burma

Burma Road is in flames - opinion

We have a huge and important task at hand, we must not ignore it: the restoration of our nature.

By MATAN VILNAI
01/09/2021

Myanmar coup opponents call for new show of force

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson decried the new criminal charge, saying it was "fabricated" by the military.

By REUTERS
17/02/2021

Myanmar coup opponents defy bans as protests resume - Watch

The civil disobedience movement, led by hospital workers, has resulted in a plunge in coronavirus tests, official testing figures showed.

By REUTERS
09/02/2021

Myanmar’s tiny Jewish community is rattled after military coup

British rule ended when the Japanese bombed Rangoon on Christmas Day, 1941, and invaded the country at the outset of World War II. Many Burmese Jews fled to India and never returned.

By BEN FRANK/JTA
06/02/2021

The story of the Jews of Burma

Like Israel, Burma has faced a plethora of challenges in the years since the heady days of independence.

By JULIE L. KESSLER
03/09/2020
MK MASOUD GNAIM (center) participates in a protest against the killing of his Rohingya Muslim ‘broth

Jewish groups praises sanctions Burma for persecution of Rohingya Muslims

Sens. Ben Cardin, D-Md., and Todd Young, R-Ind., introduced the Burma Human Rights and Freedom Act on Thursday. It was co-sponsored by 14 lawmakers.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
12/04/2019
Hanna arrives in Israel for heart surgery at Wolfson Medical Center in Holon.

BRIEF: A loving heart

Hanna is the first child ever to come from Myanmar (Burma) to undergo free congenital heart surgery at Wolfson Medical Center in Holon as part of the Save A Child Heart program.

Rohingya insurgents say they have no option but to fight Myanmar

The United Nations condemned the Myanmar military campaign as ethnic cleansing.

By REUTERS
07/01/2018

Will the world remain silent on ethnic cleansing in Myanmar?

Conflict in Rakhine state in Myanmar between Rohingya Muslims, state authorities and Buddhists, have taken place frequently over the last years.

Elie Wiesel

Congressional bill named for Elie Wiesel aims to stop genocides

The Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2017 introduced Thursday serves to improve US efforts to prevent major casualties overseas.

By JTA
23/06/2017
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