Gad Ariely succeeds outgoing WJC-Israel Executive Board Chairman Shai Hermesh, who stepped down after 11 years in the post.
Members of Berlin's Social Democratic Party (SPD) passed a resolution on Saturday in support of Israel, condemning the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign targeting the Jewish state.
Sybille Steinbacher took up her appointment at a prestigious German university this week as the country's first academic to teach the Nazi Holocaust to students.
Eight Panamanian Sephardic Jews received Spanish citizenship from Spain’s ambassador to Panama in a ceremony at the Spanish Embassy in Panama City.
The legislature of the US state of New Jersey is considering a bill that would drastically increase the penalties for making false bomb threats against Jewish community centers and other sites.
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