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ZOA Protests Mount of Olives Violence

22 Iyyar 5774 – May 21, 2014
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."

Brandeis Honorary Degree Recipients Disappearing Fast

17 Iyyar 5774 – May 16, 2014
Neither of the two women who were to receive honorary degrees from Brandeis on Sunday will be there.

Pro-Israel Groups Blast SJP for Racism and UCLA for Fecklessness

The SJP is emboldened while the grown-ups cower in the corner, avoiding the wrath of the troublemakers.

Jewish Mother and Baby Assaulted in Paris

16 Iyyar 5774 – May 15, 2014
A woman assaulted a Jewish mother and her baby in Paris while shouting anti-Semitic slurs.

Israel’s Leftwing Minister Tzipi Livni Needs Special Status to Visit Britain

It's ironic that Britain needs to grant the leftwing Tzipi Livni temporary immunity to ensure she won't face an arrest warrant in the UK.
German Zakharyaev, president of the International Kavkazi Jewish STMEGI Foundation

First Ever Global Observance of the Rescue of European Jewry

Russian Jews led the call for a wider, global Jewish recognition of the rescue of European Jewry.

ADL Survey: 26 Percent Of Adults Worldwide Harbor Deeply Anti-Semitic Views

15 Iyyar 5774 – May 14, 2014
Over the years, the ADL has been criticized for overstating what qualifies as anti-Semitism, with critics suggesting that some of the statements used to measure bias actually are more indicative of admiration for Jews than anti-Jewish hostility.

AFP Declares David’s Tomb ‘Disputed’

During previous papal visits to Israel no one cared about David's Tomb. Why has it suddenly become "disputed"?

ADL Survey: ¼ of World Population is Anti-Semitic

“The level of anti-Semitism in some countries and regions, even those where there are no Jews, is in many instances shocking.”

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