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London Rabbi Suing Billionaire Philanthropist over Property Deal

18 Kislev 5774 – November 20, 2013
A Ukrainian billionaire living in London is being sued by his rabbi over a joint property venture. Rabbi Yonah Pruss claims that he and Gennadiy...

Haggadah Manuscript Found in a Garage May Fetch $1.5 million

The auction sale of an illustrated Haggadah manuscript dating back to 1726 is expected to bring in as much as $1.5 million, the London...

Europe’s First State-Run Jewish Divinity Program Opens in Germany

Europe’s first Jewish divinity program at a state university opened in Germany at the University of Potsdam outside Berlin. The School for Jewish Theology, which...

Hollande Visits Graves of Victims of Toulouse Jewish School Attack

17 Kislev 5774 – November 19, 2013
French President Francois Hollande visited the Jerusalem graves of the victims of the attack on a Toulouse Jewish school on Tuesday, accompanied by Prime...

Polish Forbes Magazine Apologizes to Jewish Leaders

The Polish edition of Forbes magazine apologized for three articles about the restitution of prewar property of Jewish communities that targeted the leaders of...

Gunman On the Loose in France

16 Kislev 5774 – November 18, 2013
France police are scouring Paris and surrounding areas for a lone gunman who critically wounded a leftwing newspaper’s assistant to a photojournalist Monday, days...

Hoarder of Nazi-looted Art Vows to Fight for Munich Stash

Cornelius Gurlitt said he is the legal owner of the 1,400 works of Nazi-looted art found in his Munich apartment and he will fight...

Peres and Netanyahu ‘Parlent Francois’ to Hollande

15 Kislev 5774 – November 17, 2013
France and Israel were at each other’s throats nine years ago because of Israel’s warning to French Jews of rampant anti-Semitism, but common enemies have brought the two countries together, for now.

Mossad and the Saudis Convinced Iran Seeking Nuclear Holocaust

The Israelis and the Saudis are convinced the Geneva talksare nothing more than appeasement, Munich style, and will do little to slow Iran's effort to possess a nuclear warhead.

Italian Police Launch Crackdown on Neo-Nazi Internet Group Stormfront

14 Kislev 5774 – November 16, 2013
Italian police launched a widespread operation against the neo-Nazi Internet hate organization Stormfront. On Thursday, police searched the homes of 35 people aged 17-51 in...

Hungary: Survey on Antisemitism in Europe Flawed

Hungarian officials questioned the methodology of a survey that showed greater fear of anti-Semitism among Jews in Hungary than in other European countries. The head...

London Police Drop Sex Abuse Charges against Prominent Rabbi

A police investigation into sex abuse allegations against a prominent London rabbi has been dropped. The Metropolitan Police said Friday that the Crown Prosecution Service...

Dutch Premier Honors Pro-Israel Activist

Ronny Naftaniel, the former leader of Holland’s main pro-Israel lobby, was feted by the Dutch prime minister and hundreds of others. “I grew up observing...

EU Parliament Members Urge ‘Rethink’ on Judea and Samaria

12 Kislev 5774 – November 14, 2013
European Union’s foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton’s attempt to ban funding of projects in Judea and Samaria, the Golan Height and areas of Jerusalem...

Knife-Wielding Man Arrested at Israeli Embassy in Brussels

11 Kislev 5774 – November 13, 2013
Belgian police have arrested a man whom they suspect of planning an attack against Israeli diplomats in Brussels. The police department of Uccle, the Brussels...

Council of Europe Chief Reassuring Rabbis on Circumcision

The Council of Europe will not ban Jewish ritual circumcision of boys, its leader assured members of the Conference of European Rabbis. Thorbjorn Jagland, the...

Nazi-Looted Art Discovered In Munich to Go Online

10 Kislev 5774 – November 12, 2013
German authorities have bowed to international pressure and are publishing a partial list of artworks found in a Munich apartment. The spectacular art find...

Norway to ‘Control’ Circumcision with Respect for Jews and Muslims

Norway appears to be on the way to protect circumcision for Jews and Muslims so long as they are performed in hospitals. The Conservative-Progress government...

Anti-Netanyahu Italian Actor Quits Milan Jewish Community

9 Kislev 5774 – November 11, 2013
Italian actor Moni Ovadia resigned from the Milan Jewish community with accusations that it is a “propaganda office” of the Israeli government. The announcement by...

Britain and Iran Re-Establish Diplomatic Ties

Britain thrusts a knife in Israel’s campaign to keep Iran under pressure until it comes clean on its nuclear program, but France suddenly has become Israel's closest if not only European ally.

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