Thursday 2 April 2020

Global support from Jewish leaders following Notre Dame blaze

Jewish leaders and organisations stood in solidarity with the people of France following a fire that engulfed the 850-year-old Notre Dame Cathedral following a horrific 15-hour blaze that hit the news...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Reaction to the attack on Halle synagogue

Gideon Falter, Chief Executive of Campaign Against Antisemitism, said: “Once again, Jews around the world end a holy day only to discover that yet...

Bibi meets Putin

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is due to fly to Moscow today for a much-anticipated meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Israeli leader's office said on Tuesday. The statement from Netanyahu’s...

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