AP reports that German lawmakers finally approved a bill that permits Brit Mila. 434 lawmakers voted in favor, 100 against and 46 abstained. The bill needed...
Two members of Congress met in Bolivia with an American-Jewish businessman who has been jailed there without charges for 18 months.
JERUSALEM – In the aftermath of alleged Israeli Air Force attacks against Sudanese weapons storage facilities and arms smuggling convoys that featured advanced Iranian weapons destined for Hamas in the Gaza Strip, Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have increased their military alliance with Sudan. Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir is wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity and genocide.
North Korea launched a long-range rocket, called Unha-3, on Wednesday. North Korea claims to have successfully placed a satellite into orbit, and NORAD confirms that...
Singapore, Korea, and Hong Kong SAR, followed by Chinese Taipei and Japan, were the top-performing countries.
The United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution proposed by Israel that establishes entrepreneurship as a critical development tool for countries around the world.
If only the 138 nations that voted to upgrade the Arab Palestinians' status at the UN last week had been as scrupulous about the requirements for statehood as the UN officials were about protocol and appearances.
An uproar over the appropriation of the burnt remains of Jewish Holocaust victims for use in an artwork has swept the Jewish world and raised questions as to how the ashes remaining at European concentration camps are treated.
Now that the Palestinian Authority has been recognized as a non-member observer state at the United Nations, it will now use its new power to ask the Security Council to force Israel to abandon plans to build in the E-1 area near the Jewish city of Maale Adumim.
Heralding the worsening of relations between Israel and Europe, the European Union is reportedly mulling the passing of sanctions on Israel, including the restriction of marketing Israeli goods and the boycott of goods made by Jews in Judea and Samaria – as punishment for Israel’s decision to develop additional housing in areas Palestinians say should be theirs.
WASHINGTON – Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations who is widely seen as a leading candidate to replace Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, has garnered plaudits from Jewish communal leaders for her work at the world body.
A man and a woman in the Toulouse area were arrested on suspicion that they helped Mohammed Merah "commit crimes" that may have included the murder of four Jews.
Rescue teams released him completely free from injury.
Here's another common denominator to all the cities above: these are all cities I won't be caught dead living in.
Hungarian Jewry is asking the government of Russia to release between 300 and 400 Torah scrolls, covers, crowns, pointers, and other objects seized by the Nazis during World War II and then appropriated by the Red Army.
Sources have described "an appetite for action" within the Foreign Office.
"The response to the attack on Zionism and the State of Israel must reinforce and underscore the implementation of the settlement plan."
The conference, titled "Freedom of Religion and/or Mutual Respect in Europe," was jointly organized by the European Parliament and the European Jewish Association.
A measure of sanity among the world's nations must be acknowledged and even praised.
In a symbolic vote the "state" of Palestine was created today, but the vote has no legally binding status.
Watch the transformation...
An amendment to S. 3254, the National Defense Authorization Act would punish both the PA and the UN for a unilateral recognition of a Palestinian "observer state."
Lieberman's apparent endorsement of Rice on Tuesday is largely symbolic.
"No decision by the UN can break the 4000-year-old bond between the people of Israel and the land of Israel."
Cvetkovic was arrested in January, 2011, after a Bosnian court issued a warrant for his arrest for crimes of genocide and crimes against humanity.