Sunday 29 March 2020

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...

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...

China announces $280bn Iran investment as Iran set to violate nuclear deal

What happened: According to a report in the Times, China will invest $280bn in Iran’s oil, gas and petrochemicals sector. The announcement was apparently agreed during...

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...

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...

Goldschmidt warns European Rabbis about far-right dangers

Chief Rabbi Goldschmidt, President of the Conference of European Rabbis warned delegates about the dangers of the far-right at the organisation’s biennial convention taking place in Antwerp. His...

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...
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Merkel historic visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has made a historic visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. Entering through the notorious gate marked ‘Arbeit Macht Frei’, Merkel lit a...

Hero Lori saved lives in Chabad Pesach shooting

Lori Kaye’s heroism saved many lives when a gunman walked into Chabad of Poway Synagogue outside San Diego and opened fire with an AR-type assault weapon during services on the last day...

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