Jewish Diaspora & Anti-Semitism


Record number of visitors at Auschwitz 

The Auschwitz Museum at the notorious former Nazi concentration camp announced it has seen an unprecedented numbers of visitors already this year.
July 20, 2016
US Holocaust Memorial Museum

US Holocaust Museum: Stop catching Pokemon here

Like many other landmarks, the museum and the military cemetery are featured in the popular new "Pokemon Go" game. Players can stumble upon Pokemon while wandering their grounds.
July 14, 2016
Europe anti-Semitism

EU: Goal is to ensure Jews live free of fear in Europe

European Union coordinator for combating anti-Semitism, Katharina von Schnurbein, briefed Israel's parliament and expressed her goal of guaranteeing that all Jews in Europe will be able to live without fear.
July 14, 2016

Austria to seize house where Hitler was born 

The Austrian government is moving ahead with plans to take ownership of the house in which Hitler was born so as to prevent the landmark from becoming a shrine for neo-Nazis.
July 13, 2016
Aly Raisman

Jewish-American gymnast to compete in Rio games

Jewish-American gymnast Aly Raisman will be part of the US gymnastics team competing in next month’s 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after qualifying at the US Olympic Team Trials.
July 12, 2016
Jewish Foundation for the Righteous

US group thanks Polish saviors of Jews during Holocaust

The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous again brought together a group of Polish Christians who risked their own lives to help Jews during the Holocaust, in an annual event to show gratitude and personally thank them.
July 11, 2016
FBI agent

FBI thwarts Islamic attack on Florida synagogue

Federal agents arrested a man who, sources said, was planning to throw an explosive device into the Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center on Friday evening. By: Aryeh Savir, World Israel News Aventura Turnberry J...
May 2, 2016
Hungary Danube Holocaust remains

Hungary buries remains of Holocaust victims found in Danube

The remains were found during the renovation of Margit Bridge, in an area of downtown Budapest where an estimated 3,600 mostly Hungarian Jews were executed by a pro-Nazi group that governed Hungary for a few months from late 1944.
April 17, 2016
Law enforcement FBI

FBI: Milwaukee Muslim plotted terror attack against Jews

US security forces thwarted yet another plot by an Islamic terrorist to carry out an attack on US soil. Samy Mohamed Hamzeh planned to kill people at a Masonic Temple after abandoning plans to travel to Israel to kill Israelis.
January 27, 2016