Spanish public radio pulls programme on Jews and Satanism

Spain public radio RNE said Thursday it had removed an episode of a programme that linked Jews to Satanism from its website after receiving complaints from Jewish groups.

Israel threatens Syria with response after rocket fire

 The Israeli army warned the government in war-wracked Syria it will "suffer the consequences" after four rockets crashed Thursday into the north of the Jewish state and the occupied Golan.

Israel rabbis challenge Orthodox control over conversions

A group of Israeli rabbis has launched a movement of conversion courts challenging the ultra-Orthodox establishment`s monopoly on conversions to Judaism, organisers said Tuesday.

French court to rule on pork school dinners for Jews and Muslims

 A French court will rule this week on the decision by a right-wing mayor to ban non-pork meals in schools for Muslims and Jews, his lawyer said Tuesday. 

Jordan condemns arson killing of Palestinian child

 Jordan on Friday condemned as an "ugly crime" an arson attack by suspected Jewish settlers that killed a Palestinian toddler in the occupied West Bank and wounded four family members.

Settler arson attack `act of terrorism`: Israel minister

 Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon said Friday that an arson attack by Jewish settlers that killed a Palestinian toddler in the West Bank was an "act of terrorism."

Israel arrests Jewish suspects over torching famous church

Israeli security forces on Sunday said they had arrested several Jewish suspects over an arson attack last month at a famous Catholic church on the Sea of Galilee.

Queen makes first visit to ex-Nazi concentration camp

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II made her first trip to a former Nazi concentration camp on Friday, visiting Bergen-Belsen just over 70 years after it was liberated by British forces, on the final day of her state visit to Germany.

'Great Powers' failed to act when Jews were taken to Auschwitz: Pope

 Pope Francis on Sunday denounced what he calls the "great powers" of the world for failing to act when there was intelligence indicating Jews, Christians, homosexuals and others were being transported to death camps in Europe during World War II.

France urges Jordan `respect` in Paris attack suspect extradition

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius asked Jordan Sunday to comply with international procedures as it seeks the extradition of the suspected mastermind of a deadly attack on a Paris Jewish restaurant in 1982.

Japan asks Unesco to recognise work of ''Japanese Schindler''

 Japan has requested UNESCO to include in its Memory of the World Register, the work of Chiune Sugihara, a diplomat famously known as "Japanese Schindler" for saving 6,000 Jews from Holocaust, Japanese media reported on Friday.

Fire damages historic Israel church, arson suspected

 A famous Catholic church in northern Israel was severely damaged early Thursday in a suspected arson attack by Jewish extremists.

Suspected mastermind of 1982 Paris attack on Jews `held in Jordan`

 The suspected mastermind of an attack on a Paris Jewish restaurant in 1982 that left six people dead and 22 injured, has been arrested in Jordan, a source close to the case said Wednesday.

Israel`s Netanyahu says boycott efforts recall Nazi Germany
Israel`s Netanyahu says boycott efforts recall Nazi Germany

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that a Palestinian-led campaign to boycott Israeli goods was reminiscent of Nazi Germany`s campaign against Jews.

Spain passes citizenship plan for ancestors of Jews expelled in 1492

Spain`s lower house of parliament approved Thursday a law that eases the path to citizenship for descendants of Jews who were forced to flee the country five centuries ago during the Inquisition.

Israel warns of terror attack threat against Jews in Tunisia

Israel claimed Saturday that it had learned of "concrete threats" of terror attacks against Jewish or Israeli targets in Tunisia. 

Holocaust descendants in US sue France`s railway over `genocide`

Descendants of Holocaust victims have filed a US lawsuit claiming France`s national railway seized the property of tens of thousands of Jews and others sent to Nazi concentration camps.

Sirens sound as Israel honours its fallen

Israel marked its annual day of remembrance for fallen troops and slain civilians on Wednesday, with the country standing to attention for two minutes while sirens wailed.

Judge orders NY transit agency to run ''Killing Jews'' ad

 A federal judge on Tuesday ordered New York`s Metropolitan Transportation Authority to display on its buses a controversial ad that refers to Muslims killing Jews, rejecting the argument that the ad could incite terrorism or imminent violence.

Thousands march at Auschwitz in memory of Holocaust dead

Thousands of young Jews from Israel and across the globe marched alongside Polish teenagers Thursday in memory of Holocaust victims at the former Nazi German Auschwitz-Birkenau WWII death camp in southern Poland.