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Jewish Philanthropist Killed in Horseback-Riding Accident

2 Adar I 5774 – February 2, 2014
Anne Heyman, a Jewish philanthropist who founded a Rwandan youth village for children orphaned in that country’s 1994 genocide, died in a horse-riding accident. Heyman,...

Norway Orders Divestment from 2 Israeli Firms

2 Adar I 5774 – February 1, 2014
Norway’s government instructed a state-run pension fund not to invest in two Israeli firms because of their activity in eastern Jerusalem. The decision regarding the...

Lauder: German Museums Should Strive to Return Looted Art

German museums must improve their record on identifying and returning Nazi looted art, World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder said. Speaking to some 200 people...

Detroit Federation Investigating Financial Issues at JCC

Detroit’s Jewish federation has hired an accounting firm to investigate possible financial irregularities at the local Jewish Community Center. In addition to hiring tax and...

European Lawmakers Urge EU to Reinstate Antisemitism Definition

Twenty-four European parliamentarians called on the European Union to reinstate its working definition of anti-Semitism. The call was unanimously adopted on Tuesday by the lawmakers,...

Oxfam Accepts Johansson’s Resignation, Saying She’s ‘Incompatible’

30 Shevat 5774 – January 31, 2014
Oxfam accepted actress Scarlett Johansson’s resignation as a global ambassador, calling the role “incompatible” with her work for the Israeli company SodaStream. “Oxfam has accepted...

And Now, to Complete the Set: Right Winger Bashing Scarlett Johansson

When you're in the middle of an attack on somebody, you grab for assets and you don't worry about collateral damage.

Longtime Congressman Henry Waxman to Retire

30 Shevat 5774 – January 30, 2014
Democratic Rep. Henry Waxman, the dean of Jewish lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives, said Thursday he will retire, and Republicans immediately jumped...

Nuremberg Documents Sell at Jerusalem Auction

A trove of documents from the Nuremberg Trials found in a flea market in Israel was sold at auction Wednesday for $10,000, a spokesman...

Belgian Legislator Says Zionists Bankrolled the Holocaust

The difference between Hitler and Belgium legislator Laurent Louis is 80 years and a moustache.

Police Raid Dieudonne’s Home and Find More than $1 Million in Cash

The so-called French comedian Dieudonne is a suspect for money laundering after police raided his Paris home Tuesday and found more than $1 million...

Scarlett Johansson Left Oxfam

Johansson and Oxfam "have a fundamental difference of opinion in regards to the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement."

Netanyahu Says His Son and Non-Jewish Girl only ‘Study Together’

29 Shevat 5774 – January 29, 2014
The difference between Yair Netanyahu and Anthony Weiner and Hillary Clinton is that Israel is a Jewish state.

Husband of Natalie Portman Says He Is Converting

French choreographer Benjamin Millepied, husband of Jewish actress Natalie Portman, told an Israeli newspaper that he is converting to Judaism. Millepied told the Hebrew-language Yediot...

Pete Seeger Leaves Behind Complicated Legacy on Israel

Legendary folk singer and political activist Pete Seeger, who died on Monday in New York City at the age of 94, left behind a...

New Jewish Community in Berlin Linked To Pre-War Congregation

A new Jewish community was dedicated in the former East Berlin, in the footsteps of one destroyed by the Nazis. In an odd twist, the...

Nazi-Looted Paintings Going on Auction Block

Nazi-looted paintings recovered by the Allies platoon known as the Monuments Men will be sold at auction in New York. The four lots will go...

Hillary Clinton, Peres Praise Bronfman at Memorial

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Israeli President Shimon Peres paid tribute to Edgar Bronfman at a public memorial service Tuesday night. More...

New York Senate Passes Anti Boycott Bill by 56-4

The Assembly is working on its own bill, and the unified version would be delivered to Gov. Cuomo.

Will the Real Debbie Wasserman Schultz Please Stand Up?

The question remains: Does Wasserman Schultz oppose the current sanctions bill or not?

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