India  

Jews

Ancient nation and ethnoreligious group from the Levant

Jews    ▸ Facts   ▸ Comments   ▸ News   ▸ Videos   

Jews: Ancient nation and ethnoreligious group from the Levant
Jews or Jewish people are an ethnoreligious group and a nation, originating from the Israelites and Hebrews of historical Israel and Judah. Jewish ethnicity, nationhood, and religion are strongly interrelated, as Judaism is the ethnic religion of the Jewish people, while its observance varies from strict observance to complete nonobservance.

0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

Ilhan Omar Predicted To Lose Primary [Video]

Ilhan Omar Predicted To Lose Primary

Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar represents Minneapolis, Minnesota in congress. She is facing a stiff primary challenge from lawyer Antone Melton-Meaux. Melton-Meaux raised an absurd $3.2 million in the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published
Campaigners call for ruins to be included in annexation [Video]

Campaigners call for ruins to be included in annexation

The Israeli government faces calls from campaigners to declare sovereignty over ancient Jewish ruins on land in the occupied West Bank that Israel does not plan to annex under U.S. President Donald..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:51Published
Labour Leader refutes criticism of Long-Bailey sacking [Video]

Labour Leader refutes criticism of Long-Bailey sacking

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has defended the sacking of Rebecca Long-Bailey - saying the decision was about 'restoring trust' with Jewish communities after the former Shadow Education Secretary..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 00:53Published
Mel Gibson Denies Renewed Allegations of Anti-Semitism Against Winona Ryder | THR News [Video]

Mel Gibson Denies Renewed Allegations of Anti-Semitism Against Winona Ryder | THR News

The actress says the actor asked her years ago at a party if she was an 'oven dodger,' an apparent reference to her Jewish heritage.

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter     Duration: 01:53Published
Facebook pulls Trump ad over 'hate' policy breach [Video]

Facebook pulls Trump ad over 'hate' policy breach

Facebook said on Thursday it took down posts and ads run by the re-election campaign of U.S. President Donald Trump for violating its policy against organized hate. Gavino Garay has more.

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:45Published

You Might Like


Jewish MLB Player Cody Decker Says Anti-Semitism Is Rampant In Pro Baseball

Ex-MLB player Cody Decker says that Nazi salute at the Oakland A's game is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to anti-Semitism in pro baseball ... insisting the problem is MUCH worse than it..
TMZ.com - Published

Muslims, Jews have higher Covid death rate, UK figures indicate

The death rate from Covid-19 in England and Wales is higher among people who identify as Muslims, Jews, Hindus or Sikh than Christians or those with no stated religion, Britain's statistics office said..
IndiaTimes - Published

Illegitimate children of Jews evicted by Nazis are German citizens, court rules

A U.S. woman born to a Jewish father stripped of his German citizenship by the Nazis in 1938 cannot be denied naturalisation for being an illegitimate child, Germany's Constitutional Court has ruled.
Reuters - Published

Poland's Jewish leaders deplore stigmatisation of LGBT people

Jewish community leaders in Warsaw on Tuesday voiced their opposition to the "dehumanising" language they say is being used against LGBT (lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender) people in Poland's..
Reuters - Published

Polish state TV uses Jewish property restitution issue to attack opposition

Polish public television has raised the sensitive issue of Jewish property restitution during the country's presidential campaign by accusing the main opposition candidate, Rafal Trzaskowski, of..
Reuters - Published

Hides that reveal: DNA helps scholars divine Dead Sea Scrolls

Genetic sampling of the Dead Sea Scrolls has tested understandings that the 2,000-year-old artefacts were the work of a fringe Jewish sect, and shed light on the drafting of scripture around the time..
Reuters - Published

Israeli settler found guilty of murder in arson attack on Palestinian family

An Israeli court found a Jewish settler guilty of racially motivated murder on Monday in a 2015 arson attack that killed a Palestinian couple and their baby in the occupied West Bank.
Reuters - Published

Don't forget past, Jewish leader warns Germans on eve of WW2 anniversary

Many young Germans have failed to learn the lessons of history, and anti-Semitism is becoming entrenched in the land responsible for the Holocaust, a Jewish leader warned, a day before the 75th..
Reuters - Published

Israel plans thousands of new settler homes ahead of Pompeo visit

Israel announced a plan for thousands of new Jewish settlement homes in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday as Washington voiced readiness to back de facto Israeli annexations there.
Reuters - Published

Without tourist revenue, Prague's Jewish community fears for future of welfare services

With ticket sales to Prague's Jewish quarter halted during the coronavirus lockdown, the community is having to tap its reserves to pay for welfare services for Holocaust survivors that tourists..
Reuters - Published

