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  • Jewish group causes furore with warning to women drivers

    LONDON: Schools run by an ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in London could face an investigation after leaders of the group warned in a letter that women members were banned from driving their children to the premises...

    The Hasidic community was founded in Belz, Ukraine, in the 19th century, and comprises 10,000 families worldwide, mainly in Canada and the United States...

  • JuD blames ‘Jewish lobby’ for Yemen crisis

    PESHAWAR: Jamat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed on Sunday accused the US and the ‘Jewish lobby’ of portraying the ongoing crisis in Yemen as a conflict between two major religious schools of thoughts...

    In fact the US and Jewish lobby are trying to depict the conflict a war between two sectarian groups,” he said while speaking at a ‘Pasban Harmain Sharifain Conference’ here on Sunday...

  • Artists revision Stalin’s ‘Jewish Autonomous Republic’

    MOSCOW: Austrian artist Leopold Kessler has built a car ramp, strong enough to hold a jeep, leading up to the window of a Soviet-era apartment in Russia’s remote ‘Jewish Autonomous Republic’ of Birobidzhan, envisioned by Stalin as a homeland for Communist Jews...

    In Moscow, elevators bring luxury cars to the penthouse doors of oligarchs, so why not do the same for the folks in Birobidzhan? The work is one of many produced during a...

  • Israel freezes plan for mixed-sex Jewish prayer site at Western Wall

    JERUSALEM: Israel’s government formally suspended plans on Sunday for a mixed-gender prayer space at Jerusalem’s Western Wall, bowing to opposition from Orthodox Jewish politicians to reforms at one of Judaism’s holiest sites...

    The government has faced calls by more progressive Jewish movements in Israel and abroad to add an egalitarian section along the wall and in 2016 voted 15-5 to do so, over the objections of ultra-Orthodox...

  • Bill to declare Israel a Jewish state back on national agenda

    JERUSALEM: Israel’s cabinet breathed new life on Sunday into efforts to anchor in law the country’s status as a Jewish state, legislation Palestinians have described as an obstacle to peace...

    A ministerial committee approved a revised version of a bill first proposed in 2011 that declares the “State of Israel is the national home of the Jewish people”, its author, Avi Dichter of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing Likud...

  • ‘Jewish lobby’ behind world terrorism: Khursheed

    MINGORA: Leader of the opposition in the National Assembly and PPP leader Syed Khursheed Shah on Monday insisted a ‘Jewish lobby’ disguised as Muslims was behind terrorist activities in the world, while the terrorism-sponsoring states had become superpowers...

    The present terrorism is sponsored by a Jewish lobby in the guise of Muslims,” he told lawyers during a Swat District Bar Association function in Swat...

  • Jewish lobby conspiring against PML-N govt: Fazl

    MINGORA: Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has said that decisions to form governments in Pakistan are made by the international capitalists’ network following Jewish agenda...

    Terming the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government a Jewish lobby, he said that the provincial government was pushing the dignified Pakhtuns into anti-Islam and obscene western culture by introducing dances and music in political gatherings...

  • Israel arrests alleged Jewish extremists over deadly arson

    LOD: Israeli authorities said on Thursday they had arrested a number of alleged Jewish extremists over the firebombing of a Palestinian home that killed a toddler and his parents in an attack that drew international condemnation...

    The Shin Bet domestic security agency said arrests had been made in recent days of young men “suspected of belonging to a Jewish terror organisation and carrying out terror attacks”...

  • Netanyahu reiterates hardline stance on Jewish settlement

    JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed strong support on Sunday for Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank as he faced pressure from hardline right-wing members of his coalition over an incident in Hebron...

    On Friday, Israeli security forces evicted dozens of Jewish settlers from two homes in the heart of the West Bank city of Hebron a day after they occupied them...

  • Israel indicts Jewish extremists in deadly arson attack

    JERUSALEM: Israel on Sunday indicted two Jewish extremists suspected in a July arson attack on a Palestinian home that killed a toddler and his parents – a case that has been unsolved for months and helped fuel the current wave of Israeli-Palestinian violence...

    The long-awaited indictment follows months of investigations into a web of Jewish extremists operating in the West Bank...

  • Israeli soldiers kill Jewish man after mistaking him for Palestinian

    JERUSALEM: A Jewish man was shot and killed in a scuffle with Israeli soldiers who suspected he was a Palestinian attacker, police said Thursday, in a reflection of the jittery mood that has gripped Israelis amid a spate of near-daily stabbings...

    Police later said the man was a 28-year-old Jewish resident of Jerusalem, without providing further details...

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