Tag: Europe

‘70% of European Jews won’t go to shul on High Holy Days despite heightened security’

A poll released on Tuesday claiming that 70% of European Jews won’t go to synagogue on Rosh Hashana or Yom Kippur due to security concerns, has been met with skepticism by prominent Jewish leaders.   The online survey, conducted last week by the European Jewish Association and the Rabbinical Center of Europe had 78 respondents, […]

“Galloping Populists” Blast President Juncker’s Call for EU Superstate

Jean-Claude Juncker (shown), the head of the European Commission, the European Union’s executive branch, has reignited a firestorm. In his annual State of the European Union (SOTEU) address to the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday, Juncker decried the “galloping populism” and nationalism that are responsible, he said, for placing the EU in “an existential crisis.” […]

Britain’s new EU Commissioner must pledge allegiance to Europe when he takes up role despite Brexit vote

Sir Julian King, the senior British diplomat picked to be the UK last European Commissioner, has promised to pledge allegiance to Europe when he takes up his new role and will not be drawn into a conflict of interest over Brexit negotiations.   Sir Julian, currently ambassador to Paris, at times faced hostile questioning in […]

jihadists have snuck into Schengen migrant streams to attacks Europe & UK

And most frighteningly of all – terror experts have backed up the chilling claims.   During the migrant crisis it was feared jihadists could sneak through the European Union’s porous borders as thousands arrived into the continent daily from war-torn nations.   This included in July, Mohammad Daleel, a 27-year-old failed asylum seeker, who blew […]

Up to 40% of asylum seekers in Switzerland ‘disappear’

Up to 40 percent of refugees who asked for asylum in Switzerland over the past three months reportedly disappeared from Swiss reception centers shortly afterwards, with their whereabouts unknown to the authorities. The country’s State Secretariat for Migration (SEM) confirmed that within the last quarter some 20 to 40 percent of refugees who have been […]

Lapid takes Sweden to task for skewed moral stance

The head of the “Yesh Atid” party, MK Yair Lapid, attended a pro-Israel rally today (Sunday) in Stockholm, Sweden, together with hundreds of supporters of Israel, members of the Swedish Parliament, students and representatives of the Jewish community in Stockholm.The rally took place in the wake of a surge in anti-Semitic statements over the past […]

EU boss sparks border OUTRAGE: Juncker slammed over ‘beyond parody’ checkpoint madness

“Safe and secure borders help to define a nation, you only have to look at Germany to see what happens when you when you effectively discard them. “Mr Juncker is also well behind the curve to think he, or his colleagues amongst the European political elite, can stop popular democracy from flourishing across Europe following […]

Electing a New UN Chief: A Woman, An East European Or Who?

Ahead of the third straw poll – an upcoming game of musical chairs – on August 29, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has made public his preference for a woman to replace him as the head of the United Nations.   “It’s high time now” for a female Secretary-General after eight men at the helm of the […]

Show of European unity: Merkel, Hollande, Renzi meet to discuss gameplan

The leaders of Germany, France and Italy will meet on Monday to discuss how to keep the European project together in the second set of talks between the premiers of the euro zone’s three largest economies since Britain’s shock vote to leave the bloc.   Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi hosts German Chancellor Angela Merkel […]

Leaked Soros Memo: Refugee Crisis ‘New Normal’

A leaked memo from left-wing financier George Soros’s Open Society Foundations argues that Europe’s refugee crisis should be accepted as a “new normal,” and that the refugee crisis means “new opportunities” for Soros’ organization to influence immigration policies on a global scale.   OSF program officer Anna Crowley and program specialist Katin Rosin co-authored the May 12 memo, […]