Tuesday 12 November 2019

Protect Jewish life in Germany says Merkel as AfD support grows

Jewish life in Germany must be protected Chancellor Angela Merkel told delegates after receiving the WJC Theodor Herzl Award in Munich on Monday. Merkel’s award...

Merkel slams AfD on reunification anniversary

German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticised far-right Alternative for Germany Party on the 29th anniversary of German reunification. Merkel did not mention AfD, the largest opposition...

Bibi condemns Turkish invasion in Syria

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has condemned Turkey’s invasion of Kurdish areas in northern Syria. Turkey against global criticism launched airstrikes and began a ground offensive...

Reaction to the attack on Halle synagogue

Gideon Falter, Chief Executive of Campaign Against Antisemitism, said: “Once again, Jews around the world end a holy day only to discover that yet...

Neo-Nazis rally in Dortmund on Rosh Hashanah.

Neo-Nazis marched through the streets of Dortmund calling for Palestinian support and the destruction of the State of Israel on the first day of...

WJC slam Swedish Centre Party over circumcision ban

World Jewish Congress has backed the Jewish Central Council of Sweden’s stance on condemning a decision by the Center Party Conference to progress a...

New figures show close to 15 million Jews worldwide

There are 14.8 million Jewish people worldwide according to the Jewish Agency. The annual statistics revealed for Rosh Hashanah showed a 100,000 increase with 8.1...

Sassoli to fight anti-Semitism and extremism

Senior rabbis and community leaders from around Europe met new European Parliament President David Sassoli in Brussels earlier this week. Chief Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt led...

New European Parliament president expresses support for Jewish practices

Chief Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt of Moscow, president of the Conference of European Rabbis, led a delegation of senior rabbis and community leaders to meet...

Neo-Nazi appointed district mayor of German village

German politicians have called for the appointment of a neo-Nazi party member as district mayor of a village near Frankfurt to be quashed. National Democratic...

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