WJC News Update – European Jews launch campaign to overturn Poland’s ban on kosher slaughter

WJC News Update – European Jews launch campaign to overturn Poland’s ban on kosher slaughter

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News updates from the World Jewish Congress website – 17 July 2013

Israel outraged at new EU guidelines which require it to accept pre-1967 borders

Jerusalem issued strong condemnations of new European Union guidelines which exclude EU funding for Israeli projects beyond the Green Line.

Reform, Conservative leaders meet Pollard, call for clemency – JTA

17 Jul 2013 American Jewish leaders met with convicted spy Jonathan Pollard and renewed their calls on President Obama for his compassionate release. READ MORE »

European Jews launch campaign to butcher Poland’s ban on kosher slaughter

17 Jul 2013 The European Jewish Congress, the Polish Jewish community and the Conference of European Rabbis are lobbying the Polish government and EU member states in an effort to reverse the Sejm’s decision. READ MORE »

Jewish Agency solves aliya impasse – Jerusalem Post

17 Jul 2013 Aliya is set to resume following a two-week impasse, a spokeswoman for the Jewish Agency has told the ‘Jerusalem Post’. READ MORE »

Eduardo Kohn: Op-Ed: Iran-Argentina pact erases idea of justice for AMIA victims – JTA

16 Jul 2013 On 18 July, the victims of the AMIA bombing will be killed again. Their families will feel the cold reality of the agreements made between Iran and Argentina that has erased the remote illusion of an honest effort to prosecute the perpetrators. READ MORE »