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Malka Leifer accused of sexual harassment in Israel before moving to Australia

Malka Leifer accused of sexual harassment in Israel before moving to Australia

Former education official says that rather than report her, community leaders moved woman to Melbourne, where is wanted on 74 counts of sexual misconduct against… Read More ›

Lapid: Imperative to stop Kahanists persuaded me to enter alliance with Gantz

Lapid: Imperative to stop Kahanists persuaded me to enter alliance with Gantz

‘Suddenly, everything else moved aside. I said, we must prevent this,’ Blue and White party No. 2 says about his decision to give up top… Read More ›

Yellow Vest Leader: I Would Participate in an Anti-Zionist Protest

Yellow Vest Leader: I Would Participate in an Anti-Zionist Protest

It seems that Macron’s words created the opposite effect in France, and the Bureau for the War on Antisemitism called the rise in incidents as… Read More ›

Israel’s rabbi for same-sex couples

Israel’s rabbi for same-sex couples

Tamar Gur Krause is a Reform rabbi with hundreds of marriage ceremonies under her belt; she believes in equality and love and the need for… Read More ›

Head of Yad Vashem’s archives helps survivors unearth their own buried histories

Head of Yad Vashem’s archives helps survivors unearth their own buried histories

As head of the largest Holocaust archive in the world, Dr. Haim Gertner aims to connect other documentation centers and make all information freely available… Read More ›

Praise for Hitler and racist caricatures: Anti-Semitism swamps French social networks

Praise for Hitler and racist caricatures: Anti-Semitism swamps French social networks

Following a wave of attacks targeting the Jewish community in France, anti-Semitism is now taking over the country’s social media, uniting the extreme right and… Read More ›

Washington – Trump’s Anti-Semitism Envoy Assures American Jewish Leaders That President Is Committed To Protecting Jews

Washington – Trump’s Anti-Semitism Envoy Assures American Jewish Leaders That President Is Committed To Protecting Jews

  Washington –  The State Department’s new envoy on anti-Semitism addressed American Jewish leaders gathered for a conference here, and praised President Donald Trump for… Read More ›

German President Lauds Iran on Revolution That Seeks Israel’s Destruction

German President Lauds Iran on Revolution That Seeks Israel’s Destruction

The congratulatory note to a regime that seeks the destruction of the Jewish state and the United States of America has raised eyebrows and unleashed… Read More ›

What should voters have in mind at the polls?

What should voters have in mind at the polls?

Opinion: As the Trump peace initiative gathers steam, we must recognize that despite regional complexity, the status quo will only lead to the end of… Read More ›

The Jewish organization on the frontlines against Trump’s war on refugees

The Jewish organization on the frontlines against Trump’s war on refugees

The Pittsburgh synagogue attack forced HIAS to evolve, says CEO Mark Hetfield. But in an era that saw the organization sue its biggest patron, the… Read More ›

Extremist Otzma Yehudit announces unity pact with Jewish Home

Extremist Otzma Yehudit announces unity pact with Jewish Home

With limited bargaining chips, far-right faction, composed of disciples of the late Rabbi Meir Kahane, agrees to slots 5 and 8 on national religious party’s… Read More ›

When Warsaw Was Jewish, Poles Still Celebrated Antisemitism

When Warsaw Was Jewish, Poles Still Celebrated Antisemitism

A reporter’s notebook.   My grandmother Shulamith often gave me walking directions to her childhood home in Warsaw, which was destroyed by the Nazis many… Read More ›

Warsaw to Attend Visegrad Summit as Crisis Dies Down

Warsaw to Attend Visegrad Summit as Crisis Dies Down

Netanyahu’s remarks on Polish role in Shoah clarified   Israel plans to host its first-ever Visegrad summit in a move designed to highlight the country’s… Read More ›

Netanyahu, in Warsaw, Says Poles ‘Cooperated’ with Germans in Holocaust

Netanyahu, in Warsaw, Says Poles ‘Cooperated’ with Germans in Holocaust

Has Netanyahu sparked Israeli-Polish crisis over Jewish deaths in WWII?   Rsaw — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared to push back Thursday against a Polish law that… Read More ›

Hezbollah has plans for Israel on the Golan

Hezbollah has plans for Israel on the Golan

Analysis: Israel had better pay attention to the emerging reality on its Syria border in the Golan Heights, where the Lebanese terror group is attempting… Read More ›

London – British Jewish Leader’s Talk With Hungarian Official On Anti-Semitism Deteriorates Into An Email Clash

London – British Jewish Leader’s Talk With Hungarian Official On Anti-Semitism Deteriorates Into An Email Clash

  London – The top political representative of British Jewry, Marie van der Zyl, had a tough talk last week with a senior Hungarian official… Read More ›

Union of the Jewish left and the Israeli Arabs

Union of the Jewish left and the Israeli Arabs

Opinion: The Israeli left is in such a dire state that the only thing that could resurrect it is a proactive cooperation between Jewish and… Read More ›

Palestinian Suspect in Tekoa Woman’s Murder Arrested Outside Ramallah

Palestinian Suspect in Tekoa Woman’s Murder Arrested Outside Ramallah

Right-wing activists tried to block the road at Jerusalem’s northwestern entrance on Saturday night, chanting, “The nation demands revenge.”   The Shin Bet (Israel Security… Read More ›

He put Dracula on the big screen, and saved hundreds of Jews from a real monster

He put Dracula on the big screen, and saved hundreds of Jews from a real monster

A new documentary sheds light on Carl Laemmle, a German-Jewish immigrant who founded Universal Studios and fought to rescue 300 Jewish families from Nazi Germany… Read More ›

Analysis: The Middle East’s Tectonic Shifts

Analysis: The Middle East’s Tectonic Shifts

The region is now at a crossroads no less important than during the decline and fall of the Ottoman Empire 100 years ago.   There… Read More ›