Saturday 25 September 2021

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...

Chabad Poway Rabbi calls for resilience on Auschwitz trip for 800 Jews

Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein of Chabad Poway has called for “Jewish resilience” on a solidarity ‘Eurostars’ trip for 800 young people at Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland. The inspirational leader, who lost a finger...

Protect Jewish life in Germany says Merkel as AfD support grows

Jewish life in Germany must be protected Chancellor Angela Merkel told delegates after receiving the WJC Theodor Herzl Award in Munich on Monday. Merkel’s award...

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...

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...

Argentina Chief Rabbi attack in own home

Jewish leaders have condemned a brutal attack on Argentina’s Chief Rabbi in his own home. Rabbi Gabriel Davidovich and his wife, Rebbetzin Davidovich, were seriously wounded in a sickening assault. An investigation by police...

WJC slam Polish leader Morawiecki over restoration comments

World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder has condemned reported comments by Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki’s about restitution of property stolen during the Holocaust to Polish Jews. Lauder described attributed quotes by...

Historic Appointment by Foreign Ministry

Israel’s Foreign Ministry announced the historic decision earlier this week. Ambassador Deek, who hails from Jaffa, is the first Arab Christian to receive the honour. The...

WJC slam abhorrent vandalism of Strasbourg synagogue

World Jewish Congress have condemned vandals who daubed anti-Semitic graffiti on a memorial to a former synagogue in Strasbourg destroyed by the Nazis during World War II on Monday. The incident comes two...

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