Russia to Deport Siberia’s Chief Rabbi Over ‘Espionage’

A Russian court has ordered Siberia’s Chief Rabbi Asher Krichevsky deported along with his wife and six children for alleged espionage. The court in Omsk, the second-largest city in Siberia,...

British Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn Rises to Defense of ‘Anti-Zionism’

A young protester holds a placard at a demonstration, organized by the British Board of Jewish Deputies for those who oppose antisemitism, in Parliament Square in London, March 26,...

Corbyn Could Face Sanctions for Support of Hamas

U.K. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn could be slapped with U.S. sanctions due to his material support for the U.S.-designated terrorist group Hamas, according to a British legal report. Were...

French Government Launches Ilan Halimi Award for Projects Combating Antisemitism

France’s Ministry of Culture has launched a new award for initiatives to combat antisemitism named in honor of Ilan Halimi — the 23 year-old Parisian Jew who was kidnapped,...

Antisemitic Gang Convicted of Brutal Robbery, Rape of French Jewish Couple

Three members of an antisemitic gang who robbed a young Jewish couple in Paris in 2014, and raped their female victim during the ordeal, have been convicted by a French...

Preservation Project in Lubavitch Made Possible by Lawrence Donor

The European Jewish Cemeteries Initiative (ESJF), together with the Chabad-Lubavitch movement and Geder Avos Jewish Heritage Group, Inc., held a historic unveiling ceremony on Aug. 26 of a new...

New Monument Unveiled at Terezin

The new monument at the site of the Terezin concentration camp in the Czech Republic. Photo: European Jewish Congress Twitter account. A new monument — commemorating the victims of the Nazi...

Petition Urging UK Ban of Hezbollah Gains Steam

Ahead of next Sunday’s “Al-Quds Day” march in London — at which hundreds of Hezbollah supporters are expected to wave the organization’s flag — more than 10,000 people have...

Elie Wiesel’s Son Responds to Antisemitic Graffiti on Father’s House

The son of Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel has responded to the antisemitic desecration of his father’s childhood home in northwestern Romania over the weekend. “Antisemitism exists in Europe. This is not...

Austrian Jewish Leader: Kosher Meat Restrictions Are Reminiscent of Nazi-Era

The head of Vienna’s Jewish community has compared a proposal that would require Jews to register with the government in order to purchase kosher meat to Nazi-era legislation. Oskar Deutsch, the...
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Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer said the Jewish state will admit U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) “out...

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