Oldest American dies at 113 -- a month away from birthdayThe oldest American, Goldie Michelson of Worcester, Massachusetts, dies at the age of 113 and 11 months.
Jewish couple murdered in MoroccoMoroccan couple murdered and dismembered in Casablanca. Incident appears unrelated to anti-Semitism.
Anti-Israel Labour lawmaker gains senior postsBritish Labour lawmaker Paul Flynn who accused a Jewish ambassador to Israel of dual loyalty will serve as a senior opposition leader.
San Francisco's only Orthodox high school to closeLisa Kampner Hebrew Academy, San Francisco's only Orthodox Jewish high school, to close after 47 years.
Jewish groups condemn racism, anti-Semitism in 2016 campaignADL, 27 other Jewish organizations pen letter imploring political candidates to put an end to the racism, anti-Semitism and xenophobia.
Meet a Namibian cyclist pedaling for a diverse Israeli teamNamibia-born Dan Craven has quickly become a leader for Israel's Cycling Academy team.
Hundreds pay tribute in Elie Wiesel's native RomaniaNobel laureate was instrumental in getting Romania to face up to its dark past.
7 Elie Wiesel books that show the range of his influenceWorld-renowned Holocaust survivor, human rights activist best known for his memoirs - but his memory lives on in dozens of other works too.
Kippah-clad beatboxers wow the judges on 'America's Got Talent'Religious Jewish duo wow crowds on America's Got Talent.
More than one in four UK Jews now intermarriedNew report offers good and bad effects, but notes strong drop in Jewish ties accompanies non-Jewish partners.
ISIS logo on threatening note to Jewish club in ArgentinaPlastic bottle thrown through a window of a Jewish Community Center in Santa Fe City has a note with ISIS logo on it.
5 Jewish lawmakers elected to Australian ParliamentFive Jewish candidates in Australia, including the first Jewish Liberal from New South Wales, assured seats in the next Parliament.
Brooklyn pool can keep women-only swim timesNew York City Parks Department permits women-only swimming hours at a public pool in Orthodox neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Trump's son-in-law: He's not anti-SemiticJared Kushner responds to Star of David tweet, insists his father-in-law is not racist or anti-Semitic.
Israel's Trump conversion row raises concerns among US JewsLeading American Jewish organization expresses concern over Israel's religious court system following rejection of rabbi's conversions.
Israel’s Start-Up MovieFormer Hollywood screenwriter Tzvi Fishman comes out with DVD of his new movie: Stories of Rebbe Nachman.
Jews arrested in Yemen released from custodyDeputy Minister Ayoub Kara meets with recent immigrants from Yemen, says Israel working to free Israeli citizen still held in the country.
Israeli Rabbinate accused of 'slapping converts in the face'Harsh words at demonstration over rabbinate's refusal to accept prominent American Rabbi Haskel Lookstein's conversions.
Holocaust survivors to receive increased aid from GermanyAfter long negotiations with German government, Claims Conference secures large increase in aid to elderly Holocaust survivors.
Prominent Rabbi meets Rabbi Lookstein, pledges full supportPresident and Founder of the influential Tzohar Rabbinical Organization, Rabbi David Stav, meets with R' Lookstein to pledge support.
In post-Brexit Scotland, Jews warm up to leaving UKScotland and its Jews are preparing for Britain's exit from the EU.
Thessaloniki’s mayor wants city to remember its Jewish pastYiannis Boutaris, mayor of Greece's second largest city, is committed to his city’s Jewish meaning.
Rabbis call for Ivanka Trump conversion to be recognizedBeit Hillel, group of modern Orthodox rabbis, criticizes rejection of Ivanka Trump conversion, warns of potential consequences.
Chief Rabbi Lau: Ivanka Trump conversion legitimateIn letter, Chief Rabbi Lau expresses opinion that conversion of Ivanka Trump by Rabbi Haskel Lookstein should be recognized in Israel.
Brexit poll: Jews voted 2-1 to remain in EUTwice as many British Jews voted to remain in the European Union than those who backed the Brexit, according to a new survey.
Dutch Jewish woman evicted after anti-Semitic abuseDutch court orders the eviction of a Jewish woman whose neighbor reportedly threatened to kill her and used anti-Semitic insults.
How Elie Wiesel inspired the Free Soviet Jewry movementElie Wiesel was best-known for his work preserving the memory of the Holocaust - but his impact extended far beyond the past.
