(JTA) — A Polish lawmaker from a political party with a strong anti-racism agenda said her party head received a hand-written, anti-Semitic death threat whose author signed it as “Sniper.” The note, which is presumably addressed to the leader of the Modern Party, Ryszard Petru, read: “A bird that shits over its nest needs to be shot….
LONDON (JTA) — Intermarriage among British Jews in 2011 stood at 26 percent, or roughly half the rate documented among American Jews, according to a new demographic study. The report published Tuesday by the London-based Institute for Jewish Policy Research is based on data from the National Jewish Community Survey and the 2001 and 2011 national…
ATHENS, Greece (JTA) — Greek police arrested at least 10 members of an anarchist group who were protesting at the check-in desk of El Al airlines at Athens airport. The protesters chanted “No to the agents of the Mossad,” at passengers waiting to check in on Wednesday, the Kathimerini news website reported. The anarchist group,…4
SYDNEY (JTA) — As Australia waits for the final results of a tightly-contested general election, five Jewish members have been assured a seat in the next parliament. Incumbent Jewish members Michael Danby and Mark Dreyfus appear to have held their Victorian seats for the Labor Party. Liberal member for the blue riband seat of Kooyong in Melbourne,…
The Claims Conference, which manages aid to Holocaust survivors, has negotiated a budget increase through 2018, including the largest one-time increase in homecare funding the organization has ever secured.
Several Louisiana citizens are attempting to schedule a vote recalling Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal, whom allegedly called a federal prosecutor a “son-of-a-bitch Jew bastard” and threatened to shoot him “right between [his] goddamned Jewish eyes.”
The last time that Scotland voted on whether to become independent from the United Kingdom, most of its 7,000 Jews thought doing so was a bad idea.14
Dana Schwartz, an arts & culture reporter at The Observer, wrote a heartfelt letter to Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner about the anti-Semitic attacks from Trump supporters.38
A policy adviser to Donald Trump told CNN that the Republican party might be due to assert more support for Israeli settlements, and possibly reject all together the idea of a two-state solution, which has long been a pillar of both Democratic and Republican policy in the region.3
Algeria’s soccer team is reportedly pulling out of a friendly match with Ghana because they have an Israeli head coach.3
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