#Jews

.Gaza
The fisherman will only be able to operate within six nautical miles of the shore. (Photo credit: Representational image/Unsplash)

  • Israel restricts Gaza's permitted fishing zone by half on Sunday
  • Palestinian launched incendiary balloons sparking fires over the course
  • Israeli authorities have reduced the fishing zone from 12 nautical miles to 6 nautical miles

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Anne Frank is one of the most famous Holocaust victims. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Annelies Marie Frank was born on June 12, 1929, in Frankfurt, Germany
  • At the age of 13, she eloquently wrote about her fears, hopes and experiences during the Nazi persecution
  • Her family was caught and deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau in German-occupied Poland on September 3, 1944

.Miami, FL, USA
A condeminium building collapsed in Florida town of Surfside, killing at least 4 people. (Photo Credit: AFP File)

  • The building collapse in Florida's Surfside has hit the Jewish community especially hard
  • There are about 2,500 Jews in the town of Surfside, about half the town's population
  • In many homes in the area, US and Israeli flags hang in windows or on doors

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Marjorie Taylor Greene is a Representative from the state of Georgia. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The mask mandate has been imposed by speaker Nancy Pelosi
  • GOP Rep. Peter Meijer criticised the statements
  • Jewish groups also condemned the statements from Marjorie Taylor Greene

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Tensions in Jerusalem have soared in recent weeks. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Dozens of Palestinians are protesting against eviction from their homes in Sheikh Jarrah
  • On Sunday, a court ruled at least six families must leave their homes by August 1
  • Almost 300 people were wounded in clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police at Al-Aqsa mosque

.Tel Aviv, Israel
The stampeded killed 45 people at the Jewish pilgrimage site. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Most of the victims of the stampede were ultra-Orthodox Jews
  • Sunday has been declared a national day of mourning in Israel
  • The health ministry said that 32 bodies had been identified and 22 had been released

.New York, NY, USA
Members of Orthodox groups stress the sense of solidarity and belonging that exists in the tight-knit communities. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Two months into lockdown, 29-year-old Ella left the Jewish community that she was raised in near New York
  • She said she was always interested in the world outside her "extremely religious family"
  • She contacted an organisation that helps "leavers" adapt to life in wider society

.Baghdad, Iraq
This picture taken on March 24, 2021 shows a view of graves at the Habibiya Jewish cemetery in Iraq's capital Baghdad. (AFP Photo)

  • After the death of Dhafer Eliyahu, only few Jews now remain in Iraq
  • Jewish roots in Iraq go back some 2,600 years
  • According to biblical tradition, Jews arrived in 586 BC as prisoners

.Berlin, Germany
The accused is a former secretary of the Stutthof Nazi concentration camp. (Photo Credit: Representational/ Unsplash)

  • German prosecutors have not named the woman
  • She has been charged with "aiding and abetting murder in more than 10,000 cases"
  • Nearly 6 million Jews were killed in Nazi concentration camps during World War II

.Jerusalem, Israel
Rabbi Meshulam Dovid Soloveitchik died on Sunday following health complications after contracting COVID-19. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Jerusalem is presently under its third COVID-19 prompted lockdown
  • Followers were seen with no masks on and defying social distancing norms
  • Jerusalem's COVID-19 restriction policy does not allow outdoor gatherings of more than 10 people