Monday 30 March 2020

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...

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...

Record numbers mark Tisha B’Av at Western Wall

Record numbers visited the Western Wall for Tisha B’Av last weekend. Over 150,000 worshippers participated in mourning and the fast at the holy site. Volunteer organisations...

Pompeo calls on leaders to “stand together” against Iran

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on world leaders to stand together against Iran’s regime supporting terror this week. In a stark message Pompeo...

90 year old ex-Kindertransport architect plans charity Skydive

Eli Abt, a recently retired Chartered architect and planning consultant, is due to undertake a 13,000 foot Tandem skydive with an instructor on Sunday 25 August. He...

Stolen Nazi art returned to Jewish family

Two Louis XVI vases stolen by the Nazis now valued at $120,000 have been returned to the family of German Jewish collector Harry Fuld at a ceremony in Berlin. The US Embassy and FBI...

Former Israeli spy appeals to Bibi for compassionate commute

Former Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard has appealed to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to convince US President Donald Trump to commute his parole on compassionate grounds so he can care for his cancer-stricken wife. US-born Pollard...

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...

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