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Yad Vashem Condemns Polish Senate’s ‘Problematic Piece of Legislation’

One of the first questions the Poles asked the Nazis, their new rulers, was if it was permitted to kill the Jews.

Haredi Parties Want Constitutional Right to Learn Torah

"This basic law seeks to anchor the right of those who wish to dedicate themselves to a meaningful period of Torah study to the removal of other obligations ... such as security service and voluntary national service.

OU Draws Red Line Regarding Female Rabbis, Demands Member Synagogues’ Compliance

The OU has established parameters for a three-year period during which the umbrella body for American Orthodox congregations will work to bring its member synagogues who employ female clergy into compliance with OU standards, which stipulate that a woman cannot serve as a rabbi.

Polish Senate Passes ‘No Polish Death Camps’ Law

"In every town where there was an Aktion (German expulsion of the local Jews), the ghetto was surrounded by a mob that participated in a formal hunt on Jews, a hunt according to all the rules of hunting—with beaters or without them. Did many Jews perish at their hands? Countless ones!"

Knesset Strikes Back Against Polish Holocaust Bill

The law will guarantee full legal protection for Holocaust survivors, educators and tour guides who may be prosecuted in a foreign country (Poland) for relating historical truths about the Holocaust.

8 Yr Old Jewish Boy Attacked in Paris Suburb by Teenage Anti-Semites

The child was walking to a tutor when two teens approximately 15 years old knocked him to the ground and "struck him multiple times," police said.

Israeli Ambassador to Russia Speaks Up Against ‘Polish Death Camps’ Law

"We’re working with the Russian state service for archives on a project titled ‘Every Person Has a Name,’" Koren said.

Danish Opposition Pushing Back FM’s Pro-Israel Decisions

The leftwing parties in the Danish parliament claim that the foreign minister has surrendered to an Israeli dictate.

Sovereignty Supporters Celebrate Tu B’Shvat at Oz Ve’Gaon Nature Preserve

Tu b’Shevat events are another layer connecting the People of Israel to their Land.

This Tu B’Shvat be Part of “70 Orchards for Israel’s 70th Birthday”

​​Is there some way to let all Jews take part in Tu B'Shvat in a real and significant way, as opposed to just not saying "tachanun" in shul?

Students, Adults Celebrate Tu B’Shevat With Hikes, Gardening, Tree Plantings

In addition to planting new trees, it is traditional to eat dried fruits and nuts that symbolise the Holy Land, including figs and dates.

Israel’s Mission to UN Hosts Gathering 30th Anniversary of March of the Living

"If we do not succeed in passing the torch of memory to future generations throughout the world, the lesson will not be learned.”

Report: IDF Discriminates Against Settlers Wishing to Plant JNF Trees on Tu B’Shvat

There exists an inherent discrimination in the way the JNF has to distribute plants for the traditional Tu B'Shvat planting in Judea and Samaria.

Rabbinical Court Allows Husband of Get Refuser to Marry 2nd Wife

The court also ruled that plaintiff's first wife continues to be free to approach the court and sue for divorce, including all the compensations of severance to which she is entitled.

European Jews Call on OSCE to Adopt International Definition of Anti-Semitism

“Anti-Semitism is not only a Jewish problem, it concerns all European citizens. Extremist ideologies start by threatening Jews, but are in fact a challenge to society as a whole."

Netanyahu to Putin: We Must Take Strong, Timely Stand Against Murderous Ideologies (video)

"The main lesson of the rise of the Nazis and ... their defeat, is that one needs to take a strong and timely stand against murderous ideologies."

Zionist Group Calls on State to Declare ‘Palestinian JNF’ a Terror Organization

UAWC has embarked on an operation to take over thousands of acres in strategic areas in Judea and Samaria under Israeli control, through planting thousands of trees.

Statistics Bureau: 186,500 Holocaust Survivors Lived in Israel in 2016

The Holocaust survivors population is aging, and its size is diminishing.

Putin, Netanyahu, to Honor Memory of Holocaust Jewish Victims

President Vladimir Putin and his guest Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center in Moscow on Monday, TASS reported. "In...

Israeli Education Minister Orders Compulsory Course on Poles’ Collaboration with Nazis

The lesson plan reminds students that "even after the war, Jews encountered hostility from their former neighbors as they returned from the concentration camps ... The most famous case was the Kielce pogrom in Poland, in July 1946, during which the Poles murdered 42 Holocaust survivors who returned to the city."

Chief Rabbi Orders an End to Special Prayers for Rain

The rains of the last few weeks have improved the seasonal rainfall, and the rabbinate has changed its directive and ordered the chazan to no longer say the special prayer for rainfall.

Get Ready for Wednesday’s Once-in-150-Years Blood Moon that’s also Super Moon, Blue Moon, Lunar...

It's going to be a packed Wednesday night for moon-loving earthlings of every persuasion, including the atheists among us – our silvery satellite will have something for everyone, for the first time since 1866.

Muslim World League Labels Holocaust a ‘Nazi Crime Against Humanity’

“This human tragedy perpetrated by evil Nazism won’t be forgotten by history ... True Islam is against these crimes.”

Israeli Actress Gal Gadot Attacked for Holocaust Remembrance Day Stand

There was a flood of tweets in response -- many posting their love for the actress, but an equal number filled with hate.
Poland's President Lech Kaczynski (R) in the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial.

Yad Vashem Condemns Poland’s Holocaust Whitewash Law

Restrictions on statements... regarding the Polish people's direct or indirect complicity with the crimes committed... during the Holocaust are a serious distortion.

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