The headstone of Isabel Janken’s father, Henry Morhar, lies flat on the ground at Mount Zion Cemetery, knocked from its ledger. It’s an elegant headstone, weighing more than 1,000 pounds. A few feet below, an engraved picture showing a handsome Morhar is inscribed in capital...
Iran’s Rouhani accuses West of exploiting Sunni-Shi’ite rift, raps Israel
9 iconic sites that celebrate American Jewish history
Mideast Quartet blames Palestinians for incitement, Israel for settlement expansion
Sarah Silverman, Jeffrey Tambor and Goldie Hawn to get Hollywood Walk of Fame stars
Istanbul and Hallel
May 8, 2013 | 1:12 pm
March 1, 2013 | 6:51 am
May 31, 2012 | 10:12 am
December 1, 2011 | 4:18 pm
November 30, 2011 | 6:33 pm
December 8, 2010 | 11:05 am
Large swastikas were found painted on more than 100 gravestones in a Jewish cemetery in the capital of Latvia.
The swastikas apparently were painted in white spray paint overnight Tuesday at the New Jewish Cemetery in Riga. A cemetery guard made the discovery the next morning, according to reports. State and local police are investigating.
The same cemetery was desecrated in 2003. The five then-teenage perpetrators in 2005 received suspended prison sentences ranging from 6 months to three years.
September 14, 2009 | 7:12 pm
Graves belonging to AMIA Jewish Center attack victims were among those vandalized in an Argentine Jewish cemetery.
Fifty-eight headstones at the La Tablada Jewish cemetery in Buenos Aires province were defaced between Sept. 11 and 12. Eight belonged to victims of the 1994 center...