Sunday, December 4, 2022

World

US Advises Travelers To Avoid All Of China

WASHINGTON - (AP) U.S. health officials have changed their travel advice to American travelers planning to go to China. Previously, the agency advised travelers to avoid any non...

NY Governor Joins World Leaders In Attending 75th Anniversary Of The Liberation Of Nazi Concentration Auschwitz-Birkenau

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OSWIECIM, Poland - (VINnews) During his trip to Poland, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recommitted to fighting anti-Semitism in all its forms with actions that include passing a first-in...

US Will Contribute $2 Million To Auschwitz-birkenau Foundation

WASHINGTON (JTA) - The United States will contribute $2 million to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on International Holocaust Remembranc...

Israel’s President Says Too Many Poles Helped Murder Jews In The Holocaust And Salutes Rescuers

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OSWIECIM, Poland (JTA) —Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said in Poland that during the Holocaust, “many Poles stood by and even assisted in the murder of Jews.” Rivlin was in Po...

‘Thought of Revenge Became Source of Strength,’ Holocaust Survivor Says at Auschwitz Commemoration

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OSWIECIM, Poland (JTA) — Holocaust survivors seeing their grandchildren facing the hatred that nearly killed them is a source of shame for the world, World Jewish Congress leader R...

Photos – Video: Holocaust Survivors Mark Auschwitz Liberation’s 75th Anniversary

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OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp prayed and wept as they marked the 75th anniversary of its liberation, returning Monday to the place where th...

Alabama Fire Chief: At Least 8 Died in Marina Boat Dock Fire

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SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — At least eight people were killed early Monday in an explosive fire that consumed dozens of vessels docked at a marina along the Tennessee River in northern...

WATCH: Amar’e Stoudemire Wipes Away Tears in Israel Upon Hearing of Kobe Bryant’s Death

JERUSALEM (JTA) - Former NBA standout Amar’e Stoudemire wiped away tears during a game in Israel upon hearing of the death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant in a helicopter crash. Stoud...

IS Vows to Attack Israel and Blasts US Mideast Plan

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BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group vowed in an audio message released Monday that the extremists will start a new phase of attacks that will focus on Israel and blasted the U.S....

World Stocks Skid on Growing Virus Fears; Dow Drops 500

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NEW YORK (AP) — Stock tumbled at the open on Wall Street following a sell-off in markets in Europe and Japan as investors grow more concerned about the potential economic impact of...

Survivors Return to Auschwitz 75 Years After Liberation

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OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp gathered Monday for commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the camp, using the test...

France Reports 27% Increase in Anti-Semitic Acts

PARIS (AP) — Anti-Semitic acts increased in France last year by 27%, acts against Muslims inched higher while anti-Christian acts remained stable but highest of all, France’s inter...

Ukraine’s Zelenskiy Marks Auschwitz Anniversary Honoring Survivors

KRAKOW, Poland (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy paid tribute Sunday evening to Holocaust survivors, telling them on the eve of the 75th anniversary of the death camp'...

Survivor in Slovenia Turns 100 on Holocaust Remembrance Day

RAKEK, Slovenia (AP) — For Marija Frlan it's as symbolic as it can get: A survivor of a Nazi concentration camp during World War II, the Slovenian woman turns 100 years old on Mond...

Germany Urged to Fight Anti-Semitism to Avoid Jewish Exodus

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BERLIN (AP) — Germany's foreign minister is calling for strengthened efforts against anti-Semitism to ward off the possibility that many Jews decide to leave the country. Heiko ...

Netanyahu Hopes to ‘Make History’ With White House Visit

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he hopes to “make history” during his upcoming trip to the White House for the expected unveiling of Presiden...

California Patient Is 3rd US Case of New Virus From China

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A patient in Southern California is the third person in the U.S. to be diagnosed with the new pneumonia-like virus from China, health officials said. Th...

Israel to Allow Its Citizens to Visit Saudi Arabia

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Interior Ministry said Sunday that it will now allow Israelis to travel to Saudi Arabia for religious or business visits. The announcement is the lates...

Pope on Holocaust Atrocities: Let’s All Say Never Again

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is inviting prayers and reflection about the “atrocity” of the Holocaust, urging people to vow in their heart “never again.” In remarks to the p...

Morocco Opens $1.5 Million Center Dedicated to Jewish Culture in City of Essaouira

MOROCCO (JTA) — Morocco’s king has inaugurated a $1.5 million center dedicated to Jewish culture in the city of Essaouira. Last week, King Mohammed VI attended the inauguration ...