Sunday, February 19, 2017
Chabad, the Hasidic movement that operates Jewish centers in more than 90 countries, has set up shop in the Pacific island archipelago of New Caledonia, which has 250,000 residents and 250 Jews.
Gary Koren’s unusual statement on anti-Semitism in Russia was in an interview for Interfax, the news agency reported Wednesday, in which he singled out Russia for blocking the definition’s adoption by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.
Since 1917 JTA has documented the stories of Jews around the world, including unique tales of love, from a Jewish wedding that took place in a hotel room previously reserved for Adolf Hitler to “proxy” marriages that allowed Syrian Jewish women to escape to the United States.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has canceled a planned top-level joint Cabinet meeting with Israeli leaders, reportedly out of frustration over Israel’s controversial new settlements law.
Refugees in Syria will soon be receiving donated winter supplies — but they won’t know that the coats and boots keeping them warm came from Israel, an enemy state.
Chaim Ferster, a Polish-Jewish Holocaust survivor who spent time in eight concentration camps, has died.
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen said French Jews should give up the wearing of yarmulkes as part of the country’s struggle to defeat radical Islam.
Air Ambulance Company Jet911 has been putting together a team of medical professionals to help provide medical relief to Haiti following the destruction left on the island by Hurricane Matthew. Eli Rowe, CEO of Jet911, who is a highly experienced...
StandWithUs condemns an anti-Israel resolution passed by UNESCO that effectively erases history and denies the Jewish people’s 3,000-year-old connection to their holiest sites – Jerusalem’s Temple Mount and Western Wall. Over 3,000 years ago, the Jewish people built a...
The Obama administration acknowledged that the release of $400 million in cash to Iran in January was linked to Iran’s release of American prisoners.

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