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After London mosque attack, Jewish groups express solidarity with Muslims

Several British Jewish groups expressed solidarity with the U.K.’s Muslim community following an attack outside London’s Finsbury Park Mosque Monday, where a van plowed into a crowd of Muslim worshipers as they left prayer services just after midnight.

Monday 06/12/2017
UK’s Conservative party, favored by British Jews, suffers election setback
Posted: June 12, 2017

The U.K.’s Conservative party, which has strongly supported Israel and is backed by the overwhelming majority of British Jews, suffered a setback in parliamentary elections Thursday, as Prime Minister Theresa Mary failed to strengthen her governing position.

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Wednesday 06/07/2017
Senegal and Israel agree to restore full diplomatic tie
Posted: June 07, 2017

Israel and Senegal announced the restoration of full diplomatic ties Monday, following a meeting between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Senegalese President Macky Sall on the sidelines of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) conference Sunday in Liberia.

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Monday 06/05/2017
After London Bridge attack, UK and Israel pledge to fight Islamist terror ‘trend’
Posted: June 05, 2017

Following Saturday night’s terror attack that killed seven people and injured as many as 50 in London, British Prime Minister Theresa May said “enough is enough” and vowed to crack down on the “evil ideology of Islamist extremism.”

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Thursday 06/01/2017
Holocaust-era Torah scroll fragments returned to Jewish hands decades later
Posted: June 01, 2017

Sheets of a Torah scroll used around the time of the Holocaust in a Polish city were returned to Jewish hands this week.

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Tuesday 05/30/2017
Norway demands Palestinians return funding for youth center named after terrorist
Posted: May 30, 2017

Acting immediately on a report issued Friday by Palestinian Media Watch (PMW), Norway demanded that the Palestinian Authority (PA) return Norwegian state funding for a women’s youth center named after female Palestinian terrorist Dalal Mughrabi, who masterminded an attack that killed 37 Israelis.

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Beauty, destruction and Jewish history: the many faces of Dresden
Posted: May 30, 2017

Cross the August Bridge over the Elbe River towards the Altstadt (Old Oity) of Dresden on a tour bus, and you’ll likely hear “oohs” and “aahs” from tourists as they behold the restored Baroque skyline that made Dresden the “Florence of the Elbe.”

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Tuesday 05/23/2017
Israeli and American leaders condemn Manchester terror attack
Posted: May 23, 2017

At least 22 people were killed and as many as 59 were injured Monday in a suicide bombing during an Ariana Grande concert in the U.K.’s Manchester Arena.

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Tuesday 05/09/2017
New Hamas chief makes first public appearance in Gaza
Posted: May 09, 2017

Ismail Haniyeh, whom Hamas elected as the Palestinian terror group’s top leader last weekend, made his first public appearance in the new role by visiting a “solidarity tent” for hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners in Gaza City Monday.

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French election winner Macron again rules out Palestinian statehood recognition
Posted: May 09, 2017

As French citizens voted Sunday, their eventual president-elect reiterated previous statements ruling out unilateral French recognition of Palestinian statehood and committing to support for a two-state solution.

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