WJC slam Swedish Centre Party over circumcision ban

World Jewish Congress has backed the Jewish Central Council of Sweden’s stance on condemning a decision by the Center Party Conference to progress a...

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...

Sassoli to fight anti-Semitism and extremism

Senior rabbis and community leaders from around Europe met new European Parliament President David Sassoli in Brussels earlier this week. Chief Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt led...

New European Parliament president expresses support for Jewish practices

Chief Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt of Moscow, president of the Conference of European Rabbis, led a delegation of senior rabbis and community leaders to meet...

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...

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...

Chabad joins relief effort in Bahamas after hurricane

Chabad Bahamas joined the official government relief effort after Hurricane Dorian battered the area with winds in excess of 110 miles per hour earlier...

Nauru recognition of Jerusalem as capital city

The Pacific island of Nauru is the latest country to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. me Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz and Nauruan...

Jewish woman dies in US boat fire tragedy

A 40-year Jewish woman is among 25 victims of a horror boat fire off the Southern California coast earlier this week. Search crews were looking...

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...

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