Antisemitic attacks against French Jews increased by 40% since March
29. August 2012 - French Jewish parents, being worried about the safety of their children, send them more often to schools in Israel, the US or Canada. Antisemitic attacks increased in France by 40% since the deadly terror attack by al-Qaida inspired Mohmmed Merah in the beginning of March this year. Read more.
Germany showing lack of sensitivity towards Nazi Era crimes when granting awards
28. August 2012 - The Israeli Ambassador to Germany, Yakov Hadas-Handelsman, and the Director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center Office in Jerusalem, Dr. Efraim Zutoff, harshly criticised Germany for granting awards to American Prof. Judith Butler and Lithuanian Prof. Irena Veisaite. Read more.