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Olympics 2016: 3 Times Israel Was Snubbed in Rio

If Olympic athletes are any sign of their countries’ attitudes, things don’t look too good when it comes to relationships between Israel and its...
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Little Sam Ojserkis Hoping for Big Results in Rio

Sam Ojserkis might be coming home with a medal from Rio for Olympic rowing. Eat. Sleep. Row. That’s been Sam Ojserkis’ life for the last three-and-a-half...
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Nice’s Jews to Gather on Shabbat Despite Terrorist Attack

A man drove a truck through a crowded promenade in Nice Thursday night shortly after the annual firework show on Bastille Day. More than...
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Saying Good-Night to Elie Wiesel

A light in the Jewish community went out on July 2 with the passing of Holocaust survivor, Nobel Peace Prize winner and activist Elie...
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Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel Has Died

Elie Wiesel, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and activist against racism who survived the Holocaust, died at the age of 87. Elie Wiesel, a Nobel...
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Studying Abroad May Be Rewarding, But Is It Cheaper?

Lirom Global Education offers academic gap-year programs, some of which offer 10 credits toward a bachelor’s degree, as well as summer programs in such...
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Brits Vote to Leave EU, David Cameron Quits

A majority of British voters said their country should leave the European Union, in a nonbinding referendum whose results prompted the resignation of British...
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Falafel Wars in Paris: Who’s Got the Better Balls?

Opened in 1979 by Yomi Peretz's parents in the old Jewish quarter of the Marais, the Falafel Ace is an institution distinguished by its international reputation...

Jewish Museums in Europe Put Forth Problematic Narrative

One section of these exhibitions is missing. One section, which I thought was just as obviously necessary and important as each of the previous...
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Hundreds of voters, including chief rabbi, turned away in heavily Jewish London borough

Hundreds of voters, including Britain’s chief rabbi and his wife, were turned away from polling stations Thursday morning in a heavily Jewish borough of...