Tag: Jews

‘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, […]

Turkey ‘Islamic hotspot to watch’

After quelling a military coup attempt, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan continues to consolidate military and diplomatic power, much as did the Islamic Ottoman empire that existed there more than a century ago.   In his “Underground” video, Richardson, whose works include “The Coming Battle for Jerusalem,” “The Global Jesus Revolution,” “When a Jew Rules […]

Jew-Hatred At All Time High; Anti-Semitism 2.0 Uses Internet As Tool For Hate

TEL AVIV – Jew hatred and demonization of Israel are at “the highest level of our lifetimes,” Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations said at a high-level forum on anti-Semitism held on Wednesday at the UN’s headquarters in New York. “Over 1/3 of European Jews are afraid to wear a yarmulke or Star of David in public,” […]

Jews may not pray in Muslim Quarter of Old City

A ban on Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount has been extended to the Muslim Quarter of the Old City, police officials say, justifying the series of recent arrests of Jews praying outside of entrances to the Temple Mount.   After a number of arrests of Jews praying outside of the gates of the Temple […]

Poll: Israeli Jews fear Palestinians, reject plan for PA state

Few Israeli Jews and Palestinian Authority Arabs support the basic outline of a final status agreement along the lines of the offer made by then-Prime Minister Ehud Barak to Yasser Arafat in the summer of 2000, a new joint poll reveals.   According to the survey, conducted by the Israel Democracy Institute and Palestinian Center […]

Hezbollah Threatens to Invade Israel, Destroy Jewish State

A top Hezbollah leader this month said that the Lebanese terrorist militia is now capable of not only firing missiles at Israel, but can also launch a ground invasion of the Jewish state.   “Israel is closer than ever before to its demise,” Lebanese cleric Hashem Safieddine, head of Hezbollah’s Executive Council, said in an […]

‘Dutch Jewish community is unsustainable’

The effects of the Holocaust in the Netherlands and Jewish emigration have made Dutch Jewry’s communal institutions unsustainable, a key figure of that community said.   Michel Waterman, the director of the Crescas institute for Jewish culture, made the unusual statement during an interview published Tuesday in Het Parool daily ahead of his retirement this […]

King of Jordan: Jews taking over Al Aqsa mosque

King Abdullah of Jordan has expressed outrage that 400 Jews visited the site of the two Holy Temples on the Temple Mount yesterday. His statement of fury ignored the simultaneous Moslem provocations and violence.   Yesterday, the 9th day of the month of Av – the date on which both Holy Temples were destroyed some […]

King of Jordan: Jews taking over Al Aqsa mosque

King Abdullah of Jordan has expressed outrage that 400 Jews visited the site of the two Holy Temples on the Temple Mount yesterday. His statement of fury ignored the simultaneous Moslem provocations and violence.   Yesterday, the 9th day of the month of Av – the date on which both Holy Temples were destroyed some […]

UK hate crime: Warnings of rising intolerance after spike in anti-Semitic crime

Jews are being targeted on social media amid a surge in anti-Semitic hate crimes, according to a new study.   There has been an 11% rise in anti-Semitic incidents in the UK in the first six months of 2016, according to the Community Security Trust (CST). The charity said it recorded 577 incidents targeting Jews […]