At rare Jerusalem gathering, members of disparate streams agree on one thing: The Chief Rabbinate must not lose its monopoly over conversions
Gottfried Waldhäusl, a cabinet minister in the state government of Lower Austria, defended the plan as necessary 'from an animal welfare point of view'
Opposition lawmakers slam visit, accusing Netanyahu of sabotaging EU and noting that Orbán praised Hungary's WWII-era leader, who collaborated with Nazis
68 rabbis from different streams jointly condemn the U.K. Labour Party, while a lawmaker resigns from the party in protest
'I come from the South Bronx, I come from a Puerto Rican background. And Middle Eastern politics is not exactly at my kitchen table every night,' Democrat Ocasio-Cortez says
The Daily Stormer has removed 90 percent of the 40 Pepe images it posted after cartoonist's lawyers sent copyright violation notices
Ruling concerned a case in which a man sued a private Christian college for allegedly not hiring him as a football coach because of his Jewish background
An ultra-Orthodox source at the Beit Shemesh municipality told Haaretz that the incident is the result of ultra-Orthodox extremists trying to exert control over territory
How an Israeli professor discovered surprising information linking 'Peter Bergson' – who worked during the 1940s in the U.S. to help the Irgun underground in Mandatory Palestine, as well as European Jewry – to some notorious Jewish gangsters
What it was like meeting Claude Lanzmann, the man who tried to understand the impossible
Screenplay discovered by Prof. Nathan Abrams shows how, like in 'Eyes Wide Shut,' Kubrick stripped stories from their Jewishness to adapt them to all-American settings
Cohen's Israeli 'terrorist terminator' Col. Erran Morad is a stroke of genius and proves that politicians will say anything – even voicing support for arming toddlers
Jewish Federations president says draft law's new wording, which undercuts religious pluralism, is ‘short of the expectations we have of Israel, a thriving democracy’
Dozens of rabbis blast softened definition of anti-Semitism in party's new code of conduct, call leadership 'insulting and arrogant'
Nine candidates running in the midterm elections have ties to white nationalists or Nazi groups, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. Here's who you should know
Bennett: Compromise reached on contested clause, which now underscores importance of developing Jewish communities
For 15 years, the man behind the Nobel Prize exchanged letters with his Viennese mistress, a flower girl called Sofie Hess. The Nobel Foundation kept the contents of these letters under wraps for almost a century, for fear of tarnishing his name
Eight young Americans leave the trip during a visit to Jerusalem's City of David Park to visit family slated for eviction by right-wing organization that manages the park
Opinion 'One Jewish Life Is Worth More Than 10,000 non-Jews': Why More U.S. Jews Will Walk Off Birthright This Summer
My Birthright guide's supremacist stance was extreme. But the program's claim to be 'apolitical' is not only demonstrably untrue; it frames every critical, inquisitive Jewish millennial who wants to meet Palestinians as Israel-haters
The slogan was originally popularized by two World War II Ukrainian paramilitary organizations, one which was responsible for the slaughter of thousands of Jews, the other, of Polish villagers
Opinion Sex, Drugs and a Zionist Conspiracy: The Scandalous Memoir Threatening Imran Khan's Dream of Leading Pakistan
An 'active Zionist,' Jewish sympathizer, adulterer and sexual predator: A tell-all book written by Reham Khan is convulsing the country. His allies call it a grotesque PR stunt and a political plot – but the damage could still be immense
Trump administration officials have said the harassment is a sign of declining civility; the president’s critics say his own coarse statements and controversial policies have set the tone
France has far from a perfect history when it comes to Jews, but the government has recognized this and fights antisemitism. Croatia's government does neither
Chairman of a Dutch Jewish group accuses British journalist Paul Mason of punching him after he protested U.K. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn's visit to the Netherlands
An award-winning new movie shines a spotlight on the 1941 Odessa Massacre, where 40,000 Jews were murdered. But as lawmakers propose a law against ‘anti-Romanian’ acts, is the country ready?
Some 7,000 demonstrators in Tel Aviv march from Rabin Square to an 'emergency rally' to protest the bill ■ New Israel Fund CEO: 'This is tribalism at its worst'
The man, 72-years-old, was arrested on charges that he planned to burn down his condo building after receiving an eviction notice
King Farouk and Richard Nixon were among their fans, they starred in dozens of films and their photos graced magazine covers around the world. But it is unlikely that the audiences who packed the halls in the 1950s and ‘60s knew the truth about the Egyptian sisters who became international stars
This week at the Tel Aviv airport: How immigration and war affect dance, according to a dance scholar
Among his numerous cases, including those concerning President Bill Clinton and the 2000 Florida election recount, is a lesser-known one about a shul in a Washington suburb
'We can’t become victims again': Thanks to Trump, Netanyahu and Putin, the glory days of liberal democracy are over. The arc of history is not bending towards justice. Where will Jews stand?
This week an Israeli family got a precious gift from the past – thanks to a German organization that returns personal items of concentration camp prisoners to their rightful owners or heirs.
When conservative star pundit Ben Shapiro weighed into the abortion debate, he reproduced Christian denominations’ extremist positions rather than the centuries-long, nuanced, case-by-case Jewish tradition. That’s a shame – but no accident
Neo-Nazis from the Nordic Resistance Movement, beginning in 2016, pasted stickers with fascist imagery on Umea’s Jewish community center, 'making the place look like after Kristallnach'
Self-confident Jews don't feel the need to push legislation for menorahs to monopolize the Israeli public square, to institute segregation, to marginalize other faiths and to celebrate exclusion and intolerance
The actress said on Twitter that she will film her own interview and post it online a day after announcing that she would be interviewed on TV
The U.S. far right is less united than a year ago: infighting may mean fewer attend an anniversary rally in Washington D.C. planned for August. But that's no indication of the state of white supremacy, which is in the midst of a disturbing resurgence
In a message to the campus Jewish community Kevin Marbury, a university vice president, said campus police were working with the Eugene Police Department on the investigation
'Anti-Semitism, racism and Islamophobia cannot be equated,' reads the open letter signed by nearly 40 organizations
'Valley Eyewear was completely unaware of the sensitivity', the company director said in a statement