Tag: Jewish Diaspora

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‘Jewish Nobel’ to Be Awarded to Natalie Portman Despite Israel Snub

TEL AVIV – Hollywood actor Natalie Portman will receive the $2 million Genesis Prize — dubbed the Jewish Nobel — despite boycotting the awards event last month because she didn’t want to appear on the same stage as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. 

A video of a 21-year-old Arab-Israeli dressed up as a Jew being beaten up by a belt-wielding a Palestinian refugee from Syria in Berlin went viral last week, sparking outrage across Germany about the rising levels of anti-Semitic attacks in the country. 

WATCH: Teen Whipped in Berlin for Wearing Kippa Reveals He Is Israeli-Arab

TEL AVIV – A video of a 21-year-old Arab-Israeli dressed up as a Jew being beaten up by a belt-wielding a Palestinian refugee from Syria in Berlin went viral last week, sparking outrage across Germany about the rising levels of anti-Semitic attacks in the country. 

In this Tuesday, April 10, 2018 photo, Baruch Shub, a Holocaust survivor poses for a photo at his apartment in a senior citizens' home in Kfar Saba, Israel. While most of his fellow Jews were being killed or brutalized in Nazi death camps and ghettos, Shub and his friends were …

Holocaust Memorial Day: Jews Who Fought Nazis Recall Struggle

KFAR SABA, Israel — While most of his fellow Jews were being killed or brutalized in Nazi death camps and ghettos, Baruch Shub and his friends were hiding in the forests of the former Soviet Union, trying to undermine the Nazis by derailing trains, burning bridges, sabotaging communication lines and killing the occasional collaborator.

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Fusion GPS Founder Unhinged: Putin Uses Jews to Control the World

Glenn R. Simpson, the co-founder of the controversial opposition research firm Fusion GPS, espoused a conspiracy theory claiming that Vladimir Putin “essentially took over the Russian Jewish community” and that Putin uses “the Jewish Diaspora” as a route for Russian influence.

Teachers stand next next to a swastika painted onto a wall of the high school in Agde, in southern France, on September 4, 2008. Some forty swastikas as well as other racist affronts were painted on the night of September 3-4 by one or many unknown persons on the walls …

Israel Launches Online Anti-Semitism Monitoring System

Israel’s Minister of Diaspora Affairs Naftali Bennett on Thursday unveiled a new tool developed by the Israeli government during the past year that is capable of providing real-time data and analysis on online antisemitism.

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Netanyahu Trip Highlights India’s Tiny Jewish Community

MUMBAI – Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu makes an emotional visit this week to a Jewish centre targeted in the 2008 Mumbai attacks, in a trip that India’s tiny and shrinking Jewish community hopes will boost its profile.

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Poland Acquires Gas Chamber Paintings by Late Holocaust Survivor

The museum at the former Nazi German death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau has acquired 18 post-war paintings by a Polish-French Holocaust survivor that depict the horrors of the gas chambers, and which will go on public display next year.

Members of the emergency services work outside Parsons Green underground tube station in west London on September 15, 2017, following an incident on an underground tube carriage at the station. Police and ambulance services said they were responding to an 'incident' at Parsons Green underground station in west London on …

Jewish Groups Call for Vigilance After London Subway Terrorism

Jewish groups in the United Kingdom were united in their condemnation of a terrorist attack on a subway train in southwest London on Friday morning, in which 22 people were wounded by what Scotland Yard’s anti-terror squad described as an “improvised explosive device.”

Kurdish Jews support independence in 'land of Medians, our prophets’

Jews in Kurdistan, Diaspora Issue Joint Statement Supporting Kurdish Independence

On Sunday, the Jews in the Kurdistan Region and the Diaspora, along with the State of Israel and the Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Representative for the Jewish community Sherzad Omar Mamsani, issued a joint statement expressing support for the KRG’s decision to hold a referendum vote on their independence on September 25, 2017.