Tag: Jews

Christian, Jewish and Muslim students take part in interreligious summer school

As young people from across the world gathered for a three-week Interreligious Summer School at the World Council of Churches Bossey Ecumenical Institute in Switzerland, they heard inspiring greetings about interreligious dialogue from people who encouraged them to contribute to issues of religious pluralism and intercultural acceptance in a society based on migration and globalisation. […]

Israeli, American Jewish Leaders Slam UN Secretary-General For ‘Occupation’ Statement

The secretary-general of the United Nations was roundly condemned Tuesday by both Jewish-American and Israeli leaders for a statement slamming the ongoing “occupation” of Palestinian territories. Marking the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War, António Guterres issued a statement saying that the 1967 defensive war “resulted in Israel’s occupation of the West Bank, East Jerusalem, […]

UK Government Hosts Europe’s Largest ‘Jew Hate Event’ Allegedly Linked to Terror

A Government building in Westminster is hosting the “biggest ever in Europe” pro-Palestinian event, organised by a group allegedly linked to anti-Semites, Islamists, and terror groups. Palestine Expo 2017 is due to take place just yards away from Parliament in the Queen Elizabeth II Centre, which is owned by the Government and operated by an agency […]

Jews worldwide in stunning ‘ingathering’ in Israel

It’s perhaps the most rapid demographic shift in history. Some would even call it miraculous. Within only a few generations, Jews scattered around the world have reassembled into a nation in their ancient biblical homeland of Israel. One Israeli in the new film “I Am Israel” marvels that there were only around 60,000 Jews in what […]

Trump Tells Muslim Leaders: Stand Against ‘the Persecution of Jews and the Slaughter of Christians’

President Donald Trump told a meeting of leaders from more than 50 predominantly Muslim nations on Sunday that they must stand “together against the murder of innocent Muslims, the oppression of women, the persecution of Jews, and the slaughter of Christians.” Trump was speaking at the Arab Islamic American Summit hosted in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia […]

Trump May Speak at Symbolic Jewish Fortress When Visiting Israel

President Trump’s first trip abroad as president may include a speech at the highly symbolic ancient Jewish fortress of Masada, Israeli media outlets reported Thursday, after the White House announced a visit later this month to Israel, Saudi Arabia, the Vatican, Italy and Belgium. The White House said Trump has accepted invitations from Saudi King […]

Bennett wins Jewish Home primaries

Education Minister Naftali Bennett on Thursday evening won the primaries for the leadership of the Jewish Home party, and will continue to head the party over the next several years. Bennett won by an overwhelming majority of 80.3%. 15,701 out of 30,734 (51.1%) of the members of the Jewish Home party exercised their right to […]

U.S. Campuses Lead Rise in Global Anti-Semitism

A report released by Israeli researchers says violent attacks on Jews dropped for a second straight year in 2016, while other forms of anti-Semitism are on the rise worldwide, particularly on U.S. campuses. Researchers at Tel Aviv University said Sunday that assaults specifically targeting Jews, vandalism and other violent incidents fell 12 percent last year. […]

Jewish Group Praises Trump Administration For ‘Strong Stand’ Against Iran

On the eve of Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, a U.S. Jewish human rights NGO has praised the Trump administration for taking the Iranian threat against the Jews and the Jewish state seriously as opposed to the Obama administration, which based its policy on “wishful thinking.” “The Jewish people have learned the brutal lesson from the Nazi […]

‘Sweden’s anti-Semitism has crossed all red lines’

After a Jewish center in Sweden closed in response to anti-Semitic and neo-Nazi threats, World Zionist Organization Vice President and Department for Countering Anti-Semitism Head Yaakov Haguel said “all red lines” had been crossed and the Muslim community was “chasing after Jews.” “This is just a continuation of the previous plots,” Haguel said. “Sweden’s anti-Semisim […]