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Jewish School in Gondar, Ethiopia Closes as Aliyah Ends

15 Elul 5773 – August 20, 2013
Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky on Monday turned over the keys to the Jewish school of Gondar, Ethiopia, to the town’s mayor as the...

Rich Get Richer: Germany Saves $55 Billion on Crisis

The rule of when it rains it pours seems to be working in Germany's favor.

Ban Ki-Moon Tries New Sales Pitch to Stab Israel in the Back

13 Elul 5773 – August 18, 2013
Beware of false friends. Ban Ki-moon tries to soften up Israel by admitting that the U.N. sometimes is biased against Israel, but not to worry, because peace is on the way.

Hillel Argentina, Tel Aviv U. Launch Jewish Entrepreneurship Plan

Hillel Argentina and Tel Aviv University are launching an entrepreneurship center and incubator of companies for Jewish entrepreneurs. The companies participating in the program, which...

French Court Acquits Boycott Activists of Hate Crime

A French court has acquitted three activists charged with discrimination and hate crimes for calling for a boycott of Israeli products in 2010, the...

Add Brussels to the List of Where Jews Need to Hide. ...

10 Elul 5773 – August 16, 2013
The last remaining Jewish school in central Brussels has instructed its students to remove their kippot in the school's neighborhood and wait until they are inside the building to put it back on.

Swedes Fume at Comparison of Palestinian Prisoners to Murderer Breivik

10 Elul 5773 – August 15, 2013
Relatives of victims of the Utøya massacre are seething with anger at the Israeli ambassador's insolent comparison of Jewish and Scandinavian blood.

New Super-Size Kitchen for Jews in Uman for Rosh HaShanah

Jewish volunteers have finished building a kitchen the size of a basketball court in Uman, Ukraine, where they plan to prepare 105,000 meals to...

Russia Giving Up to $1 Million to Auschwitz Conservation Fund

Russia will contribute up to $1 million to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation for the conservation and maintenance of the site of the former Nazi concentration...

UN Human Rights Chiefs Ask Hamas to Halt Executions

9 Elul 5773 – August 14, 2013
The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights has urged the Hamas terrorist organization to halt plans for more executions without a fair trial. Navi Pillay...

Holland Hebrew Bookstore Ex-Owners Move to Israel, Close Up Shop

One of Western Europe’s largest Hebrew bookstores has closed down in Amsterdam as its former owners prepare to move to Israel. The Samech bookstore has...

Egyptian Army, Trying to Win Civil War in One Day, Kills Hundreds

Israel’s neighbors love civil war. Lebanon, Syria. Jordan could be next. The Egyptian army learns from Assad’s mistake and tries to win it one day. Morsi supporters’ biggest weapon is the will to die.

Milan’s Jews Cut Ties with Muslim Group over Israel Slurs

The Milan Jewish community has broken off relations with the Milan Islamic Associations Coordination (CAIM) following verbal attacks on Israel made by the group’s...

Russian Firm Investing $30 Million in Bethlehem Complex

8 Elul 5773 – August 13, 2013
Russia is strengthening its presence in the Palestinian Authority with a $30 million investment in an office-commercial center in  Bethlehem that will include a...

Police Launch Hate Crimes Probe of Toronto Arab Leader

Toronto police launched a hate crimes investigation into comments made by an Arab community leader who called for the murder of Israelis. “We have received...

Bloomberg News: Netanyahu Running Scared from Worldwide Boycott

Déjà vu. The “peace process’ began in 1991, when the threat of an international boycott forced Yitzchak Shamir to debate Arafat in Madrid. The same threat has Netanyahu running scared, says a columnist.

Argentinian Rabbi Wins Big in Midterm Congressional Primary Vote

7 Elul 5773 – August 12, 2013
Argentina’s Rabbi Sergio Bergman won the midterm congressional primary elections, his first national test for a seat in the country’s Parliament. Bergman, who currently serves...

Israeli Team Fined for not Playing Davis Cup Match on Yom Kippur

The Israel Tennis Association has been fined more than $13,000 for refusing to play a Davis Cup match against Belgium on Yom Kippur this...

British Resort Lost $150,000 in Tourism by Ban on Shabbat Candles

6 Elul 5773 – August 11, 2013
The British coastal resort’s University of Aberystwyth lost $150,000 in tourism income by banning orthodox Jews from lighting candles on Shabbat, a decision that...

‘Australia’s Sarah Palin’ Quits Race over Islam Gaffe (Video)

She still supports Jewish people, because they believe in Jesus.

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