(JTA) – A Boulder man was arrested for sending letters containing white powder that turned out to be “benign” to two Jewish organizations in the Colorado city. [Read more…]
(JTA) – Prosecutors asked a Superior Court judge in Washington to sentence Rabbi Barry Freundel to 17 years in prison for videotaping dozens of nude women at a ritual bath. [Read more…]
(JTA) – British Jewish groups said they are “extremely concerned” about a new play set to premiere in England about a terrorist siege during the second intifada. [Read more…]
WARSAW, Poland – An act of vandalism destroyed a monument commemorating a Polish Jewish community. [Read more…]
(JTA) – Natalie Portman will star as U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in a new film. [Read more…]
JERUSALEM (JTA) – Israel closed its field hospital in Kathmandu at a joint ceremony with its Nepali counterparts. [Read more…]
BERLIN (JTA) – A major increase in anti-Semitic and right wing violent attacks in Germany is “extremely worrying,” according to the country’s interior minister. [Read more…]
JERUSALEM (JTA) – On a sunny morning last month, I was swept into the women’s section of the Western Wall in Jerusalem in a flurry of aggression directed at the Women of the Wall, the Israeli group fighting for women’s prayer at Jerusalem’s holiest site. [Read more…]
WASHINGTON (JTA) – Jeb Bush said he was likeliest to take advice on Israel from his brother, former U.S. president George W. Bush. [Read more…]
(JTA) – Ed Miliband, the first Jewish leader of Britain’s Labour Party, is resigning as British Prime Minister David Cameron appeared on his way to re-election.
Cameron’s Conservative Party had by midday Friday secured close to a majority of the 650 seats in the British Parliament, media reported.
The surprisingly strong showing scuttled Miliband’s ambitions of becoming his country’s first Jewish prime minister. [Read more…]