Skeleton of Mother Cradling Baby Discovered at Holocaust Mass Grave Site in Belarus
Soldiers from a special investigation unit in Belarus collecting the remains of Jews murdered by the Nazis. Photo: Reuters / Vasily Fedosenko.
by Algemeiner Staff
Excavations at the site of a Holocaust mass grave in Belarus have uncovered the remains of more than 1,000 Jews murdered by the Nazis — including that of a female skeleton cradling her baby.
A BBC reporter observing the excavations on Tuesday in the western city of Brest relayed the harrowing scenes at the site, as skeletons, many belonging to children, were unearthed by military examiners.
Author of NYT Anti-Israel Piece Works for Group Funded by Qatar
BY: Adam Kredo for The Washington Free Beacon
Critics call foul on anti-Israel advocacy masquerading as objective journalism
The author of this Sunday's New York Times magazine cover story about the campaign to boycott, divest, and sanction the state of Israel works for an organization whose major donor, Qatar, is also the largest state funder of the terrorist group Hamas. Other significant donors to the author's organization, the International Crisis Group, are leading supporters of the anti-Semitic boycott movement the author describes in his piece.
Jewish State’s National Anthem Played in Qatar at Gymnastics World Cup as Israeli Gymnast Wins Gold Medal
by Shiryn Ghermezian From the algemeiner.com
Israel’s national anthem “HaTikvah” was played in the Gulf state of Qatar recently after an Israeli athlete won a gold medal at the Artistic Gymnastics World Cup over the weekend.
A video of the ceremony, posted on social media by Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Arabic Twitter account, showed gymnast Alexander Shatilov receiving the gold medal in the men’s floor exercise and then singing along as “HaTikvah” was heard throughout the stadium. The Israeli flag was also shown on a big screen inside the auditorium while the national anthem played.
European Firms, Accelerators Head to Tel Aviv With Over $300M to Invest in Israeli Startups
By Viva Sarah Press and Ricky Ben-David, NoCamels
Israel’s “special relationship” with the United States, the world’s most powerful economy and Israel’s largest trading partner, has made it a top destination for Israeli startups and companies seeking to take their tech global.
According to Start-Up Nation Central’s Finder database which tracks Israel’s tech ecosystem, there are over 1,850 Israeli companies with at least one US address, out of a total of more than 6,200 startups and firms. And there are significant – and growing – Israeli high-tech communities in Silicon Valley and New York primarily.
In Britain’s Labour Party, Jewish Women Endure the Worst Abuse
By Jenni Frazer for Hadassah Magazine
British politician Ruth Smeeth is a gutsy campaigner, not prone to emotional breakdowns. Yet the 39-year-old Jewish parliamentarian was in tears when she left a news conference unveiling a 2016 report on anti-Semitism in her own Labour Party. Why? Because while a fellow party member shouted abusive remarks at her—accusing her of conspiring with a right-wing newspaper to undermine the party leadership—Jeremy Corbyn, the relatively new Labour leader at the time, said and did nothing.