The United States and Europe are pushing to tamp down an internal Palestinian power struggle, Palestinian sources say.
The conviction in Cyprus of a Hezbollah operative plotting to attack Israelis could undercut efforts by the terrorist group to carry out additional attacks outside the Middle East.
For over sixty years Bulgaria has been urging the world to accept five words as telling its Holocaust story: “We saved all our Jews.” To which we reply with six words: “Would that it were completely true.”
Thirty-eight physicians from Europe wrote a paper alleging that “cultural bias” was behind the pro-circumcision stance of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
With the revival of his musical about a Jewish cabaret comedian, writer-director Pavel Cerny feels he is giving the current generation of Los Angeles audiences a taste, in English, of the kind of Yiddish theater that flourished a century ago on Second Avenue in New York.
With more than 250 students living, studying or partying on its campus, quiet moments are rare at the Lauder Business School. But when a lull does occur, it reminds managing director Alex Zirkler of this Jewish university’s opening 10 years ago, when it had only seven students, 15 lecturers and many silent hallways.
The undisguised extremism promoted by Golden Dawn is a chilling watershed in Greece's post-war democracy. Fascist gangs are turning Athens into a city of shifting front lines, seizing on crimes and local protests to promote their own movement, by claiming to be the defenders of recession-ravaged Greece.
Anti-Semitic incidents in Britain rose 5 percent over the previous year, making 2012 the third highest number of incidents on record.
Two men with links to the terrorist organization Hezbollah were implicated in a terrorist attack in Bulgaria that killed six, including five Israelis, a Bulgarian official has said.
The president of the European Parliament acknowledged the continent's Jews are living in fear.
The majority of Americans are supportive of Israel. Still, for good reasons, many in Jewish and pro-Israel communities are deeply anxious about both the security of Israel and the future of the U.S.-Israel relationship.
European soccer authorities have opened disciplinary proceedings against the Rome soccer team Lazio for the alleged anti-Semitism of its fans.
If the pundits are correct, the Czech Republic may become the first country other than Israel to elect a Jewish president.
Skiing has always been something of a rich man’s sport. Between the costs of travel, accommodations, lift tickets and lessons, a family with children can easily drop upward of $6,000 for a few days on the slopes. If you keep kosher, the costs can be even higher.
A European Jewish group has accused the European Union of providing "legitimization" for terrorism with its criticism of Israel.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked the Czech Republic for standing with Israel against a United Nations resolution that gave the Palestinians enhanced statehood status.
Israel rejected concerted criticism from the United States and Europe on Monday over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to expand settlement building after the United Nations' de facto recognition of Palestinian statehood.
The Anti-Defamation League accused European countries of “capitulating to Arab intimidation” in voting to recognize Palestine as a non-member state at the United Nations.
A U.N. General Assembly vote on Thursday recognizing a Palestinian state will do nothing to make it a reality, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.
European diplomats recommended imposing visa bans on "violent" Israeli settlers, as Denmark helped organize a workshop on labeling settlement goods in the European Union.
As they prepared last week for their annual concert tour of Europe, members of the Israel Defense Forces band probably had little inkling of what was about to hit them.
Within hours of Israel's assassination of a top Hamas commander, the situation room sprang into action, anticipating retaliatory attacks and preparing instructions to keep civilians out of harm's way.
Hundreds of journalists and television crews have arrived in Israel to cover the conflict with Gaza.
Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah urged Arab states on Thursday to use all political means possible, including raising oil prices, to end Israeli air strikes on Gaza, suggesting this could be as effective as military attacks on the Jewish state.
Italy’s prime minister promised Italian Jews he would stand beside them in the fight against anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial.
President Barack Obama's lacklustre performance in the first U.S. election debate provoked uneasiness in European capitals on Thursday, where hopes are mostly, if unofficially, pinned on his securing a second term.
