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Updated: 3 Killed in Brussels Jewish Museum Shooting

25 Iyyar 5774 – May 24, 2014
Four people were killed in a shooting at the Brussel's Jewish Museum on Saturday morning.

Israeli Religious Court Grants Divorce to Woman with Comatose Husband

23 Iyyar 5774 – May 22, 2014
An Israeli government religious court granted a ritual divorce to a woman whose husband is in a coma and cannot consent.
Reform Wedding (illustration image).

Reform, Assimilated Jews Want Voice in Israeli Affairs

Glossy new report worries that Israel losing support from Diaspora Jews; suggests abandoning Land of Israel to terrorists

8 Dead in Ukraine Violence Ahead of Elections

Eight Ukraine security officers are dead and 18 hurt in clashes ahead of presidential elections.

No Sovereignty Grab by Vatican at King David’s Tomb For Now

The Vatican has confirmed it has no plans to attempt a sovereignty grab at King David’s tomb, for now.

Anti-democratic Effort to Bar Pro-Israel Voices in UCLA Govt Fails

The UCLA judicial board handed Students for Justice in Palestine the latest in a string of defeats.

Greece: The Most Anti-Semitic Country In Europe

22 Iyyar 5774 – May 21, 2014
Critics have suggested that the survey is flawed because the statements are not fair indicators of real anti-Jewish bias.

Why is Greece the Most Anti-Semitic Country in Europe?

Greece may be the cradle of democracy, but anti-Jewish feeling runs deep in the country

ZOA Protests Mount of Olives Violence

Generations of Jews who could not live in the Holy Land dreamt only of being buried on the Mount of Olives. Today, Jews who visit take their lives in their hands.

New Beach in Ashkelon Gender ‘Separate’

Ashkelon launched a new separate gender beach this week, but only on land.

PA Hoping to Use Pope As Political Pipebomb

The Palestinian Authority is hoping to use the upcoming visit by Pope Francis as a political pipebomb.

Lebanon Jews Denounce Israel as Beirut Synagogue Reopens

20 Iyyar 5774 – May 20, 2014
The Jewish community in Lebanon has officially denounced the State of Israel as the country's sole synagogue prepares to reopen in Beirut.

Rapper Apologizes for Appearing to Mock Jews

U.S. rapper Macklemore apologized after a firestorm over appearing in costume as what looked like an eastern European Jew.

Elie Wiesel’s Childhood Romanian Home is Now New Holocaust Center

The Holocaust Cellar will serve as a learning center dedicated to the 13,000 local Jewish Holocaust victims.

Survey: 74% of French Jews Mulling Emigration

20 Iyyar 5774 – May 19, 2014
95.2% of all respondents to the online survey said they viewed anti-Semitism as “very worrisome” or “worrisome.”

Kharkov Moving Towards Secession?

The Kharkov region is set to hold a referendum on independence within a week.

Tens of Thousands Visit Meron

Police report that tens of thousands of people visited the grave of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai in Meron this year. It's become a popular tradition...

How Jewish Traditions Begin (Photo Essay)

18 Iyyar 5774 – May 18, 2014
Is this a new Lag B'Omer tradition in the making?

UCLA student leaders face hearing over Israel trips

18 Iyyar 5774 – May 17, 2014
Antisemitism in UCLA

Israel Seeks U.N. Recognition of Jewish Holiday

Ambassador Prosor: “There are three monotheistic religions, yet only two are recognized by the U.N calendar. Such discrimination at the UN must end."

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