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How Paris Public Schools Became No-Go Zones for Jews

In addition to charting anti-Semitism among students, watchdogs in France and Belgium are seeing for the first time in decades a growing number of...
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Israeli-German Discovery Could Help Cure Deadly Skin Cancer

A new discovery by Israeli and German researchers could be the key to stop the spread of melanoma, the deadliest kind of skin cancer. (JTA)...
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Belgian High School ‘Proud’ of Teacher Honored at Iran’s Holocaust Cartoon Show

Faculty at a Catholic high school in Belgium said they were proud of a senior teacher who won an award and a cash prize...
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Mixed Bag of First-Week Results for Jewish Olympians; Local Coxswain Places Fourth

Sam Ojserkis, the coxswain from Linwood, N.J., was one of just a handful of American Jewish Olympians in Rio de Janiero. After months and years...
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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...