Brussels synagogues were shut over the weekend as Belgium authorities imposed a widespread lockdown amid fears a Paris-style mass terror attack was imminent.
A synagogue in a West Bank settlement due for demolition will be rebuilt on a nearby site at government expense.
Pope Francis will make his first pontifical visit to Rome’s Great Synagogue next year, the Vatican and the city’s Jewish community said in statements on Tuesday.
A Maryland teenager who spray-painted swastikas on a local synagogue was sentenced to three years of probation and ordered to perform 80 hours of community service.
Fierce weather damaged the synagogue in Livorno, on the Tuscan coast.
The New York State Attorney General’s office has found that the Bayside Jewish Center did not follow state regulations in selling its building to New York City.
It looked like Beth Hamedrash Hagadol of Washington Heights wouldn’t make it to its 100th birthday. But an infusion of new blood has transformed the venerable shul — and others in Manhattan’s northermost tip.
Lawyers for two Jewish congregations feuding over the ownership of the United States’ oldest synagogue will make their final arguments before a federal judge in Providence, Rhode Island, on Friday.
At Fire Island Synagogue, cantor Basya Schechter has turned summer-season congregation into a vibrant community. Her secret? Drum beats, tambourines and a little tribal spirituality.
A radar survey has found that significant pieces of Lithuania’s largest synagogue complex, which was damaged by the Nazis and destroyed by the Soviets, still remain but are buried underground.