Excavations conducted by the Israel Antiquities Authority, with the participation of volunteers, have uncovered in Jerusalem large portions of courses of the Western Wall that have been hidden for 1,700 years.
The European Union has asked the Israeli authorities to reconsider their decisions to build thousands of units in the West Bank which, it said in a statement, ‘’ are detrimental to on-going efforts towards meaningful peace talks.’’
The first of its kind heritage expedition took place this summer in Ukraine, when young rabbinical students toured the country on mobile synagogue trailers, trying to bring a spark of Jewish identity to every Jew they met on their way.
Just in time for the fall holidays, the FJC in partnership with the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ) and the Gloria Jeans clothing franchise, distributed clothing gift certificates to 5,000 Jewish children from across Ukraine and Russia.
Last week, as UNESCO was electing its new head, the United States and Israel announced their decision to quit the United Nations agency for education, culture and science as a result of continued bias against Israel.
Days after US President Donald Trump refused to recertify the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran signed, the European Union said on Monday that the deral, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPA) ‘’is a key element of the nuclear non-proliferation global architecture and crucial for the security of the region.’’