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Mandela: Close Ties With South African Jews But Also With Arafat

CAPE TOWN, South Africa – In the early 1940s, at a time when it was virtually impossible for a South African of color to secure a professional apprenticeship, the Jewish law firm Witkin, Sidelsky and Eidelman gave a young black man a job as a clerk.

Dutch Water Company Cuts Israel Ties over Territories

A Dutch water company has cut ties with Israel, because Israel's water company, Mekorot, works in Judea and Samaria, supplying water to all the residents.

Canada Sends Ex-Jobbik Leader Packing before Montreal Speech

Canadian immigration officials this week ordered a former leader of the ultra-nationalist Jobbik party in Hungary out of the country prior to a speaking...

Kerry Plays ‘Blame Game’ to Urge Congress to Go Soft on Sanctions

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned Congress on Tuesday that new sanctions against Iran would be “gratuitous” and could harm any agreement with...

The Day Mandela Went to Shul and Preached against Aliyah

With all due respect to the man and his memory, Mandela promoted strong independent states for minorities – except Israel. He publicly praised Arab terrorism against Israel in the name of "freedom."

UK Warns Against Doing Business in ‘West Bank’ Jewish Settlements

The British government is warning the business community to steer clear of Jewish settlements in Judea and Samaria. New recommendations noting there are “clear risks”...

Russia ‘Disappears’ One of its Own News Agencies

Stories of Russian repression of its citizenry and crackdown on its nascent press freedoms signals yet another pivot away from Western values.

Flu Grounds Peres from Attending Funeral for Mandela

President Shimon Peres is under the weather with the flu and will not be able to attend the memorial for Nelson Mandela in South...

Visiting Dutch Dignitaries Squabble over Israel’s Role in Gaza, PA

The Dutch PM and foreign minister have been causing a tumult wherever they go in Israel.

German Court: Nazi War Criminal Unfit for Trial

Accused Nazi war criminal Hans Lipschis was released from custody in Germany after being diagnosed with dementia. The arrest warrant against Lipschis, 94, was canceled...

Truth and Evil Dance on Mandela’s Grave

Abbas and Peres' mastery of manipulation forced them to profusely mourn the death of Mandela and at the same time robbed them of being able to do a bit of soul searching.

Witholding Workers’ IDs a Form of Saudi Slavery

An estimated 7 million foreign workers live in Saudi Arabia, which does not recognize the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Transparency International: 2 Arab States Less Corrupt than Israel

Israel is among the countries with a high risk of corruption in defense budgets.

Russian News Agency: US Pushing Middle East Militarization

The Pentagon is fielding more than 35,000 troops in the Persian Gulf as a “bulwark against aggression.”

Bennett: Israel to Aid Large Islamic Country in Agriculture

At an International economic forum in Jakarta, the foreign ministers only wanted to hear how Israel can help their respective countries.

Dutch Paper Mourns Mandela with Black-Face

De Telegraaf, Holland's most popular newspaper, is besides itself with apologies over a highly un-PC faux pas committed on its website: an article rounding...

Germany to Sell Two Destroyers to Israel

Germany will sell two destroyers to Israel for one billion euros ($1.3 billion), the Bild daily reported Saturday. The paper speculates that the torpedo-carrying vessels...

Canadian Protestant Church Launches Settlement Boycott Campaign

Canada’s largest Protestant church launched a campaign to boycott goods made in Judea and Samaria. The United Church of Canada campaign, dubbed “Unsettling Goods: Choose...

EU Supports Economic Activity in Moroccan Occupied Territories

The Legal Forum for Israel pointing out double standards in the European Union.

German Soccer Team Boycotts Saudi Airline that Banned Israelis

A German soccer team withdrew from a sponsorship agreement with Saudi Arabia’s national airline because it refuses to ticket Israeli citizens. The FSV Frankfurt team...

World-Renowned Pianist Evgeny Kissin to Get Israeli Citizenship

The Interior Ministry will grant Evgeny Kissin, one of the world's leading classical pianists and an enthusiastic Jewish supporter of Israel, Israeli citizenship event...

Argentinian Rabbi Sworn into National Parliament on Tanach

Rabbi Sergio Bergman, wearing a colorful yarmulke, was sworn in to Argentina’s National Parliament Wednesday on a Tanach when he swore the oath of...

Embarrassing Good Germans Everywhere: NPD Leader Sold Nazi CDs

NPD is the successor to the German Reich Party (DRP).

German Satirical Novel about Return of Hitler to Become Movie

A best-selling German satirical novel about the return of Adolf Hitler to modern-day Germany is being adapted into a film. “Er Ist Wieder Da,” German...

Sydney Antisemitic Attacker Pleads Not Guilty

An alleged perpetrator of a brutal anti-Semitic attack in suburban Sydney pleaded not guilty. Spartaco Marciano Di Bella, 23, appeared in court Tuesday and was...

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