#France - French minister condemns vandalizing of Jewish memorial

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06 November 2017
France's interior minister has condemned the desecration of a prominent Jewish memorial plaque near Paris by unknown vandals as "cowardly and odious."

#France - Brother of Toulouse Jewish School Attacker Sentenced to 20 Years

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03 November 2017
Abdelkader Merah found guilty of participating in a terrorist association, which led his brother to perpetrate the attack that killed 3 Jewish children, a teacher and 3 French paratroopers in 2012

#Israel - Hamas commander among 7 terrorists killed in IDF tunnel blast

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31 October 2017
Seven terrorists reported dead, eleven wounded, after IDF destroys terror tunnel crossing into Israel; dead include head of Islamic Jihad's armed wing in central Gaza, Arafat Abu Marshould and his deputy, a Hamas field commander and two other gunmen; IDF deploys Iron Dome batteries near Gaza border.

#Israel - UNRWA finds tunnel underneath Gaza school

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30 October 2017
In second time this year, tunnel found under educational institution in the strip; 'The presence of the tunnel underneath an UNRWA facility is unacceptable and places the children and staff in danger,' the UN body says.

#Israel - Israeli flag and anthem absent despite judo gold in Abu Dhabi

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27 October 2017
Tal Flicker won the under-66 kilogram category competition at the Abu Dhabi judo Grand Slam on Thursday, but he had to do so under the flag of the International Judo Federation.

#Holocaust - In First, Yad Vashem to Bestow Righteous Gentile Honor to an Arab

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26 October 2017
Dr. Mohamed Helmy, an Egyptian-born physician, hid four Jews in Berlin for the duration of World War II.

#Israel - UN High Commissioner announces 'blacklist' of Israeli companies

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26 October 2017
Dozens of companies doing business in Judea and Samaria notified by UN that they have been marked for violating international law.

#Israel - Netanyahu to go to London next week for Balfour Declaration Centennial

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23 October 2017
The Balfour Declaration was a letter sent by then-British foreign secretary Arthur James Balfour to Lord Walter Rothschild, a leader in the British Jewish community.

#Europe - Polish Woman, 100, Who Saved Jewish Girl During Holocaust Named Righteous Among the Nations

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23 October 2017
Aleksandra Cybulska and her husband housed Sonia Berkowicz, whose family was killed in the Holocaust, and gave her a false certificate identifying her as a Christian.

#Israel - An Ambitious Project ID'd 80% of Hungarian Jews Murdered in the Holocaust

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20 October 2017
Yad Vashem has spent a decade searching every possible archive in Hungary, adding the names of over 200,000 previously anonymous Jews murdered in the Holocaust.

#Europe - Bulgarian government appoints national co-ordinator for the fight against anti-Semitism

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20 October 2017
Bulgaria’s Cabinet has adopted the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism and has appointed Deputy Foreign Minister Georg Georgiev as national co-ordinator for the fight against anti-Semitism.

#World - ‘Nazi grandma’ convicted again for denying Holocaust

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19 October 2017
The so-called “Nazi grandma” has been convicted — yet again — in Germany of denying the Holocaust and sentenced to six months in the slammer, according to reports.

#Israel - U.S: If Hamas Wants Any Role in Palestinian Government, It Must Disarm and Recognize Israel

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19 October 2017
In first U.S. response to reconciliation agreement, U.S. envoy Jason Greenblatt says any government must also accept previous agreements and commit to peace.

#Israel - Israeli doctor elected head of World Medical Association

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18 October 2017
Dr. Leonid Edelman is the head of the anesthesiology department at the Rabin Medical Center in Petah Tikva.

#World - Qatari and French-jewish diplomats favorites to head UNESCO

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10 October 2017
Seven candidates are competing in this run-off, including candidates from China, Azerbaijan, Vietnam, France, Egypt, Qatar, Lebanon and Iraq.

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