International

Hillary Clinton Defends Israel And Netanyahu, Says Anti-Semitism Might Fuel Some Criticism

08/10/2014 - 20:00

Hillary Rodham Clinton defended Israel’s handling of the Gaza conflict and said anti-Semitism was possibly behind some of the criticism of Israel.

Firebombs Fail To Ignite At Toulouse Jewish Center

07/27/2014 - 20:00

Police in Toulouse arrested a man who hurled three firebombs at a Jewish community center and the officers guarding it.

Auschwitz Selfie Girl Defends Her Actions

07/24/2014 - 20:00

An Alabama teen who faced criticism for posting a smiling snapshot of herself in front of the Auschwitz concentration camp is defending her actions, saying that it was a tribute to her father who passed away.

Almost 80 Years After Ordination, The First Woman Rabbi Finally Gets Her Due

07/24/2014 - 20:00

Ask most Jews where and when the world’s first female rabbi was ordained, and they’ll likely guess 1970s America.

But they’d be off by four decades and a continent.

Rabbis Jacqueline Tabick, Amy Eilberg, Sandy Eisenberg Sasso and Sally Priesand stand with a photo of Rabbi Regina Jonas.

State Department Warns Americans To Defer Israel Travel

07/21/2014 - 20:00

The U.S. State Department has issued a warning to American citizens, calling on them to defer non-essential travel to Israel and the West Bank.

U.S. Commits $47 Million In Humanitarian Aid For Gaza

07/21/2014 - 20:00

The United States has committed $47 million to help alleviate the humanitarian crisis in Gaza.

The money will be for “direct humanitarian assistance,” U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry stressed Monday night in Cairo at a news conference with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

Ukrainian Jewish Leaders Slam Top European Rabbis’ Visit To Crimea

07/21/2014 - 20:00

Leaders of a prominent Jewish community in Ukraine criticized European rabbis who attended a Kremlin-sponsored Holocaust commemoration ceremony in Crimea.

Argentine Boxer Carolina Duer Defends Bantamweight Crown

07/20/2014 - 20:00

Buenos Aires — Carolina Raquel Duer of Argentina defended her World Boxing Organization bantamweight title for the second time.

Anti-Israel Rioters Torch Cars, Throw Firebomb At Paris-Area Synagogue

07/20/2014 - 20:00

PARIS — Anti-Israel protesters hurled a firebomb at a synagogue during an unauthorized demonstration in a heavily Jewish suburb of Paris.

Jewish Mother And Daughter Killed In Ukraine Shelling

07/20/2014 - 20:00

A Jewish mother and daughter were killed in a shelling in the embattled eastern Ukraine city of Lugansk.

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