Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel has been bolstered by a successful trip to the United States. But greater challenges are still awaiting him back home.
The newly discovered letter, written by a German Jesuit to Pope Pius XII’s personal secretary, suggests that the pope knew of Hitler’s atrocities but chose to remain silent.
Israelis are deeply split about what kind of country Israel should be. Four encounters at four recent protests show how that division plays out in daily life.
The names were found in documents recently studied by the Vatican, but historians say they don’t change the fundamental understanding of the church’s actions during the war.
Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the Palestinian Authority, said in August that European Jews were persecuted for what he said were their predatory lending practices, not their religion.
Clément Beaune, who had a double coming out as a gay man with Jewish roots, wants to be mayor of Paris, revive the center-left and build the united Europe he…
At a time when Israeli Jews can seem irreconcilably divided, an unusual swimming center in the city of Rehovot illustrates the compromises that many Israelis make daily.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel is the face of his government’s effort to reduce judicial power. His justice minister, Yariv Levin, is the main architect.
Lawmakers are set to vote Monday on whether to limit the Supreme Court’s power as one element of a government plan to overhaul judicial authority. It is part of a…
The demolition of the city’s main synagogue was an early sign of the terrible destruction to come under the Nazi regime.