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December 17, 2014 12:33pm
Hamas is no longer on the EU terror list, but that’s more for procedural than ideological reasons. And it will likely be reinstated soon.
December 16, 2014 12:40pm
JTA’s Cnaan Liphshiz describes the subterfuge necessary to gain access to rebel-held eastern Ukraine.
December 15, 2014 2:04pm
Freezing conditions add to the challenges facing the 2,000 Jews who remain in a city gripped by a humanitarian crisis.
December 11, 2014 12:17pm
The buzz a Jewish expat’s show is generating in Paris is interesting, because it’s a small reminder that the subject of emigration is on the minds of many French Jews.
December 9, 2014 11:21am
Amid a surge in interest in Spanish Jewish heritage, about a dozen new congregations have opened in Spain over the past decade.
December 2, 2014 4:57pm
Many French Jews protested the vote, arguing that recognizing a Palestinian state could further fuel anti-Semitism in France, which has seen a sharp rise in bias attacks this year.
December 1, 2014 2:59pm
Yosef Mendelevitch, on his return to the city where he was arrested in 1970 for attempting to hijack a plane to Israel, recalled the events that helped jump-start the campaign to free Soviet Jewry.
November 25, 2014 2:15pm
David Schwezoff, a former cross-dressing nightclub singer, has made waves early following his meteoric rise to community CEO with allegations of embezzlement and the firing of a festival organizer.
November 25, 2014 11:20am
Coming from a person who describes himself as intentionally naive, Bert Koenders’ pragmatic take on recognition surprised many.
November 24, 2014 10:10am
His resemblance to Fidel Castro notwithstanding, Asher Joseph Cherkassky is becoming an unlikely pinup for Ukrainians fighting the Kremlin.