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Germany Mulling Anti-Semitism Commissioner Idea

"Each crime motivated by anti-Semitism is one too many and shameful for our country."

Netanyahu to Macron: Erdogan Should Not Preach to Israel

"Erdogan should not preach to us; he bombs Kurdish villages in Turkey, imprisons journalists, helps Iran evade international sanctions and helps terrorists attack innocents in Gaza and other places."

21 Masked Men threw Molotov Cocktails at Swedish Synagogue

Police at the scene confirmed that Molotov cocktails had been thrown at the synagogue building.
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Watch: Arab Shouts ‘Allahu Akbar,’ Smashes Amsterdam Kosher Restaurant Window

Restaurant owner Sami Baron told Channel 2 TV: "For Jerusalem I don't care if they break even more windows."

Italian Bike Race Israel Start May Be Cancelled for Dividing Jerusalem

both the race website and its official YouTube channel state that Giro d'Italia would pass through "West Jerusalem" rather than, simply, "Jerusalem."

Jewish Groups Protest Polish Guesthouse Ban on Jews

The guest house belongs to Piotr Rybak, who is known for a number of anti-Semitic actions including the burning of a Jew in effigy on the main market square in Wroclaw.

Ukraine Objecting to Moving Bones of Nachman of Breslov to Israel

The secret appeal was made by Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely (Likud), on behalf of Breslov Hasidism in Israel.

Edelstein Urging Poles Not to Nationalize Holocaust Survivors’ Property

"In light of the warm and special relation between Poland and Israel, and specifically between our parliaments, I would urge you to consider amending the proposed legislation."

UN’s Top Priority for Palestinian Authority: $18M for More Lawfare Against Israel

As past history shows, these campaigns will do nothing to revitalize the “stalled peace process” or the creation of a “peaceful and just Palestinian society.”

100-Year-Old Polish Woman Declared Righteous Among the Nations for Saving Jewish Girl

Out of the 26,513 people who have received the honor, 6,706 are Poles, 5,516 are Dutch.

Boeing, Airbus, Fear Losing $40 Billion in Iran Sales

The Iranians are desperate to modernize their aviation industry, which has experienced 30 accidents between January 21, 1980 and August 9, 2014.

Israeli Defense Minister Praises Trump on Iran Tough Stand, Says Europeans Bury their Heads...

He called Bennett's idea of severing all contacts with the PA and canceling all agreements reached with it an "election slogan."

Israel, Saudis, Applaud, Europe Condemns Republicans’ Interjecting Realism into Iran Nuke Deal

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed Trump's Friday speech, saying: "I congratulate President Trump for his courageous decision today. He boldly confronted Iran's terrorist regime."

Polish Culture Minister Protests Museum’s Inclusion of Poles in Responsibility for Holocaust

Gliński is irate at the exhibition which presents Poland, France and Ukraine as states and nations that collaborated with the Holocaust, while Germany is presented "only as the country that exemplifies the holocaust."

Unique Tourism Outfit Offers Luxurious Jewish Heritage Cruises in Germany’s Rivers

In case you were curious, the Dachau concentration camp is one of the final stops on the Uniworld Cruise.

Film about Jewish Polish Director Wins Best Documentary at Venice International Festival

Waszyński was a prolific film director in prewar Poland – in the 1930s he directed 37 of the 147 films made in Poland in that decade, including the Yiddish-language film Dybbuk.

President Rivlin Recalls Olympic Massacre in ahead of Munich Memorial Inauguration

First Lady Nechama Rivlin met with the Minister-President’s wife, Mrs. Karin Seehofer, together with Israel Prize Laureate for Sport Esther Roth-Shahamorov, who was part of the Israeli delegation in 1972.

Scientists Discover Connection between 7000-Year-Old Food Storage Container and the Development of Community Elites

Researchers believe a unique pottery vessel dating back some 7,200 years ago was used to ensure that certain people or groups could better maintain their ability to store large quantities of crops.

Two Mikvahs Exposed in Vilna’s Great Synagogue 70 Years after Destruction

This important and magnificent synagogue was the center of study of the Vilna Gaon. In recent weeks, a delegation of archaeologists has uncovered two of the compound's ritual baths.

Russian Jews Irate at Official’s Notion of ‘Sweet Holocaust Deal’

"Such words are offensive to two peoples who have been victims of monstrous persecution," Spokesman Borukh Gorin said.
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Poles Condemn Skinhead Attack on Israeli Soccer Team

The Polish government's statement said: "We strongly condemn aggression and violence against any person."
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First Israeli Environmental Study Satellite Launched from French Guiana

The VENµS satellite has a scientific and a technological mission, with the scientific mission requirements defined by Centre d'Etudes Spatiales de la BIOsphère, in France, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, in Israel, and CNES; and the technological mission requirement defined by Rafael.

Japan’s Bank Apologizes for Praising Hitler

Public figures in Japan, a German ally in World War II, occasionally cause controversy when they express favorable comments about economic or other aspects of the Nazi regime.

Alitalia Pays Out $6,500 to Israelis Stuck in Rome Without Diapers

'Is it conceivable that every time a passenger in Israel needs to contact the defendant to clarify details regarding his or her flight, or customer service, they can only do so by emailing an overseas representative?' Estreicher wrote, wondering if such correspondence was expected to be conducted in Italian.

Coalition Social Democrats Threaten to Kill Israel’s $652 Million Drone Sale to Germany

The SPD's objections come down to the Israeli drones' ability to carry out targeted killings.

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