OU Hails Move by Iceland to Drop Proposed Circumcision Ban

A circumcision ceremony. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The Orthodox Union has praised an Icelandic parliamentary committee for its recommendation this week that a proposed bill that would ban male circumcision be...

Members of Antisemitic Group Attempt to Break Into German Parliament Building

BY TOBY AXELROD (JTA) — Several hundred protesters, some associated with an antisemitic movement, stormed through a group of police officers to the doors of Germany’s parliament building in Berlin before...

Lithuania Mints Commemorative Coin for Vilna Gaon’s Birthday

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — The Bank of Lithuania minted the first euro piece of currency containing Hebrew letters. The 10-euro coin was minted on Tuesday and is a limited-edition commemorative collector’s...

For Italian Jews ‘Smell of Death’ Is All Around

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — At least twice a day, Micol Naccache breaks down in tears over what the coronavirus is doing to her city of Milan and its Jewish community. A high school...

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...

Synagogue in Basel Vandalized While Congregants Were Inside

Aa window of a synagogue in Basel, Switzerland, was smashed with a hammer on Saturday morning with the congregants still inside. The damage was discovered Saturday morning as worshippers gathered...

Bosnia Must Return World War II Jewish Property to Join EU

The European Parliament set clear conditions this week for Bosnia and Herzegovina to start on the path to membership in the European Union: the enactment of legislation to regulate...

German Storeowner’s Kin Apologizes to Jewish Family Who Sold Store

A German man whose grandfather acquired a Jewish family’s store on the cheap due to the Nazis’ antisemitic policies has located the family’s descendent in Israel and apologized, CNN reported...

German Jews Blast WZO Decision to Award Merkel Herzl Prize

Members of Germany’s Jewish community are speaking out against the World Jewish Congress’s decision to honor German Chancellor Angela Merkel with its prestigious Herzl Award. Every year, the organizations bestows...

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...
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