Norway’s state broadcaster airs “Jewish swine” cartoon

Norway’s public broadcaster NRK defended a cartoon in which a Scrabble player forms the word “Jewish swine.”

Pillars and mikve found at destroyed Lithuanian synagogue

Two pillars of the bimah of the Great Synagogue of Vilnius, along with a mikveh, inscriptions and historic floor tiles were recently discovered in archaeological excavations of the compound in Lithuania.

Germany marks 75 years since Hitler assassination attempt

German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Europeans to confront populism, nationalism, racism and antisemitism as she paid tribute to the Nazi resistance in her own country.

UK Labour launches antisemitism website to “educate” members

Labour has launched a website dedicated to educating its members about antisemitism so they are better able to "confront bigotry”.

Germany to compensate 8,000 Romanian Holocaust survivors

In a historic decision, the German government approved the recognition of around 8,000 Romanian citizens living in Israel as Holocaust survivors, a decision that allows them to receive a monthly stipend and retroactive compensation, an amount that could reach into billions of shekels.

Germany honours resisters who tried to assassinate Hitler

Germany is marking the 75th anniversary of the most famous plot to kill Adolf Hitler, honoring those who resisted the Nazis — who were stigmatised for decades as traitors — as pillars of the country’s modern democracy amid growing concerns about the resurgence of the far-right.

Portugal OKs 10,000 citizenship requests from descendants of Sephardi Jews

Portugal has approved about a third of approximately 33,000 applications for citizenship under its 2015 law for descendants of Sephardi Jews, according to official data.

French prosecutors omit hate crimes charges against burglars said to target Jews

Prosecutors in France did not include the aggravated element of a hate crime in the indictments of three men who allegedly singled out a Jewish family for a burglary at their home.

Italy seizes combat-ready missiles and Nazi memorabilia in raid on far-right

Anti-terrorism police in northern Italy have seized an air-to-air missile and other sophisticated weapons during raids on far-right extremist groups.

French judge rules Sarah Halimi killer not responsible because he smoked marijuana

A French judge ruled that the man who killed Sarah Halimi in Paris is probably not criminally responsible for his actions because he had smoked marijuana beforehand.

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