More Than 100 Tombstones Desecrated With Antisemitic Symbols in France

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — More than 100 tombstones were daubed with antisemitic text and imagery at a Jewish cemetery in eastern France. The desecration was discovered Tuesday at the Jewish cemetery...

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,...

German Jewish Leader Describes Growing Unease With Threat from Neo-Nazis, Islamists

The head of the Jewish community in the Germany city of Halle — where a neo-Nazi terrorist attempted to gun down worshipers gathered for Yom Kippur services in the...

Headstones Vandalized at Second Jewish Cemetery in Slovakia

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — More than 20 headstones were vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in northern Slovakia in the second such incident in the country in a week. The 22 gravestones...

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,...

4 Jews Injured in Brawl With Locals in Uman, Ukraine

  BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — Four Jews were lightly injured in the Ukrainian city of Uman in a violent altercation with a group of non-Jewish locals. The incident happened Friday night, JewishNews.com.ua reported Sunday. Violence...

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...

Preservation Project in Lubavitch Made Possible by Lawrence Donor

The European Jewish Cemeteries Initiative (ESJF), together with the Chabad-Lubavitch movement and Geder Avos Jewish Heritage Group, Inc., held a historic unveiling ceremony on Aug. 26 of a new...

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...

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Lauder: Antisemitism Source of Shame After Auschwitz

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ OSWIECIM, Poland (JTA) — Holocaust survivors seeing their grandchildren facing the hatred that nearly killed them is a source of shame for the...

Controversy-Plagued ‘Jewish Nobel’ Cuts Ties With PM Office

NEW YORK (JTA) — The Israeli Prime Minister’s Office will no longer be involved with awarding the annual Genesis Prize, self-styled the “Jewish Nobel,”...

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