Peres and Abbas may have welcomed a day of rest with Pope Francis, but neither likely gained much from the prayers.
Whether the shooter acted on his own or as part of a network, the fact remains that Jews and Israelis were the first targets of a Syrian civil war graduate.
Given Diaspora Jews' passivity about Israel, it's no surprise that A. B. Yehoshua dismisses them and Netanyahu uses them as political pawns.
Limmud conference in Chisinau highlights tension between twin desires of rebuilding Jewish life and immigrating to Israel.
The action of Mehdi Nemmouch exposes the failures of European governments in dealing with hundreds of young Muslim men returning from Syria.
Mehdi Nemmouche made a crucial mistake when choosing which bus to board from Belgium to France.
French authorities find video among belongings of Mehdi Nemmouche, believe voice on film is his; in film, voice describes 'attack against the Jews.'
Mehdi Nemmouche, a 29-year-old French citizen, arrested in Marseilles carrying a Kalashnikov rifle; suspect maintained right to silence during first 24 hours of interrogation.
All Ukrainians are unified in their revulsion against corruption, but the depth of hostility and suspicion, fuelled by nationalists on either side and by Russia, makes bridging the divide impossible.
Neither the Brussels murders, nor the European Parliament elections, nor the rising interest in aliyah grew out of any wave of anti-Semitism.