Memory of the day: Britain forbids slave trade between Africa & America in 1807

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 - 03:36 GMT

On March 2, many important events that changed the world map took place.

Feb. 4 marks birth anniversary of pioneering Egyptian geographer Gamal Hemdan

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 02:49 GMT

Today marks the birth anniversary of one of the pioneering Egyptian geographers, Gamal Hemdan. He was born on February 4, 1928.

Eyewitness to horror: New York museum opens exhibit of art by Holocaust victims

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 - 02:05 GMT

Michael Morris, a curator at New York's Museum of Jewish Heritage, was trying to fulfill a run-of-the mill request when he uncovered a treasure trove of eyewitness depictions of the Holocaust, drawn in pencil, ink and crayon.

Sisi discusses Palestinian-Israeli conflict with World Jewish Congress chief

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 - 01:57 GMT

The president affirmed that the resolution of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict must be accomplished in a way that preserves the rights of the Palestinian people.

Bosnian musicians keep Sephardic Jews' dwindling language alive

Tue, 06 Nov 2018 - 11:12 GMT

Bosnian musicians keep Sephardic Jews' dwindling language alive.

Bahrain deplores attack on synagogue in Pennsylvania

Sun, 28 Oct 2018 - 09:49 GMT

The Bahraini Foreign Ministry condemned Saturday's attack on a synagogue in Pennsylvania in which at least 11 people were killed and several others injured.

US flags flown at half-mast over synagogue attack victims

Sun, 28 Oct 2018 - 09:37 GMT

Trump has ordered all US flags on government property to be flown at half-staff through October 31 over the killing of 11 person in an attack on a synagogue.

Gunman targets Pittsburgh synagogue in 'hate crime,' 11 dead

Sat, 27 Oct 2018 - 09:13 GMT

A gunman yelling, “All Jews must die,” stormed a Pittsburgh synagogue during Saturday services, killing 11 worshippers and wounding six other people.

Jewish pilgrims gather in Tunisia for Lag B’Omer festival

Thu, 03 May 2018 - 09:39 GMT

At least 5,000 tourists, including more than 100 Israelis, expected at Africa's oldest synagogue, Ghriba, on island of Djerba

Japan PM Abe honours "Japanese Schindler" in Lithuania

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 - 09:46 GMT

Abe on Sunday honoured a Japanese diplomat credited with saving an estimated 6,000 Jews from almost certain death in 1940.

Israel rabbis lead prayers for rain at Western Wall

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 - 07:28 GMT

More than 2,000 Jews joined Israel's chief rabbis at Jerusalem's Western Wall on Thursday to pray for rain as the country faces a fourth straight dry winter.

Israel frees three Turks arrested amid Jerusalem unrest

Sat, 23 Dec 2017 - 10:10 GMT

An Israeli court on Saturday freed without charge three Turks who had been arrested on suspicion of assaulting police outside a Jerusalem holy site.

A house of religious diversity

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 12:07 GMT

A Jewish woman lives with Muslim daughters and a Christian husband.

Polish Jews 'slighted' by Trump's Warsaw plans

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 - 09:17 GMT

Poland's Jewish community leaders on Wednesday