Wilmes, a mother of four from the Brussels region, replaced Charles Michel on Sunday in the top post. The centrist politician will head a caretaker government during negotiations on the formation of a coalition, which in Belgium has been known to take months. MORE
This could start a trend into other countries?
The sense that Russia is growing increasingly illiberal is helping drive a surge of emigration by Jews there to Israel in the past four years. Since 2015, nearly 40,000 of them have arrived in Israel. In the entire decade prior to 2015, only 36,784 Russian Jews had come. MORE
This is one of the reason that kid shot up the synagogue back East. He was angry they were harboring illegals.
Earlier this summer, Serena Adlerstein, a 25-year-old Jewish volunteer for a nonprofit that promotes immigrant rights, asked her Facebook friends: “What if young Jews occupied ICE detention centers and shut them down?” MORE
With Mark Zuckerberg, he wasn’t much of a practicing Jew. He married a Chinese lady Priscilla Chan, no religious minister mentioned in the ceremony. I don’t know who runs Facebook but I have been treated like family by the organization and if anything, he appears to be a very Charitable guy. MORE
The fires, aided by a scorching heat of over 104 degrees and eastern winds, consumed the Jewish National Fund’s forest around the Kdoshei Zaglambia Holocaust monument, Ynet reported. MORE
A gay rabbinical student denied ordination by a liberal Orthodox seminary in New York will become a rabbi under the auspices of an Orthodox rabbi here on Sunday, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency has learned. MORE
Thousands of Polish nationalists marched to the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw Saturday, protesting that the U.S. is putting pressure on Poland to compensate Jews whose families lost property during the Holocaust. MORE
I”m in agreement with this Judge but not only for the Jewish Holocaust but for all of the hundreds of holocausts through out the Centuries. All we’re doing is adding salt to the wounds and friction among the communities. Wounds can’t heal if you keep letting the blood flow. STORY
The Jewish Annotated New Testament involves contributions of seventy Jewish scholars. It is the first major attempt of Jewish scholars to make the New Testament accessible to a Jewish readership, especially as an important source for the history of Judaism in the first century. MORE
If any one country influences the outcome of the election it’s Israel. Where’s the out cry over this? Remember Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plays center stage at the Congress to slam the Iran deal-in-the-making. Here Netanyahu addresses our Republican Congress without the consent of President Obama. The only difference, with Israel it’s done in the open, so I guess we can’t call it, collusion?
Lily Safra, a Brazilian philanthropist, said she would give $22 million to fund the restoration efforts of the iconic church, which was badly damaged Monday, Correio 24 Horas reported. And Françoise Bettencourt Meyers, the French owner of L’Oreal, pledged another $100 million, according to CBS. MORE
JEWISH COMEDIAN ZELENSKIY WINS UKRAINIAN PRESIDENTIAL RACE BY LANDSLIDE
The national exit poll showed Volodymyr Zelenskiy had won 73 percent of the vote with Petro Poroshenko winning just 25 percent. MORE