Israeli police are investigating threats to hurt the rabbi in charge of Jerusalem’s Western Wall if he does not allow a Jewish women’s prayer group equal worship rights at the holy site, a police spokesman said on Monday.
Macedonia’s small Jewish community dates back to Ottoman days. Despite problems, it’s been growing at a health clip since the break-up of the former Yugoslavia.
The Jews of Pristina are all but gone. A new Holocaust memorial seeks to keep their memory alive, along with a potent message for Kosovo and the world.
Some still recall the roar of caged lions punctuating the long nights during the siege of Sarajevo.
Limmud opened its first-ever Jewish identity conference in Macedonia, drawing participants from other former Yugoslavian countries.