World Jewish News
A group of people traveled for hours to help a Jewish girl fulfill a decision she made at FJC’s Jewish summer camp in Rostov, Russia.
In addition to three active Yeshivas in Moscow, this week an additional new Yeshiva opened its doors in the ‘Jewish village’ of Malachovka in Moscow’s suburbs.
The city of Houston, Texas, which is home to a large Jewish population, is facing heavy flooding from Hurricane Harvey which is now a tropical storm.
An Israeli NGO has called on New York Mayor Bill de Blasio to remove in the city all memorials to Peter Stuyvesant, the last Governor of New Amsterdam (today New York) who was an anti-Semite.
The German city of Frankfurt has passed a bill which outlaws funding for activities of the anti-Israel BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement.
The European Union is funding illegal projects by NGOs in the West Bank. Such structures have been built without the necessary official permits.
‘’Calling for Israel’s destruction is a form of modern anti-Semitism,’’ United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said as he started a 4-day visit to Israel.
A special hotline for Jews of Venezuela has been opened to respond to their spiking interest in moving to Israel as their country’s political instability intensifies.
The Swiss foreign ministry confirmed a press report that a 4-country joint mechanism has decided to suspend funding of a Palestinian NGO because of its ties with terrorism.
Israel can learn from the European Union how to fight terrorism and not only the other way around, said EU Ambassador Lars Faaborg-Andersen who is to leave his post at the end of this month after a 4-year term.
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