TEL AVIV, Israel (RNS) Shortly after the Nazi invasion of what was then Hungary in May 1944, Renee Ganz’s family and most of the 25,000 Jews in the city of Oradea were forced into cattle cars and transported to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
(The Christian Science Monitor) Musa Mosque reclaimed its name January 23, declaring it was back on track after an eight-month takeover by radical Islamic youth who have surged in number amid increasing extremism along Kenya's coast.
With the Israeli election campaign shifting into high gear, the popular ultra-Orthodox Jewish website Kikar Hashabat recently posted a graphic with pictures of the leaders of contesting political parties.
But not all of them.
Zahava Gal-On and Tzipi Livni, two women who lead Israeli political parties, were left out of the graphic, as were Arab party chiefs.