October 11, 2017 RSS feed / World News

Pastor fulfills vow to plant 1,000 trees

An evangelical Christian pastor from Uruguay fulfilled his promise to plant 1,000 trees in the Jewish state.  More...

Belgian court sentences denier to visit camps

A court in Belgium has ordered a former lawmaker convicted of Holocaust denial to visit a Nazi concentration camp every year for the next five years and write about his experiences.  Laurent Louis, 37, was given the unconventional sentence by th More...

Museum of Polish Jewry honored with EU award

The Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews was recognized with a top honor from the European Union for a project promoting Jewish cultural heritage.  The Europa Nostra Prize, or Our Europe, was presented at a ceremony at the Warsaw museum. More...

Cantor’s son wins medicine prize

Michael Rosbash of Brandeis University, whose parents fled Nazi Germany and the son of a cantor, was one of three American scientists to win the Nobel Prize for Medicine.  More...