Oct 20, 2011 03:32 EDT
Amer Musa Nasim, once one of the last seven remaining Jews in Baghdad, says he finally had to leave violence-stricken Iraq to live a peaceful life even though he loves his country.
Oct 19, 2011 13:41 EDT
PARIS (Reuters) - European rabbis and Holocaust survivors in the United States urged the Vatican Wednesday to suspend unity talks with ultra-traditionalist Catholics until their movement pledged to renounce anti-Semitic members in its ranks.
Oct 19, 2011 10:16 EDT
PARIS (Reuters) - European rabbis urged the Vatican Wednesday to suspend unity talks with an ultra-traditionalist Catholic rebel society until the movement pledged to fight what they called anti-Semitism in its ranks.
Oct 18, 2011 04:47 EDT
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A sign at the ice cream parlour may caution men and women not to lick cones in public, but the warning didn't stop Jewish zealots vandalising the shop in Jerusalem's main ultra-Orthodox neighborhood.
Oct 17, 2011 12:33 EDT
Vienna's Jewish Museum re-opens its doors this week after a thorough renovation, with a new exhibit dedicated to the first film studio bosses in Hollywood, many of whom were Jews emigrated from eastern Europe.
Oct 14, 2011 09:38 EDT
Monetary policy is utterly ignored in Washington, even though the Federal Reserve system is a creation of Congress.The result is inflation . Inflation is caused by an increase in the money supply ? the rate of inflation is determined by the quantity of goods vs. the money supply - more money chasing the same amount of, or fewer goods, causes price increases. The higher the price increases the higher the rate of inflation is said to be.
Oct 14, 2011 09:03 EDT
Israel has formally submitted plans for a new settlement neighbourhood in annexed east Jerusalem in what will be the sector's first new district in 14 years, Peace Now said on Friday.
Oct 12, 2011 12:08 EDT
A 1939 letter from Albert Einstein warning of the Nazi "calamitous peril" to Jews on the eve of World War II was sold at auction Tuesday for nearly $14,000, double its estimate, auctioneers said.
Oct 09, 2011 11:00 EDT
Jewish settlers clashed with Palestinian farmers on Sunday as they tried to pick olives from land owned by the family of two men convicted of killing a young settler family in March.
Oct 08, 2011 17:40 EDT
TEL AVIV-JAFFA, Israel (Reuters) - Dozens of gravestones were desecrated at adjacent Muslim and Christian cemeteries overlooking the sea at Jaffa and a fire-bomb was thrown at a nearby synagogue, on Saturday, Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement.
Oct 08, 2011 14:49 EDT
Vandals defaced graves in two cemeteries, one Muslim and the other Christian, with anti-Arab graffiti in Jaffa south of Tel Aviv, Israeli police said on Saturday.
Oct 08, 2011 10:50 EDT
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Headstones at a Muslim and a Christian cemetery were desecrated by unknown assailants in Jaffa on Saturday, the Jewish holy fast day of Yom Kippur, an Israeli website said.
Oct 07, 2011 08:10 EDT
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - In its troubled peace talks with the Palestinians, Israel has demanded that it should be recognized as a Jewish state, but there is deep domestic division on what that means.
Oct 07, 2011 03:57 EDT
Israel limited access to Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound on Friday for fear of violence on the Muslim weekly day of prayer, which leads directly into Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar, police said.
Oct 06, 2011 13:18 EDT
Israeli police said on Thursday they have arrested a suspect in the arson attack on a mosque in northern Israel, after a gag order on details of his detention was lifted.
Oct 06, 2011 11:21 EDT
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas called on Europe to back the "Palestinian spring" by supporting his government's bid to win a place at the United Nations.
Oct 03, 2011 13:42 EDT
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A Libyan Jew who returned to the country in hopes of resurrecting its Jewish community after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi said Monday that armed men had forced him from the Tripoli synagogue which he had hoped to restore.
Oct 03, 2011 13:17 EDT
A Libyan Jew who returned from exile as Moamer Kadhafi's regime fell said on Monday he is facing death threats over his attempts to restore Tripoli's abandoned and crumbling main synagogue.
Oct 03, 2011 04:04 EDT
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A mosque in a Bedouin village in northern Israel was set on fire and graffiti sprayed on its walls overnight on Monday, locals said, in an attack blamed on Jewish extremists.
Oct 01, 2011 20:00 EDT
Rosh Hashana, the year 5772.