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Hannah Arendt Opens in LA June 7 (Video)

A brilliant new biopic of the influential German-Jewish philosopher and political theorist.

Dreyfus Letter Fetches nearly $500,000 at Paris Auction

A letter handwritten by Alfred Dreyfus, a French Jewish soldier who was wrongly convicted of treason in 1894, was sold at auction for nearly...

‘Danger of Fire’ from Shabbat Candles Shuts Out Jewish Tourists

The Welsh U. of Aberystwyth declares that lighting Shabbat candles is a fire hazard, nearly 20 years after Jewish tourists have done so every summer.

64-Year-Old Polish Jew Celebrates Bar Mitzvah at the Kotel

Both of his parents were born to Jewish families that perished in Auschwitz.

Jerry Lewis: Still Can’t Watch Female Comics (Video)

When asked who were his favorite female comedians, he named Cary Grant and Burt Reynolds.

Norwegian Daily Published Blood Libel Caricature of Circumcision

The Middle Ages have returned to Europe, or maybe they never left. Jews dipping matzos in blood is old hat. Now a Norwegian newspaper depicts circumcision as a violent and bloody religious custom.

World Oldest Torah Identified in Italy from 11-12th Century

Babylonian script in a Torah scroll provided a key clue to realizing that an Italian Torah previously thought to be three centuries actually is the world oldest Torah, dating back to the 11th or 12 century.

Wishy-Washy West Endangers Israel with Russian Missiles for Assad

The West has played one too many games in the Syria disaster. After it lifts the arms embargo to rebels, Russia says it will arm Assad with game-changing missiles. For Israel, it is not a game.

London Family Robbed of $30,000 in Judaica While Sleeping

Burglars stole Judaica artifacts worth approximately $30,000 from a Jewish family in northern London while they were sleeping, The Jewish Chronicle reported. The thieves took...

Former Italian Legislator Makes Aliyah

The Rome Jewish community leadership gave a rousing send-off to journalist and former Italian parliament member Fiamma Nirenstein ahead of her departure for Israel...

Iran Nuclear Plant Progress More Worrisome than Ever Before

Iran is "advancing its enrichment program in blatant violation of its international obligations."

London Terrorist Beheading Soldier in Broad Daylight (Video)

An eyewitness fought back tears as he recalled seeing the killers attacking the man "like a piece of meat."

Bibi to Talk Separately with Kerry, Sarkozy and Hague – in 4 Hours

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has a busy day Thursday and is scheduled to talk with two foreign ministers and former French President Nicolas Sarkozy...

Israeli 1,700-year-old Mosaic on Display at Louvre Museum

Israelis are familiar with archaeological finds dating back centuries and sometimes thousands of years. Now the world’s most popular museum, the Louvre, exhibits a 1,700-year-old mosaic found in Lod.

‘Death to Jews’ Tattoo Bars Hungarian Martial Arts Fighter

A Hungarian martial arts fighter was disinvited from an event in Prague because of his Nazi tattoos, including one reading “death to the Jews.” Some...

Israel Explodes the ‘Big Lie’ – Gaza Al Dura Boy Wasn’t Killed

It took a world war to expose the Nazi lie. Now, 12 years after the media lie that the IDF killed an innocent 12-year-old Gaza boy, it appears he never died. “The Truth will out” wrote Shakespeare.”

Upping the Ante: 5 Russian Warships Enter the Mediterranean

Russia maintains a military base in the port of Tartous, Syria.

Czech Jews Document Tripling of Online Anti-Semitism

The Jewish Community of Prague documented a tripling of online instances of anti-Semitic hate speech last year. The increase, which the community links to a...

Vienna Hosts First European Jewish Choral Festival

The Vienna Jewish Choir last weekend hosted the first European Jewish Choral Festival with a comprehensive repertoire of Yiddish, Hebrew, and Ladino songs, the...

Hawking’s Boycott Falls into a Black Hole

The Israeli Presidential Conference that Stephen Hawking is boycotting because of the “occupation” of supposed Palestinian land has drawn in the past none other...

Church of Scotland Thinks Twice, Grants Israel the Right to Exist

The Church of Scotland has called last week’s publication of a Church and Society Council report that denies Israel’s right to exist a “misunderstanding”...

Disco Opening at Former Jewish Learning Center Stirs Controversy

The opening of a music club and disco in a 19th century Jewish learning center in Krakow is sparking controversy. The club, called Mezcal, which...

Noam Chomsky Pushed Stephen Hawking to Boycott Israeli Conference

The veteran supporter of anti-Israel causes joined British academics who shared with Hawking their disappointment with his going to Jerusalem.

Rome Jewish Leader Must Pay Court Fees of Convicted Nazi

Italian tax collectors have ordered the president of Rome’s Jewish community and a TV reporter to pay the court fees of convicted Nazi war...

Wagner Opera Staged with Nazi Atrocities Booed off the Stage

The audience that attended a new production of a Wagner opera, complete with acts of Nazi atrocities, should have been Holocaust deniers. But it’s too late now. The production was yanked off stage.

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