"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
"Our discovery reveals how small stars can be."
Master's Student, University of Cambridge
"MEPs don’t feel that they are doing anything which their constituents would care about."
Ex-UK parliament administrator
"All of us [...] must make sure that the local people are aware of [...] the partnership with the Chinese and they must benefit from every inch of what the Chinese people are bringing."
Israel came to a two minute standstill on Thursday to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day. To the sound of a siren people stood in solemn silence in
The Argentinian government has declassified all documents relating to the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community centre in Buenos Aires. The demand for
More than three decades after a deadly attack on a Jewish restaurant in Paris, international arrest warrants have been issued for three suspects. Six
The Paris attacks shocked France to its core, plunging the country into a sense of vulnerability felt most acutely in the Jewish community.
As France comes to terms with two deadly attacks in Paris, international leaders converged on the capital to march in solidarity with the victims
Every year, the old Jewish quarter in the Hungarian Budapest comes to life with the Jewish Summer Festival, that celebrates Jewish culture
In 1492 Spain’s Catholic monarchs passed a law, the Edict of Expulsion of the Jews, which forced Spanish Jews either to become Catholic or go into
A Jewish centre has reopened in Mumbai, nearly six years after it was attacked by Islamist militants who stormed the Indian city.
Six people were
Visitors to Berlin’s Jewish Museum can come face-to-face with a robot meticulously penning the Jews’ holy scripture the Torah.
The work of a German
Medhi Nemmouche, a French national suspected of shooting dead three people in the Brussels Jewish Museum, is formally opposing extradition to
Israeli MPs have voted 67-1 in favour of a law which would see ultra-Orthodox Jews included in compulsory military service.
Hundreds of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews have protested in Jerusalem against a draft law that could see them face military service.
The religious scholar and spiritual leader of Israel’s Sephardic Jews, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef,has died at the age of 93.
He founded the ultra-Orthodox
In Jerusalem, thousands of notes were removed from the Western Wall.
Worshippers at one of Judaism’s holiest sites stuff notes into cracks
The World Jewish Congress (WJC) will begin its four-yearly Plenary Assembly in Budapest today.
The meeting – in which Jewish people gather from
“Death to the Jews!” “Auschwitz isn’t this way!” “We’re taking you to a free campsite, with heating!” “No return ticket!”
Slogans like these were
On the first day of his papacy, Pope Francis reached out to Rome’s Jewish community and said he hoped to build on the good relations between the two
The German cabinet has approved a draft law that protects the right to circumsise young boys.
The move is designed to end the uncertainty after a
Jews from around the world are preparing for their new year, which will be celebrated at Sundown on Sunday night.
In Jerusalem people rushed to the
German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle told a Jewish conference on Thursday that he supports the community’s right to carry out