Tag: Jews

‘Without U.S. influence, Jews in Europe could be in danger’

The Conference of European Rabbis on Monday kicked off its annual conference, being held this year in Minsk, Belarus. Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, President of the Conference of European Rabbis and the chief rabbi of Moscow, spoke to Arutz Sheva on the sidelines of the conference and related to the election victory of Donald Trump in […]

‘Trump’s election heralds coming of Messiah’ says Deri

Shas chairman and Interior Minister Arye Deri said Thursday that Donald Trump’s election could herald the coming of the Messiah due to the blow he expects the next president will strike against the “non-Orthodox Jewish hold on the US government.” “There is no doubt that one can give thanks to God that all those who […]

Jewish Home touts Trump victory as sign of change

Education Minister Naftali Bennett and Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked (Jewish Home) responded Wednesday morning to the news of Donald Trump’s election victory over Hillary Clinton, congratulating the new President-elect and offering his thanks to the former Secretary of State.“I congratulate President-elect Donald Trump, and all the American people. We thank Hillary Clinton for her friendship […]

French Jews urged to rally over UNESCO resolutions

The main Jewish groups in France urged members to rally in front of the headquarters of the country’s Foreign Ministry to protest its failure to oppose UN resolutions that ignore Jewish ties to Jerusalem, JTA reported on Thursday. On Wednesday, UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee passed a resolution denying the Jewish connection to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. On October […]

Jews blamed for Holocaust in UK event slammed by Israeli embassy

An event at the British Parliament’s House of Lords on Tuesday night set the stage for what the Israeli Embassy in London slammed as “racist tropes,” including accusations of Zionist power over the parliament and Jewish responsibility for the Holocaust. The event was hosted at the second chamber of the UK Parliament by former Liberal […]

Another UNESCO vote to disregard Jewish connection to Jerusalem

In recent days, the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs has acted to achieve the support of the 21 countries to vote against the expected condemnations, but sources in Jerusalem say that the results are already clear, and the committee will almost certainly pass the draft resolution against Israel.   According to those same sources, the […]

Comment: Palestinian Authority’s future is not in rewriting history

Once again, the UN organization charged with promoting intercultural understanding and preserving cultural heritage has airbrushed the connection between the Jewish people and its holiest sites.   The Palestinian Authority, which spearheaded the campaign, has touted the resolution by the UNESCO executive board in relation to Jerusalem, which calls for recognition of Jerusalem’s sites that […]

UNESCO to vote on resolutions ignoring Jewish ties to Temple Mount

UNESCO is slated to vote twice this month on Palestinian initiated resolutions that ignore Jewish ties to its most holy religious site of the Temple Mount and the Western Wall area in Jerusalem.The first of these votes will be taken on Thursday or Friday of this week by the 58-member Executive Board of the United […]

Rabbis, religious leaders ask LGBT community for forgiveness

Rabbis, educators and community leaders in the religious community published a video on Saturday night in which they apologized before Yom Kippur for the poor treatment of the LGBT community this past Jewish year by their colleagues.   The video is in keeping with Jewish tradition of seeking forgiveness for wrongs committed against one’s neighbors […]

Hungary: Jobbik Party anti-Semite Csanad Szegedi moves to Israel after discovering he is a Jew

A leader of a Hungarian far-right party is planning to move to Israel after discovering his Jewish heritage. Csanad Szegedi, 34, former leader of the Jobbik party who have been previously accused of Neo-Nazism, is preparing to make aliya and move to Israel four years after leaving the nationalist party when he discovered his Jewish […]