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Germany Urged to Resolve Greek Holocaust Ransom Issue

3 Adar II 5774 – March 5, 2014
The World Jewish Congress urged Germany to address a request by the Greek Jewish community of Thessaloniki to be paid back for a ransom...

No Trial for Austrian Ex-Mayor who Said Jews Deserve Hanging

An Austrian ex-mayor who said journalists and Jews should be hanged will not stand trial for hate speech, prosecutors said. A spokesperson for the public...

Belgian Athlete who ‘quenelled’ Banned for 10 Games

The European governing body of soccer, UEFA, announced the punishment on Tuesday against Omar Rahou, who made the gesture several times at a European...

Polish Cops Nab Vandal in Jewish Cemetery

Police officers in Poland arrested a man whom they said they had caught desecrating Jewish tombstones. The suspect, who was not named, was arrested last...

Russia Test-Fires ICBM

3 Adar II 5774 – March 4, 2014
Russia test-fired an ICBM on Tuesday, according to Reuters.

British PM Cameron to Visit Israel Next Week

British Prime Minister David Cameron will visit Israel and address the Knesset on March 12. Cameron was originally scheduled to visit Israel in February but...

Haredim Being Drafted – to Ukrainian Army

Will the Haredim escape to Israel before or after the gates are closed.

Minister Accompanying Netanyahu: Settlement Freeze Off the Table

For now, nobody is pushing the 2-state thing. Maybe wait until after the Russian occupation…

Ukraine Chief Rabbi Accuses Russians of Antisemitic ‘Provocations’

Rabbi Yaakov Dov Bleich, one of the two chief rabbis of the Ukraine (the other one is Rabbi Azriel Chaikin), accused Russia of staging...

Arab Men Beat French Jew on Paris Train

Four unidentified Arab men savagely beat a French Jew in a Paris Metro train, a watchdog organization reported. The attack happened Sunday as the train...

Campaign to Oust Russia, Others, From UN Human Rights Council

2 Adar II 5774 – March 3, 2014
New campaign to oust the world's worst human rights abusers from the UN Human Rights Council

Ukraine to Russian Attack Threat: We Will Never Give Up Crimea

Russia threatened an imminent military invasion on Ukraine

Greek Doctor Arrested for ‘Jews Not Welcome’ Sign

1 Adar II 5774 – March 2, 2014
A Greek doctor who posted a “Jews Not Welcome” sign outside his office was arrested for inciting racial hatred. The doctor, a 57-year-old neurologist from...

Ex-Russian Chess Champ Kasparov Granted Croatian Citizenship

Former world chess champion Garry Kasparov, born Garik Kimovich Weinstein, the head of a pro-democracy group in his native Russia, was granted Croatian citizenship. Kasparov...

Wiesenthal Center: Lithuanian Government Emboldens Neo-Nazis

The Simon Wiesenthal Center accused the Lithuanian government of facilitating the glorification of Holocaust-era war criminals. The accusation followed a march earlier this month by...

‘Death to Jews’ Graffiti Sprayed on Crimean Synagogue

30 Adar I 5774 – March 1, 2014
Unknown individuals painted swastikas and the phrase “Death to the Jews” on a synagogue in the Crimea region of southern Ukraine. The graffiti was found...

US Jewish-Muslim Delegation Press Denmark on Slaughter Ban

A joint delegation of observant Muslims and Jews made the case to the Danish ambassador to the United States that his country’s ban on...

British Soccer Watchdog Punishes Player for Quenelle Salute

28 Adar I 5774 – February 27, 2014
Nicolas Anelka, a French soccer player for a British club, was fined $130,000 and suspended five games for performing the quenelle gesture in a...

European Jewish Group Wants Israeli Security Forces in Ukraine

The European Jewish Association has appealed to Israeli Premier Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon to urgently send Israeli-trained security forces to protect...

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