Across Israel, Meir Panim responds to the growing needs of the country’s 1.75 million impoverished residents through various food and social service programs.
Jewish groups and Israeli leaders have criticized former Australian Deputy Prime Minister Tim Fischer for saying that the “Jewish lobby” has unfairly treated the legacy of Pope Pius XII.
Jewish groups are known to be critical of Pope Pius XII, who was pope during the Nazi era, for not publicly condemning the atrocities that were being perpetrated by the Germans against the Jewish people. But in his new book, “Holy See, Unholy Me: 1000 Days in Rome,” Fischer claims that Pius “instructed Catholics to help Jews, hiding hundreds in convents, monasteries and the Vatican,” and says the tactics of the “Jewish lobby” are “about representing a cause and maintaining influence and power.”
“This is very standard anti-Semitic fare… the notion of Jews controlling the world, either through financial markets or the media, or both,” said Efraim Zuroff, the director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Israel office, on Fischer’s book.
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Thousands of Arabs in the Palestinian Authority rallied in major cities on Monday in support of “Palestinian national rights,” the official WAFA news agency reported Monday. The supporters waved pictures of Yasser Arafat, the first terrorist to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah said at one rally, “We are here today […]
The State Dept. is absolutely blind and deaf to what is happening in Ramallah.
A photo essay from Purim in Hebron.
Northeastern U’s Students for Justice in Palestine Suspended following mock evictions
Gazan Rocket Attack Backfires.
It is easy to spot Haman in today’s world, but who is this year’s Esther?
IDF soldiers getting into the Purim spirit.
IDF border patrol hit by explosive device Friday evening, IDF shelled Hezbollah site in response.
This Purim, EMET has released a video which strips away the mask and reveals to everyone the true face of Hassan Rouhani.
Residents of the Shomron who wish to host a family from Israel’s battered south this Shabbat, can call: 1700-700-0106.
Bar Ilan researchers recovered the ancient method of converting giraffe hide into Kosher parchment for writing Torah scrolls and Mezuzot.
Resistance to integrating Haredim into the coalition came from an unexpected source.
The Israel Defense Forces called up a limited number of reservists following a second day of rocket attacks from Gaza on southern Israel.
A new display in Jerusalem is showcasing the oldest-known masks in the world, believed to have originated 9,000 years ago, long before Purim. The 11 masks are made of stones and were discovered in the Judean desert near Jerusalem. Experts believe the masks were meant to look like skulls, with each displaying a unique personality […]
Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) raised $20 million on Tuesday at its annual national gala, held in New York’s Waldorf Astoria hotel. Some 1,400 guests from the U.S., Panama, and Israel attended the event, where IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz thanked the organization “for choosing to stand by our side […]
Even the State Dept. will be happy to say goodbye to Falk, but the “Rights Committee has a built-in anti-Israeli bias.
A Jewish scribe has restored an 18th century copy of the Book of Esther that was donated to Catholic Nuns.
Sexist and often violent, corrupt and even anti-Zionist Haredim in Beit Shemesh create a false image of the city.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said there is “no way” he will recognize Israel as a Jewish State as part of a framework deal with Israel, the Palestinian official WAFA News Agency reported. Recognition of Israel as a Jewish State is one of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s key demands during the peace talks. Reports […]
Nine Ukrainian Jews who were severely wounded during violent protests in Kiev were brought to Israel to receive medical treatment. The wounded individuals, who all suffered gunshot wounds, arrived in Israel on Friday and will be treated at the Kaplan Medical Center in Rehovot and Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem. They were previously treated at an […]
Pope Francis has been forced to cancel his planned trip to Israel in May due to a labor dispute within the Israeli Foreign Ministry. The Pope, who has garnered considerable acclaim from Jewish leaders for his push for stronger Jewish-Christian relations, announced the trip to Israel and Jordan in January. The visit was scheduled to […]
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