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Czech Republic to open diplomatic mission in Jerusalem

Czech Republic to open diplomatic mission in Jerusalem

Czech ambassador to Israel says decision to open diplomatic office in Jerusalem fulfills 2-year-old promise by President Milos Zeman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/12/2020 20:03
Czech Republic launches 46th Parliamentary Israel Allies Caucus

Czech Republic launches 46th Parliamentary Israel Allies Caucus

46th Israel Allies Caucus formed in Czech Republic - 'Convinced that our relationship towards Israel has deep spiritual roots.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/11/2020 19:19
Israeli delegation heads to Czech Republic to provide COVID aid

Israeli delegation heads to Czech Republic to provide COVID aid

Delegation will include doctors from several hospitals & MDA paramedics.Hezki Baruch, 03/11/2020 09:38
Six dead in hospital shooting in Czech Republic

Six dead in hospital shooting in Czech Republic

Gunman opens fire in hospital waiting room in Czech Republic, killing at least six. Shooter dead dead in apparent suicide.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2019 11:55
Czech parliament condemns anti-Israel boycotts

Czech parliament condemns anti-Israel boycotts

Czech parliament condemns BDS and anti-Semitism.Gary Willig, 22/10/2019 21:12
Jewish cemetery vandalized in Czech Republic

Jewish cemetery vandalized in Czech Republic

One headstone smashed, obscene drawing etched on several others at Jewish cemetery in Osoblaha.Ben Ariel, Canada, 03/08/2019 01:37
Report: Anti-Semitism on the rise in Czech Republic

Report: Anti-Semitism on the rise in Czech Republic

Report released by Czech Jewish community finds anti-Semitic incidents increased in the country last year.Nissan Tzur, 04/07/2019 05:00
Czech policy towards Israel – sympathy without a drop of hypocrisy

Czech policy towards Israel – sympathy without a drop of hypocrisy

Since 1989 and, in particular, since 2004, Israel has acquired new friends in Europe – and the Czech Republic is the outstanding case. Amos Uzan, 10/06/2019 15:59
Czech President congratulates Netanyahu

Czech President congratulates Netanyahu

Czech President congratulates Netanyahu over elections victory, expresses hope Czech embassy will move to Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 11/04/2019 06:35
PM Netanyahu Meets PM of Czech Republic Babiš

PM Netanyahu Meets PM of Czech Republic Babiš

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis makes first-ever visit to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/02/2019 16:45
Czech Parliament recognizes int'l definition of anti-Semitism

Czech Parliament recognizes int'l definition of anti-Semitism

Lower house of Czech Parliament recognizes International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition of anti-Semitism.Elad Benari, 28/01/2019 03:48
Bill taxing restitution money would cost Czech Jews $2 million

Bill taxing restitution money would cost Czech Jews $2 million

Bill passed by Czech Lower House proposes taxing compensation to Jews, churches whose property was seized by Nazis, Communists.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 24/01/2019 14:52
Arab Parliament urges Czech Republic not to move its embassy

Arab Parliament urges Czech Republic not to move its embassy

Speaker of Arab Parliament calls on Czech Republic "not to prejudice the historical and legal status of the occupied city of Jerusalem."Elad Benari, 25/12/2018 06:02
Netanyahu to Czech President: 'Next Year in Jerusalem'

Netanyahu to Czech President: 'Next Year in Jerusalem'

President of Czech Republic Miloš Zaman and wife Ivana Zabrova lunch at Prime Minister's residence in Jerusalem.Nitzan Kedar, 27/11/2018 17:55
Czech President raises 2 glasses 'to life'

Czech President raises 2 glasses 'to life'

President Rivlin and his wife hold dinner in honor of Czech president and his wife.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/11/2018 22:04
'Time has come for European countries to recognize Jerusalem'

'Time has come for European countries to recognize Jerusalem'

Czech President receives 'Shield of Jerusalem' award. Minsiter calls on Europe to follow Czech Republic's example.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/11/2018 18:06
Czech President visits Knesset

Czech President visits Knesset

Czech President Milos Zeman addresses Knesset as Czech Republic opens 'Czech House' in first step towards opening Jerusalem embassy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/11/2018 17:07
Czech president wants to move embassy to Jerusalem

Czech president wants to move embassy to Jerusalem

Milos Zeman says that he will make every effort to move the nation's embassy to the capital.Tzvi Lev, 23/11/2018 08:21
Anti-Semitic performance at Czech city festival

Anti-Semitic performance at Czech city festival

Jews portrayed as money-grubbing in skit organized by Czech municipality.JTA, 05/09/2018 07:59
Czech PM: Muslim immigrants 'threat to European civilization'

