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Tel Aviv – Thousands Of Ukrainians Take Refuge In Israel Fleeing Civil War

Tel Aviv – Thousands Of Ukrainians Take Refuge In Israel Fleeing Civil War

Tel Aviv – Amid loud Hebrew music and green-clad soldiers waving Israeli flags, they streamed off the shuttle buses into Terminal One of Ben-Gurion Airport,… Read More ›

Paris – After Bullet Crashes Through Synagogue Window In Belleville, French Police Search For Suspects

Paris – After Bullet Crashes Through Synagogue Window In Belleville, French Police Search For Suspects

Paris – A bullet fired from an air gun crashed through a window of a Paris synagogue’s office. French police reportedly are searching for two… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Israel Official: Settlement Funding Up Before Vote A Political Ploy?

Jerusalem – Israel Official: Settlement Funding Up Before Vote A Political Ploy?

Jerusalem – In what opponents view as a political ploy aimed at gaining favor with hard-line voters, Israel’s outgoing government is pumping millions of dollars… Read More ›

American Jews eat Chinese food on Christmas

American Jews eat Chinese food on Christmas

For many Jewish Americans, the night before Christmas conjures up visions, not of sugar plums, but plum sauce slathered over roast duck or an overstocked… Read More ›

Jews can’t be true Swedes unless they abandon their religion

Jews can’t be true Swedes unless they abandon their religion

A far-right Swedish Member of Parliament said last week that Jewish people can’t be true Swedes unless they abandon their religion. Björn Söder, the deputy… Read More ›

Rockland County, NY – Third Teen Charged With Hate Crime In Black Friday Mall Assault Spree

Rockland County, NY – Third Teen Charged With Hate Crime In Black Friday Mall Assault Spree

Rockland County, NY -18 year old Florend Gjevukaj of Yonkers, the third suspect sought by police in connection with an early morning Black Friday assault… Read More ›

Paris – Man Rams Van Into Market In France Shouting “Allahu Akbar” , Injures 10

Paris – Man Rams Van Into Market In France Shouting “Allahu Akbar” , Injures 10

Paris – An official at the local prefecture told Reuters, a  man driving a van ploughed into a crowd strolling through a Christmas market in… Read More ›

Ukraine- Rebel Leader Claims Dozens of Israelis fighting

Ukraine- Rebel Leader Claims Dozens of Israelis fighting

In an interview with a Russian Jewish media outlet earlier this month.A senior leader of the Moscow- backed insurgency in eastern Ukraine revealed that he… Read More ›

Cuban Jews And What To Expect

Cuban Jews And What To Expect

The United States and Cuba appear to be opening a new — and warmer — chapter in their relationship with the negotiated release of American… Read More ›

Living In A Palestinian City Amelia Wolf Still Celebrates Hanukkah

Living In A Palestinian City Amelia Wolf Still Celebrates Hanukkah

 An American Jewish college student named Amelia Wolf was living in the Palestinian city of Ramallah when the holiday of Hanukkah rolled around last year.… Read More ›

First pure olive oil produced in 2000 years

First pure olive oil produced in 2000 years

The holiday of Hanukka is known as the festival of lights but in many respects it is also the festival of oil, specifically the olive… Read More ›

Warsaw – Holocaust Survivor Elie Wiesel Honored By Polish School

Warsaw – Holocaust Survivor Elie Wiesel Honored By Polish School

Warsaw – In recognition of his efforts to reveal the full evil of the Holocaust and defend human dignity, a spokeswoman for a Catholic university… Read More ›

Havana – Cuban Jews Desire Close Connection With US Brethren

Havana – Cuban Jews Desire Close Connection With US Brethren

Havana – A former leader of the Havana community told The Jerusalem Post on Thursday, Cuban Jews are looking forward to closer ties with their American… Read More ›

Warsaw, Poland – Suitcases Of Auschwitz Victims’ Get High-tech Storage

Warsaw, Poland – Suitcases Of Auschwitz Victims’ Get High-tech Storage

Warsaw, Poland – Some of the victims’ 3,800 suitcases have been put into a state-of-the-art protective storage room partly funded by the European Union, says… Read More ›

New Delhi, India – The Prime Minister Of India Tweets Well Wishes For A Happy Hanukah In Hebrew

New Delhi, India – The Prime Minister Of India Tweets Well Wishes For A Happy Hanukah In Hebrew

New Delhi, India –In both English and Hebrew on Friday, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sent well wishes and a happy Hanukah via Twitter “Wishing… Read More ›

Ramallah – More Talks On UN Bid Supported By Palestinian Leader

Ramallah – More Talks On UN Bid Supported By Palestinian Leader

Ramallah – Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, the leader of Palestine, said Thursday he supports further negotiations over a draft resolution on ending Israel’s occupation of… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Israel Says,  Jordan’s Palestinian U.N. Draft A Gimmick

Jerusalem – Israel Says, Jordan’s Palestinian U.N. Draft A Gimmick

Jerusalem – Israel’s foreign minister on Thursday described  a Palestinian-proposed U.N. Security Council draft resolution that calls for a peace deal within a year and… Read More ›

Tehran – Memorial To Iranian Jews Killed In Iran-Iraq War Unveiled In Iran

Tehran – Memorial To Iranian Jews Killed In Iran-Iraq War Unveiled In Iran

Tehran, Iran – A senior Iranian official touted the good relations between the Islamic Republic’s Jewish community and the government this week. Iranian parliament vice-speaker… Read More ›

2014 Sees 7% Increase In North American Aliyah

2014 Sees 7% Increase In North American Aliyah

A total of 3,762 Jews from US and Canada and 525 from UK fulfilled their dream to immigrate to Israel in the past year, Nefesh… Read More ›

Moscow – Putin: West Is Trying To ‘Tear Out Russian Bears Claws’ And Defang Him

Moscow – Putin: West Is Trying To ‘Tear Out Russian Bears Claws’ And Defang Him

Moscow – President Vladimir voiced confidence that the plummeting ruble will soon recover and vowed Thursday to fix Russia’s economic woes within two years by… Read More ›