Light rain shower



Light rain shower
Humidity: 88%
Wind: SW at 20.92 km/h

Picture of the Day

New York residents gathered Sunday to mourn the deaths of the seven siblings killed in Brooklyn in a fire believed to have been started by a hot plate. The bodies of the Sassoon family children, ages 5 to 16, will be flown to Israel for a prompt burial in

Quick Vote

Israel Elections: Vote for your favourite candidate for Prime Minister
Results are indicative and not scientific

Follow EJPress

Follow Us:
Facebook Twitter Linkedin You Tube RSS

Daily Quote

Israel's President Reuven Rivlin in a letter urging supporters of Israel to attend the 'We Believe Israel Conference' Sunday in London.
'For anyone committed to Israel, it is deeply important to stand up and speak out.'

Weekly Service Hours

In Out
Jerusalem Light Candles at: 5:05 pm Shabbat Ends at: 6:22 pm
Brussels Light Candles at: 6:25 pm Shabbat Ends at: 7:34 pm
London Light Candles at: 5:34 pm Shabbat Ends at: 6:25 pm
New York Light Candles at: 6:42 pm Shabbat Ends at: 7:42 pm

Weekly Torah Portion

Parashat Tzav
Next read on 28 March 2015 is Parashat Tzav.

French FM Fabius says France to start discussions on a possible UN Security resolution on Israeli-Palestinian conflict

By Yossi Lempkowicz NEW YORK (EJP)---France is set to start discussions with its European partners on a possible United Nations Security Council resolution to lay out the framework for ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said. “We have said that these parameters ha... Full Article

Israeli Minister: Europe needs to be ‘more fair’ with Israel if it wants to play a mediating role between Israel and the Palestinians

By Yossi Lempkowicz TEL AVIV (EJP)---As the European Union urged Israel and the Palestinians to quickly resume peace talks, in view of the upcoming formation of a new Israeli coalition government led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a senior Likud figure said that Europeans need to have a ‘’more fair’... Full Article

'European scepticism towards a new government led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will not facilitate the resumption of Israeli-Palestinian talks'

By Yossi Lempkowicz BRUXELLES (EJP)---Dutch Member of the European Parliament Bastiaan Belder believes that Europe should take a ‘’more constructive attitude’’ towards the upcoming new government of Israel. ‘’This will bring the Palestinians quicker to the negotiating table for a two-state solution,... Full Article

WJC leader Ronald Lauder says US failed to lead fight against radical Islam which fuels new anti-Semitism

By Yossi Lempkowicz WASHINGTON (EJP)---World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder has warned that radical Islam was fueling the flames of a new anti-Semitism engulfing Europe, criticizing the United States for failing to lead the fight to extinguish the threat. During a testimony at a hearing befo... Full Article

Graves vandalized in Jewish cemetery in Hungary

By Yossi Lempkowicz BUDAPEST (EJP)---About 20 graves were vandalized in a Jewish cemetery Gyongyos, a northeastern city in Hungary. According to a Jewish leader, the damage to the graves, including the scattering of human remains, was "unprecedented." A number of graves dating as far back as the late 1800... Full Article

Israeli among victims of German airliner crash

By Yossi Lempkowicz JERUSALEM (EJP)---The Israeli foreign ministry has confirmed that an Israeli citizen was on the Airbus A320 of the Lufthansa's Germanwings budget airline that crashed in a remote area of the French Alps on Tuesday. Eyal Baum, a 39-year-old businessman from Hod HaSharon, was living in Germany an... Full Article

Members of the US House of Representatives form task force to combat anti-Semitism worldwide

By Yossi Lempkowicz WASHINGTON (EJP)---Eight members of the US House of Representatives announced the formation of a task-force aimed at combating anti-Semitism. "Around the world, we are witnessing an alarming rise of anti-Semitism that is dangerous and complex. Over the past few years, Jewish schools, synagogu... Full Article

British PM David Cameron reiterates Britain’s support for a two-state solution

By Yossi Lempkowicz LONDON (EJP)---British Prime Minister David Cameron told re-elected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that he was looking forward to working with the future new Israeli government. According to a Downing Street spokesperson, he also reiterated Britain’s support for a two-state solutio... Full Article

British police arrested six people following an anti-Semitic incident at a Stamford Hill Synagogue in London

By Yossi Lempkowicz LONDON (EJP)---British police have arrested six people following an anti-Semitic incident at a Stamford Hill Synagogue in London. The Jewish Chronicle reported a street fight occurred between party-goers leaving a house and local Jews early Sunday morning. A video of the incident showed aroun... Full Article