"I am honoured that my own great grandmother is one of these Righteous Among the Nations."
Last Sunday's political surveys, which gave Netanyahu's Likud party a boost to 34 Knesset from it current 30, also showed yet another drop for the Zionist Camp—a coalition of Labor and the Tzipi Livni Movement—from its current 24 to 10 seats.
Chief Rabbi Lau responded on Tuesday that the best way to battle anti-Semitism is to immigrate to Israel, but that all Jews in Germany and throughout the Diaspora must continue to wear the kippah and other Jewish symbols.
“The Jewish people suffered from discrimination in many countries; it is very important that the Jewish people not discriminate in our own country."
The extraordinary gesture comes at the behest of U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, Channel 20 reports.
“If you can’t make it to Erfurt (or Berlin), then wear a kippah wherever you happen to be at that time.”
If passed the legislation would grant money raised through donations to American schools as part of the Holocaust Education Assistance Program.
"So grateful to President Trump for the opportunity and thankful to God for His blessings."
The ambassador visited the Church of the Holy Sepulcher ahead of the Roman Catholic holiday of Good Friday, which is immediately followed by Easter Sunday.
The missionary campaign is ongoing and is expected to continue through the end of the coming week.
Both private church compounds and open areas will be swept and cleaned, a process that should take about a year to complete.
Despite a very long list of television and movie credits, Cynthia Nixon has absolutely no experience whatsoever in politics.
“Israel continues to be a top priority for this community; their support is both growing and intensifying; and there remains enormous potential ahead.”
“The free and independent Poland of today, my generation, is not responsible and does not need to apologize. But ... to those who were driven out then ..."
Can anyone even remember a time, ever, when the Megilla was read at the White House?
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre has been closed for three days to protest the proposed tax law and the disputed municipal taxes that the city of Jerusalem has been insisting on collecting.
The Knesset will suspend all legislative activity on the new tax law regarding church property during work by the team.
“People marching in the streets of European capitals shouting ‘Death to the Jews’ has led to the actual death of Jews, and will continue if Europe does not react.”
"Some people still tend to think of drug use as an 'outside problem', but the reality is that addiction doesn't discriminate."
“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."
"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."
“This human tragedy perpetrated by evil Nazism won’t be forgotten by history ... True Islam is against these crimes.”
The United Nations date for International Holocaust Day, and the date on which worldwide memorial ceremonies are being held, falls on the Jewish Sabbath.
German MP Volker Kauder said it was "shameful" that Jewish institutions required police protection, and that Jews are often afraid to go out, and openly identify as Jewish.
"Israel will maintain working relations with the professional echelon of the [Austrian] government ministries headed by a minister from the Freedom Party."