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European Parliament President Martin Schultz to Receive 2016 Medal of Tolerance

European Parliament President Martin Schultz is one of two recipients of the 2016 Medal of Tolerance for his commitment to preserve the memory of the Shoah.

Riots in Poland after Murder of Polish Man by Arab Immigrants [video]

A 21-year-old local resident named Daniel allegedly threw a firecracker at an Elk café called Kebab Prince, then was stabbed to death by the Arab staff.

Ukrain’s Deputy Speaker: Mend Ties with Israel by Moving Embassy to Jerusalem

Our advice to all the foreign missions in Israel is to beat the crowds and start moving their own embassies to the capital, while the rates are relatively reasonable.

Biden on Pushing Ukraine’s Anti-Israel Vote: I Din’ Do It

President Obama personally directed his Administration's lobbying efforts ahead of the expected vote. Obama, vacationing in Hawaii, convened a discussion Thursday with Biden, Kerry and other top national security officials.

Polish Court Orders German TV to Apologize for Claiming Shared Responsibility for Auschwitz

Yad Vashem criticized the bill against blaming Poland for collaboration in the death camps, warning that its approval in parliament would be considered Holocaust denial and a regression in Poland’s efforts to face its dark past.

Ukraine MP Attacking Government for Betrayal of Israel

Lyashko urged the Ukraine's government to patch up its rift with the Netanyahu government, before the national interests of Ukraine suffer irreparable damage.

Terrorist Attack Foiled Outside Vienna’s Main Synagogue

Austrian police foiled a terrorist attack on the main synagogue in Vienna on the Sabbath. Two Afghan citizens were arrested.

Exhibition: The Jewish Ghetto in Postcards from Eastern Europe to Downtown Manhattan

From 1880 to 1924, one third of the Jewish population of Eastern Europe left shtetls and cities for the United States, fleeing persecution and seeking economic opportunity.

PM and Wife Sara Visit Great Synagogue of Astana in Historic Visit

PM Netanyahu and his wife visited the Great Synagogue in the capital city of Kazakhstan, Astana, "in an Islamic country that honors coexistence."

Netanyahu Welcomed as First Israeli PM to Visit Kazakhstan

PM Netanyahu is hoping Kazakhstan will support Israel's bid for a seat on the UN Security Council.

Joint Azeri-Israeli Presidential Fund Supports Local Jewish Education

PM Netanyahu revealed in a speech in Baku that Israel jointly funds Jewish education with the president of Azerbaijan, and his predecessor.

New Exhibition Shows Poland Using Jewish Gravestones to Build Walls, Sidewalks, Playgrounds

Numerous signs suggest the current Polish government is attempting to rewrite its role in World War II and the Holocaust.
Holocaust survivors memorial, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem.

Miraculous Family Reunion to Take Place at Yad Vashem

Neither side of the family knew anyone from the other side had survived the Holocaust!

Holocaust Banknote Forger Adolf Burger Dead at 99

He visited the Bank of England and met the Chief Cashier, who presented him with one of the notes which he had forged in the concentration camp more than sixty years earlier.

Netanyahu to Discuss UN Voting Record During Visit to Kazakhstan

PM Netanyahu travels next week to Kazakhstan, which begins a 2-year stint on the UN Security Council. No Israeli prime minister has ever visited.

Foreign Aerial FireFighters to Leave Tuesday

Foreign firefighting heroes who came to help Israeli firefighters battle nearly 2,000 fires are heading home.

US SuperTanker Arrives as List of PyroTerror Arrests Grows

The US Supertanker aerial firefighter arrives in Israel as the list of captured pyroterrorists grows, with fires starting to slow down.

Friendly Nations Send Firefighter Aircraft to Help Israel Battle the Flames

Numerous foreign Mediterranean, European and eastern European nations sent aerial firefighters to help Israel.

Sweden Officially Declares WWII Hero Raoul Wallenberg Dead

Perhaps now Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg's soul can rest: Stockholm has officially declared him dead.

PM Netanyahu to Visit Australia, Singapore, Kazakhstan & Azerbaijan

The prime minister and president will be globe-trotting this year as Israel's international relations grow.

Austria Backpedals on Demolition of Hitler’s Birth House

Austria's government committee has suggested a "profound architectural redesign" to Hitler's birth house, rather than demolition.

Hitler’s Childhood Home to be Demolished by Austrian Government

The Austrian government says it will demolish Adolf Hitler's birth house to prevent it from becoming a neo-Nazi monument.

EU Statement on Terrorism More Like ‘Politics As Usual’

The European Union reluctantly condemned the deadly terror attack in Jerusalem, after its world colleagues all checked in.

Israel’s Iron Dome Sale to Azerbaijan May Balance Russian Ballistic Missile Sale to Armenia

Azerbaijan may have already purchased from Israel the Iron Dome anti-missile defense system. Russia sold a short-range ballistic missile system to Armenia.

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