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Current world Jewish population still falls below pre-Holocaust figures

The number of Jews alive today is still lower than it was in 1939, prior to the Holocaust, according to recently released figures from the Israel Central Bureau of Statistics.

Tuesday 04/10/2018
German diplomat appointed country’s first commissioner to combat anti-Semitism
Posted: April 10, 2018

German diplomat Felix Klein has been appointed the country’s first commissioner to combat anti-Semitism following a rise in such incidents in recent years.

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Tuesday 04/03/2018
Saudi crown prince: Israelis have a right to their own land
Posted: April 03, 2018

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince said in an interview on Monday that Israelis are entitled to live peacefully in their own land—a remarkable statement from one of the kingdom’s most powerful men.

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Monday 03/26/2018
Jewish journalist in Colombia forced to resign for refusing to cross herself on air
Posted: March 26, 2018

A Colombian Jewish journalist was forced to resign as anchor of a daily TV newscast after refusing to cross herself on air.

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Monday 03/19/2018
Guatemala receives highest award for truth-telling on Israel
Posted: March 19, 2018

The Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA), the world’s oldest and largest Middle East media monitoring organization, announced that it will give its highest honor—the Emet Award—to the republic of Guatemala in recognition of its longstanding and courageous support of Israel.

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Tuesday 03/13/2018
Paraguay and Honduras ready ‘in principle’ to move embassies to Jerusalem
Posted: March 13, 2018

Following on the heels of the United States and Guatemala, Paraguay and Honduras have announced that they are ready “in principle” to relocate their embassies from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, according to Israel’s Army Radio.

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Tuesday 03/06/2018
Immigration official clarifies Israel’s plan to manage ‘delicate’ migrant deportations
Posted: March 06, 2018

Professor Shlomo Mor-Yosef, director general of the Population and Immigration Authority at Israel’s Interior Ministry, said Israel’s policy of deporting illegal migrants is “nothing new.”

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European powers meet with Iran to discuss the nation’s regional aggression
Posted: March 06, 2018

European powers have initiated meetings with Iran over the Islamic Republic’s aggressive role in the Middle East in advance of President Donald Trump’s deadline to address his concerns with the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran.

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Tuesday 02/27/2018
Poland denies freezing implementation of controversial Holocaust law
Posted: February 27, 2018

Despite statements by Israeli Foreign Ministry officials to the contrary, Polish officials say they are not planning to freeze implementation of Poland’s controversial “Holocaust law” as a result of Israeli pressure.

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Tuesday 02/20/2018
U.K.’s Labour Party expels anti-Semitic activist
Posted: February 20, 2018

The United Kingdom’s Labour Party has expelled anti-Semitic and anti-Israel activist after a disciplinary hearing found that he had violated several party rules on behavior and rhetoric.

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