July 4, 2018 RSS feed / World News

Northernmost JCC opens shul in Russian Arctic

The Russian city of Arkhangelsk saw the opening of a synagogue inside what may be the world’s northernmost Jewish community center.  More...

Presbyterian Church critical of Israel, but urges ‘reconciliation’

The Presbyterian Church USA passed several resolutions critical of Israel at its biennial General Assembly, including one that opposes laws in the United States meant to counter boycotts of Israel and a one-sided critique of Israeli policy in Gaza.&n More...

Paris principal wins first European Jewish law tourney

The Tunisia-born principal of a rabbinical school in Paris won the championship in a European competition on halacha, or religious Jewish law.  More...

Century-old Boston synagogue receives $500,000 in city funds

A century-old synagogue in Boston that now serves as a Jewish cultural center will receive $500,000 from the city for historic preservation. More...