A far-right Hungarian priest said an “anti-Zionist” demonstration will be held in Budapest on the first day of the World Jewish Congress’ General Assembly.3
Pink Floyd rocker Roger Waters says Manhattan’s 92Y canceled his planned speaking event at the cultural center and he suspects it was because his criticism of Israel sparked “resistance in the local Jewish community.”4
A planned protest of former President Jimmy Carter’s appearance at Yeshiva University’s Cardozo School of Law fizzled as he came to accept an award at the downtown Manhattan campus.12
Israel charged a member of its Arab minority on Wednesday with security offences for joining the Syrian insurgency against President Bashar al-Assad, saying he had associated with radical Islamist fighters.
Preident Obama has asked for $47.8 billion for the Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development, a six percent decrease from 2012 levels, because of the lower requests for Iraq and Afghanistan.
German authorities said on Wednesday they had uncovered a network of far-right activists in prisons communicating by secret code.
The parliament of Portugal is scheduled to vote on whether to naturalize descendants of 16th century Jews who fled the country because of religious persecution.4
After beating Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles in last year’s presidential election, Hugo Chavez telephoned him and courteously quipped: “You made me get out and work hard!”
The Auschwitz Jewish Center launched a fundraising campaign to rescue the house of Oswiecim’s last Jewish resident.
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