Jewish Man Beaten While Others Sing Praise for Nazis

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ AMSTERDAM (JTA) – A Jewish man was assaulted on the Netherlands’ holiday of liberation from the Nazis by revelers who sang about gassing Jews. The man, identified in...

Vilnius’ Only Functioning Shul Closed

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — The Jewish Community of Lithuania temporarily closed the only functioning synagogue of the capital Vilnius, citing security issues that may be connected to a debate...

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...

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...

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...

CNN Poll: Europeans Show Widespread Antisemitism, Ignorance of Holocaust

(JTA) — In a poll conducted among 7,092 adults in seven European countries, 28 percent of respondents said that Jews are too influential, and one- third said they have...

French Higher Education Minister to Bolster Fight Against Antisemitism

Fighting antisemitism “is everyone’s business,” France’s minister of higher education declared on Tuesday following a meeting with Jewish student leaders in Paris. The minister, Frédérique Vidal, called the meeting following what she...

Antisemitic Vandal Targets Dean of Leading French Medical School

Students and faculty at one of France’s leading medical schools have expressed shock at the discovery of antisemitic graffiti targeting the acting dean. The daubings were reported last Friday, Oct....

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...

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...
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With less than a month to go before Israel’s unprecedented second election this year, it’s becoming clear yet again that neither the right nor...

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