Joe Biden Defends Obama's Iran Policy To Rabbis: 'We Were the Problem'
May 08 2012 1:18 PM EDT
Vice President Joe Biden received a warm welcome from Conservative rabbis Tuesday as he sought to reassure American Jews about President Barack Obama's commitment to Israel and defend his diplomatic strategy with Iran.
Iran: A Modern Day 'Nazi Germany'?
April 27 2012 1:50 PM EDT
Some top Israeli officials have repeatedly compared the current regime in Tehran to Nazi Germany and Adolph Hitler?s program of exterminating the Jews.
What Is Passover? Jewish Holiday History And Rules
April 05 2012 4:13 PM EDT
The Jewish holiday of Passover takes place each Spring based on the Hebrew Calendar and lasts eight days (seven if you are in Israel). The focal point of the holiday is the Seder(s) [translation:order, arrangement] which takes place on the first two nights of the holiday, but Passover extends for an entire week. Keep reading to learn the holiday's history and how to observe Passover at home.
L.I. Eye: Long Island Village Board Foils Chicken Coup
April 04 2012 8:28 AM EDT
The end was inevitable' last year Iranian immigrants Alfred and Stella Bassal erected an illegal chicken coop in Great Neck, N.Y. Tuesday night, the Village Board ruled.
France: A Long History of Anti-Semitism
April 02 2012 9:27 AM EDT
In recent decades, with the huge influx of Arab Muslim immigrants to France, anti-Semitism now has a decidedly Islamic flavor.
The Jews of France: A Long History Of Anti-Semitism
March 31 2012 8:53 AM EDT
In the words of author Emile Zola when he supported Captain Alfred Dreyfus, the French Jewish officer charged with treason: “Dreyfus is innocent. I swear it! I stake my life on it — my honor!”
French Muslims: In The Wake Of The Merah Massacre
March 29 2012 8:22 AM EDT
The saga of French Muslims took an ugly turn earlier this month when Islamic militant Mohamed Merah was identified as the gunman in mass killings in Toulouse that appeared to have been driven by bias.
France's Muslims: Integration Or Alienation?
March 28 2012 5:27 PM EDT
Ahead of next month's French presidential election, incumbent president Nicolas Sarkozy has already complained that there are too many immigrants in France.
France: More Anti-Semitic Attacks In Wake Of Toulouse Massacre
March 28 2012 8:41 AM EDT
A twelve-year-old Jewish boy was assaulted by youths shouting anti-Semitic slogans -- including “dirty Jew” -- in southeast Paris.
Nazi Germany’s Fascination With Ancient India: The Case Of Heinrich Himmler
March 26 2012 8:05 AM EDT
Himmler, responsible for the deaths of millions of innocent people, was also a highly complex and fascinating man. He was obsessed with India and Hinduism.
Toulouse Massacre: Fears Extreme Right-Wing May Exploit Tragedy For Political Gain
March 22 2012 1:43 PM EDT
France currently has about 5-million Muslims, making it the largest Islamic community in Europe.
Anti-Semitism At Very High Levels In Europe: ADL
March 20 2012 3:22 PM EDT
The survey suggests that almost one-third of Europeans surveyed hold strong prejudices against Jews.
Jewish Groups Call Shooting An Attack On All Of Us, NYPD Tightens Security At Jewish Sites
March 19 2012 9:33 PM EDT
Although there is no known specific threat against New York City, the NYPD has taken the precaution of stepping up coverage of Jewish neighborhoods and institutions in the city, said a spokesman.
Italian Police Arrest Moroccan Man Suspected of Plotting to Attack Milan Synagogue
March 15 2012 12:59 PM EDT
The suspect maintained a Facebook account which included instructions and manuals for explosive devices.
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, Michael Jackson's Spiritual Adviser, Running For Congress
March 14 2012 3:17 PM EDT
America's Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, author and public speaker, says he wants to be a values voice in Congress.
Purim Costume Ideas for Kids and Adults: Last Minute, Easy Homemade, Religious and Topical Costumes
March 07 2012 5:37 PM EST
Having trouble thinking up the perfect Purim costume? Here's a list of possible costumes broken into categories so it's easy to find what you're looking for, whether you're a kid or adult, and going for something topical, religious or just need a last minute costume that's easy to make.
Purim: Netanyahu’s Gift to Obama Both a Symbol and Warning
March 07 2012 3:24 PM EST
Purim celebrates the deliverance of the Jews of ancient Persia from destruction.
Hindu Nationalist’s Historical Links to Nazism and Fascism
March 06 2012 3:27 PM EST
With respect to Hitler and Nazism, the links to India and Hinduism were deeper and more profound.
Aakash Dalal: Why Would an Indian Hindu Firebomb Synagogues?
March 04 2012 6:14 PM EST
India has enjoyed generally benevolent relations with the Jewish state.
Israel Attack Iran: Is Ahmadinejad Himself Jewish?
February 25 2012 11:39 AM EST
Iran has the largest Jewish community in the Middle East outside of Israel.