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Israel Seeks U.N. Recognition of Jewish Holiday

18 Iyyar 5774 – May 17, 2014
Ambassador Prosor: “There are three monotheistic religions, yet only two are recognized by the U.N calendar. Such discrimination at the UN must end."

Germany Cancels Gunboat Discount – Because of Peace Talks Breakdown and Obama

16 Iyyar 5774 – May 16, 2014
The US denies President Obama had any role in the German decision to cancel the promised discount.

Jewish Mother and Baby Assaulted in Paris

16 Iyyar 5774 – May 15, 2014
A woman assaulted a Jewish mother and her baby in Paris while shouting anti-Semitic slurs.

Lawyers Accuse the Palestinians and the UN of Deception

A group of lawyers have requested the UN review and reconsider any acceptance of Palestinian Authority requests for accession to international conventions, pending fulfillment of the legal and moral requirements set out in international law and practice.

Israel’s Leftwing Minister Tzipi Livni Needs Special Status to Visit Britain

It's ironic that Britain needs to grant the leftwing Tzipi Livni temporary immunity to ensure she won't face an arrest warrant in the UK.

First Ever Global Observance of the Rescue of European Jewry

Russian Jews led the call for a wider, global Jewish recognition of the rescue of European Jewry.

UN Figures It Out: Iran Might be Lying!

14 Iyyar 5774 – May 13, 2014
The United Nations is considering the possibility that Iran just might have figured out how to avoid international sanctions in order to continue that...

French Jews Set to Mark Record Year for Aliya

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...

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