October 26, 2016 RSS feed / World News

Nobel winner is son of German who escaped Nazis

One of the three British-born scientists to win the Nobel Prize for physics is the son of German Jews who escaped the Nazis.  Michael Kosterlitz was recognized along with David Thouless and Duncan Haldane for their pioneering work in topology, a More...

Australian Greens leader slammed for critique of Peres

The leader of the Australian Greens party was slammed by fellow lawmakers and a Jewish group for attacking the late Shimon Peres in a speech in the Senate.  Speaking two weeks after the former Israeli president died at 93, Sen. More...

Warsaw’s Jewish Theatre finds temporary spaces

The Jewish Theatre in Warsaw has found new temporary venues with the help of two government ministries.  The historic company has faced eviction since the beginning of June when its landlord, looking to build a new high-rise on the site, blocked More...

Oldest synagogue in Colorado is gone

The oldest continuously operating synagogue in Colorado has closed after 127 years.  Temple Aaron in Trinidad, near the state’s New Mexico border, closed the week before Rosh Hashanah, Colorado Public Radio reported. More...