22 September 2019 - 23 Elul 5779 - כ"ג אלול ה' אלפים תשע"ט
Foreign minister of Singapore visits Israel E-mail

Singaporean Foreign Minister George Yeo arrived in Israel, on 28 April, on an official visit. This was the first visit to Israel by a Singapore foreign minister.

Foreign Minister Yeo made a five-day official visit at the invitation of Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Tzipi Livni.

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Donors dance in support of the JWA E-mail

The Jewish Women’s Association of Hong Kong is wrapping up after another successful gala event. Their annual Yom Ha’atzmaut ball, held on 29 April, brought the community together in celebration of Israeli Independence.

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March of the living alive and well despite gestures to the contrary E-mail

In Poland, amidst the backdrop of the passage of the recent EU legislation criminalising the denial of genocide,  March of the Living  participants were forced to look modern anti-Semitism in the eye.

In a recent statement, Abraham Foxman of the Anti-Defamation League stated that, “Anti-Semitism is alive and well in Poland.”

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Israel Festival showcases world performance artistry E-mail

The largest and the most established arts festival in Israel, the Israel Festival, showcases performances by artists from all over the world as well as some of the best talent in Israel.

The festival established in 1961,  begins 24 May  through to 10 June. The festival’s programming is divided into categories of theater, music and dance.

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Jewish Agency memorial for victims of terrorism E-mail

The Jewish Agency for Israel unveiled a memorial for Jews murdered in terrorist and anti-Semitic attacks abroad. The ceremony, held on 23 April, was held as part of the Yom Hazikaron observance.

Jewish Agency Chairman Zeev Bielski stated that, “In this ceremony, the State of Israel recognises, for the first time, hundreds of people who paid with their lives because they were part of the Jewish people and connected to the State of Israel.”

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