At Berlin concert, Roger Waters compares Israel to Nazi Germany
JTAJun 01, 2023
Roger Waters projected Anne Frank’s name at recent concerts to draw comparisons between Israel and Nazi Germany, leading Germany’s Orthodox rabbinical association to...
Israel to invest $40 million in American day schools
JTAMay 25, 2023
Citing “a major crisis in Jewish education,” Israel’s Diaspora ministry plans to pour about $40 million into training educators at Jewish schools in the US and...
Jewish pilgrimage dead after killings in Djerba
Ben Sales, JTAMay 18, 2023
When a security official opened fire outside a Tunisian synagogue during a pilgrimage on May 9, killing two Jewish pilgrims and two security guards, he shattered what...
Israeli rehab program opens in Cyprus for North American Jewish youth
JTAMay 11, 2023
By Larry Luxer TEL AVIV — Young people with substance-abuse dependencies often face a stark challenge when trying to overcome their problem: Any kind of lapse is seen...
‘Adon Olam’ for the king
JTAMay 04, 2023
Among the many honors accruing to King Charles III in advance of his coronation next week: a new version of the traditional Jewish prayer, “Adon Olam,” performed by...
Poland’s Holocaust feuds continue
JTAMay 04, 2023
A Polish political feud over Holocaust history has widened into an international condemnation of the government’s attempts to silence Barbara Engelking, a leading...
Russia sentences Jewish dissident to 25 years
Andrew Lapin, JTAApr 27, 2023
Vladimir Kara-Murza, a Russian-Jewish dissident was sentenced by Russia to 25 years in prison for treason last week.
Federations stands by decision to invite Netanyahu to GA
Ron Kampeas, JTAApr 20, 2023
The umbrella group of Jewish federations defended its decision to invite Benjamin Netanyahu to its conference in Tel Aviv next week, while praising the protesters who...
A different Israel-Iran encounter
JNSApr 20, 2023
Today, Homayoun not only does not hate Israel, but he is in near daily contact on social media with many Israelis he calls friends.
Ben Ferencz, last surviving Nuremberg prosecutor, dies
Andrew Silow-Carroll, JTAApr 13, 2023
Benjamin Ferencz, the last surviving member of the prosecuting team at the Nuremberg trials that convicted Nazi leaders for crimes against humanity, died April 7 in...