World Jun 23, 2019

After 62 years, Israeli city finally changes name to avoid confusion

An Israeli city often confused with its famous neighbor, Nazareth, where Christians believe Jesus was raised, has changed its name in the hope of consolidating its separate identity. A poll of over 10,000 residents of Nazareth Illit (Upper Nazareth) overwhelmingly approved the proposal to rename ...

Last known survivor of Sobibor Nazi death camp dies at 96

World Jun 4, 2019

Last known survivor of Sobibor Nazi death camp dies at 96

Semion Rosenfeld, the "last known survivor" of the Nazi death camp Sobibor, has died aged 96, the quasi-governmental Jewish Agency said Monday. The head of the Jewish Agency, Isaac Herzog, said he was "very sad" about the death of Rosenfeld, who he described as a ...