International

Marokkaan, Jood, Homo, Hoer: Dutch Kids' Top Slurs

09/21/2014 - 20:00
Editorial Intern

Homo, hoer, Marokkaan and Jood are the most commonly heard slurs on Dutch playgrounds, according to Dutch News, quoting a recent research study by the Dutch academy of media and society.

2 Iranians With Fake Israeli Passports Nabbed In Kenya

09/18/2014 - 20:00

Kenyan authorities reportedly arrested two Iranians in Nairobi who tried to reach Israel using fake Israeli passports.

Ahead Of Historic Vote, Many Scottish Jews Wary Of Independence

09/17/2014 - 20:00

Bright blue signs scream “Yes” while red ones urge “No, thanks” in the streets of Scotland’s largest city just days before a vote on whether to secede from the United Kingdom.

Joe Goldblatt, a Texan who gained Scottish citizenship in July, campaigning for Scottish independence in the Glasgow.

German On Trial For ISIS Ties Played For Jewish Soccer Team

09/16/2014 - 20:00

A German man on trial for being a member of the jihadist group ISIS once played for a Jewish soccer club.

Kreshnik Berisha, 20, went on trial in Frankfurt on Monday, The Associated Press reported. Berisha is alleged to have traveled to Syria, where he fought with ISIS for five months before returning to Germany.

Group Jewish Wedding Held In Eastern Ukraine

09/16/2014 - 20:00

The Jewish community of Dnepropetrovsk in eastern Ukraine held a group wedding for 19 Jewish couples.

Most of the couples that wed Sunday were already married under Ukrainian law but had not had a Jewish wedding ceremony, or huppah, the director of the Dnepropetrovsk Jewish community, Zelig Brez, told JTA.

Liliya Menasheva Sadovski and Kim Boruchovitch were among 19 couples wed in Jewish ceremonies in Dnepropetrovsk’s Menora Center

The New Top 5: Britain's Top Jews

Jewish Chronicle Online releases full list of 100 most influential UK MOT.

09/14/2014 - 20:00
Editorial Intern

It takes some serious chutzpa to top the “JC Power 100.”

While not an official MOT, Harry Styles made the list for his consistent support for Israel. upload.wikimedia.org

U.S. State Department Issues New Warning Against Travel To Israel

09/10/2014 - 20:00

The U.S. State Department has issued a new warning on travel to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza.

It is the first warning to be issued since the cease-fire between Israel and Hamas in the 50-day conflict in Gaza. The warning, issued on Wednesday, acknowledges that the cease-fire continues to hold.

A Rebel With A Cello: Maya Beiser Writes An Opera

09/07/2014 - 20:00
Editorial Intern

Israeli Maya Beiser is a cellist – and a rebel.

Study: Test All Women Of Ashkenazi Descent For BRCA Defect

09/07/2014 - 20:00

Jerusalem — All women of Ashkenazi descent should be screened from age 30 for the BRCA gene mutation that causes breast cancer, an Israeli study recommends.

Jack The Ripper Identified As Jewish Barber From Poland

09/07/2014 - 20:00

The serial killer Jack the Ripper was identified through DNA as a Jewish barber who immigrated to London from Poland.

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