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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.
November 18, 2014 5:37pm
Unlike previous motions elsewhere in Europe, Spanish text conditions recognition on peace talks with Israel.
November 17, 2014 5:21pm
At its annual convention, the CRIF umbrella group gives the floor to Muslims victimized by anti-Semites and other radicals.
November 14, 2014 9:54am
Before an Israeli could lead a tour of a Ukrainian sewer where Jews hid during the Holocaust, he first had to convince locals he was not there to steal metal.
November 13, 2014 4:32pm
On issues like women’s leadership and patrilineal descent, Haim Korsia has signaled his willingness to take the religious establishment in a progressive direction.