As Purim approaches, thousands of Israeli children and families grapple with poverty
Posted on: February 24th, 2015News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
In Berlin 2015, a major Jewish monthly magazine is now delivered in plain wrapping paper -- to minimize the chance of attack.
Posted on: February 23rd, 2015News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Israel's ambassador to Germany is politely urging the country's Jewish population to consider leaving on aliyah, noting the rise in anti-Semitism.
Posted on: February 10th, 2015News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky hails report by UK parliamentarians, effort to battle anti-Semitism in Britain as "important step."
Posted on: February 9th, 2015News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Figures for anti-Semitic incidents in the UK have more than doubled over the past year. Are we surprised yet?
Posted on: February 7th, 2015News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
A judge in Germany convicted three German Palestinians for attacking a synagogue, but said they were bringing "attention to the Gaza confict," not anti-Semitic.
Posted on: January 29th, 2015News & Views → Global → Europe
Locked in Auschwitz, their cries for assistance were not heard, so they escaped through an open window, setting off an alarm.
Posted on: January 27th, 2015News & Views → Jewish → Holocaust
BBC: "Our one big question this morning: Is the time coming to lay the Holocaust to rest?"
Posted on: January 27th, 2015News & Views → Global
President Obama is sending Jack Lew, the first Orthodox Jewish Treasury Secretary to the commemoration. Secretary Lew will be leading a delegation of State Department officials and Auschwitz survivors.
Posted on: January 25th, 2015News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
Prior to Sunday's cabinet meeting, Bibi talked about the dangers of Iran, ISIS and anti-Semitism and the importance of Aliyah.
Posted on: January 24th, 2015News & Views → Global → Europe → Germany
Berlin refuses to name German companies who helped Syria build its chemical weapons program.
Posted on: January 23rd, 2015News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
NY Councilman Greenfield exposes anti-Zionists as Anti Semites: "They are upset because Hitler didn't finish the job."
Posted on: January 12th, 2015News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
French Jewry is in the crossfire as the world starts to wrestle with radical Islam and is facing two lethal issues as it decides whether to leave en masse, for good.
Posted on: January 12th, 2015News & Views → Global → Africa
A BBC reporter needled a French Jewish woman Sunday at the mega Paris unity rally over the unrelated issue of Israel and Palestinians.
Posted on: January 1st, 2015News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Chief Rabbi David Lau reminds all Jews to say the Kaddish prayer in memory of Holocaust victims.
Posted on: December 29th, 2014News & Views → Global → Europe
The Nazis nearly destroyed the 17th synagogue.
Posted on: December 25th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Greek Jewish cemetery vandalized, graffiti called for "six million more."
Posted on: December 21st, 2014News & Views → Media → Arts and Entertainment
Oscar-winner “Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport” has been selected for permanent preservation in the Library of Congress by the National Film Registry. The film, released in 2000, documents the rescue of some 10,000 predominantly Jewish children from Nazi-dominated Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia in the months leading up to World War II. […]
Posted on: December 9th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Holocaust
A swastika is a swastika is a swastika, but not always.
Posted on: December 8th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Holocaust
Prof. Jan Grabowski of the University of Ottawa in Canada was awarded the 2014 Yad Vashem International Book Prize for Holocaust Research for his book memory of Holocaust survivor Abraham Meir Schwarzbaum and his family members who were murdered in the Holocaust. His book “Hunt for the Jews: Betrayal and Murder in German-Occupied Poland” […]
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