Holocaust Trauma Lingers In Survivors, Driving Up Cancer, Heart Disease

Holocaust survivors experience lingering effects from the trauma they suffered in their younger years, increasing the chances of cancer and heart disease, according to...

Macron Slams French Court’s Ruling On Sarah Halimi Killer

In a rare critique of the French justice system, French President Emanuel Macron said that "going crazy" due to taking drugs is not a...

Iranian Mastermind Of Argentine Jewish Center Attack Dies Suddenly

Iran's Quds Force deputy commander has died of a heart attack, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps announced on Sunday. Brig. Gen. Mohammad Hosseinzadeh Hejazi, who...

Jews In Iran Battling Severe COVID Wave; At Least 4 Fatalities

As news headlines report on the latest Israeli sabotage at Iran's Natanz nuclear site, the Jews in Iran are battling a serious COVID wave...

March Of The Living Honors Medical Workers Battling COVID-19

Like so many mothers, Raul Artal’s insisted that her son was going to be a doctor. But there was a history — and heroism —...

Math Prof. Won’t Receive Israel Prize Over BDS Support

Israel’s top court on Thursday upheld a Cabinet minister’s decision to temporarily block a prominent academic from receiving the country’s highest honor after he...

Tunisian Police Up Security For Jews Of Djerba After International Outcry

After two members of the Jewish community in Derba were violently attacked in recent days and security officials reacted with indifference, international pressure eventually...

Holocaust Survivors Harness Social Media To Spread Knowledge

Alarmed by a rise in online anti-Semitism during the pandemic, coupled with studies indicating younger generations lack even basic knowledge of the Nazi genocide,...

U Of Penn Refuses To Reschedule Shavuos Commencement

The University of Pennsylvania announced it is not rescheduling its commencement ceremony, scheduled for one of the days of Shavuos, despite a petition requesting...

Report: Libya Secretly Converting Ancient Shul Into Library [VIDEOS & PHOTOS]

Libyan authorities have quietly made a decision to convert the ancient shul in the Old City of Tripoli into a modern library, according to...

New Details On The 13 Yemeni Jews Deported To Arab State

The 13 Jews recently deported from Yemen as part of a deal with the Iran-backed Houthis, are currently in Egypt, Kan News reported on...

Archeologists ‘Stunned’ By Evidence That Medieval Jews Kept Kosher

Archeologists in the UK digging at an excavation site of ancient shops overlapping Oxford's old Jewish quarter "were stunned" to uncover solid evidence that...

Last 3 Jewish Families In Yemen Deported By Houthis – Saudi Report

The last three Jewish families in Yemen were quietly deported from the country by the Iranian-supported Houthi rebels, leaving only five elderly Jews in...

Lev Tahor Cult Leader Arrested By Guatemalan Police On 1st Day Of Pesach

Yaakov Weingarten, one of the leaders of the Lev Tahor cult who is suspected of kidnapping and child abuse, was arrested by Guatemalan security...

“The Land Of Death:” Before Pesach, Jewish Kehilla In Rome Still In The Shadow...

Italy was dubbed "the land of death" this past year and the Jewish community celebrated Pesach last year under a dark shadow of gloom....

Rome: Man Stabbed For Protesting Anti-Semitic Rant

A delivery man in Rome was stabbed after insisting that a fellow delivery man end his anti-Semitic rant over the weekend, JTA reported. The victim...

Australian Anti-Semitism: Man With Swastika Spotted At Train Station

A 23-year-old descendant of Holocaust survivors spotted a man wearing a hat with a swastika on it at the Melbourne train station on Friday...

Iceland Officially Recognizes Judaism As A State Religion

Iceland has recognized Judaism as an official state religion, a first in its history, Chabad.org reported. The recognition followed a year-long process, during which Iceland's...

WATCH: 16 Chassidim Detained For Over 10 Hours In Germany Without Charge

Sixteen Chassidim, including a group of five from New York en route to Vienna, were detained in the airport in Frankfurt on their way...

Last Jewish Doctor In Iraq, “The Doctor Of The Poor,” Passes Away

One of the last Iraqi Jews in Baghdad, a doctor who treated the poor free of charge, passed away at the age of 61,...

Brazilian Police Raid Church Of Pastor Who Prayed For Another Holocaust

Brazilian federal police raided the Rio de Janeiro church on Friday of the pastor who led his congregation in praying for a second Holocaust...

RIP: John Brown, Non-Jew Who Purchased NY’s Chametz For 44 Years, Died

John Joseph Brown, 88, died peacefully last week at his home in Queensbury on February 6, 2021. John was an army veteran and a...

Swiss Jews Join Muslims To Protest “Burqa Ban”

Jewish groups in Switzerland joined Muslim groups in protesting a ban on face-coverings as an infringement on religious freedom after a referendum was passed...

NBA Fines Meyers Leonard $50,000 For Anti-Semitic Slur

The NBA has fined Meyers Leonard $50,000, the maximum allowed by league policy, and suspended him from using all Miami Heat facilities and activities...

WATCH: Frightening Details: Singaporean Man Planned Stabbing Spree Of Jews

A Singaporean man was arrested for plotting a stabbing spree of Jews outside a shul in Singapore's central business district, security officials said on...

Gulf Opens Door To Public Jewish Life Amid Israel Ties

Half a year after the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain established diplomatic relations with Israel, discreet Jewish communities in the Gulf Arab states that...

Man With Knife Tries To Enter Jewish Store In France, Is Overpowered By Guards

A man with a knife tried to enter a kosher grocery store opposite a Jewish school in Marseille on Friday morning but was overpowered...

Founder Of Tofutti, Invented As Pareve Dessert For Shabbos Meals, Dies

David Mintz, who was known for his invention of Tofutti, the first pareve ice cream substitute, as a solution for a dessert for fleishig...

Professor In Michigan Fired After Anti-Semitic Tweets

A science professor at a university in central Michigan who claimed sinister forces were targeting him and breaking into his home has been fired...

You Won’t Believe these crazy flavors of hamantaschen are real!

Nothing wrong with strawberry, chocolate, and poppyseed. Even pizza and sushi hamantaschen are so last year. But we’re just saying, there’s always room for...

A Tale Of A Cookie: Dutch “Jew Cookies” Are Renamed

Jodenkoeken, a dessert staple in the Netherlands since the 19th century, translates as "Jew cookies." It's not clear how the flat round shortbread cookies came...

Germany: Nazi Guard Deported From US Agrees To Be Questioned

A 95-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard deported from Tennessee has agreed to be questioned by German prosecutors as they re-examine whether there is...

DENIAL OVER TRUTH: Holocaust Scholars Ordered To Apologize In Polish Libel Case

A court in Warsaw ruled Tuesday that two prominent Holocaust researchers must apologize to a woman who claimed her deceased uncle had been slandered...

BDE: HaRav Sheftel Neuberger, Z’TL, Nasi Of Yeshivas Ner Yisroel

YWN regrets to inform you of the petirah of HaRav Sheftel Neuberger, zt'l, Sheftel Meir ben Naftoli Halevi, Nasi of Yeshivas Ner Yisroel. Rav...

What’s Next If Pakistan Frees Daniel Pearl’s Killer?

Pakistan is scrambling to manage the fallout from a decision by the country’s Supreme Court to free the Pakistani-British man accused in the 2002...

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