CHICAGO – A Canadian parliamentary committee has called upon Ottawa to recognize the Jewish refugees of the Arab-Israeli conflict, eliciting praise from the country’s Jewish community.
Jewish refugees from Yemen cross desert – Photo: Courtesy Israeli National Photo Archive
The House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development began studying the issue of Jewish refugees from Arabs lands in May and heard testimony from several Jewish advocacy organizations. Continue Reading »
Syrian refugees living in camps and tents in northern Jordan are receiving aid from Jewish and Israeli groups. – Photo Courtesy: IsraAid
Citing a passage from Leviticus she said her late husband often quoted, “Thou shalt not stand idly by the blood of thy neighbor,” Bennett met with the CEO of a major Jewish aid group and quickly got him to agree to head a Jewish effort for the refugees. Continue Reading »
2 Israeli youths were severely beaten Saturday evening in Tel Aviv by 4 foreign workers, when they tried to protect a girl from being attacked.
Two Israeli youths were badly beaten Saturday night in the Kiryat Shalom neighborhood of Tel Aviv by four foreign workers. The youths had been trying to protect a Jewish girl from being attacked by two of the foreign workers. The Israeli youths were badly beaten by the workers, who used rocks, bricks, and bicycle chains, and threatened to murder the Israelis if they “interfered.”
Chen Yadegar, a friend of the Israeli youths, who all attend the same high school in Tel Aviv, told Arutz Sheva about the attack. Continue Reading »