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French Jews Set to Mark Record Year for Aliya

13 Iyyar 5774 – May 13, 2014
On the face of things, Jewish life in France appears stronger than ever: Jewish schools are thriving, there are kosher butchers all over the country, and the Jewish population has more than doubled since 1945. So why are people talking about the end of Europe's largest Jewish community?

Kerry, Abbas Meeting Set for London

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is set to meet with Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas in London.

Hong Kong Business Delegation to Visit Israel, Strengthen Economic Ties

12 Iyyar 5774 – May 12, 2014
The trip highlights Hong Kong’s strong economic ties with Israel and aims to further raise Israeli business interest in the region.

‘Red Ken’: Rich Jews Vote for Torries

Ken Livingstone, the anti-Semitic former mayor of London, has lashed out again at Britain’s Jewish community. Speaking to the BBC’s Newsnight program, the radical politician...

Israeli Team to Assist with the Rescue of Abducted Nigerian Girls

“President Jonathan has accepted Mr. Netanyahu’s offer to send a team of Israeli counter-terrorist specialists to assist in the ongoing search and rescue efforts.”

Clinton Condemns Boko Haram Now, But Refused When State Dept. Head

12 Iyyar 5774 – May 11, 2014
Clinton's State Department refused to name Boko Haram as foreign terrorist organization in 2011.

UK Shechitah Advocate Wants Precise Labeling for Meat Industry

11 Iyyar 5774 – May 10, 2014
Shechitah advocates wrote that UK consumers of meat not produced through ritual slaughter “should also be told the method of slaughter: captive bolt shooting, gassing, electrocution, drowning, trapping, clubbing or any of the other approved methods.”

Latvian School Features ‘Jew-Free’ Sign

The entrance to a nursery school in Latvia featured a German-language sign advertising the establishment as being “Jew-free.”

UNHRC Appoints Falk 2.0

10 Iyyar 5774 – May 9, 2014
Wibisono is replacing the anti-Israeli Richard Falk, or perhaps this is just a Falk 2.0 upgrade.

Big in Japan

Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu will be traveling to Japan on Saturday evening for a four day meeting to discuss increasing economic and diplomatic cooperation.

No Israel in this Year’s Eurovision

Israeli candidate Mei Finegold made it as far as the semifinals for Eurovision, but not didn't make the final round.

Israeli Ambassador to The UN Warns: “Next Major Conflict Could be Sparked by Rockets...

8 Iyyar 5774 – May 8, 2014
Ambassador Ron Prosor said: "...One of those missiles could trigger the next terror attack. One of those shipments could carry a dirty bomb."

Canada Bans Hamas Fundraisers

Canada’s Ministry of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness has banned a Muslim charity that officials believe has funnelled more than C$15 million (US $13.7...

After EU Audit, Corruption Could Become an Expensive Problem for Ramallah

The EU parliament called for future EU funding to be conditioned on Palestinian compliance with reform recommendations.

Jerusalem District, Border Police Block Jewish March to Temple Mount

7 Iyyar 5774 – May 6, 2014
Jerusalem District and Border Police blocked a protest march by Jews on Tuesday to the Temple Mount.

Ukraine’s Jewish Mayor of Kharkov Begins His Recovery in Israel

Kharkov's Jewish Mayor Gennady Kernes is slowly overcoming near-fatal wounds and is on the road to recovery at Haifa's Rambam Hospital.

Brussels mayor bans ‘summit meeting’ for anti-Semites

5 Iyyar 5774 – May 4, 2014
A mayor from Brussels banned an event that European Jews have called a “summit meeting for anti-Semites.” Eric Tomas, the mayor of Anderlecht— one of...

FIFA World Cup in Brazil to be Protected by Israeli Security Systems

1 Iyyar 5774 – April 30, 2014
The FIFA stadium, which will seat 44,000 fans, will be protected by an Israeli company’s advanced security systems.

Russia Scolds NATO, USA on Sanctions, Troop Movements

As pro-Russian separatists eat up town after town in eastern Ukraine, the Kremlin is closely monitoring NATO’s reaction – and the White House response.

Rising Anti-Semitism Driving Jews to Israel

The majority of last year's new immigrants to Israel came from Russia and Ukraine. An increase this year is expected to include France.

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