Czech PM: Muslim immigrants 'threat to European civilization'

Czech Republic Prime Minister Andrej Babišslams EU policy allowing millions of immigrants from Muslim countries into Europe.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/09/2018 18:11
Prague 1968-2018: Europe betrays its allies

Prague 1968-2018: Europe betrays its allies

The West's allies still wait in vain for help in time of need. Including Israel. Giulio Meotti, 28/08/2018 06:32
Netanyahu pushing for more embassies in Jerusalem

Netanyahu pushing for more embassies in Jerusalem

Prime Minister working to convince Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary to move their embassies to Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 02/07/2018 01:08
Czech Republic reopens honorary consulate in Jerusalem

Czech Republic reopens honorary consulate in Jerusalem

Czech Republic reopens honorary consulate in Jerusalem, names new honorary consul.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/05/2018 06:06
Czech FM: Hamas fully responsible for deaths of Gazans

Czech FM: Hamas fully responsible for deaths of Gazans

Czech Foreign Minister Martin Stropnický blasts Hamas, says it is solely responsible for Arab deaths during Gaza border protests.Elad Benari, 25/05/2018 06:08
PA recalls envoys to 4 European nations

PA recalls envoys to 4 European nations

PA representatives to Romania, Czech Republic, Hungary, and Austria recalled after their ambassadors attend reception for new US embassy.AFP, 16/05/2018 15:12
Eastern Europe blocks EU rant over US embassy move

Eastern Europe blocks EU rant over US embassy move

Three EU countries block statement slamming US over upcoming Embassy move.AFP, 12/05/2018 23:33
Czech Republic to reopen honorary consulate in Jerusalem

Czech Republic to reopen honorary consulate in Jerusalem

Czech Republic announces honorary consulate will reopen in May.AFP, 26/04/2018 13:13
Netanyahu thanks Czech President

Netanyahu thanks Czech President

PM Netanyahu welcomes announcement that Czech Republic will relocate its embassy to Jerusalem, hopes decision will be implemented quickly.Elad Benari, 25/04/2018 23:28
Czech president announces embassy move to Jerusalem

Czech president announces embassy move to Jerusalem

Czech Republic President Miloš Zeman says Czech embassy will be moved to Jerusalem in 3 steps, beginning with opening of consulate.Gary Willig, 25/04/2018 20:16
Czech embassy to move to Jerusalem? 'Hoping for good news'

Czech embassy to move to Jerusalem? 'Hoping for good news'

Deputy Foreign Minister actively working for Czech embassy move. 'To do historic justice for the 3,000-year capital of the Jewish people.'Nitzan Keidar, 25/04/2018 17:05
Czech Republic considering moving embassy to J'lem

Czech Republic considering moving embassy to J'lem

Spokeswoman confirms Czech Republic is considering moving its embassy from Tel Aviv to J'lem, but still taking EU position into account.Nissan Tzur, 20/03/2018 08:42
Czech President wants embassy move to Jerusalem expedited

Czech President wants embassy move to Jerusalem expedited

President: 'Top priority.' Foreign Ministry: 'Objects to moving the embassy at this time.'Mordechai Sones, 08/03/2018 22:58
Czech President blasts EU over Jerusalem stance

Czech President blasts EU over Jerusalem stance

Czech President brands EU states as "cowards" in their response to Trump's recognition of Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 10/12/2017 05:55
Czech PM rules out moving embassy to Jerusalem

Czech PM rules out moving embassy to Jerusalem

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis rules out the idea that the country would follow Trump's example as Czech President had suggested.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 08/12/2017 21:01
Czech President hints: We could move embassy to Jerusalem

Czech President hints: We could move embassy to Jerusalem

Czech President Milos Zeman says his country could follow the United States and move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 08/12/2017 00:03
Czech Republic follows Trump, recognizes Jerusalem

Czech Republic follows Trump, recognizes Jerusalem

Czech Republic announces it recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel.Nitsan Keidar, 06/12/2017 23:12
Prime Minister punishes Hotovely, nixes her Czech trip

Prime Minister punishes Hotovely, nixes her Czech trip

Trip to Czech Republic by Deputy Foreign Minister reportedly was scrapped a week after her comments on US Jewry.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/11/2017 16:46
Three EU countries say 'no' to Muslims

Three EU countries say 'no' to Muslims

EU mulling legal cases against Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic over their refusal to take in Muslim asylum-seekers.Nissan Tzur, 13/06/2017 03:43
Children saved by ‘British Schindler’ dedicate Prague memorial

