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President Erdoğan speaking at the UNGA in 2019 (source: Sabah.com.tr).

Turkish President Erdoğan Vows To ‘Start Forming Safe Zone’ In Northeast Syria ‘By The...

Since as early as October 2018, the government of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has been threatening to invade the area of northern Syria east of the Euphrates River in order to establish a...

SaveTheMusic presents: A very original song for Rosh Hashone in Yiddish

An original song for Rosh Hashanah in Yiddish by Chana Mlotek, Z ”L , music archivist at YIVO (Yiddish Research Institute in New York City) sings songs in Yiddish that she wrote for Rosh...

Holocaust survivors remember childhood traumas

Survivors of the Holocaust: True Stories of Six Extraordinary Children, edited by Keith Shackleton, illustrated by Zane Whittingham; Sourcebooks, © 2019; ISBN pending, 96 pages. This set of six memoirs, illustrated cartoon style, is intended...
Logo of United Arab List.

Arab support for Gantz a sign Jewish – Arab relations improving?

Ten Knesset Members of the United Arab List advised the President to select Beny Gantz as the next Prime Minister. Three other MKs of that list refused to select anyone as the next Prime Minister. What...

WJC mourns passing of former French President Jacques Chirac

The World Jewish Congress mourns the passing of former President of the French Republic Jacques Chirac, who spearheaded his country’s reckoning with its role in the Holocaust. Chirac passed away last Saturday September 6. “Jacques...
Israeli Apartheid Week is an annual anti-Zionist initiative. The pictured event took place on the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) campus. Photo: AMCHA Initiative.

Fighting academic anti-Semitism

“Lofty” has long been a word that traditionally describes academia. Yet a more apt word, to be nice, is “bizarre” when an Asian leader fulminates about Jews at a respected university and a so-called...
Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Roshashana

Yom ha teruah –  tizku le shanim rabot, tovot u nehimot! Este diya kaye en el primer diya del syeten mez del kalendaryo Hebreo ke es  Tishrei  (Levitiques  23.24). El primer mes es Nisan, komo lo...

October 1st. 2008: Boris Yefimov (Fridlyand), the chief illustrator of Izvestia and a political...

Boris Yefimov (Fridlyand), the chief illustrator of Izvestia and a political cartoonist for more than ninety years, died at 109 (variously reported as 107 and 108) on this date in 2008. Yefimov published his first book...

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