World Jewish News

BBC exec: Don’t call Charlie Hebdo killers ‘terrorists’

BBC exec: Don’t call Charlie Hebdo killers ‘terrorists’

Head of corporation’s Arabic channel says term is ‘loaded,’ comments in accordance with editorial guidelines A senior BBC executive has said that the corporation avoids… Read More ›

70th anniversasy of Auschwitz liberation in Poland

70th anniversasy of Auschwitz liberation in Poland

When the Soviet army entered Auschwitz exactly 70 years ago, finding piles of corpses and prisoners close to death, a Russian soldier took a small… Read More ›

Carbon Monoxide situation at Borough Park synagogue

Carbon Monoxide situation at Borough Park synagogue

Five people were treated for suffering from Carbon Monoxide at Congregation Divrei Chaim synagogue Tuesday morning, and one person has been taken for treatment at… Read More ›

Celebration of the Hachnosas Sefer Torah in memory of Menachem Stark

Celebration of the Hachnosas Sefer Torah in memory of Menachem Stark

Community members, friends and family members of Menachem Stark gathered on Saturday night to celebrate the dedication of a new Torah scroll that was written… Read More ›

Swedish reporter dons kippa and films the anti-Semitic abuse he encountered

Swedish reporter dons kippa and films the anti-Semitic abuse he encountered

After more anti-Semitic crimes were reported in Malmo than in any other city in Sweden, Swedish reporter Peter Lindgren decided to conduct a social experiment… Read More ›

Anish Kapoor candle has been lit by Jewish students

Anish Kapoor candle has been lit by Jewish students

A candle designed by sculptor Anish Kapoor has been lit by Jewish students in memory of Holocaust victims at the Board of Deputies. Kapoor’s candle,… Read More ›

Hate crimes against Jews doubled in Britain

Hate crimes against Jews doubled in Britain

In the past year the number of hate crimes against Jews in Britain doubled, with an outcome of 297 hate crimes in the year to… Read More ›

Iraqi Torah scroll makes a journey to Israel

Iraqi Torah scroll makes a journey to Israel

Iraqi’s Torah scroll journey to Israel remains a mystery. The scroll is believed to have been found during the 2003 Iraq War in Iraqi intelligence… Read More ›

Israeli president will attend UN Holocaust event in New York

Israeli president will attend UN Holocaust event in New York

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin is planning to visit New York City as a special representative of the State of Israel for the United Nations International Holocaust Remembrance Day,… Read More ›

Terror Attack in Tel Aviv, 17 Wounded

Terror Attack in Tel Aviv, 17 Wounded

Five stabbed on Tel Aviv bus in terror attack Over 10 people were wounded Wednesday morning in a terror attack in central Tel Aviv. At… Read More ›

Orthodox woman appointed as Efrat’s spiritual leader

Orthodox woman appointed as Efrat’s spiritual leader

Rabbi Riskin has recently appointed Dr. Jennie Rosenfeld as a communal spiritual leader for the people of Efrat. Her function will be tol answer questions… Read More ›

Israel voices hope that Argentine authorities will continue prosecutor’s work in Iran case

Israel voices hope that Argentine authorities will continue prosecutor’s work in Iran case

A prosecutor who was found dead after having alleged a cover-up in the investigation of Iran over the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center.… Read More ›

Israeli minister says the Palestinian president must be removed

Israeli minister says the Palestinian president must be removed

Avigdor Lieberman said President Mahmoud Abbas must “pay the price” for initiating the ICC probe. Lieberman told Israel Radio Sunday that “We must get rid… Read More ›

Brritain’s Home Secretary Theresa May urges action to combat anti-Semitism

Brritain’s Home Secretary Theresa May urges action to combat anti-Semitism

Britain’s Home Secretary Theresa May has urged fresh action to combat anti-Semitism amid fears in the Jewish community following the terror attacks in Paris. Speaking… Read More ›

Anti-Islam group buys ads on San Francisco buses and displays the image of Adolf Hitler

Anti-Islam group buys ads on San Francisco buses and displays the image of Adolf Hitler

An anti-Islam group has sparked controversy with the purchase of advertisements on San Francisco’s public buses that display the image of Adolf Hitler and accuse… Read More ›

French Jews want to move to South Florida

French Jews want to move to South Florida

After the violence last week that targeted Jews, Prime Minister Netanyahu extended a warm welcome to the Jews of France to come home. Though it… Read More ›

Danish Jews want more police security

Danish Jews want more police security

Copenhagen, Denmark -Denmark’s Jewish community has asked for a police presence outside the Copenhagen synagogue during services and when students arrive and leave the city’s… Read More ›

French Jews offered come to Israel

French Jews offered come to Israel

The Jews of France have gotten the message. It is time to leave their Diaspora dwelling and come home to Israel. Just as it is… Read More ›

Remembering philanthropist Menachem Stark

Remembering philanthropist Menachem Stark

A Hachnosas Sefer Torah (new torah scroll dedication ceremony) will be held next week Motzei Shabbos (Saturday night), January 24th, in Willambsurg, in memory of… Read More ›

Israel newspaper photoshops female leaders out of front page picture from Paris rally for Charlie Hebdo

Israel newspaper photoshops female leaders out of front page picture from Paris rally for Charlie Hebdo

The newspaper HaMevaser removed the few females featured in a photo of 40 world leaders at the Sunday rally. The alteration is part of the… Read More ›