Security Council: Israelis, Jews face significant terror threat abroad

Israel’s National Security Council published a review on Thursday of the threat to Israelis from terror abroad, ahead of an anticipated increase in travel for the spring holidays. Dozens of threats against Israeli targets have been thwarted in the past months, and the threat to Israelis abroad is especially high, the NSC said. There […]

AG Garland praises US laws allowing his family and Jews to live without fear of persecution

Attorney General Merrick Garland delivered personal and immensely emotional remarks on Thursday at the Anti-Defamation League’s “Never is Now” summit where he spoke of his family who escaped Eastern Europe and those who died in the Holocaust.  Garland received standing ovations and cheers as he spoke to the audience, his voice filled with emotion.  […]

Swedish, Iranian ministers discuss assassination plot against Jews

Swedish Defense Minister Tobias Billström spoke with his Iranian counterpart on a suspected plot orchestrated by Iranian agents against Jewish Swedes, according to a local media report from Thursday. The issue of an imprisoned Swedish national, Johan Floderus, was also reportedly discussed. “It is very serious that Iranian agents on Swedish territory have tried to […]

US Primaries 2024: Jewish voters’ impact on Biden vs. Trump showdown

NEW YORK – Jewish political advocacy groups are ramping up efforts to reach Jewish voters in battleground states as primaries officially kick off Monday with the caucuses in Iowa. While the Jewish Democratic Council of America (JDCA) and the Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) both vocalize their support for Israel and its self-defense, the groups […]

Bishop Mulinge calls for African Nations to move embassies to Jerusalem

Bishop Joshua Mulinge reverently closed his eyes, gazing upward at the Dome of the Rock. “May the nations of Africa unite and relocate their embassies to Jerusalem,” he whispered with folded arms in prayer. As he slowly opened his eyes, he contemplated the sacred site, where tradition holds that Adam was created, Abraham endeavored […]

Pope ‘colluding with forces of evil’ against Jews – South Africa’s rabbi

Chief Rabbi of South Africa, Dr. Warren Goldstein, accused Pope Francis of repeating “the sins of Pius XII” and “surreptitiously colluding with the forces of evil” in an opinion video he shared on social media on Tuesday.  “By denying Israel the moral right to fight this war, by comparing its just war of self-defense […]

Before mass Israel rally, tens of thousands of Jews are descend on DC

On Monday morning, Margie Maidman boarded a caravan of 10 buses from Boston to Washington, DC, headed to a massive demonstration in support of Israel and against antisemitism. The journey is eight hours each way, and most of the people on her bus, like her, are in their 60s and 70s. It isn’t the […]

Orthodox Jews filmed spitting at Christians in Jerusalem’s Old City

A group of Orthodox Jews was filmed on Monday as they spat and shouted at Christian pilgrims carrying the Four Species through Jerusalem’s Old City. The incident sparked public outcry, as it was not the first of its kind and took place on Sukkot – which Christians observe as the Feast of Tabernacles – […]