Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah told Netanyahu, “People in the Middle East have suffered a lot by sticking to the past. Now we are saying this is a new era for the future and for the prosperity of every nation.”
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
There is a new era in the Middle East, Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah told Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when the two met in Warsaw prior to the US-led ministerial meeting on Iran.
“This is an important and new vision for the future. People of the Middle East have suffered a lot because they are stuck to the past. Continue Reading »
Polish campaigners desperately seeking additional support saying that unless matching funds are found soon, the Krasnik synagogue restoration project is at risk.
By Michael Freund
The European Union has awarded a grant to a Warsaw-based Jewish organization to restore an historic synagogue compound in the Polish town of Krasnik, but campaigners say the project may be cancelled if additional matching funds are not raised within the next two months.
Inside the historic Krasnik Synagogue – Photo: FODZ
The Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage in Poland, known by its Polish acronym FODZ, was awarded nearly $2 million by the EU, “but the grant was given on condition that we raise another $650,000 in matching funds,” said FODZ president Monika Krawczyk, who was visiting Jerusalem this week. Continue Reading »