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Holocaust Center Yad Vashem Mourns Loss of French Filmmaker Claude Lanzmann

By Israel News Agency Staff Jerusalem, Israel — July 5, 2018 … World-renowned filmmaker and director Claude Lanzmann passed away earlier today at the age of 92 in France. Lanzmann was born in Paris, France in 1925 to Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe. His family went into hiding during World War II. He later joined… Read More »

Israel Defense Forces Delivers Tons Of Humanitarian Aid To Syria

  By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — June 29, 2018 … Last night, during a special IDF operation, humanitarian aid was transferred to Syrians fleeing hostilities and who are presently living in tent camps throughout the Syrian Golan Heights. The IDF has provided life-saving humanitarian aid to Syrian civilians through “Operation Good Neighbor”… Read More »

Rabbi Jeffrey Glickman: Temple Beth Hillel Brought Honor To Beth Ahm

By Rabbi Jeffrey Glickman South Windsor, CT — June 25 … “When a synagogue needs to close its doors, it is never good. However, we found a way to make the most and bring honor. After an emotional open house and last Shabbat service, Temple Beth Hillel joined Congregation Beth Ahm and set out to carry the Torah the… Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: In Wheelchair, Attorney Mark Lewis, Blocks Al Quds Terror Rally in London

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency June 11, 2018 — London … A Jewish lawyer, Mark Lewis, who halted a rally for the terror group Al Quds on the streets of London for an hour by refusing to move his wheelchair told the Israel News Agency that he did so to protest against Hezbollah flags and “inflammatory rhetoric”. “I… Read More »

New York Celebrates Israel At 70 With Parade, Times Square Block Party

Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New York — June 2, 2018 …  Local and international officials are expected to join over 40,000 marchers from more than 250 organizations, hundreds of thousands of spectators at the 2018 Celebrate Israel Parade on Sunday, June 3, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. along Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, from 57 Street to 74 Street. The giant… Read More »

AntiSemitism – From Gaza, Germany To France, Durham

Israel has one of the most diverse, inclusive police forces in the world. An Open Letter To Durham, NC Mayor Steve Schewel:                    April 25, 2018 Dear Mayor Schewel, I just finished watching the Durham City Council meeting of April 16, 2018 which implemented a ban on working… Read More »

Remembering The Passover Massacre

Passover Massacre 2002: The Victims By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem—Updated from April 2004 – March 27, 2018 …. It was 16 years ago and the days before Passover in Israel were no different than today. With only three differences. Iran is closer to acquiring a nuclear weapon. US President Barack Obama, who has not missed… Read More »

AIPAC Policy Conference 2018 To Take Place March 4-6

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Washington — February 23, 2018 … The AIPAC Policy Conference, the largest gathering of America’s pro-Israel community, will take place in Washington, D.C. March 4-6. The mission of AIPAC is to strengthen, protect and promote the U.S.-Israel relationship in ways that enhance the security of the United States and… Read More »

Jeremy Issacharoff: Israel Thanks Germany For Taking Responsibility For Holocaust – Other Nations Must Follow

Israeli Ambassador to Germany Jeremy Issacharoff  Edited by Joel Leyden Israel News Agency The following is the text of a speech by Israeli Ambassador to Germany Jeremy Issacharoff to the German Foreign Ministry in honor of the opening of the Yad Vashem exhibit, Beyond Duty. Beyond Duty highlights diplomats who saved Jews during the Holocaust. Germany —… Read More »

Israel President Rivlin Addresses Poland, Anti-Semitism At Holocaust Remembrance

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Athens, Greece — January 29, 2018 … Israeli President Rivlin commented on Poland’s denial of its role in the Holocaust. Rivlin, who is visiting Greece, stated that in relation to the new Polish legislation that Poland’s  decision to place in prison those who speak of Poland’s complicity with Nazi… Read More »