Belgian Jewish community outraged by proposal to ban kosher slaughter

04/09/2017 4:20 PM

Pressure from animal rights groups has led two of Belgium’s three regions to consider banning shechita (ritual slaughter) in 2019, in what some Belgian Jewish leaders


(Video) “My grandfather was accused of being an Israeli spy”

04/06/2017 1:12 PM Updated: 2 weeks ago

Amsterdam residents demand removal of plaque honoring Holocaust victim

04/03/2017 5:33 PM

A plaque in Amsterdam honoring Holocaust victim Joachim Elte has been dislodged and relocated after two residents complained, Haaretz reported Monday. dit verzin je niet: bakstenen


“I have broken no rule,” ex-London mayor and Labor MP says over anti-Semitism accusations

03/29/2017 6:23 PM

Ken Livingstone, the former mayor of London and a member of Britain’s Labor Party, defended himself against accusations of anti-Semitism Tuesday ahead of a Labor Party


“I do not like kikes,” Ukrainian MP and ex-Russian prisoner declares

03/29/2017 1:54 PM Updated: 3 weeks ago

Nadiya Savchenko, a Ukrainian legislator, ex-fighter pilot, and ex-prisoner of Russia, promoted anti-Semitic conspiracy theories in an interview Saturday with a Ukrainian television station. “I have


Netherlands to host pro-Hamas conference

03/28/2017 10:01 AM Updated: 3 weeks ago

The mayor of the second-largest city in the Netherlands is refusing to block a conference by a pro-Hamas group, despite warnings by Dutch Jewish leaders and


Frankfurt Jewish Community group has falling out with Chabad

03/27/2017 6:24 PM

The umbrella organization representing Frankfurt’s Jewish community has cut ties with the city’s Chabad-Lubavitch chapter after a falling out over what the Frankfurt umbrella group perceives


Protesters arrested after bizarre ritual involving a sheep and Auschwitz

03/27/2017 2:41 PM

Eleven protesters, a sheep, and the gate of Auschwitz sounds like the setup to a bizarre and horrible joke. Instead, this was an actual series of


“Piece of crap” Hitler painting featured in ‘madness’ exhibit

03/22/2017 10:25 AM Updated: 1 month ago

An oil painting by Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler is being featured at an art exhibit in Italy’s State Museum in Salo on the theme of madness.


Ireland’s Jewish population is growing thanks to Israeli expats

03/17/2017 9:41 AM

A steady increasing number of Israeli Jews are re-settling in an unlikely location – the Emerald Isle. Thanks to the influx of Israelis, Ireland now has


Turkish leader doubles down on Nazi comparison, blames Netherlands for Serbian massacre

03/15/2017 4:24 PM

In a televised speech Tuesday, Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan blamed Holland for the 1995 Srebrenica massacre in eastern Bosnia, in which 8,000 Muslim men and boys


London artist apologizes for “Beware of Jews” sign in Stamford Hill

03/15/2017 12:26 PM

Artist and photographer Franck Allais apologized Wednesday after placing a “Beware of Jews” sign in the ultra-Orthodox London neighborhood of Stamford Hill. The triangular sign featured


European rabbis condemn E.U. court ruling against religious garb

03/14/2017 11:04 AM

The Conference of European Rabbis is attacking a new court ruling out of the European Union, allowing companies to prohibit employees from wearing religious garb. Rabbi


Far-right Party for Freedom third most popular among Dutch Jews

03/10/2017 12:12 PM

Geert Wilders, a far-right Dutch politician who serves as head of the Party for Freedom, has been described as racist for proposing a tax on Muslim


In Putin meeting, Netanyahu once again invokes Purim story to describe Iran threat

03/09/2017 12:54 PM

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu traveled to Moscow Thursday for his third meeting in a year with Russian president Vladimir Putin. Speaking with Putin, Netanyahu drew an


Celebrated French author exposed as anti-Semitic Twitter troll

03/06/2017 6:24 PM

The French literary scene is known for its provocateurs. (English’s need of the French loan word ‘provocateur’ to describe this concept is just one sign of


Veteran Labor MP and Israel foe Gerald Kaufman dies at 86

02/27/2017 3:41 PM Updated: 1 month ago

Gerald Kaufman, an MP with Britain’s Labor Party and a vociferous critic of Israel, passed away Sunday at 86 due to an undisclosed illness. “Sir Gerald


Former Gitmo detainee, compensated by UK government, dies in ISIS attack

02/22/2017 1:34 PM

The life of Jamal al-Harith is being puzzled over today. Originally from Britain, he ended-up in Guantanamo Bay but was compensated with £1 million from the U.K.


(Video) Marine Le Pen cancels meeting with Muslim cleric after refusing to wear headscarf

02/21/2017 6:00 PM

Jewish leaders meet with Lithuanian Ambassador to preserve threatened ancient cemetery

02/21/2017 2:30 PM Updated: 2 months ago

A delegation of American Jewish leaders met last week with Lithuanian Ambassador to the United States Rolandas Kriščiūnas in an effort to forestall planned development in