February 28, 2018 RSS feed / World News

Billy Graham supported Israel, but also held anti-Semitic views

Billy Graham, the giant of American evangelism who was exalted by Jews for his championing of Israel at its hour of need and then condemned when a nasty anti-Semitic streak was revealed, died at the age of 99 at his home in Montreat, North Carolina, More...

Univ. of Kansas opens kosher kitchen for students

The University of Kansas has opened a kosher kitchen on campus.  The kitchen opened earlier this month in a university dining hall, the Lawrence Journal- World reported, in a partnership between the K.U. Dining Services and the campus Chabad. More...

Danish petition appears likely to force circumcision vote

Danish anti-circumcision activists have collected nearly 20,000 signatures out of the 50,000 they need to create a bill proposing to ban non-medical circumcision for boys.  More...

Swiss honor diplomat who saved thousands

A room in the Swiss Federal Palace where high-level foreign policy decisions are made was renamed for a diplomat who saved tens of thousands of Jews during the Holocaust.  Carl Lutz, who worked as vice consul for Switzerland in Budapest during t More...