Tag: Jews

JEWISH FAMILY BATTLES SPAIN MUSEUM OVER ART LOOTED BY NAZIS

In the epic, 16-year battle over a priceless painting looted by the Nazis, there is one point on which all sides agree: When Lilly Cassirer and her husband fled Germany ahead of the Holocaust, they surrendered their Camille Pissarro masterpiece in exchange for their lives. The Jewish couple traded the work for the exit visas […]

The Trump revolution, Israel and American Jews

The victory of Donald Trump in the US presidential elections will have long-term global repercussions at many levels. It represents a revolt against the extreme postmodernism which has undermined the moral fiber of the West and its willingness to defend itself, facilitating the emergence of brutal Islamic terrorism throughout the world.Many, if not most, of […]

Benjamin Netanyahu to US Jews: Be patient regarding Kotel deal

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu advised patience and the need for “quiet diplomacy” on Tuesday to North American Jews angry and frustrated over the government’s failure to implement a decision to create an egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall. Speaking via video hook-up to the General Assembly of Jewish Federations of North America meeting in […]

‘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 […]