News updates from the World Jewish Congress website - 25 November 2015
Nazi-inspired imagery promoting a TV series is to be pulled from a New York subway line after the intervention of Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio.
WJC President Ronald S. Lauder addressed a conference of the African Jewish Congress in Johannesburg where Jewish community leaders of Botswana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe were present.
25 Nov 2015 A Palestinian stabbed and critically wounded an Israeli soldier on Wednesday and was shot dead by troops, the army and a hospital official said, a day after a visit by US Secretary of State John Kerry to explore how to end eight weeks of violence. READ MORE »
25 Nov 2015 The proprietor of a hummus place in this little village near the Mediterranean has a dream: that one day, he will run a chain of restaurants across Israel where the sons of Isaac and the sons of Ishmael will be able to sit together at the table and share hummus. READ MORE »
25 Nov 2015 A specific intelligence warning from Israel led German authorities to call off a soccer game between Germany and the Netherlands last week, German media reported. READ MORE »
25 Nov 2015 Members of different faiths convened in New York to honor King of Morocco Mohammed VI for his effort to preserve Jewish burial places in the overwhelmingly Muslim nation. READ MORE »
25 Nov 2015 "My relationship to the Jewish people has become my strongest human bond," Albert Einstein wrote to Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion in 1952 READ MORE »
25 Nov 2015 The Jewish community in the resort island of Djerba traces its roots all the way back to Babylonian exile of 586 B.C. - See more at: http://indianexpress.com/article/world/world-news/ancient-jewish-community-endures-on-tunisian-isle/#sthash.7DChrn3F.dpuf READ MORE »
25 Nov 2015 “We’re asking Jewish agencies to institutionalize security as a part of the culture,” Homeland Security official says. READ MORE »