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...

Prosecutor: German Synagogue Gunman Wanted to Commit Massacre

A gunman suspected of attacking a German synagogue and killing two people nearby wanted to commit a massacre and incite others by live-streaming his deadly rampage, Germany’s federal prosecutor...

UK Antisemitism Watchdog Calls on Corbyn to Resign

JNS.org – Amid what seems like a continual stream of disturbing developments surrounding Jeremy Corbyn this month, a prominent antisemitism watchdog group is calling on the UK Labour leader to step...

French Police Investigating Two Violent Assaults on Young Jews in Paris

Two separate assaults on Jewish teenagers in the Paris area during the last week are being investigated by police as hate crimes, French news outlets reported on Monday. The first...

No One Hurt When Explosive Hurled at Israeli Students in Poland

An explosive device was thrown at a group of Israeli high school students on Wednesday while they were visiting a Holocaust-era site in the Polish capital of Warsaw. No one...

Belgian Mayor Defends Antisemitic Carnival Float

(JTA) — The mayor of the Belgian city whose annual parade featured puppets of Jews and a ratatop money bags defended the display, telling the local media that “In Aalst...

Young Woman Attacked in Heavily Jewish Paris Suburb

A young French Jewish woman was assaulted by two attackers in the heavily Jewish suburb of Sarcelles north of Paris on Monday, by two men who called her a...

Bulgaria Opens First Jewish School in Two Decades

Bulgaria just opened its first Jewish school in 20 years. The Ronald S. Lauder Day School in Sofia, the country’s capital, started classes on Sept. 15, named for the president...

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...

French Jewish MP Receives Death Threat, Envelope With White Powder

French Jewish parliament member Meyer Habib received a death threat on Monday, when he received an envelope containing a white powder and a menacing letter. The wing where his office...
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USHMM Works to Preserve Evidence of the Holocaust

By Rochelle Miller The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. is in a race against time to collect and preserve the evidence of...

Jewish News Wins 18-Month Legal Battle Against Polish Nationalist Group

BY KATARZYNA MARKUSZ WARSAW, Poland (JTA) — A London-based Jewish newspaper did not have to use the term “German Nazis” an appeals court in Warsaw ruled,...

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