When Pope Francis Makes His Visit to Israel, This Rabbi Will Be His Guide

Abraham Skorka, an unassuming scientist and rabbi in Buenos Aires, is the pontiff’s friend and interlocutor

Amid Rising Anti-Semitism in Western Europe, Italian Jews Are Staging a Surprising Revival

A strong communal response to a terrorist attack in the 1980s seeded a new generation of dynamic leaders

Argentinian Rabbi Skips Parliament for Shabbat

Sergio Bergman, newly elected lawmaker, honors day of rest

Pope Francis Urges Jewish-Catholic Cooperation

Calls his upcoming visit to Israel a trip of ‘communion, hope, and peace’

Prawer Plan Halted; Animated Anne Frank Film

Plus Jason Segel is David Foster Wallace, and more in the news

Anne Frank Sapling Stolen; When Madoff Cried

Plus 58 cases of measles among Hasidic Jews in 2013, and more in the news

Why Netanyahu Gave Pope Francis His Father’s History of the Spanish Inquisition

It might seem undiplomatic, but it was actually pretty clever.

Bibi Meets Pope Francis; Dreidel World Series

Plus gunfire exchanged in the Golan Heights, and more in the news

In Argentina, Catholics Opposed to Pope Francis Challenge His Legacy of Jewish Relations

Last week’s protest at a Buenos Aires Kristallnacht commemoration was a display of denial—and ignorance

Did U.S. Spy on Israel? Did Mossad Hack France?

Plus an Iranian political prisoner freed by Facebook, and more in the news

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