World Jewish News

A UK-based social enterprise raises money to help homeless Jewish families in Ukraine

A UK-based social enterprise raises money to help homeless Jewish families in Ukraine

Goods4Good, led by Jewish charity veteran Rosalind Bluestone, is trying to deliver 500 boxes of consumer goods to families in the east of the country,… Read More ›

Anti-Semitism graffiti found in Venezuela

Anti-Semitism graffiti found in Venezuela

Anti-Semitic graffiti, a swastika and the number six-million with a question mark, was found on a wall of the AIV del Este Sephardic synagogue in… Read More ›

High numbers of Jews moving to Israel

High numbers of Jews moving to Israel

Israel’s Ministry of Immigrant Absorption has reported that 2014 saw a 10-year high in the number of “olim,” or Jewish immigrants to Israel, with 26,500… Read More ›

United Nations – Palestinians Officially Submit Documents To Join World Court

United Nations – Palestinians Officially Submit Documents To Join World Court

United Nations – In a high-stakes move that will soon enable them to pursue war-crimes charges against Israel, The Palestinians submitted documents to the United… Read More ›

China to begin free trade with Israel in 2015

China to begin free trade with Israel in 2015

China will begin trade negotiations with Israel this year. China and members of the Gulf Cooperation Council – Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the… Read More ›

Riyadh – Saudi Arabia Says It Is Open To Jewish Workers

Riyadh – Saudi Arabia Says It Is Open To Jewish Workers

Riyadh – A Labor Ministry source in Riyadh was quoted as saying in a Saudi newspaper on Tuesday that Jews and foreigners with other religions are… Read More ›

Ramallah – Abbas: Palestinians To Join International Criminal Court

Ramallah – Abbas: Palestinians To Join International Criminal Court

Ramallah – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says the Palestinians will join the International Criminal Court — a move that sets the stage for filing a… Read More ›

Thousands of Nigerian Christians visit Israel

Thousands of Nigerian Christians visit Israel

More than 14,000 Nigerian Christians have arrived to Israel for the Christmas season, spotlighting growing ties between Israel and Nigeria. Speaking at a sendoff ceremony last… Read More ›

Texas Senator Ted Cruz is supposed to speak at different vacation destinations during Passover

Texas Senator Ted Cruz is supposed to speak at different vacation destinations during Passover

Ted Cruz is being advertised as a featured attraction for several high end resort vacation getaways catering to religious Jews, in addition to some of… Read More ›

Islamabad – Mumbai Suspect Arrested Again In Pakistan

Islamabad – Mumbai Suspect Arrested Again In Pakistan

Islamabad – Pakistani police have rearrested the main suspect in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks quashing expectations that he might soon be freed, officials said… Read More ›

Cairo – Egypt’s Jewish Leader Condemns Ban On Rabbi’s Festival

Cairo – Egypt’s Jewish Leader Condemns Ban On Rabbi’s Festival

Cairo – The head of Egypt’s Jewish community condemned Tuesday the court decision in his own country to ban an annual Jewish festival, calling the… Read More ›

Somalia – U.S. Air Strike Kills Key Militant Leader

Somalia – U.S. Air Strike Kills Key Militant Leader

Somalia – U.S. and Somali officials said on Tuesday that a leader of the Somali militant group al Shabaab was killed by a U.S. air… Read More ›

United Nations – Britain Says It Cannot Support The New Palestinian U.N. Draft Resolution

United Nations – Britain Says It Cannot Support The New Palestinian U.N. Draft Resolution

United Nations – Britain joined the United States on Tuesday, declaring that it cannot support a new Palestinian draft proposal calling for peace with Israel… Read More ›

Israeli ambassador will speak at HMD events in Ireland

Israeli ambassador will speak at HMD events in Ireland

The Israeli Embassy hosted a meeting with heads of the Holocaust Education Trust of Ireland (HETI), which has been embroiled in a row after it… Read More ›

Egypt – Annual Festival Honoring Moroccan Rabbi Abu Hatzeira Banned By Court

Egypt – Annual Festival Honoring Moroccan Rabbi Abu Hatzeira Banned By Court

An Egyptian court has banned an annual festival in honor of Moroccan rabbi that was regularly attended by hundreds of Jewish pilgrims, mainly from Israel… Read More ›

Garages Vandalized At Chicago Synagogue With Anti-Semitic Slurs

Garages Vandalized At Chicago Synagogue With Anti-Semitic Slurs

Chicago – Anti-Semitic graffiti was found on various garages and a synagogue in a highly populated Jewish area in Chicago early Sunday morning. Messages were… Read More ›

First kosher restaurant in Tokyo

First kosher restaurant in Tokyo

A kosher restaurant “Chana’s Place” established by Rabbi Mendy Sudakveich, and named after his wife, is set to open next week in Tokyo. “Initially, the… Read More ›

Argentinian president adopts Jewish godson

Argentinian president adopts Jewish godson

President de Kirchner met Yair Tawil – son of Shlomo Tawil, director of the Chabad House in Rosario, Argentina – and his family at her office… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Ranking Senator Graham: If The UN ‘Takes Over’ Peace Process US Congress May Suspend Funds

Jerusalem – Ranking Senator Graham: If The UN ‘Takes Over’ Peace Process US Congress May Suspend Funds

Jerusalem – Visiting US Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) on Saturday night alongside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, There will be a “violent backlash” by… Read More ›

Syria – Islamic State Fighters Are Moving Closer And Closer To Israel

Syria – Islamic State Fighters Are Moving Closer And Closer To Israel

Syria – Islamic State has suffered severe losses as a result of coalition air strikes in the last months. Over 1,000 of its fighters have… Read More ›