Saturday 25 September 2021

US Defence Secretary resigns

US Defence Secretary, General James Mattis, resigned yesterday after President Trump announced that US forces would leave Syria.

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...

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...

Murdered Toulouse trio to be honoured in Paris

World Jewish Congress has welcomed a decision of the Paris municipality to dedicate a memory of three children murdered by an Islamist gunman at a...

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...

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...

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...

Holocaust initiative reaches record 30,000 people

The Yellow Candle Project is set to engage a record number of community members for a third successive year. Some 30,000 candles will be distributed across 150 communal organisations. Outside the Jewish community, leading figures...

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...

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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