Fashion designer John Galliano has been arrested in Paris after allegedly making antisemitic remarks.
French police officials told AFP that the British designer was taken into custody for “minor violence”.
Mr Galliano, the chief designer for fashion house Dior, was said to have accosted a couple while they were eating at a café in Paris’ Marais district.
The letters and photos of a young Oskar Schindler have been discovered by a relative who had no idea that "Uncle Oskar" had saved the lives of more than 1,000 Jews.
The correspondence was found by the daughter of Schindler's cousin, Emilie Tyrolt, who emigrated to America before 1920 and exchanged letters with the young Oskar.
The story of the Abayudaya, Uganda's largest Jewish community, which is recognised by the Conservative movement, is well-known.
Inmates in prisons around Moscow may soon be able to quote the Rambam and keep Shabbat, all thanks to a new educational project paid for by the Russian government.
Was Ian McEwan's Jerusalem Prize acceptance speech on Sunday an unqualified attack on the country, as presented by many UK publications? Judge for yourself below:
The unrest and subsequent ousting of President Hosni Mubarak in Egypt is already proving a game-changer in terms of the Egypt-Israel peace agreement.
Iran tried this week to divert attention from the growing unrest within its cities by sending two warships through the Suez Canal for the first time in over three decades.
An Israeli backpacker is among the rising number of dead following an earthquake that devastated the city of Christchurch on New Zealand's South Island, killing at least 75 people and razing many buil
A senior Libyan politician has claimed to have evidence that the 1988 Lockerbie bombing was carried out under the orders of Colonel Gaddafi.
A US gay advocacy group has cancelled plans to allow pro-Palestinian campaigners to host a "Smash Israeli Apartheid" party at its New York headquarters.
The event was due to take place at the city’s LGBT community centre as part of international “Israeli Apartheid Week” at the beginning of March.