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Central Council of Jews in Germany calls for ban on antisemitic Al-Quds march

The Central Council of Jews in Germany has called for a ban on the antisemitic Al-Quds March in Berlin.

Ibn Gabirol Days symposium launched in Malaga

The launching ceremony of the Ibn Gabirol Days, an initiative of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Spain (FCJE) and its cultural wing, the Ibn Gabirol Association, took place at the rectorate of the University of Malaga.

Former President Napolitano donates defamation trial proceeds to Shoah Museum

Former Italian President Giorgio Napolitano has donated the 30.000€ compensation he was awarded on a defamation case against journalist Alessandro Salussi to the Museum of Italian Judaism and the Shoah in Ferrara (MEIS).

French Highest Court upholds decision not to try Sarah Halimi murderer

France's highest court on ruled that the suspected murderer of Sarah Halimi was not criminally responsible and could not go on trial.

Antisemitic incidents in the Netherlands drop by 25% in 2020 due to lockdowns

The number of antisemitic incidents recorded in the Netherlands in 2020 decreased by 25% over the previous year but was still among the highest totals in a decade.

Liliana Segre elected President of Commission against hatred and discrimination

Italian Senator for life Liliana Segre has been unanimously elected as President of the newly-established Extraordinary Commission for combating the phenomena of intolerance, racism, antisemitism and incitement to hatred and violence.

Board of Deputies publishes regional manifestos

The Board of Deputies has published three separate Jewish manifestos for London, Scotland, and Wales, ahead of upcoming elections in May.

Hamburg Senate appoints Commissioner on combatting antisemitism

The Senate of Hamburg, the city-state's executive, has appointed Stefan Hensel as Coordinator on combatting and preventing antisemitism.

Antisemitic graffiti discovered on the facade of Sciences Po in Paris

Antisemitic graffiti were discovered on the façade of Sciences Po at 27 rue Saint-Guillaume in Paris.

Collapsible synagogue opens in Ukraine’s Babyn Yar, site of Nazi mass grave

A new synagogue opened in Babyn Yar, the park in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv commemorating a ravine where the Nazis and their collaborators murdered more than 30,000 Jews.

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