European Rabbi: Synagogues No Longer A Safe Haven

“Synagogues are no longer a safe haven,” a top European rabbi said Sunday at a special panel about the situation of Jews across the continent, held in the framework of the Munich Security Conference. Read more

‘Russia Plotted To Overthrow Montenegro’s Government By Assassinating Prime Minister’

Russia was behind a plot to kill Montenegro’s pro-Western prime minister to stop the country from joining Nato, senior British government officials have claimed. Read more

IKEA Apologizes For Catalog Aimed At Ultra-Orthodox Jews

COPENHAGEN, Denmark – Swedish furniture retailer Ikea has apologized for a catalog aimed at Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Jewish community that contains no images of women. Read more

Vatican Makes Gains In Cracking Down on Money Laundering

More than $13 million has been frozen since 2013, and 17 investigations are ongoing. But critics lament that there has not been a single indictment, and are pushing for more aggressive prosecutions. Read more

Blind Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman, Convicted In 1993 World Trade Center Bombing, Dies

Omar Abdel-Rahman, the so-called Blind Sheik convicted of plotting terror attacks in the United States in the 1990s, died Saturday in a federal prison where he was serving a life sentence. Read more

Israel Police Aarrest Orthodox Jewish Parents For SEX Child Abuse

Police arrested a couple in their 30s on Saturday on suspicion of severe sexual assault and abuse of their four-year-old son while he was hospitalized in Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer. Read more

Belfast Jewish Community Reviewing Security After Hate Messages

Police are investigating after they received a report of abusive messages having been sent to the Belfast Jewish Community. Read more