The future of the Jewish Agency is at the heart of the relationship between Israel and Russia

Are Russian Jews paying the price for Israel’s position vis-à-vis Moscow in Putin’s war in Ukraine? In any case, this is what the legal saga around the Moscow-based Jewish Agency, which has been threatened with dissolution by the Russian authorities since July 21, suggests. Accused of organizing aliyah – Jewish immigration to Israel – this … Read more

between the monarchy and Scotland, an ancient and troubled relationship

The United Kingdom’s King Charles III, in discussing the passing of his Scottish titles to his son William during his first speech as monarch, highlighted how “they count for him”. Not surprising, when you know how old, personal and sometimes tumultuous the British royal family’s relationship with Scotland is. Balmoral Castle, where Queen Elizabeth II … Read more