A community meeting in a gentrifying neighborhood of Philadelphia was forced to end abruptly after local activists hurled anti-Semitic comments at Jewish real estate developers.10
Kenya’s president was validating Israel’s occupation of the West Bank and eastern Jerusalem with his visits there on his first official trip to Israel, Palestinian leaders said.3
Israel’s Chief Rabbinate said it had not agreed to the expanded egalitarian area of the Western Wall on the same day that some 150 male and female Reform rabbis held a prayer service at the site of the expansion.
The Jewish National Fund of Canada said it was not trying to protest or censor an Israel Independence Day celebration in Vancouver after it withdrew as a sponsor because organizers had invited the controversial Israeli pop singer Achinoam Nini.12
An Argentine prosecutor who died last year just days after accusing then-President Cristina Fernandez of covering up Iran’s alleged role in the bombing of a Jewish center was apparently murdered, an official investigating the case said on Thursday.3
British Prime Minister David Cameron called construction in eastern Jerusalem “genuinely shocking” during a parliamentary question period.7
Hungary’s Jewish community received government permission to bury human remains from the Holocaust that were found in the Danube River.
Abraham Foxman received Germany’s highest civilian honor.
A senior leader of the Islamist group Hamas said the Palestinian movement was not seeking a new war with Israel and insisted a network of tunnels it is digging, some of which have reached into Israel in the past, was “defensive.”
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