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Huge Upsurge in Anti-Semitic Attacks in France This Year

25 Tishri 5773 – October 11, 2012
Several attacks on Jews over the Sukkot holiday across France have exemplified a whopping 45 percent reported increase in anti-Semitic attacks in the country in the first eight months of 2012.

Russia, Syria Blast Turkey for Forcing Plane Landing to Search for Arms

Relations between Russia and Turkey have been strained by the forced landing of a Syrian passenger plane which Turkey said it need to inspect for smuggled military equipment.

New York Jewish Doctor Co-Recipient of Nobel Prize in Chemistry

25 Tishri 5773 – October 10, 2012
Robert J. Lefkowitz, a Jewish physician and path-breaking biochemist from New York, has won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Jewish Leader Assaulted on Street in Budapest

21 Tishri 5773 – October 7, 2012
Police in Budapest have arrested two young men after they allegedly assaulted the leader of a Jewish congregation.

French Police Kill Jihadist Who Attacked Kosher Supermarket Last Month

21 Tishri 5773 – October 6, 2012
French Police were on the move all day Saturday, in chase of a jihadist cell made up of French youths who have recently taken...

Dutch Government Planning Ban on Kosher Slaughtering

The Dutch government is drafting a decree that would give it veto power over anyone who wants to practice ritual slaughter, or sh'chitah, in the Netherlands.

Anti-Israel, Pro-Hamas Muslim Leader Is US Delegate to Warsaw Human Rights Conference

17 Tishri 5773 – October 3, 2012
He is not a scholar. He has been involved with the Muslim Public Affairs Council since its founding in 1986. He blamed Israel for 9/11.

Russia Bans “Innocence of Muslims”

16 Tishri 5773 – October 2, 2012
In a show of solidarity with movements seeking to preserve respect for Islam, a Moscow ruled on Monday that the anti-Islam film “Innocence of Muslims” may not be shown in all of Russia.

New Brit Mila Legislation May Be Weeks Away in Germany

Ritual circumcisions have resumed in the Cologne region of Germany, ending a controversy started in a Cologne court in June, when judges decided ritual circumcision constituted “bodily harm” to boys and religious coercion.

Despite Ridicule from the Left, Bibi’s Message on Iran Is Being Heard

14 Tishri 5773 – September 29, 2012
Three leaders: President Obama, Secretary Clinton and Canadian Prime Minister Harper by the end of last week expressed both in words and deeds a commitment to the elimination of Iran's nuclear program. Interestingly, the one whose action Friday will probably have the most profound influence on the future of Iran was Hillary Clinton, who has unleashed an old, aggressive enemy against the Mullahs' state. It may only be a matter of time before other Western powers will internalize Bibi's message.

Bomb Hits Swedish Jewish Community

12 Tishri 5773 – September 28, 2012
Yet another explosion rocks Malmo Sweden, this one targeting the Jewish Community directly.

Transcript: PM Netanyahu’s Speech to the United Nations General Assembly in New York

12 Tishri 5773 – September 27, 2012
Transcript of Prime Minister Netanyahu's speech in the UN on Thursday, September 27, 2012.

Netanyahu Warns the World: A Nuclear Iran Is like a Nuclear Al Qaeda

"I ask, given this record of Iranian aggression without nuclear weapons, just imagine Iranian aggression with nuclear weapons," Netanyahu said to the assembly.

Abbas Blasts Israel as ‘Racist’ at UN Speech, Downplays Statehood Bid

Describing what he said were "racist" attacks by settlers on Palestinians in collusion with the Israeli government, Abbas told the General Assembly on Thursday that he has reached the conclusion "that the Israeli government rejects the two-state solution." He said, however, that Palestinians remain ready to negotiate a two-state solution. "We do not seek to delegitimize an existing state, that is, Israel," Abbas said.

Germany Initiating Pro-Circumcision Legislation

A spokesman for German Justice Minister Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger said his office is working on an outline for new legislation that will permit circumcision of minor males after a controversial court decision in the summer that criminalized the rite.

Jewish House Dems Support Obama’s Refusal to Meet Netanyahu, Warn Bibi to Cool It

California representative Henry Waxman blamed PM Netanyahu for negative press Obama sustained as a result of his refusal to rearrange his schedule to meet with the Israeli leader during the recent UN General Assembly convention in New York. Massachusetts representative Barney Frank said the fallout over the meeting indicates that “Maybe Netanyahu’s for Romney. And he’s making a mistake if he is.”

Jewish Cemetery South of Prague Vandalized

The Jewish cemetery south of Prague has been vandalized, with over 26 tombstones being knocked over, according to Czech police.

Israel’s UN Envoy Leaves Session in Protest When A-Jad Takes Podium

9 Tishri 5773 – September 25, 2012
Israel's UN envoy Ron Prosor left a UN session on Monday in protest when Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad took the podium. Ahmadinejad was present to speak about the rule of law in a session on the subject.

PM Netanyahu Apologizes for Embarrassing Ban Ki-Moon

8 Tishri 5773 – September 24, 2012
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has apologized to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for publicizing details of a conversation between the two regarding the Ban’s visit to Tehran in August.

Israeli Company Wins Tender to Build Milk Parlors for Belarus

4 Tishri 5773 – September 20, 2012
An Israeli company has won a 12 million-euro tender with the Belarusian government to build 135 advanced cow milking parlors across the country.

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