Our next print edition will be August 3.
Our next eNews will be July 27.

Candle Lighting Time for Albany, NY:
Friday, July 21, 2017 8:08 pm

Global

  • After Witnessing ISIS’s Genocide And Slavery, ‘Jewish Schindler’ Sprang Into Action

    By jwadmin on July 21, 2017
    By Bradley Martin The Federalist At a high-end car and motorcycle dealership in Montreal, a Canadian-Jewish businessman has made it his mission to save Christian and Yazidi girls from ISIS. What began as just another business venture for Steve Maman, a car dealer specializing in luxury automobiles, would turn into saving the lives of thousands of people. Born in Morocco and […]
    Read more
    0
    0
  • Uganda’s Jews are down to one meal a day because of East Africa’s famine

    By jwadmin on July 20, 2017
    By BEN SALES NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Uganda’s 2,000 Jews have long maintained a modest existence. They live in the east of the country in a hilly, rural area that lacks paved roads, consistent electricity and freely running water. But this year, the situation for Uganda’s Jewish community, called the Abayudaya, has worsened. Twenty million people across Africa and the Middle East […]
    Read more
    0
    0
  • 6 reasons why Macron’s speech about the Holocaust in France was groundbreaking

    By jwadmin on July 19, 2017
    By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ PARIS (JTA) – It wasn’t the first time that a French president acknowledged his nation’s Holocaust-era guilt, but Emmanuel Macron’s speech Sunday, July 16, was nonetheless groundbreaking in format, content and style. Delivered during a ceremony at the Vel d’Hiv Holocaust memorial monument exactly 75 years after French police officers rounded up 13,152 Jews there for deportation […]
    Read more
    0
    0
  • U.S. appeals court allows family to sue for Nazi-looted painting in Madrid museum

    By jwadmin on July 12, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – The family of a Jewish woman who sold a valuable painting under duress while fleeing the Nazis can sue a museum in Madrid for its return, a U.S. federal appeals court ruled. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that the family of Lilly Cassirer may sue the  Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid for […]
    Read more
    0
    0
  • Open Door to Moscow? New Facts in the Potential Criminal Case of Trump Campaign Coordination with Russia

    By jwadmin on July 11, 2017
    By Bob Bauer Monday, July 10, 2017 at 11:30 AM The Trump campaign in 2016 was signaling to Russia that it would be happy to have the Putin regime’s help.  President Trump, as a candidate, famously called for Russia’s assistance. Later, when pressed, he repeatedly refused to clearly acknowledge its interference or condemn it. Now it appears that Trump campaign […]
    Read more
    1
    0
  • French survivor, recipient of Grand Cross of the Legion of Honor, Simone Veil, dies at 89

    By jwadmin on July 5, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Simone Veil, a well-known French politician and Holocaust survivor, has died. Veil, a former minister of health who in 2012 was awarded France’s highest honor, died recently at her home in Paris, her family told the media in France. The scholar, former judge and feminist activist was 89. A lawyer by education, Veil served as […]
    Read more
    0
    0
  • Substance or hype? Trump’s Saudi arms deal may be ‘fake news’

    By jwadmin on June 27, 2017
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield The $110-billion arms deal Donald Trump announced on his visit to Saudi Arabia is like the president himself — a lot of hype but little substance. Trump hailed it as a “landmark agreement” that will “help our Saudi friends” and “our great American defense companies,” but a leading Middle East expert said it is just […]
    Read more
    0
    0
  • A trove of Nazi-era objects in Argentina stuns investigators

    By jwadmin on June 27, 2017
    By JTA staff BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA)  – A cache of 75 original Nazi objects discovered in June by the Argentine Federal Police has been evaluated as “unprecedented” and “the biggest” discovery of its type. The objects, discovered earlier this month in a hidden room of a house in the northern part of Buenos Aires included equipment used for Nazi medical experiments during […]
    Read more
    0
    0
  • Several Arab countries are turning on Qatar. What does it mean for Israel?

    By jwadmin on June 7, 2017
    BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) – Five Arab nations cut ties with Qatar on Monday,June 5, escalating a long-simmering competition for pre-eminence in the region into actions that could set the stage for war. Saudi Arabia, which is leading the charge, has cut off Qatar’s only land crossing — and what one Saudi-friendly estimate says is as much as 40 […]
    Read more
    0
    0
  • Trump’s pullout from climate accords causes dismay for many Jewish groups

    By jwadmin on June 2, 2017
      NEW YORK CITY (JTA) — President Donald Trump on Thursday, June 1, said that he will withdraw the United States from the landmark 2015 global agreement to fight climate change, earning statements of dismay from critics, including several Jewish groups who regard the pullout as a diplomatic and environmental disaster. Speaking at a ceremony in the White House Rose Garden, […]
    Read more
    0
    0