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4 in 10 millennials don’t know 6 million Jews were killed in Holocaust, study shows

Saturday, April 14, 2018

NEW YORK — More than one-fifth of millennials in the U.S. — 22 percent — haven’t heard of, or aren’t sure if they’ve heard of, the Holocaust, according to a study published Thursday, on Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day. The study, which was commissioned by The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany and conducted by Schoen Consulting, also … Read More

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Several killed, dozens injured as car drives into crowd in Germany’s Munster

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Several people were killed and dozens were reported injured Saturday when a car plowed into pedestrians in the German city of Munster, local media reports said. The DPA news agency said a car had hit bystanders in the western city. Police confirmed there had been casualties, and said the driver of the vehicle had killed … Read More

Security guard succumbs to injuries hours after Old City attack

Israeli man killed in Jerusalem terror stabbing

Sunday, March 18, 2018

A terrorist stabbed an Israeli man to death in the Muslim Quarter of Jerusalem’s Old City on Sunday, officials said. The victim, who was critically injured in the afternoon attack, died of his wounds in the hospital on Sunday evening. The attacker was quickly shot dead at the scene by an Israel Police officer, police said. The … Read More

Israeli guard lightly wounded in Gush Etzion stabbing attack

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

An Israeli security guard was lightly wounded early Wednesday morning when a Palestinian assailant attacked him with a knife at the entrance to a West Bank settlement. An Israeli security guard was lightly wounded early Wednesday morning when a Palestinian assailant attacked him with a knife at the entrance to a West Bank settlement. The … Read More

Israeli killed in terror stabbing attack in West Bank

Monday, February 5, 2018

An Israeli man was killed on Monday afternoon after he was stabbed in the chest in a terror attack outside the West Bank settlement of Ariel, the army and medics said. He was identified as Itamar Ben-Gal, 29, a father of four from the nearby settlement of Har Bracha. Video from the scene showed the … Read More

Israel Slams UN Security Council Invite to ‘Antisemitic’ PA President Mahmoud Abbas

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will address the United Nations Security Council on Feb. 20 during its monthly meeting on the Middle East amid continuing Palestinian rejection of direct talks with Israel, as well as the US role in brokering future negotiations. In the weeks since US President Donald Trump announced American recognition of Jerusalem … Read More

The Campaign Promise Trump Chose to Keep

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

December 6, 2017 There is now a billboard on the streets of Jerusalem reading: “God Bless Trump, From JerUSAlem to Washington DC.” That sign took on great significance on Wednesday because — as he promised he would — President Donald Trump has taken the bold step of recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, beginning … Read More

BDS opponent receives Jewish support for top civil rights post, as pro-Palestinian groups protest

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

November 30, 2017 Leaders of major American Jewish organizations are rallying around Kenneth L. Marcus, the nominee for assistant secretary of education for civil rights, as pro-Palestinian groups denounce him for opposing the BDS (Boycott, Divestment & Sanction) movement. Marcus, an attorney, served in the Department of Education’s civil rights division and then was staff … Read More

Holocaust Survivor Speaks at UF About Time in Auschwitz

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

November 30, 2017 Irving Roth said he didn’t understand why he was at Auschwitz. “Why was I there? What crime did I commit?” the Holocaust survivor said as the audience sat in silence. About 500 students came out to hear Roth speak at the Reitz Union Auditorium on Wednesday night. About 350 students were able … Read More

US withholds $65 million from UN agency for Palestinians

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

WASHINGTON, United States — The United States sent $60 million to keep the UN relief agency for Palestinians (UNRWA) in operation but withheld a further $65 million while it urged others to pay more, a State Department official said Tuesday. “There is a need to undertake a fundamental re-examination of UNRWA, both in the way … Read More