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European Union Funds Unprecedented Mapping Process of Jewish Cemeteries in Eastern Europe

Since its foundation in 2015, the ESJF has rescued and protected over 120 Jewish cemeteries in seven Central and Eastern European countries.

Slovenia Donates EUR 500K to Build Gaza Desalination Plant

The desalination plant is expected provide water to more than two million Gazans when construction is complete.

Historic Cemetery Renovated by ESJF in Buchach, Hometown of SY Agnon, Simon Wiesenthal, Sigmund...

"Through their preservation and fencing we were able to achieve what was almost like a last minute rescue."

Netanyahus, Czech President & Wife Lunch Together Prior to ‘Czech House’ Dedication

"We say 'Next year in Jerusalem'. So, next year we hope to see an embassy in Jerusalem, but next year in Prague, we have a G2G meeting."

Czech President Tells Rivlin No Chance for Palestinian State in Gaza

The Czech president quipped there would be some who would protest the one-state idea, especially journalists.
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Netanyahu Cites ‘New Form of Anti-Semitism’ – Vicious Effort to Deny Jewish People Right...

"We must all join hands to combat traditional and modern forms of anti-Semitism."

George Deek First Israeli Christian Arab to Become Ambassador to Azerbaijan

Deek is a long-time popular public speaker, particularly at AIPAC and StandWithUs events, as well as a gifted legal expert.

‘We Can Do More to Broaden Cooperation’ with Jordan, Says Rivlin

"We drink the same water and we breathe the same air. It is time that our two peoples get to know each other better.”

Armenia’s Prime Minister Resigns on National TV

Pashinian said he was resigning in order to dissolve the parliament and force early elections, saying that was what was needed “to return the entire power to the people.”

Hungarian Government Transfers Holocaust Museum Ownership to Jewish Community

"The government decision also includes the fact that the owner of the Holocaust museum will be the Jewish Community, something which is unique in Europe."

Lithuania Admits its Citizens Participated in Murder of Jews During the Holocaust

A document prepared ahead of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s historic visit to Lithuania calls the death of 95 percent of Lithuanian Jews “a great tragedy for the Lithuanian state and society.”

Nazi Hunter Zuroff Lambastes PM for Praise of Lithuania’s Holocaust Remembrance

Zuroff said that “the Government of Lithuania has, over the last 25 years, been making great efforts to eliminate the crimes of thousands of Lithuanians that were directly involved in the murder of Jews.”

Netanyahu: ‘Lithuania, Israel are Natural Allies’

"We too are proud of our history, our long history, our robust and pluralistic democracy which guarantees the rights of all our citizens."

Netanyahu First Israeli Prime Minister to Visit Lithuania

"The families of my parents – of blessed memory – came from Lithuania at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th; I am making this visit also for this."

Israel Protests to Romania After Tourists Beaten by Police in Bucharest

"We consider this incident to be unacceptable and extremely serious. The Israeli tourists who suffered from such brutal intervention will file a criminal complaint against the attackers."

Elie Wiesel’s Childhood Home Vandalized by Anti-Semites

The Romanian group for Monitoring and Fighting Anti-Semitism condemned the vandalism against the "memory of Elie Wiesel, the memory of the Holocaust victims and the souls of the Holocaust survivors."

Netanyahu Welcomes PM Orban to Jerusalem: ‘Hungary Has Led the Charge Many Times for...

Netanyahu to Orban: "You have stood up for Israel time and time again in international forums. It is deeply appreciated."

Slovakia Moving Embassy to Jerusalem

Slovakia will be joining the Czech Republic and Bulgaria as European Unions states who are breaking with EU policy on Jerusalem.

MyWay Airlines Begins Direct Flights From Tbilisi to Tel Aviv

The airline is a subsidiary of the China-based Hooling Group established in 1988.

For the First Time Since Hannah Szenes IDF Paratroopers Jump in Eastern Europe

The IDF paratroopers are participating in joint training with the 173rd Brigade of the European Command of the US Army.

A First: IDF Participating in NATO Eastern European Exercises

Nineteen countries participate in the maneuvers, with about 18,000 soldiers spread around Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland.

Czech Republic Reopens Its Honorary Consulate in Jerusalem

Dan Propper, a 78-year-old Israeli Czech businessman, was named honorary consul.

Czech FM Blames Hamas for Gaza Border Deaths

"I do not think that there is a causal link between the transfer of the U.S. Embassy... to Jerusalem and the events in Gaza."

Romania Buys Rights from Israel to Produce Iron Dome

In a deal worth hundreds of millions of dollars, Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems will provide the Romanian Romaero company with licensing and training to produce their own air-defense systems.

Tourism Ministry Announces More Direct Flights From Romania to Tel Aviv

Sibiu will be the sixth city in Romania to operate a direct route with Israel.

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