Monday 10 August 2020

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...

Thousands mourn death of Skulener Rebbe

World Jewry has mourned the death of the Skulener Rebbe on Monday. One of the last vestiges of the old guard of great rabbinic leaders in the world, 95-year-old Hagaon HaRav Yisroel Avrohom Portugal Z”tzl passed away at...

Violent Robbery at Nairobi Chabad House, Rabbi, Wife, Beaten, Injured

Both Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries in Nairobi, Kenya, East Africa, Rabbi Shmuel Notik and his wife Chaya, were robbed by a group of five locals overnight Wednesday, at...

Conference of European Rabbis meets Israeli Government to discuss the rise of the far-right...

Conference of European Rabbis meets Israeli Government to discuss the rise of the far-right and plans for better Jewish engagement CER set to appoint ambassador...

Religious slaughter hearing at European Court of Justice – Joint statement from President of...

With the hearing at the European Court of Justice into the legality of measures adopted by Belgium’s Flanders and Wallonia regions banning religious slaughter...

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...

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...

Orthodox Jews in Toronto hit by Shemini Atzeret elections

Bnai Brith Canada have criticised Chief Electoral Officer, Stéphane Perrault, for refusing to change Federal elections in Toronto set for Shemini Atzeret in October. A Federal Court ordered Perrault to reconsider the vote after an orthodox Conservative Party candidate, Chani Aryeh-Bain underwent court proceedings. Perrault accepts the...

Starling Holocaust ignorance in NZ poll

Seventy percent of New Zealanders had “little” or “no knowledge” of the Holocaust according to a new poll. Holocaust Memorial Trust of Auckland carried out...

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...

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