The Vatican has requested it be removed from a Palestinian-prepared United Nations resolution calling for the flag of 'Palestine' to be flown at the UN.
Nearly 800 rabbis have signed an online petition opposing the Iran nuclear deal, while urging Congress to vote against it.
A commemorative stamp featuring Sir Nicholas Winton, known as the 'British Schindler,' will be issued by Britain's Royal Mail.
Two Democratic U.S. senators from Maryland—Ben Cardin and Barbara Mikulski—remain undecided about the Iran agreement.
The Human Rights Human Wrongs film festival of Oslo has adopted a policy of boycotting Israeli films.
After being re-invited, American Jewish reggae star Matisyahu confirmed he will perform at a Spanish music festival.
A Jewish woman of color will be the first openly transgender person to serve in the White House.
Archaeologists digging at a site in Evora, Portugal, discovered a dozen bodies they believe to be Jews who were persecuted by the Inquisition.
A Spain music fest, which disinvited Matisyahu after he refused to make a statement endorsing a Palestinian state, has re-invited him to perform.