“You can be absolutely sure, as secretary-general of the United Nations, I will be in the front line of the struggle against anti-Semitism, and to make sure the United Nations is able to take all possible actions for anti-Semitism to be condemned, and if possible, eradicated from the face of the earth.” – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
The first round of the French presidential election is Sunday. What's at stake for France, Europe, and the Jewish community? That’s the subject of this piece by Simone Rodan-Benzaquen, the Paris-based director of AJC Europe.
U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis is in Israel holding meetings with Prime Minister Netanyahu and other Israeli leaders. While on the ground, the secretary noted the U.S.'s "unwavering commitment to Israel’s security."
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warns that the Iran deal “represents the same failed approach of the past that brought us to the current imminent threat we face in North Korea.” This comes just as the Trump Administration is reviewing Iran’s compliance with the deal and its nefarious activity in the region.