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Maryland Legislators Take a Pass on Railway Reparations Bill

Maryland lawmakers failed to vote on a bill that would have required the French rail firm SNCF to pay compensation to Holocaust survivors in...

Building of WWII Statue Begins in Budapest as Jews Protest

Members of the Jewish community were among the demonstrators protesting the construction of a controversial monument to the Hungarian victims of the German occupation,...

National Front Mayor Evicts Dreyfus-Inspired Anti-Racism Group

A French mayor from the far-right National Front party evicted from city-owned offices an anti-racism group inspired by the Dreyfus trial. Steeve Briois, who was...

Old Plastic Explosives Killed PA Official in Prague Explosion

No one has addressed question, “Why were plastic explosives laying around the PA office?”

Ukrainian Jewish Immigration to Israel Rises 70 Percent

There is nothing like a war of anti-Semites against anti-Semites to encourage Aliyah. Ukrainian Jewish immigration to Israel has risen 70 percent in 2014 amid...

Millions Skimmed from Milan Jewish community

The Jewish community in Milan is confronting an apparent case of embezzlement in which millions of dollars were removed from the community bank accounts.

Dutch Community Rediscovers Forgotten Mikvahs

A Dutch Jewish organization rediscovered two ancient ritual baths that had been forgotten after the Holocaust.

Le Pen Recruits Pigs to Fight Islam

While definitely offensive to Muslims, it's not clear Le Pen even had Jews in mind when removing pork-free options from the school's menus.

One More Try for Peace as Envoy Martin Indyk Arrives in Israel

U.S. Special Envoy Martin Indyk is in Israel for emergency meetings with Israeli and PA negotiators.

Irish Jewish Cabinet Minister Victim of Nazi Hoax

One or more anti-Semites sent a package of suspicious white powder and a photograph of Nazis to the home of Ireland’s Justice Minister Alan...

Warsaw Demolishing Ghetto Wall, Promises Reconstruction

Workers began demolishing a wall in Warsaw near the spot where Jews were gathered for transport to the Treblinka concentration camp, but a city...

Putin Ally Accused Of Pushing Jews-Killed-Jesus Theme

What do expect from a man who also wants a law that prohibits “promoting” homosexuality and grants citizenship embryos?

Kosher Nightclub to Open in Moscow

A Russian Jewish group is preparing to open a kosher “Shachar Club” nightclub in the center of Moscow Saturday night, the Russia-language Israeli news...

Italian Tourist Caught Smuggling Barbed Wire from Auschwitz

An Italian tourist tried to smuggle a piece of barbed wire from the Auschwitz-Birkenau museum out of Poland in his suitcase. The man was detained...

BGU Researchers Say Oxytocin May Promote ‘Lying for Your Team’

Oxytocin may cause people to "bend ethical rules to help the people close to us, like our team or family," say research team leader Dr. Shaul Shalvi.

Prague Police Rule Out Presumed Accidental Cause of PA Bomb Blast

The world so much wanted to believe that the fatal bomb blast at the PA office in Prague was accidental. Not so fast.

Swedes Arrest 2 for Trying to Break into Jewish Community Center

Police in Malmo arrested two people who tried to break into a Jewish community building during a demonstration that featured anti-Semitic slogans. Five people gathered...

Thousands Participate in French Aliyah Fair

Aliyah from France Up 312% in January and February Compared to 2013

Knesset to Host OECD Conference

The Knesset will be hosting a two day OECD conference on Monday, for the first time ever, according to a report on YNet. This...

Russian and Ukrainian Jews at Each Other’s Throats

Being a Jew in the Diaspora usually means having to defend the host country in the vain hope it will guarantee their safety.

Fight Over Long-Lost Holocaust Art Treasure Begins

A Monet and other art stolen from Jews during the Holocaust have been found in the home of an 81-year-old German art collector. David Toren is waiting for the Germans to hand over at least 1 of those paintings.

French Jewish Candidate Reveals Threats

It is not wonder why aliyah from France is increasing, but it is surprising more don't come.

Canadian Politician Irwin Cotler ‘Honored’ to be Banned by Russia

Irwin Cotler, a veteran human rights activist and member of Canada’s parliament,  says being banned from Russia is an “honor.” When Russia issued its blacklist...

H & M Recalls ‘Offensive’ Vest with Skull in Star of David

The Swedish-based H & M clothing chain has recalled thousands of vest tops adorned with a skull inside a Star of David after angry...

Jews Brought Holocaust on Themselves, Says Russian TV Host

Putin is right. There is not anti-Semitism in Russia. They simply hate Jews.

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