An 18-year old man accused of calling in hundreds of bomb threats to Jewish community centers in the United States also tried to extort a US state senator, according to the prosecutor's office in Israel.
Six Israelis were charged Sunday in a monthslong hate crime investigation and a Palestinian was arrested in the stabbing of four Israelis on Sunday afternoon, a reminder that tensions are always bubbling under the surface, even in relatively quiet times.
With fewer survivors to bear witness, the Ghetto Fighters’ House in Israel is focusing less on treating the Holocaust as static history and more on using it to inform ways to address today’s challenges.
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