Newsletter
17 - 21 October, 2017

STATEMENTS

Joint statement of the European Jewish Congress and the Lithuanian Jewish Community

The EJC and the LJC encourage further respectful discussion on the topic of the tragedy of Lithuanian Jews during the Holocaust in order to allow for the restoration of historical justice.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

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NEWS FROM COMMUNITIES

GREECE

Greek Jewish community condemns atttack on Greek Orthodox Patriarch in Bethlehem

The Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece has unreservedly condemned the attack against the Patriarch of Jerusalem upon his visit to Bethlehem.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

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Greek President signs decree for the construction of Thessaloniki Holocaust museum

The Greek Jewish community has welcomed the signing of a presidential decree on authorising the go-ahead for the construction of a Holocaust museum in the city of Thessaloniki.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

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GERMANY

Germany raids Iranian regime sites for spying on Israel

German police swooped down on targets across the country that were allegedly, on behalf of Iran’s secret service, conducting surveillance on Israeli and Jewish organisations.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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German far-right wants place on board of Berlin's Holocaust memorial

The far-right AfD party is insisting on claiming a place on the board of the foundation for the national Holocaust memorial in Berlin.

Friday, January 12, 2018

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LIFE IN ISRAEL

High-speed train from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem makes first test run

The high-speed train from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem made its first test run on Tuesday, carrying Transportation Minister Israel Katz and a large number of excited press photographers and reporters.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

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Israeli intelligence services foiled 400 terror attacks in 2017

Shin Bet chief Nadav Argaman announced to the Knesset’s Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee that 400 “major attacks” were prevented in 2017.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

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Syrian refugee baby airlifted to Israel for emergency heart surgery

Thursday, January 4, 2018

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