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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...

Community Leader: Danish Jewry Dwindling Due to Anti-Semitism

Denmark’s Jewish community has lost 25 percent of its registered members over the past 15 years, partly due to anti-Semitism, its president said. The Jewish...

Will Israeli Embassies in Europe Expand Services to Include Brit Mila and Shechitah?

The proposal will allow European Jews to use the extraterritorial status of the Israeli embassy to legally perform Brit Mila.

Dutch PM – Unlike Germany, the Netherlands Will Not Separate Products from the Jewish...

During a press conference with President Shimon Peres on Thursday, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte unequivocally stated that products made over the 1967 Green...

Polish Jewry Museum Over-Budget, Delays Opening

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews has gone over budget and the official opening of its permanent core exhibition has been pushed...

Golden Dawn Leader Jailed Ahead of Trial in Greece

A Greek court has ordered the head of the ultranationalist Golden Dawn party held in jail until his trial following six hours of testimony...

European Anti-Circumcision Resolution: Brit Same as Female Mutilation

Practices covered by the resolution include female genital mutilation and the circumcision of young boys for religious reasons.

European Council Passes Anti-Ritual Circumcision Resolution

A resolution that calls male ritual circumcision a “violation of the physical integrity of children” was passed overwhelmingly by the Parliamentary Assembly of the...

Hungary Vows to ‘Crack Down’ on Antisemitism

Hungarian Deputy Prime Minister Tibor Navracsics vowed to "crack down" on antisemitism in his country through legal and political means during a conference on Jewish...

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