UK Jewish Watchdog Reports 16 Percent Increase in Antisemitic Attacks in 2018

British Jewry reported 16 percent more antisemitic incidents in 2018 than in the previous year, breaking the record for the third year in a row, and tripling since 2013. The...

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...

Jewish Scholars Support Berlin Museum Director Who Resigned Under Pressure

(JTA) — A group of 45 academic Talmud scholars has signed a letter in support of Peter Schafer, the former director of the Berlin Jewish Museum who resigned last...

Gefilte Fish Is a Lifesaver for Transnistrian Jews

(JTA) — Every Rosh Hashanah, Anna Kondrashenko prepares hundreds of dishes of gefilte fish for the elderly members of the dwindling Jewish community of Transnistria, a breakaway republic between...

Terrorist Charged With Stabbings Outside Jewish Center Could Face Special Trial

An Islamist terrorist who attacked three French soldiers standing guard outside a Jewish community center in the southern city of Nice in 2015 is one step closer to being tried in...

More Than 130,000 Sephardic Jews Apply for Spanish Citizenship

More than 130,000 descendants of Sephardic Jews expelled en masse from Spain in 1492 have requested Spanish citizenship in the past four years, the Justice Ministry said on Tuesday,...

Poll: One Third of British Voters Believe Corbyn Is Antisemitic

A new poll has revealed that a third of British voters believe controversial Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is an antisemite. According to The Sunday Times, a YouGov poll shows...
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