Russia says will respond to NATO deployment in Poland, Baltics
Wed, 04 May 2016 15:11:51 GMT
Russia will be forced to take retaliatory measures if NATO deploys four extra battalions in Poland and the Baltic states, Interfax news agency quoted a senior Russian Foreign Ministry official as saying on Wednesday. Units from NATO allied countries take part in the Dragon 15 military exercises in Bemowo Piskie near Orzysz, northeastern Poland October 16, 2015.
Israeli artist paints haunting images of Nazi death camp ovens
Wed, 04 May 2016 15:11:50 GMT
Tuly Ziv has created over 100 paintings of furnaces depicting haunting imagery, inspired by a sketch of a furnace that his father, a Holocaust survivor, built and used to cremate the body of Adolf Eichmann, an architect of Hitler's "Final Solution" who was executed by Israel in 1962 after a war crimes trial in Jerusalem. Tuly's father was the only family member to survive Lodz ghetto in Poland and the Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany in the killing of six million Jews during World War Two.
Inside Israel, 3:14 PMShaked: Anti-Semitic comments not legitimate political debate
Wed, 04 May 2016 13:03:56 GMT
Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked challenged British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to crack down hard on Wednesday after fresh allegations of anti-Semitism in its ranks. "Mr. Corbyn must clarify that anti-Semitic comments are not within legitimate political debate, and that anti-Semitic views should end a politician's career and disqualify them from any future public office," she said in remarks broadcast from a ceremony in Krakow, Poland, on the eve of Israel's Holocaust memorial day.