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Posted on: May 29th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The Middle Ages have returned to Europe, or maybe they never left. Jews dipping matzos in blood is old hat. Now a Norwegian newspaper depicts circumcision as a violent and bloody religious custom.
Posted on: May 29th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
Babylonian script in a Torah scroll provided a key clue to realizing that an Italian Torah previously thought to be three centuries actually is the world oldest Torah, dating back to the 11th or 12 century.
Posted on: May 28th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
The West has played one too many games in the Syria disaster. After it lifts the arms embargo to rebels, Russia says it will arm Assad with game-changing missiles. For Israel, it is not a game.
Posted on: May 28th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
Burglars stole Judaica artifacts worth approximately $30,000 from a Jewish family in northern London while they were sleeping, The Jewish Chronicle reported. The thieves took menorahs, a Seder plate and silver cups, among other items, from the Palmer family home in Edgeware. Howard Palmer said the items were “totally irreplaceable.” Two of his five children […]
Posted on: May 26th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
The Rome Jewish community leadership gave a rousing send-off to journalist and former Italian parliament member Fiamma Nirenstein ahead of her departure for Israel on aliyah Sunday. She will live in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Gilo. Born in Florence, Nirenstein was elected to Parliament in April 2008 as a member of the center-right People of […]
Posted on: May 24th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
Iran is "advancing its enrichment program in blatant violation of its international obligations."
Posted on: May 23rd, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
An eyewitness fought back tears as he recalled seeing the killers attacking the man "like a piece of meat."
Posted on: May 23rd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Observers of the world body in Geneva said the annual hypocrisy reached a new low this year.
Posted on: May 22nd, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has a busy day Thursday and is scheduled to talk with two foreign ministers and former French President Nicolas Sarkozy in a four-hour time span. His office announced he will welcome U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at 10:15, and the American efforts to bring Prime Minister Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority […]
Posted on: May 22nd, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
Israelis are familiar with archaeological finds dating back centuries and sometimes thousands of years. Now the world’s most popular museum, the Louvre, exhibits a 1,700-year-old mosaic found in Lod.
Posted on: May 21st, 2013News & Views → Global
The mission was originally supposed to arrive in Jerusalem on Monday.
Posted on: May 20th, 2013News & Views → Eye on Palestine
The Palestinian Authority outsmarts itself again. Israel agreed to allow UNESCO to visit the Old City as long as there were no political motives. The PA could not resist and is left with nothing.
Posted on: May 20th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
A Hungarian martial arts fighter was disinvited from an event in Prague because of his Nazi tattoos, including one reading “death to the Jews.” Some of the sponsors of the Heroes Gate martial arts tournament told organizers that Attila Petrovszki from Hungary could not attend the May 17 event because he had a tattoo of […]
Posted on: May 19th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
It took a world war to expose the Nazi lie. Now, 12 years after the media lie that the IDF killed an innocent 12-year-old Gaza boy, it appears he never died. “The Truth will out” wrote Shakespeare.”
Posted on: May 18th, 2013News & Views → Global
The first anti-aircraft missiles may be delivered to Syria within 2 months.
Posted on: May 17th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
Russia maintains a military base in the port of Tartous, Syria.
Posted on: May 16th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The Jewish Community of Prague documented a tripling of online instances of anti-Semitic hate speech last year. The increase, which the community links to a Jewish politician’s presidential bid, among other factors, was documented in an annual report on anti-Semitism published Tuesday. The community documented 82 instances of online hate speech on Czech websites in […]
Posted on: May 16th, 2013News & Views → Eye on Palestine
Everyone knows Abbas wants to make peace with Israel, which wants to drive all Arabs into the sea, right? And how many know that Abbas’ Fatah party condemned the crime of a Jewish-Arab soccer game?
Posted on: May 13th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
The Vienna Jewish Choir last weekend hosted the first European Jewish Choral Festival with a comprehensive repertoire of Yiddish, Hebrew, and Ladino songs, the European Jewish Press reported, Hundreds of Jewish and non-Jewish singers from 18 groups in Europe participated n the four-day event that drew approximately 1,500 spectators. The festival, under the patronage of […]
Posted on: May 13th, 2013News & Views → Business and Economy
Waze and Facebook have reached an impasse in their negotiations, but not over whether Facebook will buy Waze for 700 million dollars, or a clean billion, but over Israel, according to the Israeli site Telecom News. Facebook wants to close down Waze’s Raanana office, and transfer some of the developers to the U.S. While the […]
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