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Daily Archives: October 6, 2021

The Westin hotel in Leipzig, Germany. Source: Tripadvisor.

Hotel in Leipzig, Germany, rebuffs Jewish singer for wearing Star of David

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Hundreds of people, some draped in Israeli flags, stood outside the Westin in Leipzig, Germany, on Tuesday night to protest an alleged incident of anti-Semitism at the hotel. Now, at least one major Jewish...
Ancient toilet found in Jerusalem on Oct. 5, 2021. Credit: Yuli Schwartz, Israel Antiquities Authority.

Archaeologists discover private toilet in Jerusalem dating back 2,700 years

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The Israeli Antiquities Authority announced on Tuesday that archaeologists found a rare ancient archeological structure in Jerusalem that almost certainly was used as a toilet. It is presumed to be more than 2,700 years...
Basil D Soufi, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

All of the lowlights from the UN General Assembly session

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Over recent days, foreign leaders, rulers and tyrants flocked to New York City for the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, also known as UNGA. Did you listen to their speeches? I...
Israeli President Isaac Herzog delivering a speech at the international ceremony marking 80 years since the Babi Yar massacre, Oct. 6, 2021. Credit: Haim Zach/GPO.

Herzog at Babi Yar: Leaders must ‘condemn slightest hint of anti-Semitism’

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Israel’s President Isaac Herzog addressed the international gathering on Wednesday marking 80 years since the Babi Yar massacre in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Sept. 29-30, 1941. Speaking alongside Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and other...
Flags with European Parliament in background Strasbourg, France. Credit: Hadrian/Shutterstock.

European Union implements new strategy to address serious rise in anti-Semitism

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Acknowledging that most European Jews do not feel safe in their home countries, the European Commission released a report on Tuesday outlining strategies to combat anti-Semitism and encourage the growth of Jewish life there. At...
The entrance to Sachsenhausen concentration camp. Credit: Gubin Yury/Shutterstock.

Concentration-camp guard to stand trial for 3,518 murders between 1942 and 1945

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A former guard at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp who will stand trial in Germany this month is accused of being complicit in 3,518 murders, reported The Times. The 100-year-old man, whose name has not been released...
The arrivals hall at Israel's Ben-Gurion International Airport, March 8, 2021. Photo by Avshalom Sassoni/Flash90.

Tourist entry into Israel doubles since last year, but still well below pre-pandemic numbers

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The number of tourists entering Israel last month was more than double that of September 2020 and around half of that in the same month in 2019, the Israel’s Tourism Ministry reported on Wednesday. According...
Capitol Hill. Credit: rarrarorro/Shutterstock.

Pro-Israel America announces 30 congressional ‘key races’ of focus for 2022 election cycle

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Pro-Israel America has designated 30 congressional endorsements for “key races” the organization will focus on in the 2022 election cycle. According to the bipartisan PAC, these races include competitive primaries and general elections, as well...
From left: KKL-JNF Chief Scientist Dr. Doron Merkel, Israeli Environmental Protection Ministry Director General Galit Cohen, Israeli Environmental Protection Minister Tamar Zandberg, KKL-JNF Corporate Secretary Eli Cohen and Merage Foundation CEO Nicole Hod Stroh. Credit: KKL-JNF

KKL-JNF, Israeli Environmental Protection Ministry team up for Expo 2020 Dubai

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Israel’s Environment Protection Ministry and Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund (KKL-JNF) have teamed up to host the first event at the Israel Pavilion of Expo 2020 Dubai, KKL-JNF announced in a statement on Wednesday. The...
A sticker placed outside the headquarters of the Israel Prison Service by the Israel Victory Project, Oct. 5, 2021. Credit: Israel Victory Project.

Israel Victory Project launches protest against ‘lenient conditions’ for terrorist prisoners

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Stickers depicting terrorists escaping via tunnels were placed outside the headquarters of the Israel Prison Service in Ramle on Tuesday by the Israel Victory Project (IVP), in protest against what the group claims are...