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Gevalt, anti-Semitism!

by Gideon Levy  Since its establishment, more Jews were hurt in wars and terror attacks in Israel than anywhere else. The war in Gaza endangered world Jews as well, as no other war has before it. Israel is today the most dangerous place in the world for Jews. Since its establishment, more Jews were hurt in wars and terror attacks that took place in Israel than anywhere else. The war in Gaza took this... 

Arab Riots Forced Rabbi Meir Soloveichik, Family off Temple Mount

      Rabbi Meir Soloveichik and his family’s visit to the Temple Mount was cut short when violent rioting once again broke out on the holy site. JERUSALEM– For the first time since the beginning of the Passover holiday, the Temple Mount was opened briefly to Jewish visitors and tourists on Sunday, April 20. The site had been closed last week on Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday... 

Jewish groups back Syria strike

by Julie Bykowicz and Jonathan D. Salant 4th September 2013 Republican Billionaire Sheldon Adelson, seen here, supports the coalition’s Syria message, his spokesman Ron Reese said in an e-mail. Lobbying on Syria has inspired coalitions of the unlikely, aligning President Barack Obama ; with Sheldon Adelson, the Republican billionaire who spent about $70 million trying to defeat him last year, in... 

Germany expanding compensation for Nazi victims

David Rising on November 15, 2012  BERLIN (AP) — Sixty years after a landmark accord started German government compensation for victims of Nazi crimes, fund administrators and German officials say payments to Holocaust survivors are needed more than ever as they enter their final years.  Most Holocaust survivors experienced extreme trauma as children, suffered serious malnutrition, and lost almost... 

Sir Winston Churchill: Zionist hero

 3 November 2012 Jews hold strong views about the man honoured by a new statue in Jerusalem, says Catrina Stewart   Jewish supporters of Winston Churchill are to unveil a bust of the British wartime leader in Jerusalem this weekend in what they say is a long-overdue recognition of his staunch and unwavering support of the Jewish cause and their desire for a homeland. “As a passionate Zionist... 

Italian Prime Minister says he will stand by country’s Jews

Italy’s prime minister promised Italian Jews he would stand beside them in the fight against anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial. “We know that anti-Semitism has not been eradicated in Europe,” Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti said at a ceremony Tuesday night marking the 69th anniversary of the World War II round-up and deportation of 1,024 Roman Jews to Auschwitz. “We will not leave you... 

Azerbaijan eyes aiding Israel against Iran

Middle East Turmoil » By Thomas Grove BAKU | Sun Sep 30, 2012  Israel’s “go-it-alone” option to attack Iran’s nuclear sites has set the Middle East on edge and unsettled its main ally at the height of a U.S. presidential election campaign.  Read More »

Armada of British naval power massing in the Gulf as Israel prepares an Iran strike

By Sean Rayment, Defence Correspondent 15 Sep 2012 An armada of US and British naval power is massing in the Persian Gulf in the belief that Israel is considering a pre-emptive strike against Iran’s covert nuclear weapons programme. Battleships, aircraft carriers, minesweepers and submarines from 25 nations are converging on the strategically important Strait of Hormuz in an unprecedented show of... 

US State Dept. reports growing global anti-Semitism

 By Benjamin Weinthal,  JPOST Correspondent and JTA – 01/08/2012 Report also outlines persecution of Christian and Baha’i religious groups in the Islamic Republic of Iran.  Read More »

Israeli anti-immigration riots hit African neighbourhood of Tel Aviv

By Phoebe Greenwood in Tel Aviv – Telegraph – 24 May 2012 Tel Aviv has been hit by the most violent protests in its recent history after more than 1,000 Israelis took to the streets in the city’s south to demand the deportation of African immigrants and asylum seekers.  Read More »
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