PM Netanyahu Thanks Pope Ahead of RetirementPM Netanyahu sent a letter to outgoing Pope Benedict XVI thanking him for his work on behalf of strengthening interfaith ties.
Hagel 'Doesn't Recall' Remark on Israel Controlling State Dept.Sen. Graham said that he has accepted a new disclaimer from Chuck Hagel disavowing one of his many offensive statements about Israel.
AJC Urges Senate to Take Closer Look at Hagel's Israel StanceThe American Jewish Committee is calling for “further Senate deliberation” on defense secretary nominee Chuck Hagel.
Three Plead Guilty in Holocaust Reparations Fund ScamThree defendants pleaded guilty in federal court to conspiring to defraud a Holocaust reparations organization out of $57.3 million.
Cambridge and Oxford Set Sights on Jewish GenizahCambridge and Oxford universities announced they will be conducting a fund-raising effort aimed at purchasing the Lewis-Gibson Genizah.
Holocaust Survivors Protest Allianz Golf TournamentHolocaust survivors demonstrated outside a golf tournament in Florida, sponsored by an insurance company that had ties to the Nazis.
Adelsons Donate $50 Million to Las Vegas Jewish EducationBillionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson and his wife, Miriam, have donated $50 million to Jewish private schools in Las Vegas.
Senate Committee Postpones Hagel Confirmation VoteThe Senate Armed Services Committee has postponed a panel vote that was expected to take place Thursday on the nomination of Chuck Hagel.
Iranian Conference Decries 'Zionist' Influence on HollywoodA rogue’s gallery of conspiratorial anti-Semites gathered in Tehran for a government-sponsored conference on “Hollywoodism.”
NYC Mayoral Candidiate Blasts Brooklyn College for BDS EventNew York City Democratic mayoral candidate joined in the chorus of opposition directed at Brooklyn College for co-sponsoring BDS event.
Video: Hagel 'Doesn't Know' Why He Said 'Jewish Lobby' RemarksHagel faced a brutal line of questioning during Senate confirmation hearings as he grappled for adequate defense of "Jewish lobby" comments.
Toronto Yeshiva Defaced with Anti-Semitic GraffitiStudents at the “Mishkan HaTorah” Yeshiva in Toronto, were shocked when they found the building to be defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti.
Hagel: Israel is Keeping 'Palestinians Caged Up Like Animals'Hagel made staggering accusations against Israel in 2003, alleging that the Jewish state is keeping “Palestinians caged up like animals.”
Australian Election Scheduled For Yom KippurAustralian PM Gillard stunned constituents and angered Jewish voters by announcing that the national elections will be held on September 14.
Will Oxford Endorse Fraudulent Identity of Israel Detractor?Anti-Israel activist claiming to be descendant of Holocaust survivors and alumna of Birthright to speak at Oxford Union.
British MEP Formally Censured Over Jewish SlurA British MEP who compared Israel's treatment of Palestinians to Nazis' treatment of Jews has been formally censured for his remarks.
Golden Dawn Attacks AJC's David Harris For Greece VisitNeo-Nazi party: American Jewish Committee's visit is an attempt to exert "Jewish influence over Greek political issues."
Anti-Semitic Twitter Hashtag in Mexico Sparks OutrageHateful Twitter message in Mexico stirred uproar in the Jewish community, after it became the second “trending topic” in January.
French Students Win Twitter Anti-Semitism Legal BattleA French court ordered Twitter to disclose identities of anti-Semitic users, ruling it unacceptable to post hateful material anonymously.
Jewish Group Raises Alarms: Attackers No Longer 'Lone Wolves'Simon Wiesenthal Center raises alarms regarding threats made by Islamist terrorists that staged deadly hostage crisis at Algerian gas plant.
Jewish Man Beaten By NYPD Files Civil Rights SuitEhud Halevy, the 21-year-old Jewish man from Brooklyn whose beating by NYPD was caught on videotape, has filed a civil rights lawsuit.
Jewish-Arab Woman Sues Airline for Racial Profiling on 9/11A Jewish-Arab American woman is suing an airline for discrimination and racial profiling after she was strip searched, removed from plane.
British Politician: Israel Has 'Evolved into Racist Oppressor'A British politician has exploited the upcoming Holocaust Memorial Day to attack Israel, calling the Jewish state "a racist oppressor.”
Police Recover Stolen Brooklyn Torah Valued at $30,000A Brooklyn Torah that was reported to be stolen and estimated to be worth around $30,000 was found, according to officials.
Top Jewish Leaders Meet with HagelTop Jewish leaders met with controversial defense secretary nominee, Chuck Hagel, in what seems to be an effort to placate Jewish concerns.
Schwarzenegger Seeks Assistance of Jewish Rights GroupFormer California Governor has sought the assistance of a prominent Jewish group upon hearing news of 'Hitler poster.'
Rare Nazi-Seized Posters to Auction in New YorkA trove of about 4,300 rare vintage advertising posters that were seized by the Nazis in 1938 will go to auction in New York.
Russia Slams US Fine Over Disputed Chabad-Lubavitch ArchiveRussia criticized a ruling by a US judge to fine Moscow $50,000 a day for failing to return a historic Jewish library to Chabad-Lubavitch
Morsi Claims Anti-Semitic Diatribe Taken Out of ContextEgyptian President Morsi claims his virulent anti-Semitic comments about "apes and pigs" were misrepresented.
