Attorney Grazhbile Ventslauskayte, Righteous Among the Nations, Dies in Lithuania at 104

During the Second World War, Grazhbile and her mother opened a garment workshop for Jewish women living in the ghetto.

Historical Discovery in Lithuania: Escape Tunnel Used by Jewish Prisoners to Escape from the...

For the first time since the Holocaust the famous tunnel used by the prisoners of Ponar to escape from the Nazis had been located using new technologies for underground predictive scanning.

Russia’s Lavrov Says Moscow Seeks ‘Pragmatic Relations’ With USA

Israeli Defense Minister Liberman met with Russia's FM Lavrov on the sidelines of the conference.

Israel Demands Poland Reverse Law Outlawing Mention of ‘Polish Death Camps’ or Polish Complicity

The term "Polish death camp" was first used by Polish resistance fighter Jan Karski in a 1944 article that was titled "Polish Death Camp."

Thousands of Far-Right Extremists, Neo-Nazis March Through Sofia, Bulgaria

Last week the World Jewish Congress warned about the rise of anti-Semitism, Nazi glorification and far-right extremism among young people in Europe.

ISA: Israeli Convert to Islam Indicted on ISIS Ties

The ISA views the departure of Israelis to Syria and Iraq as a very dangerous phenomenon.

‘Let’s Make a Deal’ in Davos: Israel, Croatia Agree on $500M Sale of Used...

"The two leaders [also] agreed to expand economic, security, water, agricultural, academic and tourism cooperation."

Hitler’s Childhood Home to be Demolished by Austrian Government

The Austrian government says it will demolish Adolf Hitler's birth house to prevent it from becoming a neo-Nazi monument.

Netanyahu Congratulates Hungarian Prime Minister on Diplomatic Trade Rep in Jerusalem

"I have to commend you for taking on the effort, and your foreign minister, for confronting the lies that are put forward against Israel in places like the Human Rights Committee in EU forums and elsewhere."

Austria Backpedals on Demolition of Hitler’s Birth House

Austria's government committee has suggested a "profound architectural redesign" to Hitler's birth house, rather than demolition.

March to Honor the Memory of Elie Wiesel, His Hometown’s Vanished Jews

The march began at the Wiesel family home, and ended at the railway station, where a plaque was unveiled and the station named after Wiesel.

Son of Saul’ Wins Oscar for Best Foreign Film

'Son of Saul's' riveting plot brought a first-time Oscar for a Hungarian film, by a first-time director.

EU Statement on Terrorism More Like ‘Politics As Usual’

The European Union reluctantly condemned the deadly terror attack in Jerusalem, after its world colleagues all checked in.

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.”

Foreign Aerial FireFighters to Leave Tuesday

Foreign firefighting heroes who came to help Israeli firefighters battle nearly 2,000 fires are heading home.

Polish Culture Minister Protests Museum’s Inclusion of Poles in Responsibility for Holocaust

Gliński is irate at the exhibition which presents Poland, France and Ukraine as states and nations that collaborated with the Holocaust, while Germany is presented "only as the country that exemplifies the holocaust."

New K-9 Police ‘Recruits’ Arrive From Czech Republic

More than a dozen new canines arrive for training in the Israel Police force.

Krakow Gas Workers Expose Bones Digging at Plaszów Concentration Camp

Gas company workers were doing maintenance work on a pipeline when they discovered the bones.
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Poles Condemn Skinhead Attack on Israeli Soccer Team

The Polish government's statement said: "We strongly condemn aggression and violence against any person."

PM Netanyahu to Visit Australia, Singapore, Kazakhstan & Azerbaijan

The prime minister and president will be globe-trotting this year as Israel's international relations grow.

Confirmed: Death of Albanian ISIS Commander Behind Plot to Kill Israeli Soccer Team

"He was responsible for planning numerous terrorist attacks, including the failed plot to bomb the 2016 Israel-Albania soccer match."

Two Belgians on Trial in Poland for Stealing Auschwitz Fence

One hopes that the trial would discover what possessed the two middle-aged Belgians to desire to take home some of it.

European-Funded NGOs Promote “Right” to Be Paid for Terror

"Government opposition to the Palestinian Authority policy of paying salaries to convicted terrorists ought to be self-evident."

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.

Biden on Pushing Ukraine’s Anti-Israel Vote: I Din’ Do It

President Obama personally directed his Administration's lobbying efforts ahead of the expected vote. Obama, vacationing in Hawaii, convened a discussion Thursday with Biden, Kerry and other top national security officials.

Romania Expected to Facilitate Return of Property to Holocaust Survivors

The Romanian parliament is set to ease the way for Holocaust survivors to reclaim their stolen property.

European Union: ISIS Has Chemical and Biological Weapons

Israeli experts confirm ISIS is armed with chemical weapons and add it is a de facto state, with its own license plates and gold coins.

Watch: Netanyahu in Budapest, First State Visit by Israeli PM Since 1989

The prime minister's visit to Hungary is focused on promoting cooperation between the governments and the private sector, underlining high-tech, autonomous vehicles and new technologies.

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."

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.

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