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Council of Europe to Support of Ritual Circumcision

19 Tevet 5774 – December 22, 2013
Encouraged by Israeli diplomats, parliamentarians from the Council of Europe have submitted a motion opposing an earlier resolution condemning ritual circumcision of boys. The motion...

Canada Wants Richard Falk Ousted for ‘Palestinian Holocaust’ Comment

Canada has called for the removal of a top U.N. official who accused Israel of having “genocidal intentions” against Palestinians. Ottawa “completely rejects and condemns”...

Russian Court Orders Jewish Teacher’s Early Release

A Russian court ordered the early release of a Jewish teacher whose bribery trial was marred by anti-Semitic statements and whose lengthy prison sentence...

Report: Mandela Received Mossad Training

Nelson Mandela received training from Israel’s Mossad in the 1960s, an Israeli government document has revealed. Mandela, the former South African president and anti-apartheid leader...

Canada Wants U.N. Official Ousted Over ‘Palestinian Holocaust’ Comment

19 Tevet 5774 – December 21, 2013
Canada has called for the removal of a top U.N. official who accused Israel of having “genocidal intentions” against Palestinians. Ottawa “completely rejects and condemns”...

Snowden Files Reveal: US, UK, Spied on Olmert, Barak

Uncle Sam and Uncle Jack just have to know some things.

Swedish County Eyeing Ban on Circumcision

17 Tevet 5774 – December 19, 2013
A county in Sweden is moving ahead with plans to ban the non-medical circumcision of boys, its leading elected official said. Per-Ola Mattsson, the commissioner...

Britain’s Chief Rabbi Calls for Ban on Women Reading from Torah

British Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis has called on Orthodox synagogues to ban “partnership” minyan services, where women can lead prayers and read from the...

German Town Revokes Hitler’s Honorary Citizenship

The testimony of a woman whose family was exterminated by the Nazi helped convinced a Bavarian town council to vote unanimously to revoke the...

French Jewish Comedian Has Baby with Monaco Royal

Monaco Royal Charlotte Casiraghi and the French Jewish comedian Gad Elmaleh embraced their first son. The baby, Raphael, was born Tuesday at Princess Grace Hospital...

Putin to Pardon Russian Tycoon from Jewish Family

Russian president Vladimir Putin said Thursday he will sign pardon for jailed tycoon and Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky "in the nearest future," RIA Novosti...

Prince Charles ‘Deeply Troubled’ by Mideast Christians’ Plight

The heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, said that he is “deeply troubled” by the plight of Christians in the Middle East. “I have...

Russian Jews Win Rostov Holocaust Commemoration Fight

15 Tevet 5774 – December 18, 2013
The Russian city of Rostov-on-Don has agreed to acknowledge the Jewish identity of Holocaust victims killed there by the Nazis. The municipality’s Memorial Council last...

Polish EU Legislator Calls Anti-Semitism a “Cancer’

15 Tevet 5774 – December 17, 2013
“Anti-Semitism is like cancer. There are two things that are certain about this cancer of hate. We know that it is deadly and we...

Israeli Planes Fly over Southern Lebanon after Murder of Soldier

Lebanese media reported that Israeli warplanes carried out surveillance flights over southern Lebanon in Tuesday, as Lebanese, United Nations and Israeli officials try to...

Israel Loses Case to Gag Witness in Bank of China Terror Trial

An American family, whose son was killed in a suicide attack in Israel, has won its argument in a U.S. court against the Netanyahu...

Haredi Sect Blames Zionists, Persecution, for Seized Children

The Canadian Lev Tahor cult of about 200 is headed by convicted felon Shlomo Helbrans, an Israeli returnee who left Israel with his followers in 1990.

Ostreicher Released from Bolivian Prison

Jacob Ostreicher, a New York businessman held in Bolivia since 2011, is back in the United States. Two Jewish news websites, JP Updates and Algemeiner,...

UN Security Council Condemns Lebanese Sniper Attack on Israeli

UN Security Council labels Lebanese soldier's shooting death of Israeli soldier "deplorable."

Iran Says Its Foreign Minister Scolded Kerry

14 Tevet 5774 – December 16, 2013
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in separate phone calls, allegedly scolded U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry for what he said was an...

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