Is a Jewish-owned restaurant fueling anti-Semitic rhetoric?

In Belarus, Jews helped build a restaurant next to Stalin-era graves. Protests against it have turned anti-Semitic.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 5/22/2019, 9:23 AM

Belarus Jews honor Poway shooting victim

Limmud FSU Conference in Minsk, Belarus held in memory of Lori Gilbert-Kaye, who was killed while saving her rabbi in synagogue shooting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2019, 7:59 AM

Belarus: Mass grave uncovered at site of former ghetto

Construction suspended after hundreds of bodies found at former Jewish ghetto of Brest, Belarus.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 2/22/2019, 7:26 AM

Israeli who joined ISIS convicted

Immigrant to Israel from Belarus convicted for trying to join ISIS in Syria as a fighter.JTA, 12/28/2017, 2:18 PM

Are New Yorkers becoming like Israelis?

It looks as though New Yorkers are becoming as resilient as Israelis in the face o terror. Is terror becoming a fact of life in New York?Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 12/12/2017, 8:00 AM

Belarus town opens synagogue for first time in over a century

Marc Chagall’s Belarus hometown celebrates first synagogue opening in a century.JTA, 11/4/2017, 6:22 PM

Belarus Jewish community approved building on Jewish cemetery

Belarus foreign ministry says controversial construction on former Jewish cemetery was approved by local Jewish community.JTA, 9/4/2017, 3:12 PM

Belarus court OKs luxury flats atop former Jewish cemeteries

Despite government promise to protect Jewish sites, Belarus court approves construction plans tossing Jewish remains 'into city dumpsters.'JTA, 8/25/2017, 2:25 PM

This Holocaust monument in Belarus is haunting — and subversive

Soviet-era monument to victims of Nazi atrocities is one of the largest such monuments in the world, the size of 10 football fields.JTA, 8/14/2017, 10:43 PM

Jared Kushner’s family is a legend in this Belarus town

In their hometown of Novogrudok, Belarus, the Kushner family is known for a daring escape and how they stuck together during the Holocaust.JTA, 6/7/2017, 1:38 PM

Conference of European Rabbis meets with Belarus parliament

A delegation of the Conference of European Rabbis met with the Chairman of the Belarus parliament to discuss developing Jewish life there.Yoni Kempinski, Minsk, 11/15/2016, 10:00 PM

Peres's hometown says goodbye

Residents of Shimon Peres’s hometown in Belarus pay their respects outside his childhood home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2016, 3:14 AM

Holocaust victims included in Belarus-US pact

Belarus and the US sign an agreement to preserve and protect the cultural properties of all ethnic groups, including Holocaust victims.JTA, 9/23/2016, 6:15 AM

Holocaust monuments vandalized in Germany, Belarus

World War II monuments in Germany and Belarus vandalized. No arrests have been made.JTA, 7/18/2016, 4:19 AM

Belarus threatens to recall its ambassador from Israel

Belarus says 'reciprocal' action will be taken in response to closure of Israeli embassy in Minsk; Liberman blasts closing as 'ridiculous.'Nitsan Keidar, 1/11/2016, 6:13 PM

Wiesenthal Center Head Seeks Arrest of Danish War Criminal

Efraim Zuroff, chairman of the Simon Wiesenthal Foundation, is in Copenhagen to o file an official complaint against a Nazi war criminal.Nissan Tzur, 7/21/2015, 2:16 AM

Belarus Town Shocked: Jewish Tombstones Used for Construction

Jewish tombstones have turned up across Brest used to build roads, buildings. The Together Plan wishes to turn them into Jewish memorial.Cynthia Blank, 11/2/2014, 11:37 AM

Belarus Waives Visa Requirements for Israelis

Move to boost bilateral relations comes on eve of event commemorating former Israeli PM Ariel Sharon, whose parents immigrated from Belarus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/14/2014, 8:21 AM

Sharon to be Commemorated in Belarus

Limmud FSU conference in Belarus to feature a special event in memory of Sharon whose parents were born in Belarus.Elad Benari, 1/14/2014, 2:44 AM

Dagan in Israel after Belarus Liver Transplant

Former Mossad head is conscious and his condition is said to be stable.Gil Ronen, 10/27/2012, 9:24 PM

Security Increased Around Dagan's Belarus Hospital Bed

Security has been raised significantly around the hospital room in which former Mossad head Meir Dagan is recuperatingDavid Lev, 10/18/2012, 10:44 AM

Former Mossad Chief Dagan's Condition Improving

The condition of former Mossad chief Meir Dagan is improving after his liver transplant in Belarus.Elad Benari, 10/18/2012, 5:15 AM

Voting is No Strain in Belarus, Opposition Boycotted Election

With the opposition boycotting the electionf, the regime was spared the need to engage in the usual vote rigging.Amiel Ungar, 9/25/2012, 3:42 AM

Swedish Aerial Novices Penetrate Belarus, Drop Teddy Bears

Two Swedish advertising execs have successfully bombed Belarus with teddy bears.Amiel Ungar, 8/4/2012, 9:35 PM

Putin Sticks to Tough Policies Towards the West On First Trip

Russian leader Vladimir Putin has not relaxed his anti Western policies.Amiel Ungar, 6/3/2012, 6:27 PM

EU Recalls Ambassadors from Belarus

The EU has imposed sanctions on Belarus in response to government brutality against protesters. Both sides have recalled ambassadors.Chana Ya'ar, 2/29/2012, 11:06 AM

EU Can't Entice Eastern Partnership States without Membership

Donald Tusk may benefit electorally from the EU Warsaw Summit but in terms of tangibles it produced little.Amiel Ungar, 10/2/2011, 8:53 PM

Putin Wants to Reunite Belarus and South Ossetia with Russia

Vladimir Putin would like to restore some parts of the former Soviet Union to Russia. Local despots have other ideasAmiel Ungar, 8/4/2011, 7:31 PM

Lukashenko Takes an Economic Offer He Cannot Refuse

A pariah in the West, Belarus President Lukashenko must turn to Russia to prop up his regime.This support comes with strings. LIthuania afraid.Amiel Ungar, 5/22/2011, 10:09 AM

IDF Team to Support Belarus Blast Probe

An IDF team is helping Belarus determine what caused an explosion in a Minsk subway station during the evening rush hour on Monday.Chana Ya'ar, 4/13/2011, 8:45 PM

11 Dead in Belarus Metro Blast

At least eleven people are dead and 100 others are wounded following an explosion in a main subway station in Belarus.Chana Ya'ar, 4/11/2011, 11:10 PM

Belarus Dictatorship Threatened by Mid East Riots?

The US and the EU have responded to the fraudulent December elections and the repression that ensued with targeted but ineffective sanctions.Amiel Ungar, 2/1/2011, 11:53 PM

And The Winner (Surprise) Is Alexander Lukashenko

In another "democratic" election in Belarus Lukashenko gets only 80%. In 2006 he got 83%. "[He is] the devil you know" says Radio Free Europe.Amiel Ungar, 12/21/2010, 7:15 PM