Monday 17 February 2020

Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz officially visited Switzerland this week

Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz officially visited Switzerland this week to try resolve legislation enabling Israeli officials to avoid arrest over alleged war crimes when...

WJC commend Trump, applaud Rwanda but warn UNHRC

World Jewish Congress has commended US President Donald Trump on formally viewing Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a foreign terrorist organisation. This is the first time the...

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...

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...

Trump impeached

Donald Trump is the third US President to be impeached by the House of Representatives. Trump, who faces a Senate trial, is charged with abusing...

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...

MDA Sirens

Magen David Adom ambulances situated in areas most affected by terror attacks are changing its recognisable siren sound so it is instantly different to an air raid siren. Ambulance vehicles will now...

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...

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...

Religious practice is ‘severally under threat’ in every European country, warns a leading rabbi

Addressing delegates at the Standing Committee and Board of Patrons meetings in Geneva, Switzerland, this week, Chief Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, president of the Conference...

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