Indonesia’s last synagogue has been destroyed, a Dutch news site reported last week.
Authorities in Indonesia are concerned with the opening of a Nazi-themed cafe that has many tourists and locals alarmed.
An American Jewish group’s plans to give Indonesia’s president an award for tolerance has stirred controversy. Activists say freedom has deteriorated sharply on his watch.
The Boston bombings might force us to reconsider what we think we know about jihad terrorism and the larger questions of radical ‘Islamism,’ writes J.J. Goldberg.
For his incendiary new documentary ‘The Act of Killing,’ Joshua Oppenheimer filmed those responsible for genocide re-creating their crimes for the camera.
The Guardian cites a new report from Price Waterhouse Cooper Consulting saying the world is on track for an average global temperature increase of 6 degrees C (10.8 F) by the end of the century at current rates of carbon emission, with catastrophic implications for human life.
Protesters in Afghanistan and Indonesia burnt U.S. flags and chanted “Death to America” on Monday in renewed demonstrations over a film mocking the Prophet Mohammad that has unleashed a wave of anti-Western sentiment in the Muslim and Arab world.
A 62-foot menorah graces a mountaintop. Israeli flags flutter from taxi stands. The local synagogue shines after a government-sponsored renovation.