International News

Coronavirus News from Jewish Communities Around the World

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NOTE: AS OF APRIL 7, THIS ARTICLE IS NO LONGER BEING UPDATED. The Jewish Telegraphic Agency is collecting the news flowing in from across the...

Hundreds of Russian-speaking Jews gather in Vienna for unique festival

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Sponsored Content By Larry Luxner VIENNA — Few events feature both wiener schnitzel and kosher wine, songs from the classic Yiddish “Bey Mir Bist du Scheyn”...

White Supremacists Increasingly Working Together Across Borders

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Shortly before he killed 51 people, the gunman who perpetrated the Christchurch, New Zealand, mosque shooting posted a manifesto to the website 8chan in...
Exterior of stone synagogue.

Dozens of Jews of Egyptian Origin Return for ‘Very Emotional’ Service at Historic Synagogue

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They came from around the world, dozens of Jews of Egyptian origin, to celebrate a Sabbath service at the newly renovated 14th-century synagogue in...

Middle East Experts, Jewish Orgs React to Newly-Released Peace Plan

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Jewish and Israel-related groups expressed mixed reactions to the Trump administration at long last releasing its long-awaited peace plan on Tuesday to help resolve the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict. “We...

Trump Peace Plan Revealed

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As part of President Donald Trump’s proposed plan for Middle East peace unveiled Tuesday, Israel says it will “apply its laws” to the Jordan...

A Guide to Compensation and Eligibility for Holocaust Survivors

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As the world marks World Holocaust Remembrance Day, out of some 200,000 Holocaust survivors in Israel and another 200,000 around the world, tens of...
Russian president speaks from podium with emblem of Israel on it.

Putin Skews Holocaust History at Global Auschwitz Commemoration Event

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — Russian President Vladimir Putin’s prime speaking slot at a Holocaust commemoration event here this week was generating controversy even before the...

Trump: Peace Plan May be Revealed in Coming Days

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President Donald Trump said he may unveil his long-awaited plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace before a planned meeting next Tuesday in Washington with Israeli Prime...

Colombia’s Day of the Little Candles Looks an Awful Lot like Chanukah

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Jews in Colombia preparing for Hanukkah saw something earlier this month that no doubt looked very familiar. On the night of Dec. 7, streets, plazas,...