Reuven Rivlin earned loud applause when he said that it was legitimate for Diaspora Jews who have a dispute with the government of Israel to have their say "loud and clear."
Federal prosecutors in Germany have opened an investigation into the killing of an official in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s’s party amid reports the fatal shooting may have been politically motivated.
The Canadian province of Quebec has passed legislation that would bar civil servants in positions of "authority" from wearing religious symbols at work.
Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin marked the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the Holy See and Israel last week by calling for a shared commitment to religious freedom and combatting antisemitism.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin met with a delegation of French imams and French and Belgian Muslim activists in Jerusalem.
Moldova’s government approved the transfer of the Moldovan embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.