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Swedes and Danes Want to Permit Circumcision – for Bar Mitzvah

26 Shevat 5774 – January 26, 2014
“If we prohibit it [circumcision], we must also address the issue of the Christian ritual of baptism.”

Holocaust Historian Returns Honor from Hungary over ‘Whitewash’

Holocaust historian Randoph Braham is returning a high honor from the Hungarian state as a protest against attempts to whitewash Hungary’s role in the...

First Time in the Arab World: Events Marking the Holocaust

Two unusual events relating to Holocaust remembrance recently took place in the Arab world – a first official conference on the Holocaust in Tunisia...

Anti-Semitism Spurs More European Jews to Flee

Nearly one-third of European Jews are considering emigrating because of rising anti-Semitism, and 25 percent of Jews in Europe are afraid to appear in...

Johansson: SodaStream Gives Equal Pay, Benefits and Rights (Video)

25 Shevat 5774 – January 25, 2014
"I remain a supporter of economic cooperation and social interaction between a democratic Israel and Palestine."

Pigs’ Heads Sent to Rome’s Synagogue, Jewish Museum

Rome has seen an unprecedented level of antisemitic intimidation.

Oxfam Conflicted by Pressure to Drop Great Fundraiser Johansson

24 Shevat 5774 – January 24, 2014
Give 'Em Hell, Scarlett!

To the Kikes Who Should Die’ Message Stuck to Jewish Deli

23 Shevat 5774 – January 23, 2014
The owners of a Jewish deli in Albuquerque found an anti-Semitic death message stuck to her establishment’s front door on a mailing label. “To the...

Scarlett Johansson’s Silence Enrages ‘Boycott SodaStream’ Campaign

The world’s most enticing woman inadvertently is exposing the BDS as being bad for Arabs.

Antisemitic Comic Arrested for Assaulting Officers

The French comedian Dieudonne M’bala M’bala was arrested for allegedly assaulting court officers who came to his home with notices for payments due on...

French Jewish Leader Softens Stance on Quenelle Gesture

22 Shevat 5774 – January 22, 2014
The president of France’s main Jewish group has toned down his blanket condemnation of the quenelle gesture and said it is not necessarily anti-Semitic. Roger...

Swastika Adorns California Politician’s Head in Hate Fliers

"That symbol on anyone's head is anti-Semitic," said Libby Schaaf. Her father was born Jewish and she is proud of her Jewish heritage.

UNESCO: Postponing ‘Jewish Connection to Israel’ Exhibit to June

You'd never know from UNESCO's "postponement" announcement that the exhibition was called off because of Arab pressure, rather than because the exhibition wasn't ready.

Jewish Councilwoman in Oakland Targeted with Swastikas

21 Shevat 5774 – January 21, 2014
Fliers hung in the Oakland, Calif., Montclair  neighborhood of Jewish city councilwoman Libby Schaaf show a swastika drawn on her forehead. The fliers hung district...

South African U. Suspends Students Who Broke up Concert by Israeli

The University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg has given a suspended sentence of a one-year ouster to 11 students charged with disrupting a concert last...

344 Years after His Execution, French Jew Cleared of Blood Libel

Nearly 350 years after his wrongful execution, a French Jew who had been convicted of a blood libel was exonerated and declared a martyr. The...

British Lawmaker Rankles Jews with Tweet Attacking Ariel Sharon

20 Shevat 5774 – January 20, 2014
British lawmaker David Ward has raised Jewish ire again for tweeting two days after the death of Ariel Sharon. “Sharon’s death makes you think....

Hungarian Jewish Leaders Accuse Government of Minimizing Holocaust

Hungarian Jewish leaders demanded the resignation of a key government appointee and threatened to boycott government-sponsored events marking the 70th anniversary of the Holocaust...

Congress Members Blast ASA for Boycott Decision

19 Shevat 5774 – January 19, 2014
A bipartisan slate of 134 U.S. Congress members wrote a letter to the American Studies Association protesting its decision last month to boycott Israeli...

Ukraine: Yeshiva Student Stabbed

On Friday night, 3 youths jumped and stabbed a yeshiva student on his way home.

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