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A Nazi-enforced death march of Jewish women prisoners began from the Schlesiersee (today Sława) concentration camp in Upper Silesia in western Poland on Jan. 24, 1945, ending 106 days and some 800 kilometers later on May 5, 1945, in the town of Volary (German: Wallern) in Czechoslovakia. Credit: Yad Vashem.

Yad Vashem exhibit details death march of 1,300 Jewish women in January 1945

To mark Women’s History Month, the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial and museum in Jerusalem is featuring an online exhibit titled “The Death March to Volary,” depicting the fate of Jewish women forced on a...
Israeli women enjoy the snow as it falls in the Old Katamon neighborhood of Jerusalem on Jan. 16, 2019. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90.

Jewish and Arab women marrying, conceiving later than a decade ago

A study by Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics ahead of International Women’s Day 2019 revealed that Jewish and Arab women are marrying at older ages than they were 10 years ago, and that Israel...
The flags of Israel and the United States wave above a camp for U.S. service members supporting exercise Juniper Cobra at an Israeli Defense Forces site on Feb 23, 2018. Credit: Sgt. Matthew Plew/U.S. Air Force.

Gallup: US support for Israel decreases, sympathy for Palestinians hits historic high

Most Americans stand with Israel in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict—with 59 percent of them sympathizing more with the Jewish state (representing a historic low since 2009), whereas 21 percent sympathize more with the Palestinians (a...

American National Security and the Imperative Primacy of “Mind”

BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 1,105, March 7, 2019 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: While President Trump intends to bolster US power through enhanced weapons systems and a rededication to belligerent nationalist foreign policies, authentic national security will require...
An Iron Dome missile-defense battery set up near the southern Israeli town of Ashdod fires an intercepting missile on July 16, 2014. Photo by Miriam Alster/Flash90.

Israel strikes Hamas naval commando base after rocket fired at Israel

Tensions along the Gaza border escalated on Thursday when Israeli warplanes responded to a mortar shell fired at southern Israel with a strike on a Hamas naval commando base. “Fighter jets and aircraft struck several...

No need to make Purim a whole Megillah!

Purim is quite a holiday. During the chanting of the Megillah, the noise level can be deafening. Young and old shout aloud—hissing, pounding tables, stamping feet, whirling groggers and boo-ing when Haman is mentioned, ...
Photo by Gabriel Baharlia

Master Mentalist Lior Suchard the world’s top mentalist will perform at the Eurovision Final

Lior Suchard is considered to be the world’s top Mentalist. His mind-blowing performances of thought influence, miraculous prediction, and startling mind reading have made him the most sought-after mentalist on the planet. He entertains audiences...
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.). Credit: Leopaltik1242/Wikimedia Commons.

Engel says he won’t remove Minnesota Rep. Omar from Foreign Affairs Committee

The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee said on Tuesday that he will not eject Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) from the committee over her latest anti-Semitic remarks. “No, I’m not close to it,” said...
The Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha Synagogue in Pittsburgh, where a mass shooting took place during Shabbat services on Oct. 27. Credit: Google Maps screenshot.

Pittsburgh Federation raises $6.3 million for families and survivors affected by shooting

The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh has raised $6.3 million for its Victims of Terror Fund that will mainly be divided among the families of the 11 Jewish worshippers who were killed in the Oct....

Presse saoudienne : Les juifs répandent de la propagande antisémite dans les pays arabes...

Dans un article du quotidien saoudien gouvernemental Al-Watan, l’éditorialiste Muhammad Al-Saidi a affirmé que les juifs encouragent délibérément la publication et la diffusion de la littérature antisémite dans les pays arabes, qui les présente...

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