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Marine Le Pen: French Jews should sacrifice yarmulke in struggle against radical Islam

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen said French Jews should give up the wearing of yarmulkes as part of the country’s struggle to defeat radical Islam.

Wednesday 02/08/2017
Valley couple visits Cuba synagogues
Posted: February 08, 2017

A Phoenix dentist and her husband recently traveled to two cities in Cuba for 10 days to learn about the Jewish community in each location.

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Wednesday 01/25/2017
If you take a selfie at a Holocaust memorial, you might be shamed on ‘Yolocaust’
Posted: January 25, 2017

Pass by Germany’s vast national memorial to the murdered Jews of Europe and you will see young visitors hopping from stone to stone, playing hide and seek, stopping for a smoke, taking selfies for Tinder, catching rays.

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Wednesday 01/18/2017
ADL seeks to increase European Jewish communities’ ‘sense of security’
Posted: January 18, 2017

Andrew Srulevitch was in town on Jan. 12 to speak to current fellows with the Anti-Defamation League’s Glass Leadership Institute and to the board of the Arizona Jewish Historical Society. As the ADL’s director of European affairs, Srulevitch monitors anti-Semitism in Europe and advocates for the security of Jewish communities there.

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Thursday 01/05/2017
Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ is a German best-seller for 2016
Posted: January 05, 2017

The annotated edition of Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” sold 85,000 copies in the one year since it was released in print for the first time since World War II.

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Wednesday 12/28/2016
Son of Israeli woman killed in Berlin terror attack lights menorah in German capital
Posted: December 28, 2016

BERLIN  — The son of an Israeli woman killed this month in a terror attack on a Christmas market in Berlin lit the fourth Hanukkah candle on a giant menorah at the nearby Brandenburg Gate.

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Hundreds gather near UN court for Hanukkah event and protest of anti-Israel bias
Posted: December 28, 2016

THE HAGUE, Netherlands  — Hundreds of Christians and Jews gathered outside the seat of the U.N. international court for a Hanukkah event that they said was also a protest against anti-Israel bias.

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Israeli technology saves lives in Chile earthquake
Posted: December 28, 2016

Officials in Chile relied on Israeli technology in ordering a mass evacuation following, a 7.7 magnitude earthquake that struck the country Sunday.

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Tuesday 12/27/2016
7 questions about the UN resolution
Posted: December 27, 2016

NEW YORK -- Emotions are running high following the Obama administration's decision to allow the U.N. Security Council to pass a resolution condemning Israeli settlements. Here are seven questions aimed at making sense of what went down and what it could mean moving forward.

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Friday 12/23/2016
UN passes anti-settlement resolution, US abstains
Posted: December 23, 2016

The U.N. Security Council adopted a resolution condemning Israeli settlements, with the United States abstaining.

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