Portuguese diplomat rescues thousands of Jews during the Holocaust: a story of heroism and compassion

80 years ago, Aristides de Souza Mendes, a middle-aged and not very high-ranking Portuguese diplomat, turned gray in a matter of days. He faced a choice: to obey the authorities or conscience? Mendes lost his career and pension, but the descendants of the people he saved remember him ...

International scandal: in one of the cities of Ukraine, the police collected lists of Jews

Ukrainian police are investigating a senior official’s request for a list of Jews living in a city in Western Ukraine after allegations of anti-Semitism, Fox News writes. The media of many countries wrote about this incident, and the Israeli ambassador to Ukraine condemned it as an act of anti-Semitism. ...

US anti-Semitism peaks over several years: scary statistics

2019 was the worst in terms of anti-Semitic attacks, according to the Anti-Defamation League. Statistics showed a huge surge in violent attacks, writes DW. According to a recent report by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), one of the oldest and largest Jewish non-governmental organizations in the United States, anti-Semitic incidents in ...

'Save the honor of the people': World War II heroes fighting outside the front

Today is the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. With deep gratitude to each soldier and officer who sacrificed their lives, health and a good night's sleep for the sake of a peaceful sky and saving people, on this day we decided to recall those for whom this war became ...

Step-sister of Anne Frank - about the Holocaust and life in a concentration camp

Anna Frank, a Jewish girl who wrote a diary that became a symbol of the horrors of the Holocaust, died in a concentration camp in 1945. Her half-sister Eva Schloss survived, but could only talk about what she experienced after forty years, Voice of America reports. His childhood, Eva Schloss ...

Jewish couple accuses American Airlines of discrimination: what happened

Yehuda Yosef Adler, Jenny Adler, and their then 19-month-old daughter were disembarked on January 23, 2019 on a flight from Miami (Florida) to Detroit (Michigan) by a representative of American Airlines. He argued that people of their race and religion, ...

Exhibition of the Guild of Jewish Masters

The Brooklyn Public Library invites everyone to the exhibition of the Guild of Jewish Masters. The exhibition will be available until January 31. All events are held in Russian.

4 anti-Semitic attacks per day in New York

Police are investigating four anti-Semitic attacks in New York in 24 hours. Mayor Bill de Blasio said that it is not enough to condemn anti-Semitism, it must be resisted. ADL promises $ 10 to someone who owns information about one of the incidents. Learn more about this.

Hanukkah: what kind of holiday it is and how American Jews made it popular

For the Jewish people, Hanukkah is actually not so religious, although due to its proximity to Christmas, it is often considered the most important Jewish holiday. This is not true. Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Easter, for example, are considered more religious, although Hanukkah is certainly ...

Trump signed a decree on the fight against anti-Semitism: not all Jews in the US approve of it

The decree on the fight against anti-Semitism, signed by US President Donald Trump, criticized some of the American Jews from among the opponents of the president. Some fear that the decree infringes on freedom of speech and assembly, others worry that they will now be associated with the policies of the Israeli government. About it…

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