Monday, 22 July 2019

Tag Archives: Jewish

Israel adopts divisive Jewish nation-state law

JERUSALEM: Israel passed a law on Thursday to declare that only Jews have the right of self-determination in the country, something members of the Arab minority called racist and verging on apartheid. The ‘nation-state’ law, backed by the right-wing government, passed by a vote of 62-55 and two abstentions in ...

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Merkel condemns attack on 2 Jewish men in Berlin

BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday sharply condemned a street assault in Berlin on two young men wearing Jewish skullcaps that has stoked the debate about anti-Semitism in the country. A video of the attack Tuesday showing one of the victims being whipped with a belt quickly went viral. ...

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Netanyahu: Israel winning over Arab world with social media

JERUSALEM: Israel is banking on social media to win the hearts and minds of the Arab public, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday. Many governments in the region already cooperate closely with the Jewish state, but Jerusalem is increasingly taking to Facebook and Twitter in a bid to sway ordinary ...

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