Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
Shifting approach to looted art
Cnaan Liphshiz, JTANov 10, 2022
A Dutch committee charged with assessing and acting on claims about artwork stolen from Jews before and during the Holocaust has determined that a painting by Wassily...
Kosher, halal, defended at EU
Cnaan Liphshiz, JTAOct 27, 2022
European Union officials in Brussels invited Jewish and Muslim community leaders to discuss meat production, in what some of the guests characterized as progress toward...
Anti-Semitism creeps back into Russian media
Cnaan Liphshiz, JTAOct 06, 2022
As Russia’s war effort in Ukraine founders, openly anti-Jewish rhetoric is entering the country’s mainstream media, with a popular talk show host naming Jews on air...
Chabad speaks up gingerly on the war
Cnaan Liphshiz, JTASep 15, 2022
For the first time since Russia invaded Ukraine six months ago, dozens of Russian rabbis from that country convened for an emergency meeting that ended with a...
For the future: Parisian Jews defy their angst
Cnaan Liphshiz, JTAJul 28, 2022
A new center in France is attempting to revitalize the local Jewish community and assert its vibrancy at a time when many of its members are questioning its future...
Boris Johnson’s Jewish moments
Cnaan Liphshiz, JTAJul 21, 2022
For many Britons, Boris Johnson’s tenure as prime minister will have been defined by scandals like the one that forced him earlier this month to announce his intent to...
After a 30-year search-and-ransom saga, Jewish Ethiopian family retrieved ancient book
Cnaan Liphshiz, JTAJul 14, 2022
When they flew out of this country for Israel three decades ago, Askabo Meshiha’s family left something valuable behind — a centuries-old book of psalms written in...
Pope and head of Yad Vashem meet
Cnaan Liphshiz, JTAJun 16, 2022
Amid controversies concerning the Vatican’s Holocaust-era record, Pope Francis and the head of Israel’s state museum on the Holocaust, Yad Vashem, met for a...
Moscow Chief Rabbi Goldschmidt in exile in Israel
Cnaan Liphshiz, JTAJun 09, 2022
As the head of a large European rabbinical group, Pinchas Goldschmidt regularly travels in and out of Moscow, where he has worked since 1993 as the city’s chief rabbi.
Who are Zelensky’s Jewish parents?
Cnaan Liphshiz, JTAMay 05, 2022
Their son may be on TV every night, but the parents of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky have consistently declined countless requests for interviews about their...