Wednesday, October 5, 2022

World

Opinion: Why Is A Church Still Holding Services In The Former Nazi Headquarters Of Auschwitz

OSWIECIM, Poland (JTA) — As the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz approaches, survivors are preparing to gather and commemorate the event, testifying to their faith i...

Chinese City Of Wuhan Shut Down As New Virus Spreads More Widely

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say the city of Wuhan is shutting down outbound flights and trains as the country battles the spread of a new virus that has sickened hundreds an...

Pelosi-Led Congressional Delegation Visits Krakow Jewish Center

WARSAW, Poland (JTA) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited the Jewish community center in Krakow along with a congressional delegation and received honorary membership. The bipa...

With Holocaust Summit In Jerusalem, Israel Gets Dragged Into Europe’s Memory Wars

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — A major gathering of world leaders in Jerusalem meant to highlight the world’s determination to learn the lessons of the Holocaust has become mired in controversy...

Putin To Meet Mother Of Israeli Backpacker Jailed In Russia

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to meet with the mother of an Israeli tourist jailed in Russia for carrying a few grams of hashish, the Kremlin said Wednesday...

Trump Minimizes Severity Of Head Injuries In Iran Attacks

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday minimized the severity of head injuries sustained by U.S. troops during the Iranian missile strikes on two Iraqi air bases as ...

Wreckage Of Soviet WWII Bomber, Remains Found In Poland

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Historians in southern Poland say they have uncovered wreckage of a World War II bomber used by the Soviet air force before the plane was downed 75 years ago....

Polish Lawmaker Posts On Social Media Drawing Of Cows Wearing Striped Nazi Camp Uniform

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BRUSSELS (JTA) - A Polish lawmaker at the European Parliament shared on social media a drawing showing cows at a slaughterhouse wearing striped uniforms with yellow stars like the ...

Masked Gunmen Kill Local Commander Of Iran’s Security Forces

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Masked gunmen on Wednesday ambushed and killed the local commander of a paramilitary security force in southwestern Iran, an associate of Iran's top general rec...

Science Says: What To Know About The Viral Outbreak In China

BEIJING (AP ) - Health authorities are closely watching an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a new virus that originated in China. Governments are stepping up surveillance ...

WATCH: French President Macron Gets Testy With Israeli Police in Jerusalem’s Old City

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JERUSALEM (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday lost his temper with Israeli security agents during a visit to a French church in Jerusalem and angrily ordered one o...

Auschwitz Survivor Who Was Just 2 At Liberation Nurses Scars

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MUNICH (AP) — Only 2 years old and so ill she had to stay on for weeks after liberation, Eva Umlauf was one of the youngest prisoners to be freed from Auschwitz. Although she ha...

UN Says Jeff Bezos’ Phone May Have Been Hacked By Saudis

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) —The phone of Amazon billionaire and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos was hacked after receiving a file sent from an account used by Saudi Crown Pr...

Trump Tells Thunberg To Put Her Focus Elsewhere

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DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — President Donald Trump says 17-year-old environmental activist Greta Thunberg should not focus on the United States, but other continents that are spewing...

Report: New Iranian Revolutionary Guard Commander Involved In 1994 Buenos Aires Jewish Center Attack

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — The new deputy commander of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps' Quds Force, Brigadier General Mohammad Hejazi (64), was involved in the 1994 bombing of t...

Outbreak From New Virus Rises to 440 in China, With 9 Dead

BEIJING (AP) — The number of cases of a new virus has risen to 440 in China and the death toll has risen to 9, Chinese health authorities said Wednesday. Deputy Director of the ...

Ukraine’s Jewish President Heaps Praise on Israel in Pre-Visit Interview

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UKRAINE (JTA) - President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine extolled Israelis as a “united, strong, powerful” and “unique” people in his first interview for an Israeli publication. ...

Serbian President Flies Yellow Flag With Star of David to Mark Holocaust Remembrance Day

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BELGRADE (JTA) - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic is flying a yellow flag to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day at his official residence in in the capital of Belgrade. The flag, ...

German Court May Reject Appeal to Remove Anti-Semitic Relic

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NAUMBURG, Germany (AP) — A court in eastern Germany indicated Tuesday that it will likely reject a Jewish man’s bid to force the removal of an ugly remnant of centuries of anti-Sem...

Hamas Official Threatens More Explosive Balloons Into Israel

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Incendiary balloons Palestinians launched from the Gaza Strip recently were a signal to Israel to accelerate unofficial “understandings” meant to ease ...