Elie Wiesel gave the Holocaust a face and the world a conscienceThe quest to challenge 'indifference' was a driving force in Wiesel’s writing, advocacy and public presence.
Rabbi Lau: Eli Weisel was a man of tremendous faith'For forty days he was able to risk his life and put on tefillin in Auschwitz.'
'Wiesel was a champion of the Jewish people and humanity'Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations mourns the death of renowned author Elie Wiesel.
Jewish hero, literary giant: Elie Wiesel's key literary worksHolocaust survivor, activist - and above all educator and scholar.
A giant passes: Memorable quotes from Elie WieselElie Wiesel was - and will always remain - known for his eloquent, powerful work to preserve the memory of the Holocaust.
UK Jews overwhelmingly favored 'remain' in Brexit votePoll shows only 31% of British Jews supported Brexit.
Obama: Wiesel was 'the conscience of the world'President Barack Obama expresses condolences over the passing of his close friend Elie Wiesel.
Renowned Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel passes awayWorld-renowned Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Holocaust educator and human rights activist passes away aged 87.
Professional poker speaks out on anti-Semitism in gameProfessional player Jaclynn Moskow describes harassment, insults received for being Jewish.
Jewish ex-major leaguer trying to get back to big showFirst baseman Nate Freiman, who played for Israel in the World Baseball Classic, hoping to return to the majors.
Chabad part of interfaith effort helping Moroccans at RamadanChabad of Morocco joins Christian-Jewish fellowship and a local Muslim group in effort to provide food for needy Muslim families on Ramadan.
British Jewish groups condemn hate crimes in wake of Brexit voteJewish groups in Britain condemn uptick in racist harassment and other hate crimes following referendum.
Chief rabbis warn Netanyahu: No deals with Reform movementRabbis Yosef and Lau say Reform movement must not gain influence in Israel, especially at the Western Wall.
Watch: I am not Orthodox...I'm just a JewNachman Weiss, a 7th grader in Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy, created this inspiring viral video to encourage Jewish unity.
Rare 1701 Bible for saleAmsterdam Bible used for 'Goral Ha-Gra' up for auction.
Peres: My heart is with the Turkish peoplePresident Shimon Peres responds to the attack in Istanbul that left 41 dead.
X-ray technology discovers holocaust escape tunnelNew technology allows researchers to discover tunnel dug by prisoners in an attempt to escape the Nazis.
Man posed as Auschwitz survivor; lectured in schools for yearsJoseph Hirt, 91, has been doing the lecture circuit telling of his memories from the Holocaust; the problem is, he was never there.
Sharansky: No future for Jews in FranceRising Arab immigration and spiraling anti-Semitism spells the end for Europe's largest Jewish community, Jewish Agency chief says.
'Ninja Rabbi' makes impressive run on ‘American Ninja Warrior’Orthodox rabbinical student Akiva Neuman set out to prove that 'rabbi doesn't necessarily mean pot-belly.' Well, he certainly proved that.
Head of Poland’s largest party honors synagogue burning victimsJaroslaw Kaczynski stresses dangers of anti-Semitism, important of Poland-Israel ties, at Great Synagogue of Bialystok speech.
Poll: 62% support right of non-Orthodox to use public mikvehsPoll shows majority of Israelis opposed to 'Mikveh Law' which would bar non-Orthodox conversions in public mikvehs.
Jewish lawmaker resigns from British shadow cabinetLuciana Berger joins more than 20 Labour Party members in resigning from opposition's shadow cabinet.
Lviv Ghetto memorial vandalized in anti-Semitic attackVandals throw green paint on monument to the victims of the Holocaust-era ghetto of Lviv in western Ukraine.
Jewish coach leads Colombia soccer team in Copa tournamentColombia's national soccer team finishes third in Copa America Centenario tournament led by its Jewish coach, Jose Pekerman.
Memories and reflections at Entebbe 40-year anniversary eventAt emotional event organized by Peres, Defense Minister during historic operation, Entebbe hostages recount their experiences.
Chabad rabbis oppose modern Orthodox eruv in Crown HeightsRabbis in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn issued an edict to void the New York neighborhood’s new modern Orthodox eruv.
UK university compensates student for anti-Semitic abuseZachary Confino, law student at University of York, suffered slander and abuse from fellow students.“They seem to think Jews are fair game.”