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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 ›

A man linked to Charlie Hebdo attackers is arrested in Bulgaria

A man linked to Charlie Hebdo attackers is arrested in Bulgaria

A French citizen believed to have links to one of the Kouachi brothers is arrested in Bulgaria. Fritz-Joly Joachin, 29, was arrested under two European… Read More ›

Foive-point plant for tackling anti-Semitism

Foive-point plant for tackling anti-Semitism

A five-point plan for tackling anti-Semitism was presented to Theresa May and law enforcement officials this week. The proposals – from the Campaign against Anti-Semitism… Read More ›

France deployed more police officers to protect Jewish schools

France deployed more police officers to protect Jewish schools

France has deployed nearly 5,000 police officers to protect Jewish schools after last week’s attacks, according to AFP. Overall, 10,000 security forces will be mobilized… Read More ›

Obama was absent at Sunday’s rally for unity in Paris

Obama was absent at Sunday’s rally for unity in Paris

Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday he will travel to Paris this week to show solidarity with the French people, following sharp criticism of… Read More ›

Prime Minister visits site of Kosher deli attack

Prime Minister visits site of Kosher deli attack

Benjamin Netanyahu visited Monday the kosher supermarket in eastern Paris where four Jews were killed when an Islamist gunman stormed the store of Friday. Accompanied… Read More ›

London and Manchester boost police presence at synagogues

London and Manchester boost police presence at synagogues

British police are to step up security in Jewish areas of the country after reports of hostages being taken at a Paris kosher supermarket, a… Read More ›

US reproves Turkey-Hamas ties

US reproves Turkey-Hamas ties

The United States has criticized Turkey for courting Hamas amid reports that leaders of the Gaza terror group could be expelled from Qatar, its top… Read More ›

Republican Jews try to win over democratic voters

Republican Jews try to win over democratic voters

According to Politico, with the loss of Jewish Politician, Eric Cantor, the pro-Israel donors are worrying about their issues being discussed. They intend to enforce… Read More ›

Security evacuates Israeli embassy in Uruguay

Security evacuates Israeli embassy in Uruguay

Emergency teams evacuated the offices of the Israeli embassy in Uruguay on Thursday amid a bomb scare, local media reported. Security forces reportedly cleared the… Read More ›

Israel and Europe must stand together

Israel and Europe must stand together

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had a meeting with Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende in Jerusalem Thursday morning. Speaking a day after the massacre in Paris,… Read More ›

The Orthodox Union aiming to increase government funding for Jewish schools in New York

The Orthodox Union aiming to increase government funding for Jewish schools in New York

The Orthodox Union is launching a multimillion-dollar advocacy campaign to increase government funding for Jewish day schools in New York. The organization will be adding… Read More ›

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 ›