Why would Jews vandalize a Holocaust memorial?

(RNS) When Israel's most prominent Holocaust memorial was vandalized earlier this month with anti-Israel and anti-Semitic graffiti, many were shocked that those charged with the crime were observant Jews. But many Israelis were not surprised. By Lauren Markoe.

RNS file photo courtesy PBS/"Jerusalem: Center of the World."

U.S. tourists to Israel advised to dress modestly

JERUSALEM (RNS) The U.S. State Department is advising visitors to Jerusalem to dress modestly when visiting certain neighborhoods in a bid to prevent provoking local religious Jews. By Michele Chabin.