November 22, 2017 RSS feed / World News

Why victims of terrorism care about a Philly fistfight in 1784

WASHINGTON—The case of Joseph Jesner v. Arab Bank is a bid by about 6,000 Israelis who have been harmed by Palestinian terrorism to get redress from Jordan’s Arab Bank, which delivered money to the groups carrying out the acts. More...

German teen stands up to neo-Nazis at school

A non-Jewish German teenager from Dresden has been honored by the Jewish community for standing up to neo-Nazis at her school.  The 15-year-old, known as Emilia S., received the Prize for Civic Courage against Right-wing Radicalism, Anti- Semiti More...

Chabad rabbis get book from Schneerson collection

Rabbis of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement were able to obtain in Israel a book belonging to the Schneerson collection that they are fighting to get back from Russia.  More...

OU’s new project says women don’t need to be rabbis to be leaders

NEW YORK—The Orthodox Union is founding its own division to advance women as congregational leaders, as well as to promote Jewish study and communal participation for women in Modern Orthodoxy. More...

Israeli-American plays Egyptian romantic on Broadway

There’s a long and poignant story behind the T-shirt that Ari’el Stachel often wears these days. More...

Brussels Jewish museum opens first exhibition since massacre

Three years after the slaying of four people at the Jewish Museum of Belgium in what prosecutors say was a jihadist terrorist attack, the institution opened its first new exhibition.  “Belgium, Welcoming Land,” which opened last mont More...

Justice wins award for achievement

GINSBURG HONORED…

The Genesis Prize Foundation awarded U.S. More...

Maryland students stop a bill to boycott Israel

Members of the University of Maryland student government nixed a bill to boycott Israel before it could be brought to a vote. More...