Children saved by ‘British Schindler’ dedicate Prague memorial

Group of children saved from the Nazis by Sir Nicholas Winton unveil monument to their parents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/05/2017 04:06
Netanyahu thanks Czech parliament for Jerusalem resolution

Netanyahu thanks Czech parliament for Jerusalem resolution

PM commends Czech resolution calling for recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, sanctions against UNESCO.Gary Willig, 24/05/2017 22:40
Czech parliament asks government to recognize Jerusalem

Czech parliament asks government to recognize Jerusalem

The lower chamber of the Czech parliament calls on government to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, stop funding 'anti-Israel' UNESCOYoel Domb, 24/05/2017 17:11
Company: Auschwitz-themed game aimed at raising awareness

Company: Auschwitz-themed game aimed at raising awareness

Entertainment company in the Czech Republic defends its Auschwitz-themed game from critics who said it was disrespectful.JTA, 27/01/2017 05:28
Czech parliament condemns UNESCO

Czech parliament condemns UNESCO

The Czech parliament voted overwhelmingly to condemn UNESCO for denying the links betwen Jerusalem and the Jewish and Christian religions.Gary Willig, 19/10/2016 19:57
Kids' volleyball group named Cyklon B

Kids' volleyball group named Cyklon B

Children's volleyball group in Czech Republic named Cyklon B after gas used in Holocaust.Guy Cohen, 07/10/2016 11:37
Czech volleyball team named for Nazi poison

Czech volleyball team named for Nazi poison

Czech Jews protest the naming of a children’s volleyball team Cyklon B, after the poison that Nazis used to kill Jews.JTA, 07/10/2016 05:48
World's 3rd-largest synagogue returns to Jews

World's 3rd-largest synagogue returns to Jews

Ten years of efforts bear fruit on behalf of Czech synagogue-turned-museum in city of Pilsen.Hillel Fendel, 12/09/2016 21:39
Czech Republic keeps Jerusalem on the map

Czech Republic keeps Jerusalem on the map

The Czech Republic decided not to carry out its previous decision to erase Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in school textbooks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/09/2016 16:22
New Czech atlases write Jerusalem out of Israel

New Czech atlases write Jerusalem out of Israel

After PA ambassador to Prague complained, Czech authorities ordered their atlases to mark Tel Aviv as Israel's capital.Rachel Kaplan, 30/08/2016 19:24
US envoy's son has bar mitzvah in Prague

US envoy's son has bar mitzvah in Prague

U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic celebrates son’s bar mitzvah in synagogue that his ancestors attended before the Holocaust.JTA, 29/08/2016 05:44
Czech tour bus owner removing Auschwitz design

Czech tour bus owner removing Auschwitz design

Owner of Czech tour bus that advertised Auschwitz as an emotion-packed holiday destination will remove the vehicle's controversial design.JTA, 19/08/2016 05:34
Schindler's factory to become Holocaust memorial?

Schindler's factory to become Holocaust memorial?

A factory in the Czech Republic once used by Oskar Schindler could be made into a Holocaust memorial after it was bought a Czech foundation.Nissan Tzur, 17/08/2016 05:16
'Auschwitz vacation' bus sparks controversy

'Auschwitz vacation' bus sparks controversy

Faux concentration camp bus advertisement draws criticism in Czech Republic.David Rosenberg, 16/08/2016 18:19
Czechs to boost security of Jewish institutions

Czechs to boost security of Jewish institutions

Amid rising terror threat, Czech and Jewish community officials sign memorandum for added protection to Jewish sites.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/04/2016 21:32
'If Abbas is serious, I am ready to meet with him'

'If Abbas is serious, I am ready to meet with him'

During a meeting with Czech Foreign Minister, President Rivlin discussed a possible meeting to negotiate with the Palestinians.Shoshana Miskin, 04/04/2016 14:47
Israeli Tourist Killed in Skydiving Accident

Israeli Tourist Killed in Skydiving Accident

Israeli woman in her 30s confirmed dead by Foreign Ministry on Thursday; body to be flown back to Israel.Cynthia Blank, 16/07/2015 10:02
Netanyahu: Palestinians Setting a 'Perfect Trap'

Netanyahu: Palestinians Setting a 'Perfect Trap'

The PA is deliberately refusing to negotiate in order to portray Israel as the aggressors, PM states in meeting with Czech Republic FM.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/06/2015 14:42
Czechs: Israel Can Use ME Crisis to Its Advantage

Czechs: Israel Can Use ME Crisis to Its Advantage

Czech FM intends to push two-state solution in talks with Netanyahu to encourage Israel to partner with other Arab countries.Tova Dvorin, 08/06/2015 12:30