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NGO accuses Israel of systematic abuse of Palestinian kids

NGO accuses Israel of systematic abuse of Palestinian kids

Palestinian children’s rights group says ‘ill-treatment is still widespread, systematic and institutionalized’ in IDF detention system; IDF source denies allegations. A West Bank-based children’s rights… Read More ›

Israel-linked virus attacked nuke talks hotels, report claims

Israel-linked virus attacked nuke talks hotels, report claims

Russian cyber-security firm says improved Duqu virus was found in computers of 3 European hotels that hosted negotiations   Three European hotels that hosted negotiations… Read More ›

US says it ‘takes steps’ to ensure Iran talks secure

US says it ‘takes steps’ to ensure Iran talks secure

American officials refuse to say whether they believe Israeli spyware compromised recent nuclear deliberations US State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke (YouTube screen capture) “We are… Read More ›

Students: Bar-Ilan proposed religious, psychological ‘help’ for Pride Month

Students: Bar-Ilan proposed religious, psychological ‘help’ for Pride Month

LGBT students outraged after allegation that religious-oriented university refused to permit a public event or distribution of brochures, and reportedly suggested a panel of psychologists… Read More ›

The Palestinian who opposes the boycott against Israel

The Palestinian who opposes the boycott against Israel

Bassam Eid, a human rights activist, says boycotts sonly ends up harming the Palestinians, and says Israelis should demand PM for solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict:… Read More ›

RFK’s daughter honors her father’s legacy and devotion to Israel

RFK’s daughter honors her father’s legacy and devotion to Israel

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, former lieutenant-governor of Maryland, delivers moving tribute at Herzliya Conference. KATHLEEN KENNEDY TOWNSEND addresses the Herzliya Conference at IDC Herzliya on Tuesday.… Read More ›

Analysis: An embarrassing headache for Likud that Netanyahu didn’t need

Analysis: An embarrassing headache for Likud that Netanyahu didn’t need

How Oren Hazan got into the Knesset in the first place, whether he can get kicked out, and what it means for the upcoming Likud… Read More ›

Ahead of polls, Erdogan slams foreign, “Jewish-backed media”

Ahead of polls, Erdogan slams foreign, “Jewish-backed media”

Turkey’s president lashes out at press critical of his increasingly authoritarian rule; parliamentary elections to be held Sunday ISTANBUL — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan… Read More ›

Blair to fight against anti-Semitism in Europe

Blair to fight against anti-Semitism in Europe

Former British PM and Mideast envoy for Quartet to chair European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation, which campaigns to halt discrimination against Jews, make Holocaust… Read More ›

Rockets Fired From Gaza Into Southern Israel

Rockets Fired From Gaza Into Southern Israel

Two rockets were fired at Israel from Gaza, police said on Wednesday, after warning sirens were heard in Israeli towns near the border. There were… Read More ›

Woman arrested for online anti-Semitic videos in Spain

Woman arrested for online anti-Semitic videos in Spain

Foreign national, 28, posted clips calling on viewers to ‘catch and kill all the Jews’ that garnered thousands of hits Amid fears of resurgent anti-Semitism… Read More ›

Belgian cop says he’d ‘kill each and every Jew’

Belgian cop says he’d ‘kill each and every Jew’

A junior police officer in Belgium is facing dismissal after saying he would kill “each and every Jew” during a debate on Facebook this past… Read More ›

Muslim TV host makes questionable comment on air about a Jewish Business

Muslim TV host makes questionable comment on air about a Jewish Business

The Jewish owner of a gym that teaches counter-terrorism style firearm training to regular people has demanded The Project host Waleed Aly apologise for a… Read More ›

Head of the UN Ban Ki-moon likely to oppose placing Israel on rights abuse list

Head of the UN Ban Ki-moon likely to oppose placing Israel on rights abuse list

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon indicated that the international body would not include Israel in its list of entities committing “grave violations against children,” officials at… Read More ›

Hitler Ice Cream’ – The Latest Rage in India

Hitler Ice Cream’ – The Latest Rage in India

A new brand of ice cream being sold across India is labeled with the name and images of infamous Nazi leader Adolf Hitler.   Rocky-Road, Cherry-Garcia, Vanilla and…Hitler?!… Read More ›

British Prime Minister pledges $14.7 million to protect Jews

British Prime Minister pledges $14.7 million to protect Jews

British Prime Minister David Cameron has pledged 10 million pounds (about $14.7 million) to protect Jewish schools and synagogues in the wake of recent terror… Read More ›

Greek Jews gather to celebrate the 72nd anniversary of Auschwitz deportations

Greek Jews gather to celebrate the 72nd anniversary of Auschwitz deportations

Some 2,000 Greek Jews on Sunday commemorated the 72nd anniversary of the first forced deportations to Auschwitz from Thessaloniki. Among them were more than 200… Read More ›

Economic disaster could engulf Europe if Jews decide to leave

Economic disaster could engulf Europe if Jews decide to leave

 Europe is on the verge of a serious economic crisis if the European Union does not introduce new legislation to counter anti-Semitism, according to the… Read More ›

FIDF raises $24M at annual GALA in NY

FIDF raises $24M at annual GALA in NY

The Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) raised $24 million at the annual gala held at New York’s historic Waldorf Astoria, the organizers said. The… Read More ›

Despite tensions between Israel and Iran, Jews live in peace

Despite tensions between Israel and Iran, Jews live in peace

Despite the increasing tension between Iran and Israel, many may be surprised to find out there is a rather large Jewish community in the Iranian… Read More ›