Thursday, January 20, 2022

World news

UK Labour Party announces new review process for antisemitism complaints, and end of ‘a dark chapter’ for Jews

(JTA) — Labour members attending the British party’s annual conference passed a rule on how they will handle antisemitism complaints, leading the party’s leader to declare that they had “closed the door this evening to antisemitism in the Labour Party.” “We’ve turned our back on the dark chapter. Having closed that door, that door will […]

The last Jew of Afghanistan has reportedly divorced his wife and wants to go to Queens

(JTA) — Zebulon Simantov, who was the last Jew living in Afghanistan, granted his wife a Jewish ritual divorce after refusing to do so for decades, according to reports. He left Afghanistan earlier this month, following the Taliban’s takeover of the country, after at first rebuffing efforts to get him out. He now wants to […]

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