Are Jews Historical Artifacts in Europe?

editor 20 October 2017

By Naomi Ragen.. It is Friday night in Venice’s Ghetto Vecchio. I am seated in the women’s section of the Scola Spagnola, one of the most beautiful synagogues of Europe. It is packed. The women, hair covered in everything from traditional head scarves to trendy turbans wound around their heads with breathtaking panache, hug and kiss each other, sure signs of a family simcha. Young boys climb to the area in front of the Ark, undertaking various ritual roles reserved for the cute and inexperienced. The women beam. [Photo top right: Italian synagogue, Venice. Photo credit: Wikipedia]Read more »

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Chinese E-Commerce Giant, Alibaba, Opening Research Lab in Israel

editor 20 October 2017

By Israel21c.. Alibaba Group Holding of Hangzhou, China, is opening a research lab in Tel Aviv as part of its new global Alibaba Academy for Discovery, Adventure, Momentum and Outlook designed to increase technological collaboration worldwide, advance cutting-edge technology and narrow the technology gap among countries. Read more »

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Why End Times? (63) – Chapter 6 – The Great tribulation and Israel

editor 19 October 2017

By Rev Willem J.J. Glashouwer.. From the book Why End Times? Chapter 6 – The Great Tribulation and Israel

What can you or I do about it?
As mentioned above, our book ‘WHY ISRAEL?’ is finding its way around the world, in many languages. Today (2011) editions translated into 23 languages are available. A revised Dutch edition was published in The Netherlands 2007. The Polish and Hungarian translations were completed in the meantime. The latter was done by a teacher of English at a Grammar School in Budapest – Hungary, and the Polish edition appeared last summer (2010). Read more »

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Netanyahu: Israel Helps Because We are a Light Unto the Nations

editor 19 October 2017

By Israel Today Staff.. During a ceremony welcoming Christian media representatives to Jerusalem, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was asked why Israel goes so far out of its way to provide aid to disaster victims around the world. [Photo top right: Or Goyim].   Read more »

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A Light Unto the Nations

editor 19 October 2017

By Shmuell Sackett.. ‘We have all heard the term “A light unto the nations” but what does it really mean? And furthermore, in the present world of billions of people and tens of billions of gadgets, is it even possible for the small, tiny Jewish people to inspire the entire world and be their light among all the darkness? Read more »

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Statue of nationalist blamed for pogroms against Jews is unveiled in Ukraine

editor 19 October 2017

By Sue Surkes.. Memorial to Symon Petliura erected in Vinnitsa, within walking distance of an active synagogue and city’s former Jewish quarter. A new statue of a Ukrainian nationalist who is blamed for the murder of tens of thousands of Jews during the Russian Revolution, was unveiled Saturday in Vinnitsa, in an area of the city once known as Yerusalimka (Jerusalem), just some 200 meters (600 feet) from a small, functioning synagogue. Read more »

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Union threatened Palestinian artists with expulsion if they engaged in “normalization” with Israel

editor 18 October 2017

By Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik.. Palestinians reject “normalization” with Israel:
Palestinian artists warned  they would be “expelled” from union if they participated in Israeli cultural festival in Jerusalem. “The union rejects the participation of any Palestinian artist in the rally, and it will expel any artist who is proven to have participated in any ceremony or festival whose goal is to create normalization with the occupation”. Read more »

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Why End Times? (62) – Chapter 6 – The Great tribulation and Israel

editor 17 October 2017

By Rev Willem J.J. Glashouwer.. From the book Why End Times? Chapter 6 – The Great Tribulation and Israel

Increasing hatred of the Jews
I looked up at random in the diary ‘Jeder Tag ein Gedenktag’ (‘Every day a day to remember’) written by Simon Wiesenthal 1 (who died recently) the date of the day I am writing this: 14th October. See what took place in the history of hatred of the Jews and the persecution of the Jews on that day, 14th October, in European history. Read more »

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Argentine Judge Summons Ex-President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner in Ongoing Probe of Cover-up of Iran’s Responsibility for 1994 Buenos Aires Jewish Center Bombing

editor 17 October 2017

By Ben Cohen.. The Argentine federal judge investigating the allegation that ex-President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner’s administration conspired with Iran to hide Tehran’s culpability for the deadly 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish center in Buenos Aires announced on Monday (October 9, 2017) that Kirchner has been subpoenaed to appear before him on October 26. [Photo top right: Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner. Photo: File]. Read more »

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Thousands visit Rivlin’s open sukkah

editor 16 October 2017

By Moran Azulay.. Mingling with some 6,000 jubilant Israelis who flocked from around the country to visit the president’s open sukkah, President Rivlin welcomes the people as ‘guests and hosts,’ tells crowds everyone is ‘responsible for one another’; Rivlin asks clown ‘What’re you doing, buddy?’ after he unexpectedly approaches and invites him to press his red nose. Thousands of Israelis flooded President Reuven Rivlin’s Open Sukkah throughout the day Monday (October 9, 2017) in Jerusalem to celebrate the festival of Sukkot marked by Jews throughout the world. [Photo top right: President Rivlin, photo credit: Mark Nayman/GPO].  Read more »

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