US Urges Morsi to Repudiate Venomous Anti-Semitic Remarks"The language that we've seen is deeply offensive," said State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland.
Hotel Security Guard Arrested for Vandalizing Yeshiva's TorahA hotel security guard was arrested in Tennessee for vandalizing a Torah scroll and other property belonging to a Hebrew academy.
Jewish Inmates in Florida to Receive Kosher FoodThe Florida Department of Corrections agreed to serve kosher food to Jewish inmates, ending a five-year struggle.
Jewish Canadian Couple Found Dead in Florida TownhouseA Jewish couple from Toronto was dead inside their south Florida apartment on Thursday night, with police investigating a double homicide.
Poland Probes Artist's Use of Holocaust Victims' AshesPolish prosecutors have launched an investigation into a Swedish artist's claims that he used the ashes of Holocaust victims in his artwork.
PM: 'Settlements' Do Not Threaten World Stability, Iran DoesIran's nuclear ambitions and Syria's chemical weapons threaten global stability, not “Israeli settlement” expansion, said PM Netanyahu.
Photos: 150 Rabbis from Forty Countries Worldwide Pray in HevronOver one hundred and fifty orthodox rabbis from 40 Jewish communities worldwide arrived in Hevron to pray at the Cave of the Patriarchs.
Austrian Jewish Leader Warns of Alarming Rise in Anti-SemitismThe leader of Vienna's Jewish community has warned that the number of anti-Semitic incidents in the country has doubled over the past year.
Ancient Afghan Papers Shed Light on Jewish LifeCache of 1,000-year-old documents written by Afghan Jews provides great insight into medieval Jewish life in central Asia.
11 Year-Old Ping Pong Champ Won't Play on ShabbatAn 11 year-old Jewish girl from Long Island opted out of competing in US Table Tennis Championships because it fell out on Shabbat.
Hungarian Jews Cautiously Welcome Holocaust Pension HikeHungarian Jews welcome pension hike for Holocaust survivors, but say government needs to do more to combat anti-Semitism.
Court Rules: Texas Jewish Inmate Should Be Served Kosher FoodA Jewish man imprisoned for murder in Texas should be served kosher meals, a federal appeals court ruled.
Hawaii’s Jewish Lt. Gov., Brian Schatz, to Fill US Senate SeatHawaii's governor announced that Jewish Lieutenant Gov. Brian Schatz will fill US Senate seat left vacant after death of Sen. Daniel Inouye.
Massachusetts Synagogue, Day School Building Seized by IRSA building that houses a synagogue and Jewish day school in Massachusetts has reportedly been seized by the Internal Revenue Service.
‘Odd Couple’s’ Jack Klugman, Son of Russian Jews, DiesJack Klugman, a son of poor Russian Jewish immigrants who rose to fame as an actor on “The Odd Couple," has died at the age of 90.
Ukrainian Lawmaker Targets Jewish Actress with Racial SlurA Ukrainian lawmaker has provoked international condemnations after referring to Jewish actress Mila Kunis as a “dirty Jewess”.
Police Charge Man in Bomb Hoax Against LA SynagoguePolice have arrested a man they believe made multiple phony bomb threats against a Los Angeles synagogue on Tuesday.
San Francisco's Only Fresh Kosher Market Closes Its DoorsSan Francisco's only kosher market is closing its doors, making it the only major North American city without a fresh kosher grocery.
UN Chief Warns Israel: Housing Plans 'Dangerous Path'UN calls on Israel to cancel Jewish housing plans; warns the move could be "an almost fatal blow" to peace hopes.
Multiple Bomb Threats Made Against LA Jewish SynagogueThe Los Angeles Police Department investigated two bomb threats near a Jewish synagogue in Koreatown, L.A. early Tuesday morning.
Hungarian Minister: 'I Am Jewish Whether You Like It Or Not'Confronting recent anti-Semitic events that have plagued parliament, Hungarian minister revealed he is Jewish, "like it or not."
British Schools to Exclude Hebrew as Foreign LanguageThe British government is planning to exclude Hebrew from its list of officially recognized languages for primary schools.
Holocaust Ed. to Become Part of Australian National CurriculumHolocaust education will become part of the national compulsory educational curriculum in schools across Australia.
Historian Probes Conductor Von Karajan's Nazi PastAustrian conductor Herbert von Karajan was a more adamant Nazi supporter than previously believed.
Jewish Cemetery in France Goes DigitalA French historical association plans to turn a graveyard near Strasbourg into France’s first “interactive Jewish cemetery.”
Jordanian Tourism Ministry Outlines Dress Code for IsraelisJordanian Tourism Ministry warned Israeli tourists not to wear religious garb or perform religious rituals while visiting the country.
Netherlands to Cease Funding Jewish BroadcastingJewish community in Netherlands outraged by Cabinet’s plans to deny Jewish Broadcaster access to public broadcasting system.
Abbas to Pursue Israel at Criminal Court Over Housing PlansPA chairman Abbas said “Palestine” could pursue Israel at International Criminal Court if it pushes ahead with housing plans.