Student Union opens ‘hasbara’ room in effort to fill public diplomacy vacuum.
Posted on: April 22nd, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
A Holocaust memorial and the grave of the brother of the late Lubavitcher rebbe were vandalized in Ukraine, amid a string of anti-Semitic attacks in the country.
Posted on: April 22nd, 2014News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
This massive Russian-Egyptian arms deal is a slap in the face for President Obama and his failed foreign policy.
Posted on: April 18th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
In 1941, the Jews of Kiev received a similar leaflet. When they showed up the next day, more than 34,000 were murdered.
Posted on: April 17th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Jews in Donetsk, Ukraine this week were ordered to “register” themselves and their assets.
Posted on: April 14th, 2014News & Views → Global → Europe
But Israel's stance is not sufficiently consequential to set off a fight between friends, neoconservative scholars said.
Posted on: April 13th, 2014News & Views → Jewish
(JTA) — The parents of a Jewish student at an exclusive girls’ school in London called on the head of school to make a public statement about an incident in which a teacher told their daughter that she would be sent “to one of your gas chambers.” The incident at North London Collegiate School occurred […]
Posted on: April 13th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
There is nothing like a good round of anti-Semitism to sober up Jews to move to Israel.
Posted on: April 13th, 2014News & Views → Global → Europe
If you are looking for a hotel room for Passover in Mitzpeh Ramon in the Central Negev, start looking elsewhere. Roman Abramovich, owner of Britain’s Chelsea soccer club, has booked all 111 rooms in the Beresheet Hotel in the mountain desert resort city, the London Daily Mail reported. Abramovich reportedly will fly to Israel today […]
Posted on: April 10th, 2014News & Views → Global → Europe
The Council of Europe has climbed down from along and weak limb by issuing a letter that in effect neutralizes a resolution by its parliament that equated mutilation of female genitals and non-medical circumcision of boys for religious purposes. The Council called them “by no means comparable.” The Council of Europe’s leadership sent a letter […]
Posted on: April 9th, 2014News & Views → Global → Europe
Maryland lawmakers failed to vote on a bill that would have required the French rail firm SNCF to pay compensation to Holocaust survivors in order to work on a new line. The bill did not progress past committee hearings in the state legislature, where the 2014 legislative session ended Monday night. State Sen. Joan Carter […]
Posted on: April 9th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Members of the Jewish community were among the demonstrators protesting the construction of a controversial monument to the Hungarian victims of the German occupation, implying that the Hungarian government bore no responsibility for the death of Jews. Work on the statue began Tuesday in downtown Budapest, according to Klubradio, a news station known to be […]
Posted on: April 8th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
A French mayor from the far-right National Front party evicted from city-owned offices an anti-racism group inspired by the Dreyfus trial. Steeve Briois, who was elected last month to run the town of Henin-Beaumont, ordered the Human Rights League, or LDH, to clear out of its workspace last week, LDH President Pierre Tartakowsky told JTA. […]
Posted on: April 8th, 2014News & Views → Global → Europe
No one has addressed question, “Why were plastic explosives laying around the PA office?”
Posted on: April 7th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
There is nothing like a war of anti-Semites against anti-Semites to encourage Aliyah. Ukrainian Jewish immigration to Israel has risen 70 percent in 2014 amid the recent political upheaval in that country. According to the Jewish Agency for Israel, 375 new immigrants from Ukraine arrived in the first three months of 2014, compared with 221 […]
Posted on: April 6th, 2014News & Views → Global → Europe
The Jewish community in Milan is confronting an apparent case of embezzlement in which millions of dollars were removed from the community bank accounts.
Posted on: April 6th, 2014News & Views → Global → Europe
A Dutch Jewish organization rediscovered two ancient ritual baths that had been forgotten after the Holocaust.
Posted on: April 6th, 2014News & Views → Global → Europe → France
While definitely offensive to Muslims, it's not clear Le Pen even had Jews in mind when removing pork-free options from the school's menus.
Posted on: April 3rd, 2014News & Views → Global → Europe
U.S. Special Envoy Martin Indyk is in Israel for emergency meetings with Israeli and PA negotiators.
Posted on: April 2nd, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
One or more anti-Semites sent a package of suspicious white powder and a photograph of Nazis to the home of Ireland’s Justice Minister Alan Shatter on Wednesday. Security officials raised an emergency alert, and a bomb squad arrived to investigate. Officials concluded the powder was harmless baking powder. The photograph showed Nazi soldiers at a […]
Posted on: April 2nd, 2014News & Views → Global → Europe
Workers began demolishing a wall in Warsaw near the spot where Jews were gathered for transport to the Treblinka concentration camp, but a city official said it will be rebuilt and was torn down so trees and vegetation could be cut. The wall borders the square in the former Warsaw Ghetto known as the Umschlagplatz […]
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