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                  EnerJew Celebrates End of Season, Keeps Up Summer Activities
                  EnerJew Celebrates End of Season, Keeps Up Summer Activities
                  02.08.2017, Community Life

                  School is out for summer in the countries of the former Soviet Union, and teenagers from 34 EnerJew clubs across the region also took a break from weekly meetings and activities. However, a large part of them enrolled as staff in the region’s FJC Jewish Summer camps, connecting to younger campers and bringing to them the special “EnerJew vibe”, as they say.

                  Summer Vacation for Ukraine’s Disadvantaged Families
                  Summer Vacation for Ukraine’s Disadvantaged Families
                  01.08.2017, Community Life

                  FJC’s Alumim children’s home in Zhytomyr, Ukraine hosted a mother-and-child vacation camp for over 25 families in the beginning of the month.

                  Israel's President Rivlin calls for Jewish unity
                  Israel's President Rivlin calls for Jewish unity
                  01.08.2017, Israel and the World

                  Israeli President Reuven Rivlin called for Jewish unity as he hosted a pre-Tisha B’Av cross-communal Torah sudy session in his Jerusalem residence.

                  Murder of Sarah Halimi: ‘The aggravating circumstance of anti-Semitism is still not retained'
                  Murder of Sarah Halimi: ‘The aggravating circumstance of anti-Semitism is still not retained'
                  01.08.2017, Anti-Semitism

                  Each publication of the newsletter of CRIF, the representative body of French Jewish community, bears a banner which reads: ‘’The aggravating circumstance of anti-Semitism is still not retained. Why this denial of anti-Semitism,’’ in reference to the murder of Sarah Halimi, a 66-year-old Jewish woman who was killed by her 27 year-old Muslim neighbor, Kobili Traore, an immigrant from Mali, who broke into her apartment on April 7.

                  Yad Vashem signs first seminar agreement with Serbia’s Education Ministry
                  Yad Vashem signs first seminar agreement with Serbia’s Education Ministry
                  01.08.2017, Education

                  Yad Vashem signed its first-ever memorandum of understanding with Serbia’s Education Ministry on Monday, formalizing the working relationship it has with the Serbian government.

                  Antisemitic graffiti targets WZO in Ukraine
                  Antisemitic graffiti targets WZO in Ukraine
                  01.08.2017, Anti-Semitism
                  A monument to Holocaust victims was vandalized with slogans and symbols.
                  Sunday Times columnist fired over anti-Semitic comments on Jewish women's pay at BBC
                  Sunday Times columnist fired over anti-Semitic comments on Jewish women's pay at BBC
                  31.07.2017, Anti-Semitism

                  A Sunday Times columnist in Ireland has been fired over anti-Semitic comments on Jewish women’s pay at the BBC. A spokesperson for the British newspaper said the columnist, Kevin Myers, would not be writing for the paper again.

                  Member of the British Parliament calls on PM Theresa May to demand PA to stop incitement against Israel
                  Member of the British Parliament calls on PM Theresa May to demand PA to stop incitement against Israel
                  31.07.2017, Israel and the World

                  A Member of the British Parliament has called on Prime Minister Theresa May to demand the Palestinian Authority (PA) ‘’to halt all incitement, particularly that surrounding the Temple Mount.''

                  Sunday Times Editor apologises for publishing anti-Semitic column
                  Sunday Times Editor apologises for publishing anti-Semitic column
                  31.07.2017, Anti-Semitism

                  “The comments in a column by Kevin Myers in today’s Irish edition of The Sunday Times were unacceptable and should not have been published. It has been taken down and we sincerely apologise for the remarks and the error of judgement that let to publication,’’ wrote Martin Ivens, editor of The Sunday Times in reference to an ant-Semitic column on BBC women's pay.

                  History in the Making: Birobidzhan builds its first ever Mikvah
                  History in the Making: Birobidzhan builds its first ever Mikvah
                  28.07.2017, Community Life

                  For the first time ever in history, a Mikvah is now being built in the famous Yiddish speaking city of Birobidzhan, known as the Jewish Autonomy in Russia’s Far East.

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