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  • Dutch BDS supporter triggers Israeli wine shopping craze

    By jwadmin on March 28, 2019
    By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ AMSTERDAM (JTA) – As a supporter of boycotting Israel, Mieke Zagt had no intention of marketing Israeli wine when she posted on Twitter a picture of it on sale at the Hema Dutch supermarket chain. But her tweet, meant to protest the sale, prompted Israel supporters here to mount a social media reaction so successful that the […]
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  • 2 arrested, gang identified in attack on Argentina’s chief rabbi

    By jwadmin on March 22, 2019
    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA) – Two suspects have been arrested in Buenos Aires in the attack on Argentina’s chief rabbi. In addition to the arrests on Friday, March 15, Buenos Aires city police have identified the local gang responsible for the home invasion attack three weeks ago that left Rabbi Gabriel Davidovich with serious injuries, including nine broken ribs and a punctured […]
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  • Jewish journalist’s Purim prank about fleeing anti-Semitism shocks Holland

    By jwadmin on March 20, 2019
    By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ AMSTERDAM (JTA) – The Netherlands’ main Jewish weekly is the kingdom’s oldest commercial magazine and one of its most reputable publications. Which is why many Dutch were shocked to read a column Tuesday, March 19, by its editor announcing that she is leaving for Israel because of rising anti-Semitism here. “I am leaving for the only country where […]
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  • Pope Francis announces Vatican will open Holocaust-era archives

    By jwadmin on March 7, 2019
    (JNS) – Pope Francis announced on Monday, March 4, that the Vatican archive which relates information about the Holocaust when Pope Pius XII, who has been criticized for doing little to save Jews and for being silent during the atrocities, led the Catholic Church. Since becoming pope, Francis has promised to open the records. Francis said that the archive would be […]
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  • Argentina’s chief rabbi beaten at home in Buenos Aires in suspected bias attack

    By jwadmin on February 28, 2019
    By DAN LAVIE and YORI YALON (Israel Hayom via JNS) – Argentina’s Chief Rabbi Gabriel Davidovich sustained serious injuries on Monday, Feb. 25. when a group of burglars entered his home in Buenos Aires. His wife was tied up during the incident, according to the local Jewish umbrella organization AMIA in a statement. Burglary Or Bias? Although it unclear whether […]
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  • French Jewish philosopher target of anti-Semitic vitriol by ‘yellow-vests’ protesters

    By jwadmin on February 22, 2019
    (JNS) – Protesters from the “yellow-vests” movement who have been demonstrating over recent months against Macron’s government yelled anti-Semitic profanities recenly at liberal Jewish philosopher Alain Finkielkraut, who was targeted with labels such as “dirty Zionist s***,” “Dirty Jew,” “fascist,” “Palestine,” in addition to being told, “You’re a hater, you’re going to die, you’re going to hell,” “Go home to Israel” and “Tel Aviv, back […]
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  • Top U.S. admiral warns of Iran’s ‘growing capability’ against enemies, by air and ship

    By jwadmin on February 22, 2019
    (JNS) – Iran possesses improved and dangerous missile and maritime capabilities that enable the regime to threaten their adversaries, according to the top U.S. admiral in the Middle East. “They have a growing capability in cruise missiles, they have a growing capability in ballistic missiles, they have a growing capability in unmanned surfaced systems, all these things that we watch […]
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  • Holocaust-era property compensation discussed with Luxembourg’s prime minister

    By jwadmin on February 8, 2019
    By YOSSI LEMPKOWICZ (European Jewish Press via JNS) – Leaders of the World Jewish Restitution Organization (WJRO) and of the Jewish Community of Luxembourg met recently  with Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel to discuss efforts to address remaining Holocaust-era property compensation issues. The delegation was led by U.S. Ambassador to Luxembourg Randy Evans and U.S. Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues Tom […]
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  • Dangers of a Mideast nuclear arms race cast a long-term shadow

    By jwadmin on February 8, 2019
    By YAAKOV LAPPIN (JNS) – The danger of a Middle Eastern nuclear arms race in the near future is casting a shadow over the long-term future of a region that already has its fair share of security problems. While such a race has yet to break out, former Israeli security officials have told JNS that several Sunni states in the region […]
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  • A desperate Abbas in New York as Palestinians take helm of major UN bloc of nations

    By jwadmin on January 17, 2019
    By ISRAEL KASNETT (JNS) – Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas is in New York City to witness the Palestinian Mission as it takes over leadership of the G77 bloc. While there, he will likely push the Palestinian agenda and lobby for full membership to the United Nations. Were he to succeed, U.S. law prohibits funding U.N.-affiliated organizations that accept the […]
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