August 15, 2018 RSS feed / World News

The ‘#1 fan’ of Israel’s national airline has 40,000 pieces of memorabilia

NEW YORK—Walking into Marvin Goldman’s apartment on Manhattan’s Upper West Side is like entering a museum dedicated to El Al, Israel’s national airline. More...

Wiesel’s childhood home in Romania vandalized

Offensive graffiti was spray-painted on the external walls of a museum for Elie Wiesel in Romania, where he was also born, in what police said was an anti-Semitic incident.  More...

The fall of Steven Cohen could change the field of counting Jews

NEW YORK—Over and over, across decades and cities throughout the United States, sociologist Steven M. Cohen painted a picture of American Jews using a consistent set of questions. How much do Jews love Israel? More...

Poland obtains WWII archive showing efforts to save Jews

Poland has obtained a World War IIera archive that documents efforts by Polish diplomats to get Jews out of Europe by issuing fake passports from Latin American countries.  More...

California camp forced to shut early due to fires

The final summer session of Camp Tawonga in Northern California was canceled due to smoke from the Ferguson Forest Fire. In a letter to parents also posted on social media, the director of the Jewish camp, Jamie Simon, said that “the U.S. More...

Kosher stand opens at soccer stadium

Twenty years after the inauguration of the first Kosher McDonald’s outside Israel, Buenos Aires will be home to a kosher fast food stand—in a soccer stadium.  The stand will open in the Boca Juniors’ Bombonera stadium, a city l More...