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EU Climbing Off the Limb after ‘Boycott Judea and Samaria’ Attempt

The European Union is quietly trying to climb down from a weak limb it stood in July with a statement but Foreign Policy chief...

Polish Cops Arrest Man Suspected of Posing as Israeli Scholar

A 46-year-old man who pretended to be an Israeli professor was arrested in Poland for having defrauded three Polish colleges in 2010. Polish media reported...

French Politicians, Clergymen Back Petition Defending Circumcision

More than 5,500 people, including prominent French politicians, scholars and clergymen, have signed a petition against attempts to ban the ritual circumcision of boys...

EU Boosts Trade Ties with Israel despite Judea and Samaria Boycott

The European Union has brought 65 companies to Israel Monday and Tuesday to strengthen relations despite the controversy over its policy to bar grants...

Netanyahu Will Not Meet Pope during Rome Visit

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will not meet with Pope Francis during a visit to Rome, as the Israeli leader’s office had announced. The Vatican reportedly...

Yishai Visits Beilis and the Baal Shem Tov in the Ukraine

The hook that finally got me to Ukraine was a conference about antisemitism. Yes, it is ironic, and maybe bold: a conference about antisemitism in Ukraine.

Report: PA misspent $3 Billion in EU Aid

The Palestinian Authority misspent more than $3 billion in European Union financial aid between 2008 and 2012, the British newspaper The Sunday Times reported,...

Dutch Jewish Hospital is Holland’s First Green Health Facility

A Jewish hospital near Amsterdam became the first healthcare facility in the Netherlands to receive official recognition for its environmentally friendly practices. Jacques Moors, the...

French Lawyer Disbarred for Motion to Replace Jewish Judge

A lawyer from Lyon in eastern France has been disbarred for filing a motion to disqualify a Jewish judge because of his origins. The French...

Polish Jews Say Mosque Torching Reminiscent of Kristallnacht

Representatives of the Jewish community of Gdansk, Poland, said the torching of a mosque had “frightening connotations” of the Nazi-inspired Kristallnacht pogroms against Jews. The...

Rising Antisemitism Causing European Jews to Hide Faith

A new survey shows that many European Jews hide their faith due to fear of antisemitism. The online poll by the European Union Agency for...

New JCC Set to Open in Warsaw

In a sign of the growing revival of Polish Jewish life, a new Jewish Community Center is set to open in Warsaw on Oct....

Belgian ‘Holocaust Ad’ Against Ritual Slaughter Riles Jews, Muslims

A Belgian radio ad that is accused of drawing on Holocaust themes to promote a ban on ritual slaughter has drawn sharp criticism from...

Lithuania’s Support of Ritual Slaughter May Turn the Tide

The Lithuanian parliament has taken the first steps to legal ritual slaughter in what could be move that turns the tide against the wave...

Iran Nukes Talks to Renew in November

Talks between Iran and major powers on Iran’s nuclear aims were “good” and will renew next month, the Iranian foreign minister said. “The talks will...

Rioting in Rome, over Nazi Criminal’s Funeral

Italians rioted and shouted “murderer” as the hearse carrying the body of Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke made its way to a Rome church...

Shutdown Keeps US Antisemitism Envoy from Ukraine Conference

Ira Forman, the Obama administration’s special envoy to monitor and combat anti-Semitism, canceled his attendance at a landmark conference in Kiev because of the...

Who and What is Behind the Pro-Israel ‘Boycott Israel’ Video (Video)

"Here Is Israel" hopes viewers will see that focusing solely on demonizing Israel isn't just unfair to Israel, it is a betrayal of their best intentions.The video will arm potential anti-Israel activists against turning into unwitting hypocrites, instead of advocates for just causes.

Anne Frank Video Game Re-Creates One Day of Hiding

An interactive video game will allow users to relive a day in the life of Holocaust diarist Anne Frank. The focus of the game, simply...

Vatican Misspells ‘Jesus’ on Papal Medals

6,000 commemorative medallions are being recalled.

La Pen’s Right-Wing Party Makes Strong Gains in EU Election Poll

France’s right-wing National Front party headed by Marine Le Pen is leading the country’s two major parties in the polls for May’s elections to...

Polish Righteous Gentile Donates Memorabilia to Jewish Museum

A Polish historian and statesman who was imprisoned at Auschwitz and recognized as a Righteous Gentile for saving Jews in World War II has...

Libyan Prime Minister Kidnapped

Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan was kidnapped on Thursday from the Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli. The kidnappers are reportedly from a former rebel group.

Council of Europe Says Ritual Circumcision Won’t Be Banned

Sometimes anti-Semitism is its own best antidote because it makes its sewage makers look as ignorant as they are. After a Council of Europe body said circumcision violates human rights, its leader rejected the idea.

Peres Asking Europeans to Reconsider Anti-Circumcision Resolution

Israeli President Shimon Peres called on the Council of Europe to reconsider a resolution condemning male ritual circumcision. In a letter issued Sunday to Thorbjorn...

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