Category Archives: World

Global Jewish call for UN to positively reference IHRA definition

AIJAC has joined 178 Jewish organisations across the globe in calling for the United Nations to favourably reference the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s Working Definition of Antisemitism at its upcoming in its upcoming “UN Action Plan on monitoring antisemitism and enhancing a system-wide response”. Read more » »

Remembering Jonathan Omer-Man

Rabbi Jonathan Omer-Man, who died this month at 89, was a Renaissance man who walked many paths and deeply influenced all who knew him. His nobility, humility, keen intellect and wisdom will always be remembered.  Born in England, Omer-Man made Aliyah, and lived and worked the land in Kibbutz Amiad. In his early 20s, he contracted polio. Read more » »

Letters to the Editor: May 24: Disdain and disrespect

While it is a good thing that the United States and other countries boycotted the recent UN commemoration of the “Nakba” (“US Shuns UN’s ‘Nakba Day’ event over UN anti-Israel bias,” May 17), the sad truth is that the UN routinely panders to the most extreme Palestinian narrative that considers Israel’s creation a “catastrophe. Read more » »

Clovis West senior Julianne Snyder wins 72nd annual B’nai B’rith award

Tuesday, May 23, 2023 3: 27PMFRESNO COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) — Clovis West High School senior Julianne Snyder won the 72nd annual B’nai B’rith Student Athlete Award. „I was just honored to be up there but to find out I won that was really really a special moment for me and my family,” she told Action News. Read more » »

Singing sensation

Jemma Cher is enjoying a new chapter in her singing career as she performs with a new backing band at gigs at popular Melbourne jazz venues. Read more » »

Parlamento de Portugal aprueba resolución en apoyo a Israel

Enlace Judío México 19 de mayo de 2023 Por primera vez, el parlamento portugués aprobó el viernes una resolución en apoyo de Israel, en un gesto por el 75 aniversario del Estado judío, informó The Times of Israel. Read more » »

Debra Polsky ob”m: Dallas’ historian and friend

Photo: Courtesy Polsky family“When the heart is full, the eyes overflow,” wrote Sholom Aleichem, a favorite author of Debra Polsky, of blessed memory. So true, and why our community’s eyes now overflow. By Deb Silverthorn Debra Gayle Polsky, 69, passed away on May 7, 2023.  Born on Jan. Read more » »

Aprueban la construcción en Roma de un museo sobre el Holocausto judío

ROME, ITALIA/La ciudad de Roma, que fue víctima de terribles redadas de judíos en 1943, contará con un museo sobre el Holocausto, un proyecto que el gobierno de la ultraderechista Giorgia Meloni aprobó esta semana. Read more » »

La voz de Hitler se escuchó en un tren de Austria

Jewish Telegraphic Agency 19 de mayo de 2023 (JTA) — Las autoridades austriacas están buscando a dos hombres sospechosos de hacer sonar una grabación de la voz de Hitler y una serie de cánticos de “Heil Hitler” y “Sieg Heil” en un tren público durante unos 20 minutos el domingo por la noche. Read more » »

Antisemitismo sigue presente 80 años después de terminada la segunda guerra mundial

Jilma Aguilar [email protected]– Periodista/Redactora19 2023 – 12: 09 (ver video: https: // 1 2053750.amp. Read more » »