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Netanyahu blames Abbas for inciting shooting of Jewish activist

Netanyahu blames Abbas for inciting shooting of Jewish activist

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that incitement by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas was partly to blame for the shooting of a Temple Mount activist a night e...

Plans to disrupt pro-Israel meetings on US campuses revealed

Plans to disrupt pro-Israel meetings on US campuses revealed

Jewish and education advocacy groups have written to the presidents of more than 100 US universities with Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) chapters to warn them of an internal SJP doc...

Severed pig's head left in Kosher section of South African supermarket

Severed pig's head left in Kosher section of South African supermarket

Anti-Israel campaigners in South Africa placed a severed pig’s head in the kosher section of a Cape Town market to express “solidarity with the Palestinians”.

European rabbis call for law targeting anti-Semitic hate speech

European rabbis call for law targeting anti-Semitic hate speech

Council of European Rabbis passes resolution calling on European governments to devise legislation singling out hate speech against Jews.

New book alleges ‘at least 1,000′ Nazis worked for US as spies

New book alleges ‘at least 1,000′ Nazis worked for US as spies

In the decades after World War II, the C.I.A. and other United States agencies employed at least a thousand Nazis as Cold War spies and informants and, as recently as the 1990s, concealed th...

With new museum, Poland seeks to reclaim forgotten past as haven for Jews - Haaretz

With new museum, Poland seeks to reclaim forgotten past as haven for Jews - Haaretz

Communal life going back 1,000 years emerges from the giant shadow of the Holocaust and Poland's Communist-era anti-Semitism.

Victims may take Germany to court over Nazi war crimes, Italian top court rules

Victims may take Germany to court over Nazi war crimes, Italian top court rules

Italy's Constitutional Court has ruled that private individuals can sue Germany in Italian courts for the Nazis' war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Hamas, Islamic Jihad welcome deadly terror attack in Jerusalem

Hamas, Islamic Jihad welcome deadly terror attack in Jerusalem

The Gaza-based terror groups hailed the terrorist act in Jerusalem on Wednesday in which a baby girl died as “an act of heroism.”

WJC supports change in US legislation to prevent Nazi war criminals from receiving benefits

WJC supports change in US legislation to prevent Nazi war criminals from receiving benefits

The WJC announced its support for a change in US law to prevent presumed Nazi war criminals who were granted US citizenship by making false statements to immigration authorities from keeping...

World Jewish Congress mourns passing of Zionist leader Kalman Sultanik z’’l

World Jewish Congress mourns passing of Zionist leader Kalman Sultanik z’’l

The Polish-born Holocaust survivor was a leader of the Zionist movement and a long-time vice-president of the World Jewish Congress.

Menachem Z. Rosensaft: A neo-Nazi beauty pageant - nefarious glorification of anti-Semitism at its worst

Menachem Z. Rosensaft: A neo-Nazi beauty pageant - nefarious glorification of anti-Semitism at its worst

One of the most insidious, and perhaps ultimately one of the most dangerous, manifestations of neo-Nazi resurgence may well be its steady subversive infiltration of contemporary popular and ...

Lauder: Time to speak out against slaughter of Christians in Middle East

Lauder: Time to speak out against slaughter of Christians in Middle East

In a speech to 4,000 Christian Israel supporters gathered in Jerusalem for the Feast of Tabernacles, the WJC president said: " This isn’t war. This is genocide."

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014

Menachem Z. Rosensaft: A neo-Nazi beauty pageant - nefarious glorification of anti-Semitism at its worst

One of the most insidious, and perhaps ultimately one of the most dangerous, manifestations of neo-Nazi resurgence may well be its steady subversive infiltration of contemporary po...

Mon, 13 Oct 2014

Lauder: Time to speak out against slaughter of Christians in Middle East

In a speech to 4,000 Christian Israel supporters gathered in Jerusalem for the Feast of Tabernacles, the WJC president said: " This isn’t war. This is genocide."

Mon, 13 Oct 2014

Germany establishes new center in search for Nazi-looted art

The German government has taken steps to intensify provenance research to clarify whether or not works of art were looted by the Nazis from their rightful Jewish owners.