Slayer at Jewish Museum in Brussels Sentenced to Life in Prison

Mehdi Nemmouche, a French jihadist convicted of killing four people at the Jewish Museum of Brussels in Belgium in May 2014, was convicted of “terrorist murder” last week and...

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...

Abbas: Massacres of European Jews Due to Role As Usurers

PA President Mahmoud Abbas said that the massacres to which European Jews were subjected, from the 11th century until the Holocaust, were not because they were Jews, but because...

Jewish Groups Praise Commission’s Decision to Probe Labour Antisemitism

Prominent UK Jewish groups praised the Equality and Human Rights Commission on Thursday for its decision to open an investigation into antisemitism in the Labour party. Since far-left MP Jeremy...

Hungary’s New Holocaust Museum Divides Jews, Faces ‘Whitewash’ Accusations

A planned new Holocaust museum in Budapest has divided Hungary‘s Jewish community and triggered international concerns that it will downplay the wartime role of Hungarians in the persecution and deportation...

UK Newspaper Investigation Links Top Corbyn Aide to Anti-Israel Terror Groups

A top aide to controversial UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has long-standing ties to anti-Israel terrorist groups and would likely be denied a security clearance as a result,...

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...

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,...

Belgian Carnaval Float Features Puppets of Grinning Jews, Money Bags

(JTA) — Participants in a street celebration in the Belgian city of Aalst paraded giant puppets of Orthodox Jews and a rat atop money bags. Dutch Chief Rabbi Binyomin Jacobs...

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Passover Seder to Be Celebrated in Former Warsaw Ghetto

For the first time since the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, some 100 Diaspora Jewish families will celebrate the Jewish festival of redemption in the heart...

19 Ways You Know It’s Passover in Israel

If you’ve never heard an Arab calling out “alter zachen” (“old things”) in Yiddish, then you’ve never experienced pre-Passover preparations in Jerusalem. It’s part...

SAR to Stop Accepting Religious Exemptions For Vaccines

NEW YORK (JTA) — A prominent Modern Orthodox school in New York City will no longer accept religious exemptions to vaccination from its students. Salanter...

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