College students and activists tell Haaretz the American-Israeli actor has emboldened them to speak out, after she opted not to attend an awards ceremony in her honor due to Benjamin Netanyahu’s policies
Evidence backing up claim that Trump’s favorite nickname for Jewish TV journalist Chuck Todd has Nazi origins is hard to find – but that hasn’t ended the controversy
In the letter, the composer asserts that ‘Jewish assimilation into French society prevents the French from distinguishing the corroding influence of the Jewish spirit on modern culture’
An incident last week saw a Syrian teen assault a kippah wearing Israeli-Arab who was trying to prove a point that Germany is no longer anti-Semitic. Demonstrations in response to the attack are set for Wednesday
That men on the internet raced to tell a Harvard-educated woman she didn’t really comprehend her own expressly stated political position is striking, if not so surprising. Let's take the radical step of taking her seriously
Jewish Leaders Reject New Bill That Would Grant Orthodox Movement Control Over Conversions in Israel
Jewish Federations of North America says new draft is ‘not a compromise’ and must be revisited, while Reform movement head says bill would give ‘monopoly’ to Orthodox movement
Opinion IfNotNow Is So Noisy About the Occupation. Why Is It So Quiet About Israel's Right to Exist?
IfNotNow rightly calls for Jews to talk honestly about the occupation. So why won't they talk honestly about whether a Jewish state should even exist?
In a defiant Facebook post, Trayon White said he already apologized from previous anti-Semitic statements and no longer intends to accept criticism on the matter
It's not just anti-Semitism in Britain. In his defense of Castro's Cuba, Maduro's Venezuela, his evasions on Russia's poisonings and Assad's gassings, the Labour leader, like much of the far Left, is ideologically incapable of prioritizing human rights or freedom of expression
Analysis Bibi-DS Instead of BDS: Portman's Strategy of Boycotting Netanyahu Could Be Next Wave of Political Protest
Natalie Portman's motives in declining to appear at the Genesis Prize ceremony aren't important. The real question is whether the Netanyahu brand has grown toxic and if it can be disassociated from Israel
Former president Sarkozy, five imams and actor Gerard Depardieu among signatories of open letter drafted by former Charlie Hebdo editor
Drafted at Netanyahu's request, new 'compromise' legislation would end private Orthodox conversions and deny immigrant benefits to Conservative and Reform Jews who convert in Israel
Among widespread criticism from Israeli political sector includes Internal Security Minister Gilad Erdan, who wrote Natalie Portman a letter with references to Star Wars imploring her 'not to let the dark side win'
Article in the journal Molecular Autism claims that Asperger referred severely disabled children to Vienna’s notorious Am Spiegelgrund clinic where almost 800 children died under the Nazi program
Campaign to oppose hatred comes after Israeli Arab wearing skullcap as 'experiment' was attacked in Berlin
Natalie Portman to Donate $2m Genesis Prize Despite Boycotting Israel Ceremony, Foundation Source Says; Portman Rep Denies
Source says Genesis Prize Foundation believes actor will donate money as planned ■ Israeli culture minister blasts Portman, says she's been manipulated by anti-Israel activists
After suddenly leaving the museum, Trayon White says the visit 'has given me the chance to meet a lot of great Jews'
Just as Israel’s African refugees at last saw a flicker of justice, another callous deportation crisis erupted in Britain. That sudden feeling of being unwanted in the place you consider home? We know it too
There have generally been three ways in which women have entered Israel’s history books: as artists, martyrs or grieving mothers. Feminist historians are working for the state’s hidden figures to get the recognition they deserve
The victim donned a traditional Jewish skullcap as an 'experiment' after being told it was not safe to wear one in Germany
Amid debate over anti-Semitism in the U.K., author responds to tweet claiming 'Judaism is a religion not a race' — and grows increasingly frustrated
Warsaw pays homage to hundreds of Jewish fighters who rebelled against the Nazis despite knowing they were doomed
From smuggling immigrants into Mandatory Palestine to working in underground bullet factories, these seven men and women all played a role in establishing the Jewish state. They recount their war stories and reflect on whether Israel has lived up to their hopes
Stashed underground in boxes and milk cans by a clandestine group of Jewish archivists, the thousands of surviving papers document life and death in the doomed ghetto
A young woman of African descent who used to wander around the grounds is suspected of being connected to the vandalism, though there's no comment whether it was part of a hate crime
Conservative lawmakers were keen to say they were not political point-scoring in the debate, when Jewish Labour lawmakers listed the abuse they had received on social media
In a self-published interview, the former Smiths frontman described kosher food production as 'very cruel' and called for its prohibition
The 'anti-imperialist' left is now shilling for tyrants in Damascus and Moscow. And conspiracy theories are the toxic glue binding them to their fellow Assad and Putin apologists on the alt-right
Jewish activists were protesting anniversary of group that organizes 10-day trips to Israel for Diaspora Jews and trying to hand out symbolic 'return the birthright' tickets
Now in their 80s or 90s, three youngsters were all in the hall for various reasons during the historic event in Tel Aviv on May 14, 1948. They look back on it wistfully, even if at the time they were unaware of its significance
Ein Dor and Yizre’el in northern Israel were both established in 1948. One was privatized in 2003, while the other still serves three communal meals a day and adheres to the old kibbutz socialist ethos – can you guess which one is thriving today?
'There aren’t black people who are Jews.' Naomi Wadler told Elle magazine in an interview that she experiences discrimination by classmates for being black and Jewish
If anyone had thought that once he was released from prison, Rabbi Eliezer Berland would remain alone, unforgiven for the acts he had confessed to and bereft of followers, they were very wrong
'I say to the crown prince and the other multi-billionaire leaders in the region, stop just talking about the poverty and distress in Gaza, do something about it,' Sanders tells J Street
Over 150 students protest, led by campaign calling on young Jews to boycott Birthright Israel and support a right of return for Palestinians
From Tel Aviv to the Sea of Galilee - why can't we keep Israel clean?
The group Ultra-Orthodox Against the Deportation sees it as a religious duty to aid the Eritreans and Sudanese in Israel, and is working to improve conditions in a squalid area where migrants wait for the authorities to decide their fate
The contemporary tax system has roots in the biblical concept of tithing, something like the original flat tax, meant to redistribute wealth in a more equitable fashion
Speaking at a J Street conference, the former justice minister called proposed government legislation on the subject anti-democratic
The breakdown of democratic norms you fear in Trump's America is far more advanced in Israel. We Israelis need your vocal - and financial - support to confront a creeping autocracy