Israel's ultra-Orthodox Jews take to internet in coronavirus lockdown

Israel's religiously devout Jews, who traditionally shun the use of internet or smartphones, are increasingly going online to shop, study and video chat as the coronavirus outbreak forces them to stay..
Reuters - Published

Coronavirus lockdown deepens Holocaust survivors' loneliness

Elias Feinzilberg, a 102-year-old Holocaust survivor, had to commemorate Israel's annual memorial day for the six million Jewish dead on Tuesday separated from his family because of the coronavirus..
Reuters - Published

The loneliness of the long-distance Holocaust survivor

Elias Feinzilberg, a 102-year-old Holocaust survivor, had to commemorate Israel's annual memorial day for the six million Jewish dead on Tuesday separated from his family because of the coronavirus..
Reuters - Published

Coronavirus crisis stoking anti-Semitism worldwide: report

The coronavirus crisis is stirring anti-Semitism around the world, fuelled by centuries-old lies that Jews are spreading infection, researchers in Israel said on Monday.
Reuters - Published

Anne Frank's diary in 2020: vlogging from the annex hideout

A series of video diaries based on the writings of Jewish teenager Anne Frank during her years hiding from the Nazis during World War Two have become a hit with young viewers, the Anne Frank House..
Reuters - Published

UK Jewish Chronicle owner battles to save titles after collapse

The owner of Britain's stricken Jewish Chronicle is battling to save a newspaper for the Jewish community by seeking to buy the assets of the title along with another failing newspaper, the Jewish..
Reuters - Published

Israel makes masks in public compulsory as Passover lockdown begins

The Israeli government issued orders on Tuesday requiring citizens to wear face masks in public to try to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus as the country enters a lockdown for the Jewish..
Reuters - Published

Death in the Holy Land: Coronavirus changes burial for Jews, Muslims

A rising death toll in the coronavirus crisis is forcing a change in Jewish and Muslim burial and mourning traditions in the Holy Land.
Reuters - Published

Israeli chief rabbi curbs a Jewish tradition over coronavirus fears

Israel's chief rabbi has advised Jews to forego the traditional touching of the "mezuzah", a decorative case containing a small holy scroll that is attached to many doorposts in the country.
Reuters - Published

Spanish carnival troupe apologizes over Holocaust-themed parade

A Spanish carnival troupe whose Holocaust-themed parade outraged Jewish human rights groups and Israel's embassy in Madrid has canceled its remaining shows, organizers said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Belgian carnival defies calls to cancel parade with Jewish caricatures

A satirical Belgian carnival parade decried by Israel's foreign minister as "hateful" went ahead on Sunday despite being withdrawn from the United Nation's list of recognized cultural events over..
Reuters - Published

No 'smoking gun' in wartime archives of Pius XII on Holocaust, Vatican says

The Vatican will on March 2 open up its archives on the wartime pontificate of Pius XII to allow scholars to probe accusations that he turned a blind eye to the Holocaust, but they will find he helped..
Reuters - Published

Record number of anti-Semitic incidents logged in Britain, again

The number of anti-Semitic incidents logged in Britain last year hit record levels yet again amid accusations the opposition Labour Party had failed to tackle the issue within its ranks, a Jewish..
Reuters - Published

German court rules medieval anti-Semitic sculpture can stay on church

A German court on Tuesday ruled a 700-year-old anti-Semitic sculpture could stay on the exterior of a church in the city of Wittenberg, dismissing a claim by a member of the local Jewish community that..
Reuters - Published

Mexican leader plays 'matador' to manage Trump migration charge

Days after Donald Trump entered the White House in 2017, Mexico's Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador stood on U.S. soil and likened the American's treatment of migrants to Nazi Germany's persecution of Jews.
Reuters - Published

Islamic State urges attacks against Jews in effort to thwart Trump plan: recording

The Islamic State militant group urged its fighters and other Muslims to attack Jews in a purported audio recording released on Monday in an attempt to thwart U.S. President Donald Trump's..
Reuters - Published

German Auschwitz prosecutor recalls powerful tales from Holocaust survivors

Of the hundreds of testimonies he heard from survivors of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz, retired German prosecutor Gerhard Wiese says the one that touched him most was of a Jewish father who had..
Reuters - Published

Dutch Prime Minister apologizes for country's role in Holocaust

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Sunday he was sorry for his country's role during the Holocaust and the lack of action against the persecution of Jews, becoming the first Dutch premier to make..
Reuters - Published

Rabbis call for removal of church at Auschwitz

Four U.S. rabbis led by New York's Avi Weiss gathered on Sunday in front of a church next to the Nazi German death camp at Birkenau in Poland arguing for its removal from a site where more than a..
Reuters - Published

Germany still dealing with 'same evil' that led to Holocaust, president says in Jerusalem

Germany has still not learned "once and for all" its lesson from the Holocaust, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Thursday, as he expressed sorrow for his country's role in the murder of..
Reuters - Published

