WJRO Applauds Lithuania’s Holocaust Era Property Restitution Law

The World Jewish Restitution Organization (WJRO) on Thursday applauded the passage of legislation by the Lithuanian Parliament addressing restitution claims of Holocaust victims. The...

Huge Majority of Europe’s Jews Say They’re Staying Home for the Holy Days

Around 70% of Europe's Jews say they're afraid to go to synagogue for Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur.

Thousands of Auschwitz Victims’ Personal Items to Go on Display

More than 16 thousand personal items belonging to the victims of Auschwitz-Birkenau have now been delivered to the Auschwitz Memorial.

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.”

Trifecta: Convicted Terrorist Builds Illegal Structures in Gush Etzion with EU Money

The European Union's funding of illegal Arab construction in Area C of Judea and Samaria is a path to establishing a de facto Palestinian state.

Croatia to Buy Used F-16s from Israel Air Force

The decision to buy the Israeli planes was allegedly pushed by Croatian Defense Minister Damir Krstičević. Israel also offered to cooperate on drone development.

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.

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."

Bulgarian Synagogue Targeted in Stoning Attack

“Jews in Bulgaria are proud members of society, and their security must be of utmost importance and concern."

Great Synagogue of Pilsen Returns to Jews of Czech Republic

The famed Great Synagogue of Pilsen is returning to Jewish hands and hearts after 20 years as a Czech concert hall and art museum.

Israeli Envoy to Czech Republic Daniel Meron Presents Credentials

Ambassador Meron previously worked at Israeli embassies in the U.S., Norway and Cyprus.

New Exhibition Shows Poland Using Jewish Gravestones to Build Walls, Sidewalks, Playgrounds

Numerous signs suggest the current Polish government is attempting to rewrite its role in World War II and the Holocaust.

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.

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."

UN to Create Database of Businesses Operating in Jewish Settlements

A Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel called the UNHRC a “cynical, shameless and hypocritical body, probably in need of urgent mental treatment.”

100 European Jewish Boys & Girls Celebrate Bar, Bat Mitzvahs at Western Wall

The celebrants were accompanied by rabbis from their respective Jewish communities and a native speaker of their language was attached to each group.

Jewish Cemetery Walls Desecrated in Sochaczew, Poland

During the war, Sochaczew lost more than 4,000 residents, all of them Jewish.

Moldova Eyes Attacks on Breakaway Transnistria

Transnistria is strategically located along Moldova’s northeastern border.

Jewish Groups Protest Polish Guesthouse Ban on Jews

The guest house belongs to Piotr Rybak, who is known for a number of anti-Semitic actions including the burning of a Jew in effigy on the main market square in Wroclaw.

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

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

Czech Republic, Hungary, Consider Moving Embassies to Jerusalem

Despite the objection of two member states, Mogherini opted to declare that all the EU states were in full agreement with her position.

BDS Movement Waits to Pounce as Netanyahu Heads to Paris

Somehow supporters of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divest and Sanctions (BDS) campaign nevertheless managed to politicize Netanyahu’s visit.

Polish Court Orders German TV to Apologize for Claiming Shared Responsibility for Auschwitz

Yad Vashem criticized the bill against blaming Poland for collaboration in the death camps, warning that its approval in parliament would be considered Holocaust denial and a regression in Poland’s efforts to face its dark past.
video

‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’ Celebrates Polish Couple Who Hid Hundreds of Jews Among the Beasts

Some hid in animal cages, other in the villa's basement. Some were 'adopted' as fake family members or service staff.

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.

WJC Urges City of Vinnitsa to Pull Monument to Anti-Semitic Leader as ‘Defender of...

"Petilura was anything but an honest man. He was a cruel barbarian, indisputably responsible for pogroms in which 35,000-40,000 Jews were murdered."

Reuters: Iran Attempts to Buy Nuclear-Related Contraband

Iran tried to buy UN-banned products in the Czech Republic but was caught and stopped, Reuters reports exclusively.

Serbs: Israel Recognizing Kosovo Is Like Serbia Recognizing ‘Palestine’

The parallels to Israel's international troubles with the Palestinian Authority are glaring, naturally, and the Serbs, who consider themselves old friends of Israel and the Jews, feel betrayed by Israel.

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.

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.

Headlines

Latest News Stories


Recommended Today

Sponsored Posts


Printed from: https://www.jewishpress.com/news/jewish-news/holocaust/wjro-applauds-lithuanias-holocaust-era-property-restitution-law/2022/12/22/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: