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Meretz Call to Investigate IDF Action Sparks Outrage

Meretz Call to Investigate IDF Action Sparks Outrage

Liberman: Hypocrites think Hamas protests are like Woodstock and we should give them flowers   Politicians expressed their support for the IDF on Saturday, after… Read More ›

Corbyn can’t bat away anti-Semitism charges

Corbyn can’t bat away anti-Semitism charges

Op-ed: Can one be an anti-Semite without being conscious of it? To take an active part in one of the world’s oldest and most fatal… Read More ›

Canadian Parliament Makes Every May Jewish Heritage Month

Canadian Parliament Makes Every May Jewish Heritage Month

It is expected to receive royal assent and become law before May.   The Canadian Parliament passed legislation making every May Canadian Jewish Heritage Month.… Read More ›

Jeremy Corbyn says he plans come to Israel, meet Netanyahu

Jeremy Corbyn says he plans come to Israel, meet Netanyahu

In interview over allegations he has spurred anti-Semitism in Labour, UK opposition leader says wants to visit Middle East, ‘ensure there is a process that… Read More ›

Gondar, Ethiopia – Remaining Ethiopian Jews Waiting To Immigrate To Israel Prepare For Passover

Gondar, Ethiopia – Remaining Ethiopian Jews Waiting To Immigrate To Israel Prepare For Passover

  Gondar, Ethiopia – Many of the at least 8,000 remaining members of the Jewish community of Ethiopia awaiting Israeli government approval to move to… Read More ›

Anti-Semitic slaying of 85-year-old prompts outcry in France

Anti-Semitic slaying of 85-year-old prompts outcry in France

Son of Holocaust survivor Mireille Knoll, who was stabbed 11 times in her apartment before it was set on fire, says he ‘cried all the… Read More ›

Jerusalem – These 5 Works By Israeli Artists Will Make You Rethink The Seder Plate

Jerusalem – These 5 Works By Israeli Artists Will Make You Rethink The Seder Plate

Jerusalem –  The Torah commands Jews to share the story of their exodus from Egypt every year at Passover. Though the narrative doesn’t change, that… Read More ›

Int. Ministry Defies Court on Conversions

Int. Ministry Defies Court on Conversions

The ministry refused to register a woman as Jewish who used the largest non-state Orthodox court.   The Interior Ministry has refused to register a… Read More ›

Brooklyn, NY – Heroism, Not Hatred, To Be Honored In Brighton Beach Street Renaming

Brooklyn, NY – Heroism, Not Hatred, To Be Honored In Brighton Beach Street Renaming

Brooklyn, NY – A years-long battle to give a new identity to a Brooklyn street named for a virulently anti-Semitic 19th century railroad and banking… Read More ›

Displaced Kurds From Afrin Need Help, Activist Says

Displaced Kurds From Afrin Need Help, Activist Says

Rebels threaten historic diversity in province where Jews once visited Kurdish, Yazidi neighbors.   Kurds often say they have “no friends but the mountains.” However,… Read More ›

Jewish Youth Group Says ‘Marach for Our Lives’ Event Opportunity for Change

Jewish Youth Group Says ‘Marach for Our Lives’ Event Opportunity for Change

One of several Jewish groups participating in the event is the North American Federation of Temple Youth, who told The Jerusalem Post that the protest… Read More ›

Syria Accuses Isael of Removing Jewish Artifacts from Damascus Temple

Syria Accuses Isael of Removing Jewish Artifacts from Damascus Temple

“This is yet another attempt by the Syrian regime to distract attention from the atrocities it is inflicting on its own people,” said Israel’s UN… Read More ›

Warsaw – Law On Holocaust Rhetoric Unconstitutional, Polish Attorney General Says

Warsaw – Law On Holocaust Rhetoric Unconstitutional, Polish Attorney General Says

  Warsaw – The Polish attorney general’s office described as partly unconstitutional a law passed last month that criminalizes blaming Poland for Nazi crimes. Prosecutor… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Mayim Bialik Says Haters Won’t Prevent Her From Defending Israel On Internet

Jerusalem – Mayim Bialik Says Haters Won’t Prevent Her From Defending Israel On Internet

Jerusalem – Jewish American actress Mayim Bialik said that her support for Israel has led to calls to boycott her and the popular television show… Read More ›

New study on cancer risk in Ashkenazi Jews aims to be model for genetic testing

New study on cancer risk in Ashkenazi Jews aims to be model for genetic testing

Public urged to sign up online for checks in four US cities, get results on genetic mutation directly from doctor, in innovative process researcher says… Read More ›

J’Lem Mum on Putin’s Remarks on Possible Jewish Meddling in US Elections

J’Lem Mum on Putin’s Remarks on Possible Jewish Meddling in US Elections

Neither the Prime Minister’s Office nor the Foreign Ministry would respond Sunday to the comments, apparently because of the extreme sensitivity of Israel’s relations with… Read More ›

Ovadia Yosef’s daughter: ‘If it was up to me, Shas would disappear

Ovadia Yosef’s daughter: ‘If it was up to me, Shas would disappear

Daughter of Shas founder and spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, Adina Bar-Shalom, declares that if it was up to her, Shas would disappear; ‘Deri changed… Read More ›

Netanyahu, Haredim said to reach understanding on draft bill

Netanyahu, Haredim said to reach understanding on draft bill

PM holds last-ditch talks with party leaders, as fight over ultra-Orthodox conscription threatens to topple government   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and leaders of his… Read More ›

Top Trump economic aide Gary Cohn quits over trade tariff plan

Top Trump economic aide Gary Cohn quits over trade tariff plan

Administration rocked by yet another high-level resignation, as Jewish adviser leaves in protest of president’s controversial intent to tax imports of steel and aluminum  … Read More ›

Will Israel’s clash with Poland affect Holocaust commemoration trips?

Will Israel’s clash with Poland affect Holocaust commemoration trips?

As some call for a boycott of tours of Nazi sites to protest Warsaw’s complicity law, others argue Auschwitz visits more important than ever  … Read More ›