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Hamburg Naming Streets after 17th Century Jewish Businesswoman, 21st Century Prostitute

Written in Yiddish, her diaries were originally intended for her descendants.

Yad Vashem to Honor Two Belgian Righteous Among the Nations Posthumously

On December 23, 2015, Yad Vashem posthumously recognized Marie and Joseph Andries as Righteous Among the Nations.

BDS Thugs Vandalize Portuguese Restaurant for Participating in Tel Aviv Festival

The thugs posted signs on the front, reading “Free Palestine,” and “Avillez collaborates with Zionist occupation.”

Haifa District Court Okays State Confiscation of Gaza-Bound Flotilla Vessel

The state has confiscated the Marianne flotilla vessel that tried in 2015 to breach Israel's maritime blockade of Gaza.

IAEA Warns Iran Quietly Pushing Limit on Heavy Water

Iran is testing the limits on how much extra heavy water it can stockpile and get away with.

IDF Told Israeli Cabinet New Submarines ‘Needed’

Contrary to some reports, the IDF told the cabinet that more new submarines were "needed."

German Police Raid 200 ISIS Cells in 10 States

Out of the 200 cells, 65 raids were carried out in the state of Hesse, 15 of them in Frankfurt.

First Jewish Members Appointed to Germany’s Nazi Looted Art Panel

Last March, Culture Minister Grütters faced shocked protests after telling the New York Times that if a Jew is appointed to the commission his “would be the only voice who would be prejudiced.”

Israel Clarifies Objection to French Peace Initiative: We Won’t Participate

It was made clear to the French envoy that Israel will not participate in any international conference convened contrary to its position.

NY Jewish Museum Celebrates French Designer, Architect Pierre Chareau

Chareau, whose wife Dollie Dyte Chareau was Jewish and whose mother came from a Sephardic family, fled to the United States in 1940.

Rare Anne Frank Poem to Be Auctioned in Holland

It is a typically edifying poem of the sort that was often written in "poezie albums," exhorting the owner to do her best and be diligent at work.

Coalition MKs Propose Removing Diplomatic Immunity to Combat Illegal Construction

"The EU works with the Palestinian Authority to develop Area C and support the Palestinian presence there", stated EU Representative Ralph Tarraf.

Netanyahu: Italy’s Arch of Titus in Rome Described A Jewish Tragedy in Jerusalem

PM Netanyahu reminded Italy's Pres. Matarella the Arch of Titus, a Roman description of Jewish Jerusalem events, was not 'Zionist propaganda.'

Swiss MP at the Knesset: UNESCO Resolution on Jerusalem ‘Absurd’

MP Eichenberger-Walther is the head of a European association for fighting BDS, and emphasized during her meetings that she is ceaselessly working to improve relations between Switzerland and Israel.

Israel’s ScanTask Chosen for Industry Expo in London

ScanTask will present on intelligence technology for the agriculture sector at an industry expo in the UK.

Sweden Officially Declares WWII Hero Raoul Wallenberg Dead

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

German Frozen Pizza Maker Reveals Nazi Art Loot in Company Collection

Rudolf-August Oetker was the grandson of Dr. August Oetker. He ran the company from 1944 to 1981.

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.

Israel Offers Aid After New Earthquake Rocks Italy

Israel offers aid to Italy after a 6.6-scale earthquake rocks the central region, destroying buildings.

EU Seeks Iranian Cooperation to ‘Resolve Problems’ in Middle East

EU chief Mogherini, Iranian leaders reportedly "agree on necessity to cut aid to terror groups."

Jews Protest in Paris Over UNESCO Resolution on Jerusalem

French Jews gathered in a show of strength and solidarity to protest the UNESCO votes on Jerusalem.

Italy’s PM Matteo Renzi: UNESCO Resolution on Jerusalem ‘Like Saying Sun Creates Darkness’

Italy's prime minister vows to oppose, not abstain against future UNESCO resolutions against Israel.

Four Arrested in Ukraine in Attack on Chabad Rabbi

Two men and two women from the Carpathian mountain region attacked Rabbi Mendel Deitsch in Zhitomir.

A Little Closure on an Unspeakable Tragedy

75 years after the obliteration of Kiev’s 33,771 Jews - in less than 36 hours – Ukrainian and Israeli officials teamed up to host an evening in their memory.

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.

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