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British publisher to revise text suggesting Israel was long-term cause of 9/11

The publisher of a British high-school text has admitted error in suggesting that Israel was a long-term cause of the September 11 attacks on the U.S..

51,816 examples of online antisemitism in France in 2019

With a 27% increase in the number of antisemitic incidents in France, CRIF has expressed its concern at daily forms of antisemitism – a form that doesn’t kill but is a regular occurrence of anger and insults.

Pig burning facility to be built near Holocaust memorial in eastern Ukraine

An animal waste-burning facility is expected to be built near a Holocaust memorial in the rebel-controlled town of Alexandrivka in Eastern Ukraine. 

German gunman reportedly wanted to “eliminate” Israel and other Middle East countries

The shooter who murdered ten people in the German city of Hanau was a far-right extremist who reportedly said he wanted to exterminate people from Asia, North Africa and Israel.

Frankfurt mayor: Antisemitism and hatred of Jews on the rise in Germany

Frankfurt Mayor Uwe Becker spoke at Muni Expo 2020 in Tel Aviv, warning of the recent rise in antisemitic events and overall hatred of Jews in Germany.

Former Polish priest indicted for hate speech and Holocaust denial

A former priest involved in Poland’s nationalist movement has been indicted on hate speech and Holocaust denial charges.

Far-right extremist suspected of Hanau shisha bar attacks

A man suspected of killing at least nine people in the German city of Hanau was likely a right-wing extremist, according to German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Man who tried to burn down British synagogue struck off medical panel

A radiographer from Exeter in south-west England who tried to set fire to the city's synagogue only to accidentally burn his own face has been struck off by the Health and Care Professions Tribunal Service.

German court says neo-Nazi’s use of “naughty Jew” is incitement to hate

A criminal court in the city of Hamm announced that an extremist right-wing politician was guilty of incitement to hate because he termed a Jewish community leader a “naughty Jew”.

Russian MPs call for relaxing rules on Nazi symbols

Russian lawmakers have voted to lift a legal ban on displays of Nazi symbols like swastikas as long as they are not intended to promote fascist ideology.

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