Sunday 21 July 2019

Funeral takes place for heroic Rabbi

An outpouring of grief took place at the funeral of Rabbi Reuven Bauman at B’nai Israel Congregation, in Norfolk, Virginia on Monday. Rabbi Bauman, a teacher at Yeshiva Toras Chaim, heroically saved...

Rebbe’s impact grows 25 years on

The Lubavitcher Rebbe’s visionary approach to social questions and challenges faced by society has been launched on a new section of Chabad’s website. The online initiative marks the...

Mystery surrounds trafficking of Nazi gold?

The Simon Wiesenthal Centre is studying information that Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro maintained his regime by selling 73.3 tons of gold, valued at $3...

Global events mark Anne Frank’s 90th birthday

Global events marked what would have been Anne Frank’s 90th birthday yesterday. The Diary of a Young Girl is one of the most significant works of the 20th...

Tributes to last Sobibor survivor Semyon

Heartfelt tributes have been paid to the last living Holocaust survivor of notorious Sobibor concentration camp in Poland. Semyon Rosenfeld, 97, one of only 47 people...

Holocaust victims discovered at Brest excavation site

World Jewish Congress have praised Belarussian authorities for ensuring 1,000 Jewish Holocaust victims discovered at an excavation site in Brest have received a dignified burial. WJC President Ronald S. Lauder attended...

Gulf states to attend Bahrein-US workshop

Saudi Arabia and the UAE will take part in the ‘Peace for the Sake of Prosperity’ economic workshop in Bahrain next month. The gathering will herald President Donald Trump's much anticipated...

WJC slam Polish leader Morawiecki over restoration comments

World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder has condemned reported comments by Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki’s about restitution of property stolen during the Holocaust to Polish Jews. Lauder described attributed quotes by...

Murdered Toulouse trio to be honoured in Paris

World Jewish Congress has welcomed a decision of the Paris municipality to dedicate a memory of three children murdered by an Islamist gunman at a...

US Embassy on alert as Eurovision arrives

The US Embassy in Israel issued a security alert urging American citizens to exercise caution and avoid travelling to areas affected by rocket fire on Monday. The...

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