Meir Panim’s Tiberias Free Restaurant not only provides warm meals, but the opportunity to socialize as well.
Posted on: December 11th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
European Union money for the Palestinian Authority includes of millions of dollars for salaries civil servants who don’t show up for work, according to the European Court of Auditors (ECA)., the Luxembourg-based body which describes itself as the ‘’Guardians of EU finances.” The amount of EU funding to the Palestinian Authority between 2008 and 2012 […]
Posted on: December 6th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe → European Union
The Legal Forum for Israel pointing out double standards in the European Union.
Posted on: December 3rd, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
Gaza is experiencing long, daily blackouts, raw sewage in the streets, and water supply shortages.
Posted on: November 27th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe → European Union
Israel and the European Union have agreed on a compromise under which Israel will join the Horizon 2020 research and development project despite new EU guidelines on Jewish settlements. Following months of negotiations, the agreement was reported Tuesday night in the Israeli media after an impasse was reached on Monday night. The project is expected […]
Posted on: November 14th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
European Union’s foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton’s attempt to ban funding of projects in Judea and Samaria, the Golan Height and areas of Jerusalem claimed by the Palestinian Authority is being challenged by 27 Members of the EU Parliament. Aston’s guidelines are to go into effect January I, but Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has threatened […]
Posted on: November 13th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The Council of Europe will not ban Jewish ritual circumcision of boys, its leader assured members of the Conference of European Rabbis. Thorbjorn Jagland, the council’s secretary general, said Monday in Berlin that he wanted to make it “absolutely clear … that in no way does the Council of Europe want to ban the circumcision […]
Posted on: November 6th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Assimilation
This was not the former Italian prime minister's first bizarre use of the Holocaust.
Posted on: November 5th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Many antisemites have been fighting against the ‘Working Definition of Antisemitism,’ so they can continue their attacks on Jews and the Jewish State.
Posted on: October 27th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe → European Union
The European Union is quietly trying to climb down from a weak limb it stood in July with a statement but Foreign Policy chief Catherine Ashton “that bilateral agreements with Israel do not cover the territory that came under Israel’s administration in June 1967.” The Israeli government reacted strongly, and even President Shimon Peres objected […]
Posted on: October 24th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
More than 5,500 people, including prominent French politicians, scholars and clergymen, have signed a petition against attempts to ban the ritual circumcision of boys in Europe. Titled “No to a ban on circumcision,” the petition was published on Oct. 16 by CRIF, the umbrella organization representing France’s Jewish communities, following the Oct. 1 passage of […]
Posted on: October 22nd, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe → European Union
The European Union has brought 65 companies to Israel Monday and Tuesday to strengthen relations despite the controversy over its policy to bar grants for activities in Judea and Samaria. The “Mission for Growth” was headed by European Commission Vice-President Antonio Tajani and is focused on space technologies, information and communication technology and tourism. There […]
Posted on: October 21st, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe → European Union
The Palestinian Authority misspent more than $3 billion in European Union financial aid between 2008 and 2012, the British newspaper The Sunday Times reported, citing an unpublished report by the European Court of Auditors. “Significant shortcomings” existed in the PA’s management of EU aid, and the PA lacks measures to address corruption in that area, […]
Posted on: October 17th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
The Lithuanian parliament has taken the first steps to legal ritual slaughter in what could be move that turns the tide against the wave of initiatives in Europe to defend the “rights of animals” as a higher priority that freedom of religious practices. “The fact that Lithuania currently holds the Presidency of the European Union […]
Posted on: October 17th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe → European Union
Talks between Iran and major powers on Iran’s nuclear aims were “good” and will renew next month, the Iranian foreign minister said. “The talks will continue in a few weeks in Geneva and during this period the members of the P5+1 will have a chance to acquire the necessary readiness regarding the details of Iran’s […]
Posted on: October 12th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
France’s right-wing National Front party headed by Marine Le Pen is leading the country’s two major parties in the polls for May’s elections to the European Parliament. The Le Nouvel Observateur weekly reported that the party has the support of 24 percent of French voters, compared with only 22 and 19 percent respectively for the […]
Posted on: October 10th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Sometimes anti-Semitism is its own best antidote because it makes its sewage makers look as ignorant as they are. After a Council of Europe body said circumcision violates human rights, its leader rejected the idea.
Posted on: October 3rd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Practices covered by the resolution include female genital mutilation and the circumcision of young boys for religious reasons.
Posted on: October 2nd, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
A resolution that calls male ritual circumcision a “violation of the physical integrity of children” was passed overwhelmingly by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. The council, a pan-European intergovernmental organization that strongly influence European Union decisions, debated and passed the resolution on Tuesday, as reported here. The resolution was based on a […]
Posted on: September 21st, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe → European Union
It all started when Israel hit back.
Posted on: August 22nd, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
The European Union Wednesday decided to suspend export licenses to Egypt for equipment that could be used for “internal repression” in the wake of the massive violence and increasing instability in the country. European Union Foreign Ministers also agreed to review security assistance to the military regime that has ruled Egypt since the ouster of […]
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