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Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA

    Pope and head of Yad Vashem meet

    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

    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?

    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...

    Roman Abramovich — is he Sephardi?

    The question of how Russian Jewish billionaire Roman Abramovich obtained Portuguese citizenship and a European passport has loomed large in the last month, especially...

    Olympics: Protests over Uighur persecution

    On a recent Friday afternoon, with the Beijing Olympic Games only three weeks away, Mischa Ushakov and Padma Wangyal chained themselves to the entrance of the Allianz...

    In Ukraine, war drums amid Holocaust remembrance

    As the military standoff between Russia and Ukraine escalated, Jews in both countries were scheduled to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan. 27,...

    Philosopher Levinas honored in Kaunas

    The inauguration of a cultural center named for a prominent Jewish person isn’t an unusual occurrence in most of Europe, where Jews have been at the forefront of...

    Parliamentary report on Halimi killing enrages French Jews

    A new parliamentary report on the 2017 killing of a Jewish woman by a Muslim attacker was meant to restore French Jews’ faith in their country’s police and justice...

    A survivor leads German Jewish revival

    Charlotte Knobloch, the 89-year-old president of the Jewish Community of Munich and upper Bavaria and likely the only Holocaust survivor leading a large Jewish community...

    ‘Top Ten’ anti-Semitism list condemned

    The Simon Wiesenthal Center, named for the famed Nazi hunter who died in 2005, defines itself as “a Jewish global human rights organization researching the Holocaust...