli athletes and coaches were murdered in Munich.Read More


Polish Police Probe 'I Miss You, Jew' Scrawl

By Haaretz

Polish authorities are investigating a slogan reading “I Miss You, Jew” that was painted on a gallery near Warsaw’s Academy of Fine Arts earlier this week, with investigators unsure as of yet whether the new graffiti was meant as an anti-Semitic attack.Read More


Bibi Wants Flexibility on Haredi Draft Law

By Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu demanded on Wednesday that Shas ministers soften their positions regarding legislation to draft ultra-Orthodox men into military or civilian service, or that they suggest alternatives to the proposals being formulated by a government panel.Read More


Shomrim Member Gets Probation in Beating

By JTA

Eliyahu Werdesheim, a member of a volunteer Orthodox Jewish neighborhood watch group, will serve three years probation for assaulting a black teenager in Baltimore.Read More


Reform Chief Rabbinate, AJC Urges Israel

By JTA

The American Jewish Committee called on the Israeli government to reform the institution of the Chief Rabbinate.Read More


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