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ADL seeks to increase European Jewish communities’ ‘sense of security’

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.

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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Thursday 12/22/2016
Europe's Jews prepare public Hanukkah events to ‘drive out darkness’
Posted: December 22, 2016

AMSTERDAM -- Before Monday’s attack on a Christmas market in Berlin, Rabbi Yehudah Teichtal had planned to invite hundreds of people to the traditional lighting of the first Hanukkah candle at a large menorah erected at the city’s Brandenburg Gate monument.

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Wednesday 12/21/2016
Prague subway employee allegedly threatened to ‘cut off’ head of kippah-wearing passenger
Posted: December 21, 2016

The company operating Prague’s subway is investigating a complaint alleging one of its employees threatened to “cut off the head” of a Jewish passenger wearing a kippah.

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French chief rabbi offers condolences, prayers after deadly Berlin Christmas attack
Posted: December 21, 2016

 The chief rabbi of France, Haim Korsia, offered condolences to the people of Germany following an apparent terrorist attack in Berlin.

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