August 6, 2014 RSS feed / World News

In Paris, Sharansky warns of ‘beginning of end’ for European Jewry

PARIS—On their 40th wedding anniversary, Avital and Natan Sharansky went sightseeing in the City of Light.  But the Sharanskys didn’t follow the trail of countless couples who come here to kiss at the Eiffel Tower or slip so-called l More...

Obama nominates Saperstein to post

President Obama nominated Reform movement leader Rabbi David Saperstein as Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom at the State Department.  Saperstein, a veteran civil rights activist, is director and counsel of the Religious Ac More...

New president at Grinspoon Foundation

Harold Grinspoon, a prominent Jewish U.S. philanthropist, is stepping down as president of his foundation.  More...

After 50 years, headstone replaced

A World War II soldier buried in a national cemetery in Wisconsin now has a Jewish star marking his grave, in place of the Christian cross it bore for almost 50 years.  More...

Incidents in Britain double since Gaza

Antisemitic incidents in Britain have risen since the start of Israel’s operation in Gaza. More...