International

2,000 Mourn Brussels Victims At Silent Vigil

05/26/2014 - 20:00

Brussels — A crowd of approximately 2,000 gathered for a silent vigil in front of the Jewish museum in Brussels where an unidentified shooter killed four people.

At Lunch With Pope, Netanyahu Stresses Need For Security Fence

05/26/2014 - 20:00

Pope Francis met with Israeli President Shimon Peres and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as he prepared to end his visit to Israel.

Nigeria Can’t Use Israeli Drones To Find Missing Girls

05/21/2014 - 20:00

In the search for more than 200 abducted schoolgirls, Nigeria will not be able to use Israeli drones it purchased due to poor maintenance.

Bloomberg To Use Prize For New Genesis Fellowship

05/21/2014 - 20:00

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will use his $1 million Genesis Prize to establish a new fellowship under the auspices of the Genesis Philanthropy Group, which will award him the prize.

At The Anne Frank Center, A Jewish Story Morphs

From here to L.A., the way we see and say her life is changing.

05/20/2014 - 20:00
Associate Editor

Downtown, just blocks from Ground Zero, is the Anne Frank Center USA, with its echoes of that other Ground Zero still smoking in the soul.

The Anne Frank Center USA on Park Place. Via Annefrank.com

Survey: 74% Of French Jews Mulling Emigration

05/19/2014 - 20:00

Nearly 75 percent of thousands of French Jews who participated in a recent survey said they are considering emigrating.

Under Tight Security, Odessa Jews Celebrate Lag B’Omer

05/18/2014 - 20:00

KIEV, Ukraine  — Hundreds of Odessa Jews celebrated Lag b’Omer under guard in the city’s first large Jewish gathering since deadly riots there two weeks ago.

Odessa’s Jews Lay Low As Violence Engulfs Their Oasis Of Calm

05/14/2014 - 20:00

Although Ukraine has been charting a bloody course toward civil war for months, Irina Zborovskaya had always felt safe in Odessa.

Iraqi Archives To Stay In U.S.

05/14/2014 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Following an international lobbying campaign conducted by several members of Congress and prominent American Jewish organizations, the Iraqi government announced this week that it will allow the country’s Jewish Archive remain in the United States indefinitely.

In Poland, A New National Debate On Hate

05/13/2014 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Warsaw — A middle-aged, non-Jewish Polish man, driving a Jewish visitor from the States on a shopping errand one recent morning turned abruptly to his guest and asked, “What do you think of the Polish people?”

Anti-Semitism in Poland “still exists on a level that’s unacceptable,” says Rafal Pankowski. Steve Lipman/JW
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