Nazi Hunter Zuroff Lambastes PM for Praise of Lithuania’s Holocaust Remembrance

Zuroff said that “the Government of Lithuania has, over the last 25 years, been making great efforts to eliminate the crimes of thousands of Lithuanians that were directly involved in the murder of Jews.”

Czech FM Blames Hamas for Gaza Border Deaths

"I do not think that there is a causal link between the transfer of the U.S. Embassy... to Jerusalem and the events in Gaza."

European Jews Worry About Rising Anti-Semitism (Again) in Poland

The EJC is specifically raising a red flag about the deteriorating relationship between Poland's government and the Jewish community.

Albania Academy of Sciences Adopts IHRA’s Definition of Anti-Semitism

The Academy of Science will issue its own statement on the adoption of the IHRA working definition on January 26.

Russia’s Lavrov Says Moscow Seeks ‘Pragmatic Relations’ With USA

Israeli Defense Minister Liberman met with Russia's FM Lavrov on the sidelines of the conference.

Miraculous Family Reunion to Take Place at Yad Vashem

Neither side of the family knew anyone from the other side had survived the Holocaust!

Meet Ioana Isac from Romania, Israel’s 3 Millionth Tourist

“This is a special day and an historic milestone as we break the 3-million-tourist barrier and set a new all-time record," Minister Levin said.

Israel Protests to Romania After Tourists Beaten by Police in Bucharest

"We consider this incident to be unacceptable and extremely serious. The Israeli tourists who suffered from such brutal intervention will file a criminal complaint against the attackers."

Huge Majority of Europe’s Jews Say They’re Staying Home for the Holy Days

Around 70% of Europe's Jews say they're afraid to go to synagogue for Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur.

New Exhibition Shows Poland Using Jewish Gravestones to Build Walls, Sidewalks, Playgrounds

Numerous signs suggest the current Polish government is attempting to rewrite its role in World War II and the Holocaust.

Hungarians Denounce Oscar-Nominated ‘Son of Saul’ as ‘Jewish Propaganda’

Some Hungarians are calling it "Holokamu" (Holocaust con or hoax).

Confirmed: Death of Albanian ISIS Commander Behind Plot to Kill Israeli Soccer Team

"He was responsible for planning numerous terrorist attacks, including the failed plot to bomb the 2016 Israel-Albania soccer match."

Rivlin Underscores ‘Deep Connections’ at Meeting With Georgian PM

"The challenges we face are quite similar and we need to learn from your experience," said Georgia's Prime Minister.

Joint Azeri-Israeli Presidential Fund Supports Local Jewish Education

PM Netanyahu revealed in a speech in Baku that Israel jointly funds Jewish education with the president of Azerbaijan, and his predecessor.

On Eve of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Catholic Journalist Atones for the Sins...

"Jonas Noreika received the Cross of the Vytis, the highest honor a Lithuanian could receive posthumously."

Ukraine MP Attacking Government for Betrayal of Israel

Lyashko urged the Ukraine's government to patch up its rift with the Netanyahu government, before the national interests of Ukraine suffer irreparable damage.

2 Dead in Blast at Azerbaijan Defense Plant

It's not clear what caused an explosion at an arms plant 60 miles southwest of Baku, Azerbaijan.

Russian Programmer Wanted by US Flees Armenia to Moscow

The US has been chasing after Mironov since May for the illegal transfer of US military technology to an unnamed foreign country.

Austria Charges 9 With Anti-Nazi Law Violation

One of the group was detained after he became aggressive with police officers. Others were simply charged.

UN to Create Database of Businesses Operating in Jewish Settlements

A Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel called the UNHRC a “cynical, shameless and hypocritical body, probably in need of urgent mental treatment.”

Holocaust Survivor, 86, Returning to Auschwitz with IDF Officers

'I never wished to return to that place of our degradation and annihilation, but to return in the company of our noblest, bravest of the brave – our IDF soldiers, makes my spirit soar with pride and hope.'

Thousands of Far-Right Extremists, Neo-Nazis March Through Sofia, Bulgaria

Last week the World Jewish Congress warned about the rise of anti-Semitism, Nazi glorification and far-right extremism among young people in Europe.

Son of Saul’ Wins Oscar for Best Foreign Film

'Son of Saul's' riveting plot brought a first-time Oscar for a Hungarian film, by a first-time director.

IDF to End Holocaust Delegations to Poland, Chooses Lithuania Instead

The move has stunned many inside and outside the IDF, both due to the unilateral nature of the decision and due to the choice of alternative destination.

NATO Head Focuses on Defense Spending, ‘Fair Burden Sharing’ at Gathering in Brussels

The NATO secretary-general urged his fellow member state defense ministers to "keep up the momentum."

Croatian Government to Investigate Country’s Pro-Nazi History

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said he would like the commission to recommend how to educate children about human rights violations under totalitarian regimes.

Hungary Mulling Iron Dome Buy, Already Has the ELTA Radar Part

In today’s pre-big-war Europe it’s always better safe than sorry.

Israeli Tourism Helps Inscribe Georgian Jewry in the Book of Life

Israeli tourists have found a new "paradise" to replace Turkey -- they now flock to Tbilisi, Georgia, where kosher options are growing.

Elie Wiesel’s Childhood Home Vandalized by Anti-Semites

The Romanian group for Monitoring and Fighting Anti-Semitism condemned the vandalism against the "memory of Elie Wiesel, the memory of the Holocaust victims and the souls of the Holocaust survivors."

Palestinian Authority Demands Romania Keep Its Embassy Out of Jerusalem

The United States plans to officially transfer its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and open temporary facilities on the secular date of Israel’s declaration of independence, May 14.

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