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On the 75th yahrtzeit of Levi Yizchack Schneerson passing this world

Today, Wednesday, the 20th day of the Jewish month of Menachem Av (August 21), marks 75 years since the untimely passing of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson, of righteous memory, father of the Rebbe, of righteous memory. Rabbi , was respected as one of the greatest Talmudic and Kabbalistic scholars of his generation. He served as [...]

One Passover tradition asking to provide the less fortunate with foods and help

One Passover tradition asks that if people can afford to, they provide those less fortunate with foods that are eaten during the holiday, like matzah, eggs, chicken or wine.

Even in Corona time You are called on to have the seder

Before the Israelites escaped Egypt they solemnly prepared themselves for their escape and had the seder in their closed circle, what we shall have to do in 2020 as well.

Israel celebrates Purim amid Coronavirus outbreak – ILTV Israel news – Mar. 9, 2020

Israeli parents did their best that their children could enjoy a normal Purim. Medical face-masks make a big appearance at holiday events. 39+ Israelis have coronavirus. President Rivlin expected to give first mandate to Benny Gantz.

A Purim none of them would forget

At a borough of the German city Mönchengladbach, located in the west of North Rhine-Westphalia, a group of American soldiers observed Purim in Goebbels' vacation home, Schloss Rheydt on March 8, 1945.

Deal or no deal

The League of Nations, which placed Palestine under British mandate reflected a heady mixture of religious and imperial motivations that Britain would find difficult to reconcile in the troubled years ahead. Palestinian Arabs, desiring political autonomy and resenting the continued Jewish immigration into Palestine, disapproved of the mandate, and by 1936 their dissatisfaction had grown into open rebellion. Nearly a century later there is still not yet a good solution found to have Arabs, Palestinians and Jews and non-Jews living together in peace in one or two countries they could accept as their homeland.

Possibility for a Jew to replace Donald Trump

It can well be that the Democratic Party will have to reckon with the identity issue that mirrors the divide within American Jewry to swing left or to carve out a middle lane.

Deal of the century or roadmap to apartheid?

It is incredible that one world leader is convinced he is the only one to solve all world problems and is the best one to decide how matters have to be solved. In Antwerp, on Friday, Dr. Itamar Shachar shall lead a conference with Inès Abdel Razek and Mahmoud AbuRahma looking at the present situation in the trials to solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

‘Deal of the century’ of routekaart naar de apartheid?

Het is ongelooflijk dat één wereldleider ervan overtuigd is dat hij de enige is die alle wereldproblemen kan oplossen en de beste is om te beslissen hoe zaken moeten worden opgelost. Dr. Itamar Shachar zal komende vrijdag een conferentie in Antwerpen leiden met Inès Abdel Razek en Mahmoud AbuRahma over de huidige situatie in de processen om het Israëlisch-Palestijnse conflict op te lossen.

Nog een Joodse stem op het plan van Trump: geen vrede zonder gelijkheid en wederzijds respect

Zoals wij al gewend zijn geraakt van de 45ste president van Amerika, heeft deze het laken naar zich toegetrokken en Nethanyanu voor zijn kar getrokken om voor de Israëlisch populaire maatregelen te treffen zonder rekening te houden met de Palestijnen die hun plan voor de staat Israël zo maar willens-nillens moeten aanvaarden.

Another Jewish Voice on Trump’s plan: No peace without equality and mutual respect

As we have become accustomed to the 45th president of America, he has pulled up the sheet and pulled Nethanyanu in his cart to create a plan with popular Israeli measures without taking into account the Palestinians in the talks for planning the state of Israel.

A vibrant and inclusive movement within the American Jewish community

All should know that the discrimination and displacement inside Israel's 1948 borders are connected to its rule in those Occupied Territories. This system of violence deprives all Palestinians of civil, political, and economic rights.

75 years after Auschwitz – Holocaust Education and Remembrance for Global Justice

In the 1930s and 40s many stood at the side and did nothing even when they thought something was wrong. Others might have been silent but were taking action, hiding Jehudiem with the danger for their own life.

What’s the Future of Holocaust Remembrance?

A look at what is written in the press concerning the commemoration of the liberation of the concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau and the attitude of people about the Holocaust.

Dedication ceremony for a memorial at Jerusalem’s Sachar Park in honour of the casualties of the Siege of Leningrad

On Thursday the 23rd of January 2020 a dedication ceremony for a memorial took part at Jerusalem's Sachar Park in honour of the casualties the Siege of Leningrad. After the attendance of the 5th World Holocaust Forum Russian President Vladimir Putin, PM Benjamin Netanyahu, President Reuven Rivlin, Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon, the Russian foreign minister, mayor [...]

5th World Holocaust Forum

Video screening of the live broadcast of the 5th World Holocaust Forum at Yad Vashem on January 23, 2020