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  • Arrests made in Israeli Holocaust memorial vandalism

    June 26, 2012 | 3:15 pm

    Israeli police said on Tuesday they had arrested three ultra-Orthodox Jews on suspicion of having spray-painted anti-Zionist slogans at the national Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial two weeks ago.

    The men, aged 18, 26 and 27, belong to an ultra-Orthodox group opposed to Israel’s...

  • Ultra Orthodox Jews reportedly vandalized Yad Vashem

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    June 18, 2012 | 2:34 pm

    If you have any doubts about Israel’s intra-tribal conflict, look no further than news that yesterday Ultra Orthodox Jews vandalized the Holocaust memorial at Yad Vashem.

    Alex Klein of the Daily Beast reports:

    Beside a statue of Mordecai Anielewicz, the hero of the Warsaw uprising,...

  • Anti-Zionist Orthodox Jews—a mystery and a shanda

    By Mark Paredes

    June 12, 2012 | 12:27 am

    It is openly stated in books written by the founders of Zionism that the means by which they planned to establish a state was by instigating anti-Semitism … They intentionally infuriated the German people and fanned the flames of Nazi hatred, and they helped the Nazis, with...

  • Canada’s foreign minister stresses strong support for Israel

    January 31, 2012 | 10:47 am

    The foreign minister of Canada emphasized his country’s staunch support of Israel.

    “Israel has no greater friend in the world than Canada,” John Baird said Monday at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial museum.

    Baird, on his third visit to Israel, also said that “Canada does not...

  • Arson suspected in major Jerusalem forest fire

    July 18, 2011 | 10:41 am

    Arson is suspected in a major forest fire in Jerusalem that led to the evacuation of the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial museum.

    The fire was under control by Sunday night after burning nearly 40 acres of the Jerusalem Forest and forcing the evacuation of Yad Vashem and some streets...