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Right-Wing UK Independence Party Backs Shechita Ban

16 Shevat 5775 – February 4, 2015
Britain's right-wing UK Independence Party has outraged Jews by announcing it is backing a ban on shechita, a reversal of its prior policy.

1,000 Youth in Israel Pick Fruit for Needy on Tu B’Shevat

In honor of Tu B'Shevat, youth volunteering with Leket Israel, are picking excess fruit remaining on trees in people's private gardens to give to the poor.

UK Drops Probe of BBC Reporter’s Anti-Semitism at Paris Unity March

UK drops complaints against BBC reporter Tim Willcox over needling a French Jew at the Paris unity rally.

UNESCO Director Rejects Palestine Entry to ‘Memory of the World’ Program

For the first time, the head of UNESCO has rejected an entry to the Memory of the World registry that passed its advisory board.

NYT: Dead Argentine Prosecutor Drafted Warrant to Arrest President Fernandez

Prosecutor Alberto Nisman drafted a warrant to arrest Pres. Fernandez before his death.

Breaking: French Soldiers Attacked While Guarding Nice Jewish Center

15 Shevat 5775 – February 3, 2015
French police were attacked Tuesday by an alleged Muslim stabber and two accomplices while guarding a Jewish building.

Parents of Murdered Yeshiva Youth in NY Jewish Unity Event

The parents of two of three Israeli teens kidnapped and murdered by Hamas last summer will join a UJA-Federation of New York Jewish Unity...

56 Yeshiva Students Arrested in Violent Protests

One arrested student is suspected of hitting a policeman in the face with a metal bar.

French Soldiers Protecting Jewish Sites Receive Death Threats

14 Shevat 5775 – February 2, 2015
French soldiers guarding Jewish sites in Paris are learning first-hand what anti-Semitism feels like.

Haredim Blocks Roads in Protest of Draft

Anti-draft Haredim blocked roads in Jerusalem, Modi'in and Ashdod.

Remembering Myra Kraft on Super Bowl Sunday

It’s a safe bet to say that the overwhelming number of American football fans in Israel cheered on the Patriots.

Anti-Semitic Rally Opposing ‘Jewification’ of Britain

12 Shevat 5775 – February 1, 2015
Anti-Semitism is alive and well -- and thriving -- in London. It will get a boost on March 22, 2015.

Italian Jewish Leader Arrested For Trying To Escape From Auschwitz

10 Shevat 5775 – January 29, 2015
Locked in Auschwitz, their cries for assistance were not heard, so they escaped through an open window, setting off an alarm.

US Treasury Secy Jack Lew Says French Jews Don’t Want to Leave

US Treasury Secy Jack Lew contends that French Jews really want to stay in France. They just want to be safe too.

BBC’s Holocaust Tweet Shocker

8 Shevat 5775 – January 27, 2015
BBC: "Our one big question this morning: Is the time coming to lay the Holocaust to rest?"
President Barack Obama walking with Chief of Staff Jack Lew during a break from debate preparations in Williamsburg, Va., Oct. 14, 2012.

Obama Sends Jack Lew To Auschwitz

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.

Holocaust Survivors Return to Auschwitz to Mark 70 Years of Liberation

Fifteen Auschwitz survivors, aged 80-94, returned this morning, Monday January 26, to the infamous death camp, Auschwitz, some for the first time.

‘Let’s Go Jew-Bashing’ Muslims Hauled into British Court

7 Shevat 5775 – January 26, 2015
Maybe the court will forgive the gang because one of them apologized.

Founder of Autism Self-Advocacy Org. Wins Ruderman Prize in Inclusion

Ari Ne'eman, a pioneer in autism self-advocacy, awarded the Ruderman Prize in Inclusion.

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