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Turkish Jews celebrate European Days of Jewish Culture with online activities

The Turkish Jewish community has organised a series of of events in the framework of the the European Days of Jewish Culture, which will be available online.

Jewish museum of Switzerland to move to new location in 2023

The Jewish Museum of Switzerland is moving to a new location within the city of Basel.

BBC apologises for broadcasting appeal of convicted Hamas terrorist

The BBC apologised after its Arabic channel broadcasted an appeal by convicted Hamas terrorist Ahlam Tamimi to be reunited with her husband.

Hastings Council adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism

The Council of Hastings, in southern England has voted unanimously to adopt the IHRA working definition of antisemitism after a long-running campaign by a city councillor who quit Labour in protest at Jeremy Corbyn’s failure over anti-Jewish racism.

Estonia imposes entry ban on Hezbollah affiliates

The Estonian government has imposed an entry ban on Hezbollah affiliates - belonging either to Hezbollah's political or military wing - whose activity supports terrorism.

Frankfurt Jewish Museum reopens with new core exhibition

After five years of closure for revamp and reconstruction, the Jewish Museum in Frankfurt has reopened with a totally new core exhibit.

Bank of Lithuania issues 10€ coin in honour of the 300th anniversary of the Vilna Gaon

In a tweet, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania announced that the Bank of Lithuania would issue a 10€ silver collector coin dedicated to the 300th birth anniversary of the Vilna Gaon.

Dutch Protestant church admits to not fighting antisemitism in WWII

The Dutch Protestant Church (PKN), the largest Protestant denomination in the Netherlands, has admitted guilt for its predecessors' failure to combat antisemitism during World War II.

New Stolpersteine will be payed in Ljubljana on November 5

17 additional Stolpersteine or “Stumbling Stones” will be placed in Ljubljana at six different locations, on Thursday, November 5, 2020.

Jewish teenager lightly wounded in attack in Uman, Ukraine

Three unidentified men assaulted two Jewish teenagers in the Ukrainian city of Uman.

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