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Stunning Reality TV Star Wins 'Miss Jewish Star' Pageant

By JTA

Linor Shefer, an Israeli-American reality television star who was born in Ukraine, won Moscow’s first “Miss Jewish Star” beauty pageant.Read More


2,000-Year-Old Stone Engraved to Roman Emperor Hadrian Unearthed

By JTA

A fragment of a stone engraved with an inscription dedicated to the Roman emperor Hadrian was discovered in Jerusalem.Read More


Jack the Ripper Likely Not Jewish After All

By Julie Wiener

You can rest easy. Turns out Jack the Ripper might not have been Jewish after all.Read More


Hundreds Protest To Denounce 'Klinghoffer' at Met Debut

By Reuters

Rudy Giuliani, a former New York City mayor, led a rally outside the Metropolitan Opera on Monday to protest the company’s production of “The Death of Klinghoffer,” which some have called anti-Semitic and sympathetic to terrorism.Read More


Jerusalem Bus Ads Featuring Women in Prayer Shawls Vandalized

By JTA

Several public buses featuring photos of young women wearing kippot and prayer shawls were vandalized in Jerusalem.Read More


Israeli Chief Rabbinate Will Review Rabbi Freundel's Conversions

By Judy Maltz

Israel’s Chief Rabbinate is reviewing the validity of conversions performed by Rabbi Barry Freundel — despite the U.S. ruling that the ‘peeping’ rabbi’s conversions ‘remain halakhically valid.’Read More


Arab-Israeli Team Hails Ex-Knesset Lawmaker Accused of Treason

By JTA

An Arab-Israeli soccer team honored a former Knesset lawmaker who fled Israel amid accusations of treason and espionage.Read More


U.N. Experts Question Israel About Palestinian's Rights

By Reuters

U.N. experts questioned Israeli officials on Monday over alleged rights abuses ranging from the demolition of Palestinian houses to mistreatment of detainees and limited Palestinian access to water.Read More


Heirs to German Jews Sue UBS To Recover Art Collection Stolen by Nazis

By JTA

The relatives of German Jews whose art collection was seized by the Nazis have sued UBS, claiming the Swiss bank cheated them out of their inheritance.Read More


Nazi Killers Collected Millions in Social Security

By JTA

Dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in Social Security payments after being forced out of the United States, an investigation by The Associated Press found.Read More


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