Wife of Hyper Cacher Suspect Still at Large on Eve of French Terror Trial

As France prepares for Wednesday’s opening of the landmark trial of the 14 suspects in the January 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris, three of those charged will not be...

Both Prime Minister, President of Ukraine Are Jews

(JTA) — If official exit polls from Ukraine’s presidential elections are to be believed, that country is set to become the only one in the world besides Israel whose president and...

Members of Antisemitic Group Attempt to Break Into German Parliament Building

BY TOBY AXELROD (JTA) — Several hundred protesters, some associated with an antisemitic movement, stormed through a group of police officers to the doors of Germany’s parliament building in Berlin before...

Norwegian Police Arrest Palestinian Wanted for 1982 Attack on Paris Kosher Restaurant

Police in Norway on Wednesday announced the arrest of a suspect in the deadly attack by a radical Palestinian terrorist faction on a kosher restaurant in Paris in 1982...

Perpetrator of 2014 Paris Robbery, Rape Arrested in Algeria

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — Algerian police said they arrested a man who was sentenced to 16 years in jail for a 2014 assault and rape that shocked France. Houssame Hatri, 24,...

Italian Rabbis Publish Prayer for Coronavirus Patients

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — An association of Italian rabbis has urged congregants to pray for the well-being of the hundreds of people there and beyond infected with the coronavirus. “We wish...

Austrian Castle Held Jewish Gravestones From 17th Century

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Some 28 Jewish gravestones dating from the 17th century were discovered in the foundation of a wall built to protect a castle in Austria. They were discovered during...

Thousands of Jews Expected to Apply for Austrian Citizenship Under New Rules

(JTA) — Caroline Wellbery’s father, the late German literary scholar Egon Schwarz, fled Austria with his family after the Nazis annexed the country in 1938, when he was 15....

Working to Serve the Needs of Eastern European Jews in a Pandemic

JNS.org – While the coronavirus pandemic showing no signs of slowly down globally, most of Europe appears to be heading in the right direction, with cases dropping across the...

Kyiv Rabbi Makes History Accepting Ukraine Medal of Honor

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — Ukraine’s parliament presented a Kyiv rabbi with its Medal of Honor — apparently a first for a Jewish religious leader. Yonatan Markovitch, an emissary of the Chabad-Lubavitch...
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