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Polish Jews call for denouncement of anti-Semitism

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.

Wednesday 08/16/2017
North African Jewish communities remain dedicated to building future
Posted: August 16, 2017

Although the Jewish communities in Morocco and Tunisia may not be as large as they once were, they are bubbling with activity and their leaders are well-respected and dedicated to ensuring their future, according to Valerie Davis Allouche, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) senior program manager for the two North African Jewish communities.

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Wednesday 08/09/2017
Major American Jewish group calls on Poland to apprehend attackers of Israeli soccer teams
Posted: August 09, 2017

The American Jewish Committee (AJC) is calling on Polish authorities to use all available resources to apprehend the men responsible for attacking members of an Israeli soccer team last week, in what appears to be an anti-Semitic attack.

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Australian court blocks synagogue over terror fears
Posted: August 09, 2017

An Australian court has upheld a decision by a local municipal council in Sydney to block the construction of a Jewish synagogue over fears that it could be a target of terrorism.

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Two Muslim-majority African nations to send first-ever ambassadors to Israel
Posted: August 09, 2017

Senegal and Guinea, two Muslim-majority West African nations, will be sending their first-ever full-time ambassadors to Israel next week.

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Tuesday 08/01/2017
Thousands in Istanbul protest Israel’s Temple Mount security measures
Posted: August 01, 2017

Thousands of supporters of a conservative Turkish political party held rallies in Istanbul Sunday to protest Israel’s now-removed bolstered security measures at the Temple Mount.

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Tuesday 07/25/2017
Danon shows graphic photo from Halamish terror attack at UN Security Council
Posted: July 25, 2017

Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon presented a gruesome photo from the crime scene of last Friday’s Palestinian terror attack in Halamish, where three members of an Israeli family were killed, at the U.N. Security Council Monday.

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Monday 07/17/2017
Canadian agency reverses ban on ‘Israel’ labels for Judea and Samaria wines
Posted: July 17, 2017

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) walked back a ban on the use of “Product of Israel” labels for wines produced in Judea and Samaria.

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Wednesday 07/12/2017
100 firefighters battle blaze at London Jewish school
Posted: July 12, 2017

About 100 firefighters tackled a raging night-time fire that ripped through London’s Talmud Torah Machzikei Hadass School.

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Monday 07/10/2017
After initial hesitation, London mayor calls for UK to blacklist Hezbollah
Posted: July 10, 2017

London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who faced criticism last month over his hesitation to support designating all of Hezbollah as a terrorist organization, plans to write to U.K. Home Secretary Amber Rudd to urge her support in blacklisting the Lebanese group.

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