Tag archive for ‘Jewish community’
sima On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

A Traffic Sign in London Warns: Beware of Jews

  Residents of one of the most ultra-Orthodox neighborhoods in London were shocked to discover that one of the streets in the neighborhood was displaying a questionable warning signpost, bearing a black silhouette More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, February 13th, 2017

102 of India’s Bnei Menashe Lost Tribe Will Immigrate to Israel This Week

Bnei Menashe / Photo Jonathan Haukip One-hundred and two members of the Bnei Menashe Jewish community, which claims descent from one of Israel’s lost tribes, are being brought on Aliyah this week by Shavei Israel, More...

Yaniv Pohoryles On Monday, October 17th, 2016

No Jewish Majority Between Jordan River and Sea, Says ‘National Demographer’

  There seems to be a feeling that the Jewish people like to count, summarize and place a numerical label on the elements surrounding their life. However, demographer Sergio DellaPergola, a person who More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, October 10th, 2016

500 Years of Life in the World’s First Jewish Ghetto in Venice

  It’s the gold that catches the eye, the gilded wood carved to resemble vases filled with flowers, the Baroque handwork shimmering against a wall painted sky blue. Polished wooden benches, once heavy More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, July 14th, 2016

New British PM Theresa May Has History of Strong Support for Israel, Jewish Community

British Prime Minister Theresa May, who rose to her office on Wednesday after the resignation of David Cameron,  has a long history of support for Israel and other Jewish causes, forecasting continued warm More...

News Brief On Monday, August 10th, 2015

Jewish Agency Pulls Out of Netanyahu’s Diaspora Initiative

  Israel to spend millions to strengthen Diaspora’s ‘Jewish foundations’ Meet the reason that big Israel-Diaspora initiatives are going nowhere Israel’s cabinet approves $18 million More...

Eli Horn On Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Portugal Offers Restitution to Descendants of Jews Persecuted During Inquisition

Portugal is seeking to make restitution for its treatment of Jews during the Inquisition by offering citizenship to anyone who can prove they are descendants of the Sephardic Jews who were either killed or driven More...

Lilach Weissman On Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Royal Commission in Melbourne Investigates Sex Abuse Allegations in Jewish Community

  A Royal Commission in Melbourne will investigate sexual abuse charges in the Jewish community that have been the focus of a conspiracy of silence for many years, as reported by AU News. The alleged abuse More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Italian Jewish Leader Arrested for Trying to Escape From Auschwitz

On the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, Riccardo Pacifici, a leader of Rome’s Jewish community, was trapped inside Auschwitz and arrested for trying to escape through a window, as More...

Eli Horn On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Changes Bring Glimmer of Hope to Cuba’s Tiny Jewish Community

A month after the United States and Cuba announced renewed diplomatic relations after more than five decades of mutual recrimination and mistrust, it remains unclear how rapprochement will change things for Cuba’s More...

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