By: Raymond Ibrahim – raymondibrahim.com
Today, April 24, marks the “Great Crime,” that is, the genocide of Christians—mostly Armenians but also Assyrians and Greeks—that took place under the Islamic Ottoman Empire, throughout World War I. Then, in an attempt to wipe out as many Christians as possible, the Turks massacred approximately 1.5 million Armenians, 300,000 Assyrians, and 750,000 Greeks.
Middlebury, Vt. — A chemistry professor whose exam question asked students to calculate the lethal dose of a poisonous gas used in Nazi gas chambers during the Holocaust has taken a leave of absence, Middlebury College said. The Vermont liberal arts college said that it’s investigating under the terms of its faculty misconduct policy.
By: Times of Israel Staff – timesofisrael.com
Throngs of Jewish worshipers make traditional Passover pilgrimage to Jerusalem for semiannual ceremony held under heavy security
By: Joan Nathan; New York Times-nytimes.com
And the family’s personal recipe, so you can make it yourself.
By: Ilanit Chernick; Jerusalem Post – jpost.com
Before the Holocaust, approximately one-third of Warsaw was Jewish.
On April 19, 1943, the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising broke out, which was on the eve of the Jewish festival of Passover. German troops stormed the ghetto, intent on completing the deportation process within three days, yet were ambushed by Jewish rebels. This year, close to eight decades later, families of ghetto survivors will celebrate the Jewish festival of redemption together.
By: Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman; The Jerusalem Post – jpost.com
A third of the removed Temple Mount soil remained unsifted and is in danger of being lost by erosion.
By: Emily Jones; CBN News – cbn.com
JERUSALEM, Israel – Airbnb has reversed its decision to ban home listings in Israeli settlement communities in historic Judea and Samaria, also known as the West Bank.
Airbnb announced the policy change after a court settlement Monday between the hospitality service and several American Jewish plaintiffs who sued the company.
Last November, the company vowed to “remove listings in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank that are at the core of the dispute between Israelis and Palestinians.”
By: Michael Brown; christianpost.com
As the dust is settling in Israel after the latest elections, here are five simple facts that will help you sort out what’s happening on the ground.
By: Danny Sadeh; ynetnews.com
Tens of thousands will spend Tuesday in a different country, and while some made their plans before the elections were scheduled, many prefer simply to flee the commotion and be as far away as possible
Some 60,000 Israelis will be out of the country on Election Day on Tuesday, and unlike in some other countries, there is no absentee ballot (save for diplomats stationed in foreign countries). The exodus abroad began at the weekend, stepped up its pace on Sunday and is expected to continue throughout Monday and even into Tuesday.
By: Emily Jones — cbn.com
It was the first time a sitting Brazilian president joined Israeli leaders to visit the holiest site in Judaism.
The goal of Bolsonaro’s trip is to bring Israel and Brazil together through economic, technological, and security partnerships. The two countries will begin conducting joint scientific and technological research and will collaborate on public security and defense services.