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Holocaust survivor Jack Aizenberg, one of first orphans to arrive to the UK, dies at 96

Polish-British Holocaust survivor Jack Aizenberg has passed away, aged 96. Jack was himself among 600 people forced on a 100-mile...

German Commissioner for Jewish Life wants to recognise initiatives that make Jewish Life visible

This year, the German government wants to award a prize for initiatives that make Jewish life in Germany visible and reduce prejudices.

Barcelona prosecutor’s office asks for 3 years imprisionment to right-wing extremist for antisemitic chants

The Hate Crimes Service of the Barcelona Provincial Prosecutor's Office, which is coordinated by prosecutor Miguel Ángel Aguilar, is...

‘BDS movement is antisemitic,’ British Home Secretary says

"The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement is racist and antisemitic", British Home Secretary Priti Patel told a gathering of...

New permanent exhibition in Barcelona’s Cathedral uncovers the Jewish history of the city

Barcelona’s  Cathedral hosted the presentation of the permanent exhibition "Discovering Jewish memory...

Jewish Academy and Goethe University of Frankfurt to cooperate on research and education

The Goethe University of Frankfurt and the Jewish Academy of the Central Council of Jews in Germany have signed a memorandum of understanding on research and education.

Checks on kosher meats ‘insane’ PM Boris Johnson tells Belfast Jewish community

Checks on kosher meats entering Northern Ireland from Britain are "insane", UK PM Boris Johnson has told members of Belfast’s Jewish community.

Morocco sees uptick in demand for Hebrew studies

One of the most fascinating things of the normalization of ties between Israel and Morocco is the level of interest and desire of many Moroccan Muslims to learn Hebrew.

Italian Jewish Community to honour Sarah Halimi five years after her murder

The Union of Italian Jewish Communities (UCEI) will hold a special ceremony honouring the memory of Sarah Halimi, a 65-year-old Jewish woman brutally murdered on 4 April 2017 in Paris by her neighbour.

Registration for the installation of “Stumbling Stones” in Milan open

The applications for the 2023 instalation of "Stumbling Stones" in Milan are...

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