Leading German Daily Prints Cutout Kippah in Solidarity With Jews

Days after Germany’s antisemitism czar said Jews would be ill-advised to wear kippot in public in some parts of the country, one of the nation’s leading dailies printed a...

Germans Warned of Risks of Wearing Kippah in Public

BERLIN (JTA) – It is dangerous to identify publicly as Jewish in Germany, including wearing a kippah, Germany’s commissioner on antisemitism said. In a wide-ranging interview, Felix Klein told the...

Orthodox Jews Protest Use of Women-Only London Pond By Trans Wwimmers

(JTA) — A women’s-only pond in North London will now be open to transgender swimmers, which will prevent Orthodox Jews from using the pond. A group of haredi Orthodox women...

Portion of Paris City Square Named for 3 Jewish Kids Killed in Attack

(JTA) — Two alleys that make up a city square in Paris were named for the three children killed in an attack by an Islamist gunman on a Jewish...

Jewish-Owned Restaurant Near Burial Site in Belarus Stirs Protest

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ MINSK, Belarus (JTA) — The new roadside restaurant near gas station No. 65 here looks more like an army base than a fancy eatery. Surrounded by a tall...

Jewish Actor Sworn In As President of Ukraine

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Volodymyr Zelensky, a Jewish actor and comedian who was sworn in Monday as president of Ukraine, said his nation must defend their land like Israelis. Zelensky...

Suspect Arrested in Stabbing of Jewish Woman in Sweden

The city of Helsingborg, Sweden. Photo: Mikael Parkvall via Wikimedia Commons. (JTA) — Police in Denmark arrested a man suspected of stabbing a Jewish communal leader in Sweden. The arrest Wednesday...

Poway Rabbi Leads Chant of ‘Am Yisrael Chai’ at Auschwitz

The rabbi wounded in last month’s deadly shooting attack at a synagogue near San Diego gave an inspiring speech to 800 young Jewish youths on Sunday at the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. Rabbi...

5 Years Later, Jews Call Ukrainian Revolution Mixed Blessing

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ KIEV, Ukraine (JTA) — Walking on the scorched and scarred sidewalks of this capital city’s main square five years ago, Eduard Dolinsky felt hopeful and proud. A member...

Two Ancient Former Synagogues Destroyed in Poland, Ukraine

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — Two ancient former synagogues were destroyed in Poland and in Ukraine. The 16th-century former synagogue of Pidhaitsi, a town in the Ukraine’s west, collapsed on Saturday...
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