Global Agenda: Not what they seem
Where better to start than Persia, scene of the Purim story in the country’s imperial heyday – but now known as Iran.
By PINCHAS LANDAU
Diaspora discord: Indiana Jews and the US state’s new ‘religious freedom’ law
Jewish leaders in the Midwestern state react to the controversial measure that was ratified last week.
By JULIE STEIGERWALD
'Biden told US Jews that Israel - not America - guaranteed their security'
The surprising remarks were reported by Atlantic journalist Jeffrey Goldberg in a recent article about the future of European Jewry.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Limmud FSU marks Auschwitz liberation with emotional exhibition
Yad Vashem's exhibition, "Private Tolkatchev at the Gates of Hell," was one of the main attractions at this year's Limmud FSU conference in New York.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Jewish world: Shifts and rifts in Israel-US ties
As progressive US Jews and Israelis drift apart, where are relations headed?
By Mati WAGNER
Lauder criticizes US efforts against ‘new anti-Semitism’ in Europe
Lauder also criticized the absence of any US representation at the anti-terror march in Paris in the wake of the attacks on the satiric weekly Charlie Hebdo and a kosher supermarket.
By JEREMY SHARON
Turkey unveils Great Synagogue as Jewish population fades
A five-year, $2.5 million government project has restored the synagogue's lead-clad domes and resplendent interior ahead of its Thursday re-opening.
Expanding its reach into Ukrainian aliya, IFCJ ups its aid to war-torn country’s Jews
Charity says it’s spending millions on communities, refugees; Jewish Agency blasts group for going it alone on immigration.
By SAM SOKOL
British activists step up efforts to oppose BDS
The UK’s pro-Palestinian lobby was given a substantial boost when, last October, the House of Commons voted for a non-binding motion calling for early recognition of a Palestinian state.
By JERRY LEWIS
French Jews breathe sigh of relief - sort of - over far-right's election result
The virtual Jewish sigh of relief is only partial.
By RINA BASSIST