Jewish leaders Express Sorrow Over Burning of Notre Dame

As the burning of the historic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris sent shock waves around the world on Monday, Israeli and French Jewish leaders expressed their sorrow and condolences...

Jewish Labour Movement Passes Vote of No Confidence in Jeremy Corbyn

The Jewish Labour Movement (JLM) almost unanimously passed a motion of no-confidence in British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn on Sunday following an “impassioned debate,” said the group in...

German Military to Offer Pastoral Care for Jewish Soldiers

Germany’s military will consist of rabbis for the first time in nearly a century, making its pastoral services available for the some 300 Jews serving in the Bundeswehr. The country’s...

Paris Man Arrested for Planning Attack on Nursery School, Police Officers

A 31-year-old man who described himself as an “admirer of Mohammed Merah,” the Islamist terrorist who killed a rabbi and three young children at the Ozar Hatorah Jewish school...

No Joke: Jewish Comedian Wins First Round in Ukrainian Election

Despite a lack of political experience and policy specifics, Jewish comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy won the first round of voting in Ukraine’s presidential election on Sunday, leading against incumbent President...

Jewish Comedian Gets Most Votes in First Round of Ukraine’s Presidential Election

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A Ukrainian comedian, who is Jewish, was the top vote-getter in the first round of Ukraine’s presidential election, according to exit polls. Exit polls on Sunday...

Slayer at Jewish Museum in Brussels Sentenced to Life in Prison

Mehdi Nemmouche, a French jihadist convicted of killing four people at the Jewish Museum of Brussels in Belgium in May 2014, was convicted of “terrorist murder” last week and...

Pope Francis Meets With American Jewish Committee Delegation

Pope Francis met with a delegation of 35 leaders from the American Jewish Committee on Friday in the Vatican, where he denounced antisemitism. “Your commitment to Jewish-Christian dialogue goes back...

Gunman Who Killed 4 at Brussels Jewish Museum Found Guilty

French jihadist Mehdi Nemmouche was convicted in Belgium on Thursday of murdering four people at the Jewish Museum of Belgium in Brussels nearly five years ago. A gunman opened fire...

Jewish Groups Praise Commission’s Decision to Probe Labour Antisemitism

Prominent UK Jewish groups praised the Equality and Human Rights Commission on Thursday for its decision to open an investigation into antisemitism in the Labour party. Since far-left MP Jeremy...

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U.S. Views Israelis Favorably, Less Keen on Israeli Government

According to a new Pew Research Poll, most Americans view Israelis favorably, but less than half feel the same way about the Israeli government....

Pro-Israeli Speakers to Join Teacher Training in Switzerland

Haute École Pedagogigue (HEP), a Swiss teacher-training institute in Lausanne in the French-speaking Canton of Vaud, has modified a teacher-training seminar on the Israeli-Arab...

FBI: Militia Group on U.S. Border Was Planning Attacks

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A New Mexico militia group that has been patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border and detaining would-be migrants was “training to assassinate...

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