Thousands of people on Sunday joined Hungary's annual “March of Life” commemorating the Holocaust, as World Jewish Congress president Ronald Lauder denounced the country's surging far-right Jobbik party as “extremist”. “The march is for all those people, family members, relatives, friends who didn't survive the Holocaust and for all those who did,” Erzsi Molnar, 50, a child of survivors, told …

Read the original:
Hungarian Jews march in memory of Holocaust amid far-right alarm

Written on April 12th, 2015 & filed under Jews Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Thousands of people on Sunday joined Hungary's annual “March of Life” commemorating the Holocaust, as World Jewish Congress president Ronald Lauder denounced the country's surging far-right Jobbik party as “extremist”. “The march is for all those people, family members, relatives, friends who didn't survive the Holocaust and for all those who did,” Erzsi Molnar, 50, a child of survivors, told …

See the article here:
Hungarian Jews march in memory of Holocaust amid far-right alarm

Written on April 12th, 2015 & filed under Jews Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The president of the World Jewish Congress said Sunday he was concerned about the increasing popularity of Hungary's far-right Jobbik party, particularly among young voters.

Read the original here:
Jewish leader says worried about Hungary's far-right

Written on April 12th, 2015 & filed under jewish Tags: , , , , , , , ,

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The president of the World Jewish Congress said Sunday he was concerned about the increasing popularity of Hungary's far-right Jobbik party, particularly among young voters.

Read the original here:
Jewish leader says worried about Hungary's far-right

Written on April 12th, 2015 & filed under jewish Tags: , , , , , , , ,

The Jewish Community Havura of Newfoundland and Labrador is holding its annual Holocaust memorial service on Sunday night in St. John's. 

Originally posted here:
Holocaust survivor Lisa Hurd: Her story, 76 years later


Israeli authorities in the West Bank paid for ads summoning residents from the nearby settlements, and would subsidize their transportation to Tel Aviv's Rabin Square, where the rally would take place, Haaretz newspaper reported Sunday.

Go here to read the rest:

West Bank Authorities Finance Massive Pro-Netanyahu Rally


Israeli authorities in the West Bank paid for ads summoning residents from the nearby settlements, and would subsidize their transportation to Tel Aviv's Rabin Square, where the rally would take place, Haaretz newspaper reported Sunday.

View post:

West Bank Authorities Finance Massive Pro-Netanyahu Rally


JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister on Sunday urged world powers to step up pressure on Iran as they finalize a nuclear deal in the coming months, saying there was still time to improve what he said was a deeply flawed framework agreement reached last week.

See more here:
Israel prepares lobbying strategy against Iran deal


JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister on Sunday urged world powers to step up pressure on Iran as they finalize a nuclear deal in the coming months, saying there was still time to improve what he said was a deeply flawed framework agreement reached last week.

View post:
Israel prepares lobbying strategy against Iran deal


WEST BANK, April 5, 2015 (WAFA) Israeli army Sunday arrested five Palestinians during predawn and night raids in the districts of Hebron, Tulkarm and Bethlehem, according to local and security sources. In the city of Tulkarm, Israeli army units stormed an orphanage during late night hours, where they arrested 18-year-old Ibrahim Salmi. The orphanage shelters about 50 male and female orphans.

See the article here:

Israeli Army Arrests Five Palestinians in West Bank