Herisauer Nachrichten – Parliament: Budget and Jubilee Loan

03.12.2022 00:00 Pre-advisory commission requests half as much as the city council for the anniversary year The Gossau city parliament will discuss the 2023 budget for the municipal utilities and the municipal budget next Tuesday, December 6th. The loan for the city’s anniversary in 2024 is also on the agenda. Parliament A positive overall result […]

council meets | Jewish General

The Council of the Central Council of Jews is meeting in Frankfurt am Main this Sunday. The highest decision-making body of the Central Council meets once a year, adopts the budget and discusses current and fundamental issues of the Jewish community in Germany. Every four years, the council elects three members to the executive committee […]

Last Refuge Israel | Jewish General

Israel’s former and future Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces major challenges, including in foreign policy. His new government will have to come up with a new strategy regarding Russia’s war of annihilation against Ukraine. More than six million Ukrainians have already become refugees. The Jewish communities in Ukraine are also bleeding dry. Many Jews are […]

victories and defeats | Jewish General

Anyone who gets 175,484 votes in the House of Representatives elections in Vermont, a state with just 645,000 inhabitants, can speak of a great success. Democrat Becca Balint received more than twice as many votes as her competitor Liam Madden and gets Vermont’s only seat in the lower house of Congress with 61.7 percent. That’s […]

Herisauer Nachrichten – Another defeat for St.Otmar

16.11.2022 07:45 TSV St.Otmar loses against GC Amicitia Zurich with 30:33 (16:16) Sixth defeat in a row: TSV St.Otmar still haven’t scored a point since their top scorer Ariel Pietrasik was injured. Today the next championship game is on the program, on Saturday the St.Gallen team will be in action in the cup. Handball After […]

After the terrorist attack in Istanbul

Following Sunday’s attack in central Istanbul, Israelis in the city have been advised “to stay in their hotels until the situation becomes clearer.” As reported by Israeli media, they should listen to the Turkish authorities. ARRESTS An explosion in the busy Istiklal shopping street in the European part of the Turkish city killed six people […]

Football made in Wil – Wiler Nachrichten

03.11.2022 08:00 Fans of the newly formed Swiss American football team, the Helvetic Guards, have been waiting for this news for a long time. The LIDL Arena will be the new home ground of the EFL (European League of Football) team. By Jan Isler American Football This sport requires strength, concentration and speed in equal […]

Jewish community honors Borussia CEO Watzke

The Jewish community in Düsseldorf honors the managing director of Borussia Dortmund, Hans-Joachim Watzke (63), with the Josef Neuberger medal. Watzke received the award for his commitment and that of his association against anti-Semitism, the North Rhine-Westphalian State Chancellery announced on Monday in Düsseldorf. The award ceremony will take place on Thursday at 7.30 p.m. […]

Mourning for Anne Frank’s best friend

One of Anne Frank’s best friends is dead. Hannah Pick-Goslar (“Hanneli”), a survivor of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, died at the age of 93, according to the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam on Friday evening. The two girls had known each other since kindergarten, it was said. On June 14, 1942, Anne Frank wrote in […]

Anger at the decision on Wittenberg »Judensau«

The decision to keep the »Judensau« on the façade of the Evangelical town church in Wittenberg caused trouble. The culture commissioner of the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD), Johann Hinrich Claussen, expressed his disappointment. Although he could understand the content of the decision of the Evangelical Church Council, he was upset about the way it […]