After a year-long diplomatic struggle and a little help from the United States, Yom Kippur is officially a United Nations holiday.
Three Books of Esther scrolls read on Purim during the Holocaust were found in a hidden synagogue at the Warsaw Ghetto after a wall in the ghetto collapsed.
Former presidential candidate Michele Bachmann called for an intensified effort to convert Jews to Christianity.
Benjamin Netanyahu shared a touching tribute to his late brother Yoni, hours ahead of Israel's national day of mourning for soldiers lost.
According to a new book by historians, Hitler suffered from a condition called hypospadias, which left Hitler with an abnormally small manhood.
California passed a bill barring state bodies, including universities, from maintaining ties with organizations that support the boycott Israel movement.
Staffers at the Auschwitz museum found a gold ring hidden in a false bottom of one of the cups on display in the main exhibition.
The Obama administration has awarded $12 million for assistance to Holocaust survivors.
A U.S. officer who helped liberate 2,500 Jews during the Holocaust has died at the age of 99.
Hacked documents show that Jewish Hungarian-American business magnate George Soros has contributed a large amount of funds to anti-Israel causes.