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Polish nationalist leader denounces anti-Semitism, lauds Israel

The head of Poland’s right-wing nationalist Law and Justice Party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, denounced anti-Semitism Monday and lauded the “great state” of Israel during a ceremony commemorating Polish citizens who protected the country’s Jews during the Nazi Holocaust.

Monday 09/18/2017
JDC provides Rosh Hashanah aid to elderly Jews in the former Soviet Union
Posted: September 18, 2017

Impoverished elderly Jews across the former Soviet Union are expected to receive extra food and traditional holiday fare, including apples and honey, for the Rosh Hashanah Jewish New Year.

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Tuesday 09/12/2017
European Jewish group calls on French authorities for stronger action on anti-Semitism
Posted: September 12, 2017

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) is calling on French authorities to take strong action against anti-Semitism in the wake of a recent attack on a Jewish leader.

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Wednesday 09/06/2017
Indian travel to Israel on the rise
Posted: September 06, 2017

Travel between India and Israel is on the rise in the aftermath of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s historic visit to the Jewish state in July, according to the Israeli Tourism Ministry.

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Tuesday 09/05/2017
Report: Russia worked secretly to protect Hezbollah at UN
Posted: September 05, 2017

Russia reportedly worked behind the scenes to protect the Hezbollah terror group in advance of a recent meeting on the renewal of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon’s (UNIFIL) presence in the region.

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Wednesday 08/30/2017
Experts: UN ‘blacklist’ invokes anti-Semitism
Posted: August 30, 2017

An upcoming “blacklist” of major international companies with business ties to Israeli communities in Judea, Samaria, the Golan Heights and eastern Jerusalem represents yet another attempt by anti-Israel actors in the United Nations to single out and demonize the world’s only Jewish state, experts say.

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Tuesday 08/29/2017
Frankfurt becomes first German city to outlaw municipal funding of BDS
Posted: August 29, 2017

Frankfurt became the first German city to pass a bill outlawing municipal funding for the anti-Israel BDS movement’s activities.

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Wednesday 08/23/2017
Venezuelan Jews fleeing turmoil get ‘lifeline’ in Israel, encounter new challenges
Posted: August 23, 2017

As the political and economic situation in Venezuela becomes increasingly unstable, Jews are fleeing the South American nation, with many choosing to immigrate to Israel.

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Israeli leaders offer condolences, express solidarity to Barcelona following terror attack
Posted: August 23, 2017

Israeli leaders offered condolences and expressed solidarity with the Spanish people following a deadly terror attack in Barcelona last week that killed 13 and injured more than 120. The Moroccan national who was being sought in the attack was shot dead on Aug. 21, police said.

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Wednesday 08/16/2017
Polish Jews call for denouncement of anti-Semitism
Posted: August 16, 2017

Polish-Jewish leaders are calling on the head of the country’s right-wing nationalist Law and Justice Party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, to denounce what they say is rising anti-Semitism within the Eastern European country.

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