Habib, a French Jewish MP living in Israel, thanked the “All Powerful” for his victory in a campaign where he advertised his support from rabbis.
— At least two civilians and a police officer were killed in a car-ramming and knife attack outside of the houses of Parliament in London. British authorities are calling the attack a “terrorist incident” as they continue to investigate the motive in the Wednesday afternoon attack. More than 20 are reported injured, some seriously….
The Jewish speaker of Britain’s lower house of parliament said on Monday he would not support any plans for U.S. President Donald Trump to address parliament during a state visit planned for later this year, citing Trump’s “migrant ban” as a factor.
Britain’s House of Lords has been home to some of that country’s greatest debates. But according to the Jewish Chronicle, the upper chamber of parliament hosted on Tuesday an anti-Israel event that by all accounts verged into anti-Semitism.
The president of the Council of the Union of Jewish Communities in Poland, Krzysztof Izdebski, led a civil protest against the new government and parliament in Poland.
Within minutes of the Ottawa shootings, Islamophobia reared its ugly head. With her family under lockdown, Mira Sucharov cautions us against making assumptions about the shooters.
British foreign policy towards Palestine will not change, even if lawmakers on Monday vote in favor of a motion stating that the government should recognize it as a state, Prime Minister David Cameron’s official spokesman told reporters.
Irwin Cotler, a member of the Parliament in Canada and a prominent human rights activist, said he will not seek re-election.
A resolution that calls male ritual circumcision a “violation of the physical integrity of children” was passed overwhelmingly by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
As a strike on Syria grows nearer, Barack Obama is increasingly haunted by George W. Bush’s decision to attack Iraq based on botched (or was it fabricated?) evidence.