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  • Canadian remembers Rwandan genocide

    A Canadian Jew and Africa expert, who founded an organization to commemorate the Rwandan genocide, says the international community failed to enforce its pledge of ´never again.´

  • Rosh Hashanah in Kenya

    The diverse group of Jews who gathered in Nairobi, Kenya, to celebrate the Jewish new year last weekend did so without incident, thanks to checkpoints and guards who monitored a community accustomed to threats of terror and crime.

  • Idi Amin and Israel

    African strongman Idi Amin, who recently died in Saudi Arabia, was embraced and then reviled by Israel during his military career and his murderous eight-year reign at Uganda’s helm. Amin was also hated by Ugandan Jews, some of whom were beaten and impris