Tuesday 26 March 2019

WJC concern over neo-Nazi marches

World Jewish Congress have condemned thousands of neo-Nazis attending parades in Lithuania and Latvia. Veterans of Latvia’s World War Two Waffen SS wing and allies joined a rally in...

Global support to NewZealand following horror attack

Jewish organisations have condemned the recent terrorist attack at two mosques that left 50 worshippers in Christchurch, New Zealand. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the attack last...

ZAKA begin search following Boeing crash

Israel's ZAKA search and rescue organisation have finally started the process of attempting to gather the remains of two Israelis on board Ethiopian Airlines flight 302. The...

Tributes to Klezmer star

Acclaimed klezmer pianist, composer and actor Leopold Kleinman-Kozłowski has died in Krakow at the age of 100. Famed for his role as a music consultant in award winning movie Schindler’s List, in which...

French Muslim extremist Mehdi Nemmouche has been sentenced to life

French Muslim extremist Mehdi Nemmouche has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering four people in a terrorist attack at the Jewish Museum of Belgium in 2014. Two Israeli...

Two Israelis on board Ethiopian Airlines disaster

Two Israelis were among fatalities in the state-owned Ethiopian Airlines disaster near Addis Ababa last Sunday morning. None of the 149 passengers and eight crew members from over 30 nationals on board the Boeing 737...

WJC stands with Bulgarian Jews in Sofia rally

Over 1,500 people participated in the ‘Together for Bulgaria, together for Europe’ march of tolerance and unity took in Sofia last Sunday. World Jewish Congress president Ronald S. Lauder...

WJC slam abhorrent vandalism of Strasbourg synagogue

World Jewish Congress have condemned vandals who daubed anti-Semitic graffiti on a memorial to a former synagogue in Strasbourg destroyed by the Nazis during World War II on Monday. The incident comes two...

Funeral heartache after Chile tragedy

The funeral of a victim of the Chile boating tragedy was postponed at the last minute when family members discovered the wrong body about to be buried...

Argentina Chief Rabbi attack in own home

Jewish leaders have condemned a brutal attack on Argentina’s Chief Rabbi in his own home. Rabbi Gabriel Davidovich and his wife, Rebbetzin Davidovich, were seriously wounded in a sickening assault. An investigation by police...

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