Tag: Jews

‘Jews are taking down their mezuzahs for fear of anti-Semitism’

Swastikas and other anti-Semitic elements have been drawn on vehicles, playgrounds and school walls in New York City. The NYPD launched an investigation, but Yaakov Hagoel, the Vice Chairman of the World Zionist Organization and Head of the Department for Activities in Israel & Countering Anti-Semitism, attempted to discover what could lead to the rise […]

Why Jewish Republican group stays loyal to Trump

Two top Jewish donors sat before their friends and shared how they would support the new President. “He has to call hundreds of people,” said billionaire Sheldon Adelson, seated alongside fellow casino magnate and the Republican National Committee new chief fundraiser, Steve Wynn. “I just have to discuss it with my wife.” No matter the […]

Shaked: Annexing Judea and Samaria means end of Jewish State

Justice Minister and Jewish Home MK Ayelet Shaked criticized suggestions that Israel should annex the entirety of Judea and Samaria Thursday and argued that such an annexation would mean the end of Israel as a Jewish state, as the state would not be able to be able to handle giving citizenship to approximately 2 million […]

Rise in numbers of Jews leaving for Israel from some European countries

Some European countries have seen an increase in the number of Jews leaving to live in Israel but the numbers fall short of an “exodus”, according to a new study. The Institute of Jewish Policy Research compared recent trends of Jewish migration with cases of mass migration in response to persecution or major political upheavals […]

Jewish American leaders urge France to cancel peace conference

Leaders of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations on Friday called on French President Francois Hollande to cancel or, at least, postpone the international meeting on Middle East peace his country has scheduled for January 15, 2017 in Paris. In a statement, Stephen M. Greenberg, Chairman, and Malcolm Hoenlein, Executive Vice Chairman […]

Obama’s farewell: Jews ‘at the forefront of every fight for freedom’

Marking his final holiday season at the White House on Wednesday, hosting his last Hanukkah reception for America’s Jewish leadership, US President Barack Obama pulled at the community’s heartstrings by reminding them of their historic fight for liberal democratic ideals. The president is engaged in a long series of “lasts” just one month before the […]

‘How to save Amona? Annex it!’

“There’s a way to stop the domestic lawfare against Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria,” writes media and international political analyst Dr. Aaron Lerner: “Annexation – as a last resort to save Jewish homes, vineyards and other property from court-ordered destruction.” Lerner, whose ideas are distributed regularly to decision-makers via the IMRA (Independent Media Review […]

JEWISH FAMILY BATTLES SPAIN MUSEUM OVER ART LOOTED BY NAZIS

In the epic, 16-year battle over a priceless painting looted by the Nazis, there is one point on which all sides agree: When Lilly Cassirer and her husband fled Germany ahead of the Holocaust, they surrendered their Camille Pissarro masterpiece in exchange for their lives. The Jewish couple traded the work for the exit visas […]

The Trump revolution, Israel and American Jews

The victory of Donald Trump in the US presidential elections will have long-term global repercussions at many levels. It represents a revolt against the extreme postmodernism which has undermined the moral fiber of the West and its willingness to defend itself, facilitating the emergence of brutal Islamic terrorism throughout the world.Many, if not most, of […]

Benjamin Netanyahu to US Jews: Be patient regarding Kotel deal

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu advised patience and the need for “quiet diplomacy” on Tuesday to North American Jews angry and frustrated over the government’s failure to implement a decision to create an egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall. Speaking via video hook-up to the General Assembly of Jewish Federations of North America meeting in […]