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New York – Complaint Sent To AG’s Office Alleges Taxpayer Funding Of Jewish Terrorism Abroad

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 New York - On the heels of a televised report in Israel profiling the Israeli nonprofit organization, Honenu, a complaint has been filed with New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office charging that taxpayers dollars, in both the U.S. and Israel, are being used to fund terrorist activity against Arabs. JTA.org (http://bit.ly/1hb9aGA) reports that, according to the complaint...

Netherlands – Dutch Chief Rabbi Says “It Is Time” For Netherlands To Apologize For Involvement In Holocaust

Sunday, August 9th, 2015 Netherlands - Denmark's Chief Rabbi Binyomin Jacobs say "it is time," and is calling on Netherland's Prime Minister to follow the lead of his neighbors and offer an official apology for the nation collaborating with the Nazis in the killing of Jews during the Holocaust. Rabbi Jacobs told JTA.org (http://bit.ly/1WarHDe) last week that the time for a "comprehensive apology" has come due from...

New York – American Pharoah, Owned By Jew From Egypt, Wins Horse Racing Triple Crown

Saturday, June 6th, 2015 New York - By mid-stretch, Bob Baffert knew it. American Pharoah was going to win the Triple Crown. He took his eyes off the horse to soak in the crazed scene of the packed grandstand. Fans jumped up and down, hugged, and tossed drinks in the air. The race wasn't even over yet, and the crowd knew it, too. Thirty-seven years of waiting to see one of the rarest feats in sports was almost...

Tehran – Iranian Military Chief Threatens To ‘Wipe Tel Aviv Off The Map’

Thursday, February 26th, 2015 Tehran - A senior Iranian official on Thursday threatened to “wipe Tel Aviv and Haifa off the map” in the event of an Israeli attack on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear installations. General Mustafa Yazdi, the assistant chief of staff of the Iranian armed forces, warned that “Iran will flatten Tel Aviv and Haifa if Israel perpetrates an attack on our country.” The Lebanese...

Paris – Owner Of Paris Kosher Supermarket In Terrorist Attack Wants To Leave France

Monday, January 12th, 2015 Paris - The brother of the owner of the Paris kosher supermarket where a terrorist attack took place Jan. 9 said his brother plans to leave France and move to Israel. In an interview with German newspaper Bild (http://bit.ly/14MyU6y) Joel Oualid, 46, says his brother, owner Patrice Oualid, 39, is recovering in the hospital from a gunshot wound to his arm, and that he, his wife and his five...

Teaneck, NJ – Rabbi Pruzansky Accuses Media Of Distortion, Offers His Thoughts On Controversial Blog Post

Sunday, November 30th, 2014 Teaneck, NJ - In a Motzei Shabbos interview on the Zev Brenner radio show, Rabbi Steven Pruzansky addressed allegations of anti-Arab rhetoric following a recent blog post that addressed the Har Nof massacre. Rabbi Pruzansky, the rabbi of Congregation Bnai Yeshurun in Teaneck, offered possible solutions to stem the recent rash of terror attacks in a column titled “Dealing with Savages.” ...

The Hague, Netherlands – Tiny Jewish Faction In Muslim Hague Neighborhood Gets OK For Sukkah; Dutch Police Warn Against It

Sunday, October 5th, 2014 The Hague, Netherlands - Despite warnings from Dutch police that the erection of a sukkah in the predominately Muslim neighborhood of Schilderswijk in the Hague could attract vandalism, city officials went ahead and gave the green-light on Friday to an application to erect one put forth by a member of the tiny ultra-Orthodox Jewish community located within the neighborhood. JTA is reporting...

Minsk – Late Israeli PM Ariel Sharon Honored in Belarus Museum

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 Minsk, Belarus - A memorial event with a special photo exhibition honoring the late Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon took place on Monday, September 15 in Minsk at the National History Museum of Belarus, from where Sharon’s parents immigrated to the Jewish State. The event was held as part of the Limmud FSU Belarus festival, a festival of Jewish learning, held Sept. 12-14 in Vitebsk...

Chicago, IL – Rabbi At Israeli Seminary Sued By American Parents Allege Sexual Assault Of Their Daughters

Sunday, August 10th, 2014 Chicago  ,IL – The parents of teen girls who registered to sent to Orthodox seminaries in Israel, are suing the rabbi in charge and the school to refund their tuition, stating that the rabbi sexually assaulted girls and falsely presented the seminaries to entice the parents to pay thousands of dollars to attend the schools. According to the court documents filed Aug. 4, 2014 at the NORTHERN...

Perth, Australia – Chasidic Israeli Rabbi, Assistant Accosted By Youths While Visiting Australia

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 Perth, Australia – A n Israeli Hasidic rabbi and his assistant who were traveling were the targets of anti-Semitic verbal  abuse and threats while visiting a mall in Australia. The West Australian (http://yhoo.it/1kkYiX6) reports that the Stropkover Rebbe from Jerusalem, Rabbi Avraham Shalom Halberstam, and his 21-year-old assistant were approached and insulted by a group of six teenagers...

Detroit, MI – Confusion At Detroit Post Office Leads To Ban On Customer’s Package To Israel

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 Detroit, MI - A man trying to send a package to Israel from the Southfield Post Office in Detroit today was denied, and told that all packages sent to Israel weren’t being accepted. Ruchie Weisberg sent a letter to Detroit Jewish News (http://bit.ly/1rU94X2) explaining her dilemma. A reporter from the paper also tried to send a package and was told the same thing. A supervisor told the...

Kiev, Ukraine – Well-known Jewish Man In Legislature Threatened In Ukraine

Monday, June 23rd, 2014 Kiev, Ukraine -  The president of the Ukrainian Jewish Committee said he was threatened by unidentified men in uniform last week who yelled anti-Semitic insults at him and cut his tires. Oleksandr Feldman told authorities that the men surrounded him while in his car on June 17 near the parliament reports JTA (http://bit.ly/1lLlm0Y). The men fled when police move toward them. Feldman’s...

Poland – Krakow Chief Rabbi Under Fire For Derogatory Statement About Non-Jews

Sunday, June 15th, 2014 Krakow, Poland - Krakow's new Chief Rabbi is coming under fire after a June 9 interview in which he issued a blanket statement saying that all non-Jews dislike Jews. JTA (http://bit.ly/1q0QOrz) reports that during the interview Rabbi Eliezer Gurary said, "Let’s state it very clearly: those who are not a Jew – do not like Jews. Everyone understands and knows it.” Since Gurary's...

Israel – IDF’s Sky Rider Units Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles In Search For Kidnapped Teens

Sunday, June 15th, 2014 Israel - Sky Rider units from the IDF, which use unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to collect intelligence from hard-to-access regions, has joined in the search for the three teens who were abducted on Thursday. ISRAELINATIONALNEWS.com (http://bit.ly/1uuJTa6) reports that according to Sky Rider battalion commander, Captain Yohai Versano, units have been assisting throughout the region since...

France – Anti-Semitic Attack On 15-Year-Old Boy In Paris

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 France -  A Jewish 15-year-old boy was attacked yesterday in Place de la Republique in Paris in what appears to be an anti-Semitic assault. Alliance.fr (http://bit.ly/1ldogdw) reports six black teenagers attacked the boy – known only at Raphael – who was wearing a kippah and tzitzit. One of the attackers had a baton. The attackers were between 15 and 17 years old, and were about to...
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