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 By Toby Axelrod    News    August 26, 2022

German director takes stereotypes by the horns

BERLIN (JTA) — Nestled in the Bavarian alps, the city of Oberammergau has one major claim to fame: every 10 years, it hosts the world-famous Passion Play, which tells the New Testament story of Jesus’ death and resurrection.  It has been doing...

 

New bill aims to make 1996 Iran energy sanctions permanent

(JNS) — A bipartisan group of Senators introduced a bill that would make energy sanctions placed against Iran in 1996 permanent. The co-sponsors of the Solidify Iran Sanctions Act (SISA) wrote in a news release that the bill was necessitated by...

 

Weekly roundup of world briefs

New York police search for attacker who tried to choke Jewish woman at subway (JNS) — The New York Police Department’s Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating an antisemitic attack on a Jewish woman that took place at a subway station on...

 

World reacts to 'Operation Breaking Dawn'; UN to hold emergency meeting on crisis

(JNS) — The United States, United Kingdom, France and the European Union have called for “restraint” following the launch by Israel on Friday of “Operation Breaking Dawn” against the Palestinian Islamic Jihad terror group in the Gaza...

 

Hamas issues, rescinds sweeping regulations on journalists in Gaza

(JNS) — Hamas issued and then withdrew sweeping restrictions on foreign journalists working in the Gaza Strip in the aftermath of this week’s conflict between Israel and Palestinian Islamic Jihad, according to the Associated Press. The...

 
 By Cnaan Liphshiz    News    August 19, 2022

In Ukraine, Jewish charity buys 40 electric cars to manage rising costs of delivering aid

(JTA) - Negotiating the bomb-scarred roads of eastern Ukraine is the easy part of Ilya Pulin's day as he delivers food and medicine across eastern Ukraine as a volunteer. The difficult part, he told...

 
 By JNS Staff    News    August 19, 2022

UK prime minister candidate to review moving embassy to Jerusalem, if elected

(JNS) British Foreign Secretary of State and Parliament member Liz Truss promised to consider moving the British embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem if she is elected Tory leader and...

 
 By Andrew Lapin    News    August 19, 2022

Ben & Jerry's fears its new Israeli owner could sell 'Judea and Samaria' ice cream in latest court hearing

(JTA) - Could the new owner of Ben & Jerry's Israeli business interests rename a flavor "Judea and Samaria"? Avi Zinger, who bought the company's Hebrew and Arabic branding from parent company...

 

Weekly roundup of world briefs

The judge who signed the FBI’s Mar-a-Lago warrant is facing violent antisemitic threats By Madeline Fixler (JTA) — Bruce Reinhart, the federal judge in Florida who signed the warrant allowing the FBI to raid former President Donald Trump’s Mar-...

 
 By Mike Wagenheim    News    August 19, 2022

Egyptian envoy lambasts Israel at UN Security Council following brokering successful ceasefire

(JNS) — Shortly after Cairo helped broker a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian Islamic Jihad, an Egyptian diplomat let loose a barrage on Israel on the international stage. At Monday afternoon’s emergency session at the U.N. Security Counci...

 
 By David Isaac    News    August 12, 2022

As Iranian nuclear clock ticks down, Biden administration refuses to set deadline for talks

(JNS) — Despite repeated refrains by Biden administration officials that negotiations to revive the Iran nuclear deal cannot go on indefinitely, which the U.S. president himself reiterated during the Israel leg of his Middle East trip in mid-July,...

 

Ben & Jerry's, Unilever fail to settle lawsuit with mediation

(JNS) — Attempts at mediation in the lawsuit filed by the board of ice-cream maker Ben & Jerry’s against its parent company Unilever for transferring the rights to produce its ice-cream in Israel to an Israeli distributor have failed. According...

 

Netanyahu's annexation vow threatened Abraham Accords and US support, Jared Kushner says in new book

(JTA) — When Benjamin Netanyahu, then Israel’s prime minister, failed to meet his own deadline to announce a plan to annex portions of the West Bank during the summer of 2020, it wasn’t just his usual critics and advocates for the prompt creati...

 

Weekly roundup of world briefs

Trial over ‘dissolution’ of Jewish Agency activities in Russia set for Aug. 19 (JNS) — A Moscow court on Thursday set an Aug. 19 trial date that could result in the “dissolution” of the Jewish Agency’s activities in Russia, even as an Isr...

 
 By David Isaac    News    August 12, 2022

Jewish Agency in Russia soldiers on despite tensions, immigration surge

(JNS) - The Jewish Agency, which helps Jews immigrate to Israel, stands on shaky ground in Russia, as a Moscow court is set to hold a trial on its dissolution August 19. Even though it's operating...

 

Grants offered to federations to resettle Ukrainian refugees

(JNS) — The Jewish Federations of North America has announced the launch of a Ukrainian Resettlement Grant Initiative to support refugees seeking safety in the United States. The new funding is in addition to the more than $70 million that JFNA...

 
 By Tamir Morag    News    August 5, 2022

Israel eyes political repercussions if Russia shuts down Jewish Agency

(Israel Hayom via JNS) — Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid has instructed the country’s Foreign Ministry to prepare a series of political measures against Russia to be implemented in the event it closes the Russian branch of the Jewish Agency...

 
 By Ariel Kahana    News    August 5, 2022

Abbas is creating a dictatorship in the Palestinian Authority

(Israel Hayom via JNS) — Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas has implemented measures that could turn the P.A. into a dictatorship, according to a new report, published just two weeks before the 29th anniversary of the signing of the Oslo...

 
 By Jacob Gurvis    News    August 5, 2022

Auburn University men's basketball team to embark on a 'Birthright for College Basketball' Israel trip

(JTA) - The Auburn University men's basketball team will travel to Israel this weekend for a 10-day Birthright-style trip, likely the first of its kind for a full Division I college or professional...

 
 By Toby Axelrod    News    August 5, 2022

Antisemitism scandal roils international art exhibition held in Germany

(JTA) - The director of a major international art exhibition has resigned after a work that included caricatures of Jews and Israelis ignited a reckoning over antisemitism. The scandal leaves...

 

Weekly roundup of world briefs

Gantz says Israel could ‘seriously harm and delay’ Iran’s nuclear program (JNS) — Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz said Tuesday that Israel has the capability to cause major damage to Iran’s nuclear program. He also said that plans to...

 

A 'dove of peace' from IsraAID stands with the Ukraine

(JNS) - A large cargo of medical and humanitarian aid was recently collected and delivered to Ukraine by the Israeli international humanitarian aid organization IsraAID and the Chamber of Commerce...

 

US State Department denounces Russia-Ukraine 'de-Nazification' propaganda

(JNS) — In a news release on Monday, the U.S. State Department slammed the Russian government for continuing to compare Ukrainian leaders to Nazis and evoking the Holocaust in its war against Ukraine. The release cited numerous examples of the Ru...

 

Nine European states reject Israeli designation of Palestinian organizations as terror entities

(JNS) — Nine European governments rejected on Tuesday an Israeli decision to class six Palestinian organizations as terrorist entities. The foreign ministries of Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and Sweden...

 
 By Cnaan Liphshiz    News    July 22, 2022

Exiled from Russia, Pinchas Goldschmidt is formally out as Moscow's chief rabbi after 29 years

(JTA) — Pinchas Goldschmidt, who left Russia following its invasion of Ukraine, is no longer the chief rabbi of Moscow after 30 years with the title. The board of the Moscow Jewish Religious Society voted last month to support a contract extension...

 

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