The United States reportedly warned European governments in a memorandum not to support a Palestinian bid for increased status at the United Nations.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a persuasive case at the United Nations General Assembly Thursday for a clear red line to ward off Iran’s nuclear weapons program. Time is running out and the United States should listen to the Israeli leader and draw a clear line for Tehran.
Turkey's minister for European affairs, Egemen Bagis, has called circumcision bans in Germany "a danger for liberty."
The Conference of European Rabbis will lobby against recent circumcision bans by advocating legislation supporting the practice.
When representatives of Israel, Germany and the newly created Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany met 60 years ago in Europe to hammer out a reparations agreement for the crimes of Nazi Germany, some Holocaust survivors were still living in Displaced Persons camps on the continent.
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe denied observer status to the Palestinian Authority.
European governments are fully within their legal rights to boycott products made by Jews in the West Bank, a British legal expert has concluded.
Israel’s national lacrosse team is clinging to a one-goal lead with 20 seconds remaining when the referee blows his whistle -- the Wales coach wants a stick check on an Israeli player.
Jozeph Nassi, the vice president of Istanbul’s Jewish community, describes the dilemma facing Europe’s Jewish communities.
Conservative Polish lawmaker Miroslaw Piotrowski's invitation to a controversial priest to speak in Brussels has led to a split among the European Conservatives and Reformists group, or ECR.
Yad Vashem and the Council of Europe have signed a memorandum of understanding to promote Holocaust education throughout the council's 47 member states
Sure, you’ve heard of old movies, but one highlight of this year’s Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival reaches back 88 years, reviving the silent film “The Moon of Israel.”
How much homophobia is there? And how much anti-Semitism? How many Muslims are beaten up because of who they are?
The European body monitoring hate crimes said that governments fail to provide adequate data.
This is the 73rd anniversary of Kristallnacht, and the first one I will mark without my father. Kristallnacht is referred to as the “night of broken glass.” But it was much more. It was the beginning of the end of most of European Jewry. It was two days of Nazi government-sponsored riots on Nov. 9 and 10, 1938, in Germany and Austria. Reported numbers vary, but about 270 synagogues were burned, 7,000 businesses and homes were damaged or destroyed, and 100 Jews were killed. Between 26,000 and 30,000 Jews were arrested and deported to concentration camps. My father was one of them. A 16-year-old boy living in Niederstetten, Germany, he was arrested on November 10 and sent to Dachau.
Israel has been accepted as an associate member of the prestigious European nuclear physics lab CERN.
It's called Summer U, but most of the more than 500 young Jews who attend the European Union of Jewish Students' largest annual event don't come for the seminars.
After vandals stuck Europe's largest Jewish cemetery in Berlin, Jewish leaders are asking area metal dealers to check for wrought-iron objects that might have been stolen from the cemetery.
The roomful of artists, musicians and cultural leaders let their imaginations run wild.
Chabad will establish six new student centers on college campuses in Northern Europe over the next year.
European Jewish groups slammed a decision by the lower house of the Dutch parliament to ban the ritual slaughter of animals. The Conference of European Rabbis President Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt called the ban an outrage that would prevent Jews from living a Jewish life in The Netherlands.
The organization that coordinates European basketball will not make an exception to its uniform policy for an Orthodox Jewish player on the Israeli national women's team. Naama Shafir, an Israeli point guard and a player on the University of Toledo's women's basketball team, normally wears a T-shirt under her jersey for modesty reasons.
After months of turmoil, a communal umbrella organization for Europe’s Jewish communities was re-established in Paris. The European Council of Jewish Communities was re-established with 20 member organizations that approved articles of association at a board meeting last week. Rather than political matters, the council will focus on its original mandate, including Jewish education, welfare and heritage for member communities.
It was a sign that ties between the Obama and Netanyahu administrations remain strong despite the apparent tensions two weeks ago when the two leaders met at the White House. On Monday, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton shot down a French proposal for renewed Israeli-Palestinian peace talks that had put the Israeli leader in a quandary.