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B’nai B’rith UK About BBLBIA – B’nai B’rith UK

| August 5, 2017

Over the past 12 months, the London Bureau has been working closely with Londons diplomatic community in an effort to advocate for Jewish, Israeli and minority interests. The Bureau has been invited to many embassies in the capital, usually meeting with ambassadors and other consular officials

Australia Bans Sydney Synagogue Over Islamist Attack Fears, Prompting Outrage Among Jewish Community – Newsweek

| August 5, 2017

Australia’s Jewish community has expressed dismayafter a local council’s decision to prevent the construction of a new synagogue because of the possibility of it becomingthe target of a radicalIslamist attack. The New South WalesLand and Environment Courtsupported the decision of the local council to prevent the building of the place of worship in the Sydney suburb of Bondi, near the country’s most famous beach.

Appeals court decides fate of nation’s oldest synagogue – New … – New Jersey Herald

| August 5, 2017

Posted: Aug. 2, 2017 8:00 am Updated: Aug.

Jewish synagogue continues fight to build – OneNewsNow

| August 5, 2017

Becket, a non-profit, public interest legal group, is defending an Orthodox Jewish synagogue in yet another lawsuit barring it from building new quarters in a Florida community.

Former Brockton synagogue finds new home in Easton – Wicked Local Randolph

| August 5, 2017

Anna Burgess The Enterprise @AnnaBurgess_ENT After nearly two transient years, the congregation of Temple Beth Emunah will have a new home in Easton inSeptember. Temple Beth Emunah, which was located on Torrey Street in Brockton until October 2015, will begin holding services next month at 15A Plymouth St., in South Easton

A language academy to save Judeo-Spanish – ANSAmed

| August 5, 2017

(by Paola Del Vecchio) MADRID – Over five centuries after Queen Isabel the Catholic in 1492 expelled Spain’s Jews and Moors, the Judeo-Spanish language, which has been passed from generation to generation and is still spoken in some countries will be honored by the country’s top linguistic authority, the Spanish Royal Academy. The Academy has announced that it will set up in 2018 a Judeo-Spanish branch in Israel

Holocaust denial set to rise, warns Bazalgette, as memorial designs go on display – Jewish Chronicle

| August 5, 2017

Jewish Chronicle Holocaust denial set to rise, warns Bazalgette, as memorial designs go on display Jewish Chronicle Sir Peter Bazalgette, chair of the UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation, said: I have the impression that Holocaust denial may well grow in the next 20 years rather than diminish. Sir Peter issued the warning on Tuesday, as designs for the new national …

Who owns America’s oldest synagogue? It’s a 350-year-old argument. – Cleveland Jewish News

| August 5, 2017

Touro Synagogue, nestled in historic Newport, R.I., is the oldest extant synagogue in the United States, Sept. 2, 2004. (John Nordell/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images) NEW YORK (JTA) The story of Americas oldest synagogue, as told by retired Supreme Court Justice David Souter, is the story of American Jewish history.

Don’t be pro-Israel, be pro-Sarah – Heritage Florida Jewish News

| August 5, 2017

Chaya Salomon was murdered at a Sabbath dinner with her family. The 46-year-old Jewish woman was stabbed to death alongside her 70-year-old father Yosef and her 36-year-old brother Elad. Photos showthe kitchen of the Salomon house in the Israeli village of Neve Tsuf covered in blood

Sheri Zvi is ADL’s new Florida regional director – Sun Sentinel

| August 5, 2017

On July 17, Sheri Zvi became the new Florida regional director of the Anti-Defamation League.


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