Jews

  • Three people killed in shootings at Jewish centers in Kansas City 14-04-2014 12:21 PM

    Three people, including a 14-year-old boy, were killed on Sunday at two different Jewish community facilities in a Kansas City-area suburb, and a man was in custody as police investigated whether the shootings were anti-Semitic, authorities said. Police said it was too early to determine a motive, but they were...
  • Hungarian Jews threaten boycott of official Holocaust events 10-02-2014 10:55 AM

    Hungary's main Jewish group voted on Sunday to boycott official Holocaust commemorations this year unless they more clearly show the role of local citizens in the Nazi deportation and killing of Hungarian Jews. The Hungarian Jewish Congregations' Association (Mazsihisz) decided to stay away from events marking the 70th anniversary of...
  • Israel frees 26 Palestinian prisoners 31-12-2013 12:35 PM

    Israel freed 26 Palestinian prisoners on Wednesday, the second stage of a limited amnesty designed to help US-sponsored peace talks that have been dogged by divisions on both sides. The inmates, convicted of murder in the killing of Israelis before or just after interim accords were signed two decades ago,...
  • Iran's Rouhani calls Holocaust 'reprehensible' crime against Jews 25-09-2013 07:15 AM

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that the Nazis committed a "reprehensible" crime against the Jewish people, when he was asked in a television interview whether he accepted that the Holocaust occurred. "I am not a historian and when it comes to speaking of the dimensions of the Holocaust...
  • Israel's Prime Minister holds urgent security meeting 28-08-2013 01:20 AM

    Amid speculations of an impending US strike on Syria, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday held an urgent security consultations with his top officials and said the Jewish nation was "prepared for any eventuality". Israel was not involved in the Syrian Civil War, but if it discerns any attempt...
  • Camera rolling for documentary on Kolkata's Jews 22-05-2013 11:02 AM

    Kolkata: A new documentary is on its way to showcasing the status of the dwindling number of Jews in the city through the eyes of the youngest member of the community. Filmed by director duo Jaydip Mukherjee and Aloke Banerjee, the documentary will focus on Shalom Israel, caretaker of the...
  • Early Hitler letter on Jews unveiled in NYC 08-06-2011 10:45 AM

    New York: The signature under the typewritten words on yellowing sheets of nearly century-old paper is unmistakable: Adolf Hitler, with the last few scribbled letters drooping downward. The date is 1919 and, decades before the Holocaust, the 30-year-old German soldier "born in Austria" penned what are believed to be Hitler's...
  • Delhi's last 10 Jewish families guard heritage 23-05-2011 12:21 PM

    New Delhi: In the capital of one of the world's most religiously-diverse countries, a Rabbi who has never been ordained bends ancient customs, ensuring New Delhi's ten Jewish families a place to worship. Unlike most synagogues, there is no separation of men and women as Jewish-born worshippers, converts and followers...
  • Hitler's signed autobiography to go on sale 13-04-2011 12:16 PM

    London: A rare copy of Adolf Hitler's autobiography 'Mein Kampf', signed by the dictator himself, will go on sale soon -- and is expected to sell for 30,000 pounds. The first edition of the book, which the Nazi ruler wrote while he was in the Landsberg prison in Germany in...
  • Dior fires Galliano over anti-Semitic comments 02-03-2011 10:40 AM

    Paris: French fashion house Dior said Tuesday it had taken steps to fire star British designer John Galliano, who is accused of making repeated anti-Semitic outbursts at a bar in Paris. Christian Dior Couture said in a statement it had "decided on his (Galliano's) immediate dismissal and begun the process...
  • Israeli court's green light to "modesty buses" 07-01-2011 12:52 PM

    Jerusalem: Israel's Supreme Court gave the green light on Thursday for the continued operation of gender-segregated "modesty buses" serving ultra-Orthodox Jews. But the court, ruling in response to petitions by liberal Jewish groups opposed to back-of-the-bus seating for women, said the practice was acceptable only if female passengers were not...
  • Rabbi wives to Jewish girls: Don't date Arab men 30-12-2010 11:01 AM

    In a letter by Rabbi wives, the Jewish girls have been warned of dire consequences. ...
  • Japan retailer to pull Nazi outfit after complaint 07-12-2010 06:32 PM

    Tokyo: A Japanese discount chain said Tuesday it will pull a Nazi costume from its shelves after receiving a complaint from an American Jewish organization. The costume on sale at retailer Don Quijote Co. includes a black jacket with a red swastika armband in a package adorned with a sketch...
  • World's most wanted Nazi criminal may be alive 09-07-2008 02:37 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan all-rounder Abdul Razzaq was fined Rs one lakh for his recent outburst against the team's T20 captain Mohammad Hafeez after the ICC World Twenty20 event. Razzaq had accused Hafeez of deliberately not selecting him in the World Twenty20 semi-final though the team management wanted him to be included....
  • Bomb supplier in Hitler assassination plot dead 04-05-2008 11:15 AM

    New Delhi: Australian spin legend Shane Warne pleaded for an end to the talk of Sachin Tendulkar's retirement as he joined the international chorus of appreciation for the iconic Indian cricketer who scripted history by completing a century of international tons on Friday. Apart from his close friend Warne, cricket...
  • Pope makes major changes in Good Friday prayers 21-03-2008 08:45 AM

    New Delhi: Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin has broken his silence, slamming Vinod Kambli's claims that India's 1996 World Cup semi-final against Sri Lanka may have been 'fixed.' Talking to CNN-IBN, Azhar said what Kambli has brought up is highly disrespectful to the (then) team members, adding that he had...
  • Facebook irks Jews, puts them in Palestine 18-03-2008 08:05 PM

    Top cricket writer Roebuck was found dead in South Africa where he was covering Australia's Test series. ...
  • Woman who saved 2,500 Jews honoured 14-03-2007 11:02 PM

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  • 100 Mizo Jews leave for Israel 16-11-2006 08:47 PM

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  • Redemption for possessed stray dog 19-09-2006 10:09 AM

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  • Hitler murdered his niece: Mag 16-09-2006 06:05 PM

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  • At 16, Hitler had a crush on a Jew 09-09-2006 12:47 PM

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  • Mumbai's Hitler restaurant shocks Jews 21-08-2006 06:28 PM

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