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Israel police arrest 26 Jewish extremists at pope visit site

Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 13:25

Jerusalem police arrested 26 Jewish extremists protesting today at a holy site on Mount Zion outside the Old City that will be visited by Pope Francis, a spokesman said.

Will cut hands of those who seek our demise: Israel minister

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 20:07

As Israel prepares to pay tribute to 23,169 casualties of war and terrorism since 1860, the country`s defence minister has pledged to pursue peace but warned to sever the hands of those who sought the Jewish nation`s demise.

Jewish extremists vandalise Muslim grave in Israel

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 20:57

Suspected Jewish extremists vandalised a Muslim grave near the northern Israeli coastal city of Haifa, police said Friday, in the latest in a string of racist and religious attacks.

John XXIII the `best pope for Jewish people`: Scholar

Last Updated: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 13:19

Pope John XXIII, who will be canonized on Sunday, was "the best pope in history for the Jewish people," says one of the founders of the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation.

Guard shoots Jew dead at Jerusalem`s Western Wall

Last Updated: Friday, June 21, 2013, 14:37

An Israeli security guard shot dead a Jewish visitor at Jerusalem`s Western Wall, mistaking him for a Palestinian militant.

World`s oldest Jewish person dies in US at 113

Last Updated: Friday, June 14, 2013, 15:11

The world`s oldest Jewish person, Evelyn Kozak, whose family fled Russia to escape anti-Semitism, has died at age 113.

France`s Grand Rabbi resigns after plagiarism scandal

Last Updated: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 21:35

France`s Grand Rabbi -- the country`s leading Jewish religious figure -- said on Thursday he had resigned, after he was rocked by a plagiarism scandal.

UK Muslim peer suspended from Labour Party for `anti-Semitic rant` on Pak television

Last Updated: Friday, March 15, 2013, 18:30

A Muslim peer has been suspended from the Labour Party for an alleged anti-Semitic outburst on television in Pakistan.

Rabbi David Hartman dies at 81

Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 20:50

Rabbi David Hartman, one of the world`s leading Jewish philosophers and a promoter of diversity among Jewish theological trends, has died. He was 81.

Lawsuit over `Jew or not Jew` iPhone app dropped

Last Updated: Friday, November 25, 2011, 08:59

French anti-racism groups dropped a lawsuit Thursday against Apple Inc. over an iPhone app called "Jew or not Jew?" after it was removed from circulation worldwide.

Jewish religious ritual causes bomb scare on US flight

Last Updated: Thursday, January 21, 2010, 23:28

A misunderstanding about a Jewish religious ritual, which includes wearing a sacred box on the head on Thursday caused a "bomb scare" in a US flight resulting in its diversion to Philadelphia.

Jewish couple had planned a party on November 26

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2009, 20:50

Jewish couple Gabriel Holtzberg and Rivika, who were killed in the terror siege at the Nariman House, were planning a party on the ill-fated night of November 26, when tragedy befell them.