Thursday 2 April 2020

Rebbe’s impact grows 25 years on

The Lubavitcher Rebbe’s visionary approach to social questions and challenges faced by society has been launched on a new section of Chabad’s website. The online initiative marks the...

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...

WJC stands with Bulgarian Jews in Sofia rally

Over 1,500 people participated in the ‘Together for Bulgaria, together for Europe’ march of tolerance and unity took in Sofia last Sunday. World Jewish Congress president Ronald S. Lauder...

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...

Israel-Poland relations over Holocaust hit new low

Diplomatic relations between Israel and Poland remain tense over the extent of Polish complicity during the Holocaust. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki cancelled his country’s participation at the central...

Macron visits dozens of graves desecrated at Strasbourg cemetery

French President Emmanuel Macron has viewed first hand around 100 graves desecrated at a Jewish cemetery near Strasbourg. Nazi symbols including swastikas and anti-Semitic slogans were daubed on graves discovered on Monday evening. Israeli...

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...

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...

Chief Rabbi Goldschmidt hosts a panel discussion ‘Should Jews stay or leave?

Chief Rabbi Goldschmidt tells the Munich Security Conference that ‘Governments and societies around the world must take action to guarantee security for its minorities’ Sunday...

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...

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