Belgian Jewish community outraged by proposal to ban kosher slaughter

04/09/2017 4:20 PM

Pressure from animal rights groups has led two of Belgium’s three regions to consider banning shechita (ritual slaughter) in 2019, in what some Belgian Jewish leaders


Twitter Says They Could Ban Trump

12/01/2016 12:30 PM Updated: 5 months ago

  President-Elect Donald Trump has become famous (or infamous) for his use of Twitter as a tool. Now, president or not, the social media platform is

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Trump VP Candidate Mike Pence Says Trump’s Proposed Ban on Immigration Could Include Jews, Christians

08/09/2016 11:03 AM

While Republican nominee Donald Trump has gained notoriety for a proposed ban on Muslim immigration to the U.S., Trump’s running mate, Mike Pence, suggested Monday that

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British Government Bans Boycott of Companies Involved With Israel

02/15/2016 5:43 PM

The British government will be imposing a ban prohibiting local councils, public bodies, and university student unions from boycotting goods made by companies involved in the

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Hamas Bans New Year’s Eve Celebrations from Gaza Strip

12/30/2015 8:22 PM Updated: 1 year ago

According to Palestinian sources, Hamas has banned New Year’s Eve parties and celebrations in the Gaza Strip, on the grounds that they are “contrary to our

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Iran Set to Block Imported U.S. Goods in Wake of Sanctions Relief

11/02/2015 3:38 PM Updated: 1 year ago

Even with economic sanctions lifted, Iran is imposing a ban on imported U.S. goods. Iran’s Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade announced it will follow suit with

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South Africa’s Chief Rabbi: Dual Citizenship Ban ‘Insulting’ to Local Jews

09/13/2015 9:12 AM Updated: 1 year ago

South Africa’s Chief Rabbi Warren Goldstein released a heartfelt video on Thursday calling out the African national Congress’s (ANC) proposed ban on dual citizenship. In the