UK's Prince Charles, in Jerusalem, honors grandmother's wartime heroism saving Jews

Britain's Prince Charles paid homage on Thursday to his grandmother, Princess Alice, for sheltering Jews in Nazi-occupied Greece, saying the royal family took great pride in Israel's recognition of her..
Reuters - Published

Cobblestones commemorating murdered Jews turn a new corner

A German artist who is laying bronze-capped cobblestones commemorating members of families who were deported and killed by the Nazis says he can never honor all the victims of Hitler's atrocities, but..
Reuters - Published

Polish art project marks sites of vanished Jewish cemeteries

An ethnologist and photographer are trying to recover a lost chapter of Poland's past by marking the sites of now vanished Jewish cemeteries with transparent 'headstones' and taking photographs of..
Reuters - Published

Austria amended law to grant citizenship to Jews: Ram Madhav


IndiaTimes - Published

Pain still acute as Hungary's Jews mark liberation of Budapest ghetto

Hungarian Jews on Friday marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Budapest ghetto and the end of the Holocaust, which killed more than 500,000 Jews and destroyed a once-vibrant Jewish..
Reuters - Published

Israel 'very troubled' by Corbyn run in British election

Israel voiced worry about Britain's election on Thursday, describing the possible rise of the Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn as a threat to bilateral ties and alarming for British Jews.
Reuters - Published

U.S. House passes resolution breaking with Trump on Israel policy

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a symbolic resolution on Friday backing a two-state solution to the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, following initiatives from President Donald..
Reuters - Published

French lawmakers tackle anti-Semitism as Jewish graves desecrated

Scores of Jewish graves were found desecrated in a cemetery in eastern France, police said, hours before lawmakers adopted a resolution equating anti-Zionism with anti-Semitism.
Reuters - Published

Pope compares politicians who rage against gays to Hitler

Pope Francis said on Friday politicians who rage against homosexuals, gypsies and Jews remind him of Hitler.
Reuters - Published

Khamenei: Iran not calling for elimination of Jews, wants non-sectarian Israel

Iran is not calling for the elimination of Jewish people, but it thinks people of all religions should decide Israel's future, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Friday in a speech..
Reuters - Published

As bigotry stirs globally, Bosnian Jews, Muslims recall lesson in tolerance

Bosnia's Jews and Muslims on Thursday marked the bicentenary of the rescue of a dozen Jews from an Ottoman-era governor's jail, saying their liberation by Sarajevo Muslims is a great example of..
Reuters - Published

Local German conservatives cause uproar with call for talks with far right

A group of eastern German conservatives have caused outrage within Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) and among Jewish groups by demanding the party hold talks with the far right in the eastern..
Reuters - Published

Terror groups Al-Qaeda, IS may target Jewish community, Israeli tourists in India: Intel sources

According to inputs, terror organisations including Al-Qaeda and ISIS are planning to attack the Jewish community and Israeli people travelling to India.
DNA - Published

Vatican, Jews criticize Italy's right for snubbing anti-Semitism committee

The Roman Catholic Church and Rome's Jewish community expressed dismay on Thursday after rightist parties refused to back the creation of a parliamentary commission to investigate hate, racism and..
Reuters - Published

Israel envoy demands probe after effigy of Jewish tycoon left at Ukraine synagogue

The Israeli ambassador to Ukraine asked police on Thursday to find and punish people who left a red paint-spattered effigy of tycoon Ihor Kolomoisky, who holds a Ukrainian Jewish community leadership..
Reuters - Published

Germany must protect Jewish life, president says after synagogue attack

Germans need to stand together against extremist violence and protect Jewish life, President Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Thursday after visiting a synagogue where a gunman began an attack a day..
Reuters - Published

German president, at synagogue gunman attacked, says: 'We must protect Jewish life'

Germans need to stand together against extremist violence and protect Jewish life, President Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Thursday after visiting a synagogue where a gunman began an attack a day..
Reuters - Published

Jewish leader says German synagogue attacked by gunman inadequately protected

A prominent Jewish community leader accused German authorities on Thursday of providing inadequate security at a synagogue that was attacked by a far-right gunman as dozens prayed inside.
Reuters - Published

Synagogue attack sparks fear among Jews in Germany

As Jews left Yom Kippur prayers across Germany on Wednesday, they were jolted by word that an anti-Semitic gunman had attacked a synagogue in the eastern city of Halle hours before, killing two people.
Reuters - Published

More than 130,000 Sephardic Jews apply for Spanish citizenship by deadline

More than 130,000 descendants of Sephardic Jews expelled en masse from Spain in 1492 have requested Spanish citizenship in the past four years, the Justice Ministry said on Tuesday, hours after a..
Reuters - Published


 Page 1  〉