03/17/2015 | | Staff Writer | Lens

In response to the recent increase in anti-Semitism in Europe, some Jewish communities have responded with added security measures, some with rallies, some with political lobbying.

03/10/2015 | | Staff Writer | Lens

Relations between Jews and Muslims in France, according to recent headlines, are tense, with Jews fearing for their lives.

03/03/2015 | | Staff Writer | Lens

Since the Jerusalem Marathon was first run through the hilly streets of Israel’s capital in 2011, representatives of ALEH, which bills itself as the country’s “largest network of facilities for children with severe physical and cognitive disabilities,” have been a presence. As members of Team ALEH, supporters traveled the 26.2-mile course in distinctive bright green T-shirts to raise money and publicity for the organization, then with in a small group of ALEH (ALEH.org) residents who, with aid, “ran” an abbreviated course on race day.

02/24/2015 | | Editor And Publisher | Lens

Yonah Yesowitz, a senior at Union County Magnet High School in Springfield, N.J., said the just-completed nine-day Write On For Israel trip to the Jewish state left him “eager to get involved within the Jewish community and to advocate for my homeland on college campuses.”

02/17/2015 | | Editor And Publisher | Lens

One of the reasons that legendary Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau, the epitome of Establishment society, decided to marry Lucinda Franks, a journalist and radical hippie almost 30 years his junior, four decades ago was seeing her take on a society woman who made disparaging remarks about Jews at an evening party when the couple was dating.

02/10/2015 | | Staff Writer | Lens

Is coexistence dangerous?

It was last week, for one artist in Paris.