'Severe blow to the memory of the sacred martyrs'

Monument in memory of Symon Petliura erected in Vinnitsa, Ukraine, not far from local synagogue.Mordechai Sones, 10/18/2017, 11:16 AM

A captivating tour of Jewish life just before the Holocaust and Israel

Translated into English for the first time, The Wandering Jew Has Arrived captures the breadth of Jewish life from London to Eastern Europe to Palestine just before it all changed.Dr. Michel Gurfinkiel, 8/21/2017, 11:56 PM

Historian seeks to exhume bodies of Jedwabne massacre victims

Polish state historian wants to examine bodies of 340 Jews murdered by their neighbors following new testimony on massacre.JTA, 8/16/2017, 3:22 PM

Has the wandering Jew arrived?

Has the answer to that question changed since Albert Londres asked it in his 1930-31 masterpiece, just reissued by Gefen publishers?Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 7/6/2017, 12:15 PM

Ukrainian city to hold festival in honor of Nazi collaborator

Ukrainian Jews condemn festival celebrating Nazi collaborator whose troops killed Jews on anniversary of major pogrom.JTA, 6/28/2017, 4:07 PM

Moldova synagogue attacked in shocking pogrom

Torah scroll thrown to the ground, menorahs ripped off walls and stolen by attackers who remain at large.Chaim Lev, 3/2/2016, 2:12 PM

European Jewry's Suffering in 1915 - One Century Later

It was a year of tragedy and disaster for the Jews of Europe, but also a year in which some of the seeds of the Jewish state were planted. Larry Domnitch, 1/15/2015, 5:09 PM

Senior Israeli Journalist Presents 'The Lie Industry'

Ben-Dror Yemini dissects how a badly translated article was distorted, from 'settler bonfire' to 'torching of orchard,' on to 'pogrom.'Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 5/23/2014, 11:54 AM

Egypt: Christian Beheaded as Islamist Violence Escalates

Hostage "beheaded" as Egyptian Islamists take advantage of unrest to target the country's Coptic Christian minorityChana Ya'ar and Ari Soffer, 7/11/2013, 4:22 PM

Jerusalem Remembers Victims of Arab Pogrom

Residents of Jerusalem remember the slaughter of dozens of Jews at the hands of their Arab neighbors in 1929.Maayana Miskin, 8/5/2012, 6:51 PM

Murdered Rabbi’s Burial to be Complete after 67 Years

Libyan rabbi’s burial is to be complete, 67 years after he was slaughtered in riots abetted by British soldiers.Maayana Miskin, 7/15/2012, 7:02 PM

Vandals Deface Poland's Jedwabne Holocaust Memorial

Vandals have destroyed a Holocaust memorial in eastern Poland dedicated to Jewish victims. Chana Ya'ar, 9/1/2011, 2:35 PM

'Hitler Youth' Synagogue Restored to Jews in Poland

After decades of remaining empty, a synagogue in Poland formerly used by the “Hitler Youth” (Hitlerjugend) reopened for the Jewish New Year.Hana Levi Julian, 9/21/2009, 2:09 PM