Thursday 21 February 2019

Israel-Poland relations over Holocaust hit new low

Diplomatic relations between Israel and Poland remain tense over the extent of Polish complicity during the Holocaust. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki cancelled his country’s participation at the central...

Anti-Semitism is rampant concludes Munich conference

Anti-Semitism is increasing globally and a political crisis is developing among European leaders were among key points made at the Munich Security Conference on Sunday. Chief Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, President of...

No comment on possible Bibi ‘Moroccan’ visit

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hopes to visit Morocco before Israeli elections on April 9. Reports of ‘secret’ meetings circulated last September in New York persist but Israeli officials remain silent about a country not officially...

Chief Rabbi Goldschmidt hosts a panel discussion ‘Should Jews stay or leave?

Chief Rabbi Goldschmidt tells the Munich Security Conference that ‘Governments and societies around the world must take action to guarantee security for its minorities’ Sunday...

WJC blasts Hungarian far-right Jobbik Party and French anti-Semitsm stats

World Jewish Congress has expressed concern that Hungary’s opposition party members may join the far-right Jobbik Party over recent months. President Ronald S. Lauder travelled to Hungary to assess the situation for himself and was shocked...

Pittsburgh massacre suspect pleads not guilty

A truck driver suspected of the Pittsburgh Synagogue massacre during Shabbat services last October pleaded not guilty to over 60 charges connected to atrocity at a federal court on Monday. Prosecuters allege Robert Bowers, who was...

Two dead and 51 injured in bus crash as report shows bus incidents highest...

Two women died and 51 were injured when a bus overturned after crashing into a stationary rescue vehicle on Route 443 near Modi'in on Sunday morning. Rachel Gutman, 29, from Modi'in Illit, and Ruchama Rosen, 27,...

ISRAEL ELECTION APRIL 2019

The Jewish Weekly’s election report, news briefs and latest poll table by JAMES MARLOW who has been covering Israeli elections as a political analyst since the...

Bibi joins Arab nations at Middle East conference in Poland

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu joined senior officials from 60 nations at the Peace and Security in the Middle East Summit in Warsaw, Poland yesterday. Organisers of the two-day conference welcomed ministers Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Jordan, Yemen,...

Emma breaks new ground at ZF

Emma Bergen has been appointed the first female director of the Zionist Federation. Currently UJIA head of community engagement, Emma takes up her post next month. She succeeds Arieh Miller, who joins the Union of Jewish...

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