September 21, 2018

World

Jewish life in Hungary has suffered primal and perhaps permanent wounds, but the country’s remaining Jews are dogged and determined.
“It was very important,” Zuroff said of the prime minister’s words about the Holocaust. “I never heard this from Hungary.”
The death of Alberto Nisman, the special prosecutor in the AMIA Jewish center bombing in Buenos Aires, will forever be linked to the attack.
Hours after recertifying the Iran nuclear deal President Donald Trump decried as a candidate, his administration slapped new sanctions on the country.
It wasn’t the first time that a French president acknowledged his nation’s Holocaust-era guilt, but Emmanuel Macron’s speech Sunday was groundbreaking.
Anti-Semitic crime in the United Kingdom rose 44 percent in the past two years, according to a new audit released by the Campaign Against Antisemitism.
Hungary’s government denied a report that it prematurely ended its media campaign against billionaire George Soros.
A Muslim website called on pro-Palestinian activists to crash a Paris Holocaust memorial event to protest Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s attendance.
The Jewish community in Poland harshly criticized President Donald Trump for not visiting the Monument to the Ghetto Heroes while in town on Thursday.
Ivanka Trump, the Jewish daughter of President Donald Trump, laid a wreath at the memorial for the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in Poland.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley promised to block the appointment of any Palestinian serving in an influential UN position on Tuesday.
The family of Otto Warmbier hid his Jewishness from the public as negotiations for his release took place, a family spokesman said.
Philip and Tamar Koosed have delivered five aid shipments to Syria, with another three en route and two more planned, worth an estimated $21 million.
The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill that would impose new sanctions on Iran due to its ballistic missile program.
Juna Grossman, a 40-year-old Jewish woman, sat there ready to take questions, as a Jew “rented out” through a German-Jewish program called Rent a Jew.
Britain’s chief rabbi offered prayers and a synagogue put out an appeal to help victims in the deadly fire that destroyed an apartment building in London.
Before he threw Sarah Halimi to her death from a window, 27-year-old Kobili Traore called his Jewish neighbor “Satan” and cried out for Allah.
Turkish President Erdogan has expressed support for Qatar after Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain cut ties with the emirate.
Police in Manchester, in northwestern England, say that arsonists attacks on two kosher restaurants are “anti-Semitic hate crimes.”
The United Kingdom’s top Sephardic rabbi is in hot water after he praised societal acceptance of homosexuality as a “fantastic development.”
Five Arab nations cut ties with Qatar, escalating a long-simmering competition for preeminence in the region into actions that could set the stage for war.
British Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis called on his countrymen to remain committed to the values of peace and tolerance in the wake of a terror attack.
A former Auschwitz SS guard who was sentenced to five years in prison for his role as an accessory in the murder of at least 170,000 people has died.
The $110 billion defense purchase was part of a broader trade pact that Trump in Saudi Arabia called a “landmark agreement.”
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