Facebook has taken down dozens of pages containing a Russian-language phrase that combines a Ukrainian pejorative for “Jew” with the name of a nationalist whose troops murdered Jews.
Russian Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar is slated to lead a delegation of 500 young Jews to the Hyper Cacher supermarket near Paris where four Jewish shoppers were murdered.
Representatives of major Jewish groups in Russia urged Western coreligionists to lobby for peeling back sanctions against Moscow.
In 1931, an immigrant college student wrote about being an outsider in his adopted state of Delaware. Eighty-four years later, his daughter recalls the Jewish legacy he left her.
The Czech prime minister criticized the country’s president, Milos Zeman, on Monday for instigating a public spat with the U.S. ambassador, saying he wished the president was more professional in diplomatic affairs.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said his country will support efforts to build a Palestinian state with a capital in eastern Jerusalem.
Christian Zionists in Finland celebrated the 25th anniversary since their community began helping Russian-speaking Jews immigrate to Israel, or make aliyah.
A former leader of Russian Jews said he would like to hang prominent Ukrainian Jews “until they stop breathing” as a feud deepens over their refusal to denounce a onetime Nazi ally during World War II.
Boris Nemtsov was killed in broad daylight steps from the Kremlin. The opposition leader’s murder shocked Russians, but Moscow is no stranger to assassinations.
During the past two years, Dima Zicer has skipped several political rallies opposing the chauvinistic policies of Russian President Vladimir Putin.