February 15, 2012 6:35pm
The challenges facing a Jewish home in Ukraine for orphaned and impoverished children are a sign of the toll that the global economic downturn is having on Jewish institutions in already financially strapped nations.
January 12, 2012 5:18pm
Alex Dunai may not be Jewish, but he’s built a profitable career researching the Jewish communities of western Ukraine.
January 11, 2012 8:51pm
After six months of traveling Europe, Alex Weisler headed back to his family’s shtetl and found the past to be a living, breathing, complex thing.
December 11, 2011 10:05pm
In tiny Gibraltar, a community of just 750 Jews has created a substantial Jewish infrastructure.
December 8, 2011 5:35pm
After centuries of exclusion, the Chueta community — descendants of Jews living on the Spanish island of Mallorca — are finally having a banner year.
November 30, 2011 9:34pm
Jewish fraternities are leading the introduction of American-style Greek life to the United Kingdom, but not everyone is ready to don a toga to celebrate their arrival.
November 28, 2011 3:34pm
An Israel-themed book was chosen as one of Russia’s top books of the year for the first time in an annual book conference’s history.
November 22, 2011 2:54pm
The beating of a 13-year-old Jewish girl in Brussels has Belgium’s Jewish umbrella group contemplating civil action.
November 15, 2011 8:03pm
Synagogue leaders in Britain say they will be more transparent and more inclusive of women as they move toward naming a successor to longtime Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks before the end of 2012.
November 7, 2011 5:52pm
As Limmud continues its global expansion, Russian Jews are embracing the model and infusing it with their own flavor.
- Mark Zuckerberg’s sister responds to his Holocaust comments
- Israel passes controversial law that cements it as country for Jews
- One Palestinian killed as Israel and Gazans trade strikes
- Why Israel detained a rabbi for performing a wedding — and why people are angry about it
- House passes bill named for Elie Wiesel on combating genocide