Decision overrules Jewish Agency, which had formally recognized the 2,000-strong Abayudaya community several years ago. A ruling in favor of the state could have serious repercussions for 'emerging Jewish communities’ around the world
EU Court of Justice ruling appears to propose that religious minorities adapt their practices to animal welfare requirements
Agreement over allocation of senior positions in World Zionist Organization and its affiliates prevented deepening wedge between Israel and Diaspora
Report by London-based Institute for Jewish Policy Research finds that Europe accounts for same percentage of worldwide Jews today as it did nearly 1,000 years ago ■ 70,000 Israeli-born Jews live permanently in Europe
Jacob Kornbluh was attacked Wednesday by large crowd of protesters demonstrating against new COVID-19 measures in the city
Professor David Engel insists events that occurred in different eras and different places aren’t necessarily connected
Position of Interior Ministry, sure to anger advocates of Jewish pluralism worldwide, revealed in brief submitted to Israel’s top court
The Masa program, which provides the financial support, is making the cuts due to a reduction in its own funding, which comes mostly from the Israeli government and the Jewish Agency
Israel has been represented for too long by urbane professionals who lull a liberal audience into forgetting they represent a Netanyahu government
Officials' projections, based on aliyah groups' estimates of a rise they link to coronavirus pandemic, are detached from reality
Petition by Jewish citizens of U.K. says former settlements minister Tzipi Hotovely 'shares responsibility for upholding Israel's illegal occupation of the West Bank'
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Israeli court ruled Tuesday that Malka Leifer, accused of 74 counts of rape and sexual assault in Australia, is fit to stand trial and renewed extradition process
Correspondent is honored for coverage of Diaspora communities in United States and Britain, including Pittsburgh a year on from mass shooting
At least one teenager was arrested, two days after a similar incident sparked comments from the mayor that drew criticism from Jewish groups from across the political spectrum
Ultra-Orthodox community targeted by biased media coverage now suffering covert and veiled attacks on mainstream social media, group reports
Photo shows officers meeting with Jewish civilian security unit to help ensure that fuenral for rabbi who died of coronavirus can be held without breaking regulations
'We are disappointed that we have to vote for a whole new process because of a few loud and harmful voices,' said CEO one Jewish organization of decision to delay Dianne Lob's ascension to umbrella group's head
Critics say Bill de Blasio singling out a community threatened by hate crimes, and point to crowds gathering for flyover as evidence of double standard
Dianne Lob was supposed to be elected Chair of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations on Tuesday, but will not enter the role until 2021 after anger from pro-Trump group
Adelson-backed Zionist Organization of America says Hebrew Immigration Aid Society ‘has primarily non-Jewish (especially Muslim) clients’ in its criticism Dianne Lob's nomination for Conference of Presidents chair
Jewish Federations CEO: ‘If you haven’t gotten your loan yet, stay in the queue’
Like much of Eastern Europe, Romania’s synagogues and other symbols of Jewish life are in decay. As the community dwindles and cemeteries become parking lots, will Jewish history also fade away?
COVID-19 deaths are particularly high in the French Jewish community, but if you want to come to Israel, you better have a passport: 'My wife and children live in Tel Aviv, but I'm forbidden from visiting'
Not even two world wars, the Holocaust or the 2015 terror attacks kept the 150-year-old institution shut
The roughly 4,200 participants of Masa who remain in Israel are required to comply with coronavirus-related restrictions imposed by the government
'It’s amazing, unbelievable,' the Maccabees co-captain said. 'I don’t know if we ever thought about this. We’ve come an unbelievable long way as a team, and it’s surreal'
Israel’s lack of absentee voting and the novel coronavirus epidemic are also among the factors that could keep Israelis from coming home to vote on March 2
The Holocaust was an impulsive rebellion by 'polytheistic instincts,' claimed Jewish American essayist and literary critic George Steiner, who passed away this month, aged 90. He also speculated about what might have happened if Hitler was captured by Israel