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Thousands gather in London for rally against antisemitism

More than 3,000 people gathered in Parliament Square to stand against antisemitism and hear passionate speeches about its rise.

At least 30 Labour parliamentary candidates at UK General Election are linked to antisemitism claims

At least 30 Labour candidates at the UK General Election have been linked to the deepening antisemitism scandal in the party.

Piero Terracina, Rome Jew who survived the Nazi camps, dies

Piero Terracina, described as the last survivor among the Roman Jews who were deported from the Italian capital to Nazi death camps during World War II, has died at 91.

Document lists nine personal instances of antisemitism by Corbyn among thousands by Labour

British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been accused by a party branch of personally engaging in antisemitic acts on nine occasions.

“Jews are France” says Macron after cemetery desecration

French President Emmanuel Macron has pledged to fight antisemitism saying “Jews are and make France” after 107 graves were desecrated at a Jewish cemetery in the north-east of the country.

Dozens of Jewish graves vandalised in eastern France

Vandals have defaced more than 100 graves with swastikas in a Jewish cemetery in eastern France. The interior minister condemned the "heinous acts" — the latest in a string of antisemitic incidents in the Alsace region.

German Jews angered by activists’ use of Holocaust victims’ ashes

Jewish groups expressed outrage at an oversized urn placed in front of the German parliament that those behind it claim contains Holocaust victims’ remains and is meant to highlight the dangers of far-right extremism.

French lawmakers pass resolution calling Israel hatred a form of antisemitism

The lower house of France’s parliament approved a draft resolution that calls hate of Israel a form of antisemitism.

Merkel to visit Auschwitz for first time

Angela Merkel will visit the Auschwitz death camp in Poland for the first time in her 14 years as chancellor, as Germany grapples with a resurgence of antisemitism.

Man who stabbed Jews at Amsterdam market ruled unfit to stand trial

A Muslim man charged with trying to kill a Jewish father and son at an Amsterdam market has been found not criminally responsible for his actions and sent for psychological care.

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