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...

Latvia’s New President Has Jewish Roots

A Soviet dissident with Jewish roots was elected Monday as Latvia’s president. Egils Levits, 63, was elected Monday by a majority of 61 lawmakers out of 100 in the Saeima,...

Prosecutors: Paris Survivor’s 2018 Slaying Was Antisemitic Murder

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — Two men who allegedly killed and robbed a Holocaust survivor in her Paris apartment will stand trial for murder that was aggravated by antisemitic hatred, Paris...

UK PM Vows to Defend Jews and Israel, in Dig at Labour’s Corbyn

Prime Minister Theresa May pledged on Monday to protect British Jewish identity and Israel’s right to defend itself, in an attack on opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn in the run-up...

Jewish leaders Express Sorrow Over Burning of Notre Dame

As the burning of the historic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris sent shock waves around the world on Monday, Israeli and French Jewish leaders expressed their sorrow and condolences...

Antisemitism Motivates Jewish Supporters of Germany’s Far-Right Party

At a nondescript community center in the city of Wiesbaden on Sunday, dozens of Jews got together to officially form the Jewish faction of the rising right-wing political party...

Macron Plans to Honor Leader of Vichy France in World War II

French President Emmanuel Macron called it “legitimate” to honor Marshal Philippe Pétain, commemorating the centennial since the end of World War I, even though he led Vichy France under...

Actor Hugh Grant Stumps for Jewish MP Luciana Berger

JNS.org – British actor Hugh Grant attacked Labour’s inactivity in combating antisemitism within the party on Sunday while on the campaign trail with a Jewish MP who left the...

Protesters Shout ‘Dirty Jews’ at Paris Rally Against Police Racism

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — Paris police are investigating after multiple participants were heard shouting “dirty Jews” at a demonstration in Paris focused on Adama Traore, a black man who died...

Oxford Community Leaders Condemn Antisemitism, Chabad Attacks

The Chabad of Oxford on Cowley Rd, Oxford, England. Photo: Google Maps. A Jewish student center serving the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom was subject to two attacks...
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