UK Labour Party Minister Resigns Over Antisemitism

JNS.org – UK Labour Party chief whip Ivan Lewis, who is Jewish, resigned from the party on Thursday amid sexual-harassment allegations against him, in addition to charges of antisemitism within...

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...

Uncertainty Around Polish Jewish Museum’s Leadership Has Donors Holding Back

BY KATARZYNA MARKUSZ (JTA) — Several private donors to Poland’s Jewish history museum have suspended funding amid uncertainty over who will lead it, a Jewish group said. The donors are concerned...

Jewish Teens Dispel Antisemitic Stereotypes in Moldova

CHISINAU, Moldova (JTA) — Fifteen Christian seventh-graders at the City Theater School in this capital city sit in a circle listening attentively while two Jewish teenagers visiting their classroom...

Tony Blair Denounces Antisemitism in British Labour Party

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has denounced antisemitism in his own Labour Party, calling it a “truly shameful episode.” Labour and its current leader Jeremy Corbyn have been beset...

Vilnius’ Only Functioning Shul Closed

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — The Jewish Community of Lithuania temporarily closed the only functioning synagogue of the capital Vilnius, citing security issues that may be connected to a debate...

Suspect in Murder of French Woman Found Unfit to Stand Trial

Kobili Traore, the Malian immigrant who allegedly killed Jewish physician Sarah Halimi in her home in Paris in 2017, is unfit to stand trial following a court-ordered evaluation, French media...

Hundreds of Etrogs Held Up by New Import Regulations in England

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Hundreds of etrogs, the citron fruit used for the holiday of Sukkot, were seized at an airport in England. The Animal and Plant Health Agency held up...

Polish Jewish History Museum Chooses New Director

BY KATARZYNA MARKUSZ WARSAW, Poland (JTA) — Poland’s Jewish history museum has chosen a new director, ending the controversy over its leadership. The Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews has...

Poll: One in Four Voters Think Labour Leader Is Antisemitic

Around one in four British voters believe Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is personally antisemitic, according to a poll published by The Sun over the weekend. This finding came as reports...
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BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — The director of Hadassah hospital in Israel said his institution’s branch in Moscow is a “partner” in the development of what...

Rabbi Ya’aqob Menashe Touched Sephardi Jewry Worldwide

    By Friends of Midrash Ben Ish Hai Barukh Dayan HaEmet, what a loss for Klal Yisrael! The Hakham, Rabbi Ya’aqob Menashe (Ya’aqob Eliyahu ‘Abdallah Faraj...

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Benny Gantz both issued warnings to Palestinian terrorist groups in the Gaza Strip after incendiary balloons...

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