EU to Stop Funding NGOs Supporting Israeli Left

The European Union will stop funding the Freedom Protection Council, the Prime Minister’s Office said on Tuesday. The move marked an important achievement for Israel in its effort to...

Former UK Chief Rabbi Sacks: Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn Is Antisemite

Lord Jonathan Sacks, the former British chief rabbi, became the latest major public figure in the United Kingdom to brand Jeremy Corbyn, the far-left leader of the British Labour...

Terrorist Charged With Stabbings Outside Jewish Center Could Face Special Trial

An Islamist terrorist who attacked three French soldiers standing guard outside a Jewish community center in the southern city of Nice in 2015 is one step closer to being tried in...

Petition Urging UK Ban of Hezbollah Gains Steam

Ahead of next Sunday’s “Al-Quds Day” march in London — at which hundreds of Hezbollah supporters are expected to wave the organization’s flag — more than 10,000 people have...

Jewish Actor Sworn In As President of Ukraine

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Volodymyr Zelensky, a Jewish actor and comedian who was sworn in Monday as president of Ukraine, said his nation must defend their land like Israelis. Zelensky...

French Interior Minister: ‘Government fully mobilized to fight against all forms of anti-Semitism’

‘’The government is fully mobilized to fight against all forms of anti-Semitic hatred and ensure the safety of Jews in France,” French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner told a meeting...

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...

British Jewish School Cited for Segregation of Students by Sex

(JTA) — The British government declared a top-performing Jewish school to be “inadequate” because it teaches girls and boys separately. King David High School in the Manchester area was downgraded...

Corbyn: UK Will ‘Recognize Palestine’ if Labour Party Wins

Were the Labour Party to win the next election, the United Kingdom would “recognize Palestine,” the party’s leader said on Wednesday. “A quarter of a century on from the Oslo...

Hungary to Open Trade Office in Jerusalem With ‘Diplomatic Status’

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Hungary will open a trade office in Jerusalem that has “diplomatic status,” Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban announced in Israel’s capital city. Orban met Tuesday with Israeli...
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Groups Warn DeVos of Misuse of Taxpayer Funds for BDS

Eighty-eight groups urged the US Department of Education on Wednesday to safeguard against the misuse of federal funds to promote boycotts of Israel in...

Jay Kriegel, Adviser to Several New York Mayors, Dies at 79

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — Jay Kriegel, a real estate executive and adviser to several New York mayors, has died at the age of 79. Kriegel, the...

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