A group of Poland’s most prestigious Holocaust historians has condemned recent official efforts to deny or downplay the role of non-Jewish Poles in murdering Polish Jews during and immediately after World War II.73
AMSTERDAM (JTA) — Two of Dutch Jewry’s best-known public figures, Uri Coronel and Bloeme Evers, died on the same day. Coronel was the chairman of the Israelite Portuguese Community of the Netherlands. He died on Monday at the age of 69 after he collapsed at a gym while exercising, the Dutch Israelite Religious Community, or NIK, said…
(JTA) — An accident involving a mini-bus bringing Jewish campers home from a trip in Pennsylvania injured at least nine teenagers. The Brooklyn-bound bus flipped over and rolled onto its side around 2:30 a.m. Friday on Route 423 in the Pocono Mountains, News 12 Brooklyn reported. The driver, identified as Bernard Zitroenbaum, 32, of Brooklyn,…
(JTA) — A leader of French Jewry criticized a major Paris synagogue’s hosting of a debate featuring a controversial Jewish historian popular in far-right circles, who said France’s pro-Nazi puppet government saved French Jews during the Holocaust. Francis Kalifat, the president of the CRIF umbrella group of French Jewish communities, on Friday told JTA that…3
(JTA) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to offer condolences on the death of Abbas’ brother. Omar Abbas died in Qatar Thursday, with the funeral taking place on Friday. He had been suffering from cancer and had been undergoing treatment in Tel Aviv’s Assuta Medical Center, the AFP news…
(JTA) — A top Democratic National Committee official reportedly suggested in May that “someone” should draw attention to Bernie Sanders’ atheist beliefs. In an email leaked Friday by Wikileaks Brad Marshall, the DNC’s chief financial officer suggested that the party should “get someone to ask” about “his” religious beliefs, The Intercept reported. “It might [make]…6
David Duke, a former leader of the white supremacist Ku Klux Klan, announced his candidacy on Friday for the U.S. Senate from Louisiana, saying while he believes in equal rights for all Americans he demands respect for “European Americans.”3
The former union leader for New York City’s prison guards and a hedge fund financier pleaded not guilty on Friday to engaging in a bribery scheme in a case linked to a widening federal municipal-corruption investigation.
Following an interview in The New Yorker by Donald Trump’s former ghostwriter, the Republican nominee serves him with a cease-and-desist letter.3
A prominent peace activist interrupted Donald Trump’s speech on Thursday at the Republican National Convention in protest of his immigration policy.
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