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Netanyahu Will Not Meet Pope during Rome Visit

18 Heshvan 5774 – October 22, 2013
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will not meet with Pope Francis during a visit to Rome, as the Israeli leader’s office had announced. The Vatican reportedly...

Yishai Visits Beilis and the Baal Shem Tov in the Ukraine

The hook that finally got me to Ukraine was a conference about antisemitism. Yes, it is ironic, and maybe bold: a conference about antisemitism in Ukraine.

Toronto Transit Rejects Anti-Israel Ads

With transportation systems serving as a new front in the anti-Israel propaganda wars, Toronto Transit rejected an ad because it is "inaccurate and misleading."

Can NATO Member Turkey Ever Be Trusted Again?

18 Heshvan 5774 – October 21, 2013
In April, 2012, the Tehran Times announced: "Iran has foiled Israeli terrorist plots." That one had Turkish fingerprints all over it.

Report: PA misspent $3 Billion in EU Aid

The Palestinian Authority misspent more than $3 billion in European Union financial aid between 2008 and 2012, the British newspaper The Sunday Times reported,...

Dutch Jewish Hospital is Holland’s First Green Health Facility

16 Heshvan 5774 – October 19, 2013
A Jewish hospital near Amsterdam became the first healthcare facility in the Netherlands to receive official recognition for its environmentally friendly practices. Jacques Moors, the...

French Lawyer Disbarred for Motion to Replace Jewish Judge

A lawyer from Lyon in eastern France has been disbarred for filing a motion to disqualify a Jewish judge because of his origins. The French...

Polish Jews Say Mosque Torching Reminiscent of Kristallnacht

Representatives of the Jewish community of Gdansk, Poland, said the torching of a mosque had “frightening connotations” of the Nazi-inspired Kristallnacht pogroms against Jews. The...

Saudi Arabia Says No to UN Security Council Seat

Saudi Arabia rejected assuming the seat it just won on the UN Security Council.

Putin to Visit Cairo, After US Abandons Ally Further

14 Heshvan 5774 – October 18, 2013
Russia is filling in the vacuum in Egpyt that the U.S. is leaving behind.

When Holy Man Says to Dig, Indian Archeologists Obey

In Israel there may be lots of strife between men of the cloth and the men and women of the pickax and the shovel—usually...

Rising Antisemitism Causing European Jews to Hide Faith

A new survey shows that many European Jews hide their faith due to fear of antisemitism. The online poll by the European Union Agency for...

New JCC Set to Open in Warsaw

In a sign of the growing revival of Polish Jewish life, a new Jewish Community Center is set to open in Warsaw on Oct....

Belgian ‘Holocaust Ad’ Against Ritual Slaughter Riles Jews, Muslims

A Belgian radio ad that is accused of drawing on Holocaust themes to promote a ban on ritual slaughter has drawn sharp criticism from...

Is it the UN or Azkaban? Saudi Arabia Now on the Security Council

It had to happen.  You knew it was going to happen. What with Iran getting a lead role on the Disarmament and International Security Committee,...

Lithuania’s Support of Ritual Slaughter May Turn the Tide

13 Heshvan 5774 – October 17, 2013
The Lithuanian parliament has taken the first steps to legal ritual slaughter in what could be move that turns the tide against the wave...

Anti-Putin Dissident Navalny Sentence Commuted

Prominent opposition figure Aleksey Navalny and co-defendant Pyotr Ofitserov have been given a suspended sentence in their trumped up embezzlement trial that has attracted...

Iran Nukes Talks to Renew in November

Talks between Iran and major powers on Iran’s nuclear aims were “good” and will renew next month, the Iranian foreign minister said. “The talks will...

Rioting in Rome, over Nazi Criminal’s Funeral

12 Heshvan 5774 – October 16, 2013
Italians rioted and shouted “murderer” as the hearse carrying the body of Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke made its way to a Rome church...

Stiff-Necked Oxford Student Triumphantly Upstages Galloway (VIDEO)

The Israeli Oxford student told virulently anti-Israel British politician George Galloway, "I don't have a question for you sir, as you can see, because I don't debate with racists." And with that, Hunter opened the Israeli flag, hoisted it up over his head, and holding it aloft and streaming behind him, he strode, stiff-necked, from the room.

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