Even most Jews are unaware that the key to the observance of Hanukkah isn’t lighting the candles, playing with dreidels (spinning tops), eating latkes (potato pancakes), or giving gifts (in an imitation of Christmas).
Three people have been arrested for allegedly throwing firebombs at a synagogue in the Swedish city of Goteborg, the second anti-Jewish attack in the Nordic nation in two days. Jewish groups condemned the attacks as “unconscionable” and demanded that authorities take action.
Even before summer 2016’s short-lived coup, the Turkish president was embarking on a war against free speech.
An orthodox Jewish girls’ elementary school in London has failed inspection for the third time because it refuses to teach students about homosexuality and gender reassignment.
The spokesman for Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Fox News’ “Hannity” Thursday that peace between the Israelis and Palestinians requires “the fundamental acceptance of the Jewish State.”
Protesters on Thursday hurled rocks and bleach at police officers moving in to finish the evacuation of a West Bank settlement that the Palestinians claimed as their own.
In a move seen by activists as a win for women’s rights, the Israeli High Court ruled Wednesday in interim injunction that the Western Wall Heritage Foundation and other state agencies must explain why women should not be allowed to pray in accordance with their custom at the traditional plaza.
The wife of Vladimir Putin’s aide has sparked outrage after performing a Holocaust-themed routine on the Russian version of “Dancing on Ice.”
Nearly 80 letters written by Anne Frank’s father, shining a light on his tough battle to preserve her legacy after the Holocaust, are currently up for sale.
A hero of World War II who vanished after he was credited with helping at least 20,000 Hungarian Jews escape the Holocaust was declared dead Monday, more than 71 years after the war ended.
Shimon Peres, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate who was prime minister of Israel on three separate occasions before becoming the country’s president, died Wednesday. He was 93.
An extremist in prison for a deadly attack on last year’s annual Jerusalem gay pride parade plotted another attack on Thursday’s march, police revealed.
Reaction to the death of Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel, author of “Night,” who died Saturday at the age of 87: “The state of Israel and the Jewish people express sorrow over the death of Elie Wiesel.
Reminders of Germany’s dark past confront 7-year-old Juri Hesselmann each morning as he walks to school with his father.
Officials estimate the area is littered with more than 3,000 antipersonnel and antitank mines and an unknown number of improvised explosive devices.
One of Usama bin Laden’s sons urged Muslims to attack Jewish and Western interests and suggested creating a mega-army to attack Jerusalem, in a video released Monday.
Israel’s prison service says it has approved the early release of a 12-year-old Palestinian girl who confessed to planning to carry out a stabbing attack in a West Bank settlement.