Born in Romania in 1925, Yavetz escaped the Holocaust and fought for Israeli independence before becoming one of Israel's most esteemed professors and scholars.
A new exhibition at Beit Hatfutsot offers a fascinating insight into the rich and colorful life of Central Asia's Bukharan Jews.
Der Standard newspaper says screening program started in 2007 determined that about 500 works of art and 900 books are of dubious origin.
Central council of Jews in Germany and others defend Jakob Augstein, who was ranked ninth on the Simon Wiesenthal Center's list of anti-Semitic and anti-Israel rhetoric.
Willi Voss, who abetted the 1972 Munich massacre, reveals in a new book that the CIA recruited him to help prevent anti-Israeli terrorism.
After the Viennese community's archives were transferred to the Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People in Jerusalem in the wake of the Holocaust, the community wants them back.
In his search for Jewish ancestry, Eran Elhaik says he has discovered that some Ashkenazis originated in the Khazar empire, not the kingdom of Judah.
Speaking at the former IDF chief's funeral, Prime Minister Netanyahu says 'his reputation preceded him'; President Peres: He never stopped chasing peace.
Poland's new envoy to Tel Aviv is proud of the developing ties between Israel and his country, which takes a growing interest in matters Jewish. Still, painful issues continue to dog Polish-Jewish ties.
The new law, passed with 434 to 100 votes, grants parents the right to authorize the circumcision of their sons by a trained practitioner.