South African Jews, Muslims fly to Washington to heal the rift

Partnership between Jews and Muslims in South Africa flourished when both communities joined forces in the struggle to end the apartheid regime. But as the common cause uniting them was resolved in the early 1990s, Jews and Muslims, both minorities … Read the rest

Mitt Romney’s ‘comments racist and out of touch’

JERUSALEM – Mitt Romney told Jewish donors Monday that their culture is part of what has allowed them to be more economically successful than the nearby Palestinians, outraging Palestinian leaders who called his comments racist and out of touch.

“As

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South African Jews shocked by French shooting

The Jewish community is shocked at the murder of four people outside a Jewish school in Toulouse, France, the SA Jewish Board of Deputies said on Tuesday.

“This tragedy has demonstrated how frighteningly vulnerable innocent people can be when pitiless … Read the rest