Speaking at an Interational Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony in Washington, Obama promises to lead the fight against the rising tide of anti-Semitism.
- 1 July, 2015 Second Temple-era ritual bath found under house Couple from Ein Kerem in Jerusalem discovered during renovations that a 2,000-year-old mikveh was right underneath their floors, giving credence to theory that there was a Jewish settlement at the site.
- 23 July, 2015 Palestinian killed by IDF fire during arrest operation IDF and Palestinians provide differing account of incident in which 53-year-old was shot dead in West Bank during arrest operation.
- 20 December, 2013 Nasrallah: Israel will be ‘punished’ for al-Laqqis’ death Hezbollah chief delivers speech, aired during memorial ceremony for Hassan al-Laqqis, Shiite group's senior operative who was assassinated early December, says Israel is to blame for murder, group will punish murderers 'sooner or later'
- 16 January, 2014 Ministry cancels funding for Holocaust event after learning that survivors would be charged entry fee After Ynet breaks story that Ramat Gan municipality intends to charge Holocaust survivors, Senior Citizen Ministry cancels funding for event
- 26 January, 2016 Netanyahu: Europe not doing enough to fight anti-Semitism Holocaust survivor Martha Weiss to represent Israel at UN International Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony, while US President Obama will attend ceremony at Israeli Embassy.