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Poland ‘Caving to Israeli Pressure’, Freezes Holocaust Law

Poland ‘Caving to Israeli Pressure’, Freezes Holocaust Law

A Polish delegation is expected to arrive in Israel in the coming days.   A Polish team is expected to arrive in Jerusalem in the… Read More ›

Over 20,000 protest in Tel Aviv against plan to deport asylum seekers

Over 20,000 protest in Tel Aviv against plan to deport asylum seekers

Two men detained for questioning ahead of demonstration over Facebook posts calling for a violent counter-rally   More than 20,000 African asylum seekers and Israelis… Read More ›

Pineville, LA – College Denies Nixing Coach’s Hiring Due To Jewish Heritage

Pineville, LA – College Denies Nixing Coach’s Hiring Due To Jewish Heritage

Pineville, LA – An attorney for a private Baptist college in Louisiana and the school’s president disputes a lawsuit’s claims that they refused to hire… Read More ›

New York – US Jewish Group Withdraws Holocaust Video Offensive To Poles

New York – US Jewish Group Withdraws Holocaust Video Offensive To Poles

  New York – A prominent Jewish-American foundation removed a video from YouTube which had sparked outrage in Poland and beyond on Wednesday with its… Read More ›

Iran Expert: Trump Must Keep Threat to Nix Nuke Deal to Get E.U. Help

Iran Expert: Trump Must Keep Threat to Nix Nuke Deal to Get E.U. Help

Landau urged the US not to lower its standards in any negotiations about limiting Iranian ballistic missile tests.   Unless the Trump administration keeps a… Read More ›

Scholars: Polish PM distorts history by saying Jews participated in Holocaust

Scholars: Polish PM distorts history by saying Jews participated in Holocaust

While some Jewish collaborators did technically contribute to the downfall of their fellow victims, unlike Poles they did so under immediate threat of death, say… Read More ›

Polish MP: I Hope My Prime Minister is Being Stupid and Not Ruthless

Polish MP: I Hope My Prime Minister is Being Stupid and Not Ruthless

MP Michal Kaminski is a member of the opposition party the Union of European Democrats, the only party which voted against the contentious “death camps… Read More ›

Israel said to fear Assad chemical weapons spillover into Golan Heights

Israel said to fear Assad chemical weapons spillover into Golan Heights

In classified cable to envoys in 15 key countries, Foreign Ministry reportedly stresses Israel would respond to such a situation in ‘strongest possible terms’  … Read More ›

Investing in religious pluralism in Israel

Investing in religious pluralism in Israel

Op-ed: Imagine what would’ve happened had the Conservative Movement, which donated billions of dollars to Israel over the years, decided to instead invest its money… Read More ›

Washington – Jewish Republicans Want Congressman To Admit His State Of The Union Guest Is A Holocaust Denier

Washington – Jewish Republicans Want Congressman To Admit His State Of The Union Guest Is A Holocaust Denier

  Washington – The Republican Jewish Coalition called on Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida to acknowledge that his guest at the State of the Union… Read More ›

Vilnius – Lithuanian Ethics Official Offers Cash Reward For Thesis Pinning War Crimes On Jews

Vilnius – Lithuanian Ethics Official Offers Cash Reward For Thesis Pinning War Crimes On Jews

  Vilnius – A Lithuanian official responsible for ethics in academia offered a cash reward for students or scholars willing to write a thesis about… Read More ›

The Temple Mount state is coming

The Temple Mount state is coming

Op-ed: If we decide to build in the settlements, it should have nothing to do with terror. The proper response to terror is punishing the… Read More ›

Trump’s embrace could lead to dangerous rift with US Jews

Trump’s embrace could lead to dangerous rift with US Jews

Op-ed: We can enjoy the hand extended from the White House, but we mustn’t forget that its tenants are replaced every four to eight years… Read More ›

Poland isn’t the only country trying to police speech about the Holocaust

Poland isn’t the only country trying to police speech about the Holocaust

Several Eastern European nations have introduced legislation that limits discourse, though they have seen far less scrutiny than Warsaw   JTA — In 2015, Ukraine’s… Read More ›

The radical left-wing rejectionist front

The radical left-wing rejectionist front

Op-ed: The ‘forces of progress’ are repeatedly encouraging the Palestinians to radicalize their stance; they are turning the ‘right of return’ into the most important… Read More ›

Turkey’s Jews are Scared – But Afraid to Talk About It

Turkey’s Jews are Scared – But Afraid to Talk About It

One high-profile case of hate speech on social media came after a community leader invited people to watch the live streaming of a Jewish wedding… Read More ›

Poland’s top politician: Holocaust bill is ‘misunderstood’

Poland’s top politician: Holocaust bill is ‘misunderstood’

Backing the newly approved bill outlawing suggestions of Poland’s complicity in the Holocaust, the country’s most powerful politician and leader of the ruling conservative, nationalistic… Read More ›

Polish Holocaust law isn’t the way to deal with the past

Polish Holocaust law isn’t the way to deal with the past

Op-ed: Is it right to turn an interpretation of history into a criminal offense? Should someone who attributes war crimes to the Polish nation go… Read More ›

Washington warns Holocaust bill could hurt relations with Poland

Washington warns Holocaust bill could hurt relations with Poland

State Dept. spokeswoman urges Warsaw to ‘reevaluate’ legislation that may spark ‘divisions among our allies’   WASHINGTON — The Trump administration urged Poland on Wednesday… Read More ›

Amid spat over Holocaust bill, Yad Vashem honors Poles who saved Jews

Amid spat over Holocaust bill, Yad Vashem honors Poles who saved Jews

Polish envoy speaks at ceremony, doesn’t mention diplomatic falling-out between Warsaw and Jerusalem over complicity legislation   The Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial on Tuesday awarded… Read More ›