Tuesday, September 2, 2014 Elul 7, 5774
By:
Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA JTA
Over the years, Israel has spent millions in the French-speaking Western African nation of Senegal. In return, Senegal has supported Israel, including signing over oil prospecting rights.
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By:
Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
A recent anti-Semitic incident at an anti-government rally has raised anxieties among Ukrainian Jews fearful of rising xenophobia and racially motivated violence they say is inspired by Svoboda, a party with neo-Nazi roots and a penchant for thuggery.
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By:
Ben Harris, JTA
Tad Taube, a successful San Francisco businessman and philanthropist, has been directing considerable resources towards efforts to revive Jewish life in Poland, including the recent opening of the multi-million dollar Museum of the History of the Polish Jews.
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By:
Ruth Ellen Gruber, JTA
The opening of a $100 million museum is one of several high-profile events marking the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
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By:
Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
Gilles Bernheim resigned this week as chief rabbi of France after admitting to several instances of plagiarism and falsely using an academic title.
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