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Belgium to remove military protecting Jews even amidst rising antisemitism

Belgian Jews are concerned after the announcement by the Belgian government to remove military security from Jewish institutions across the country.

Belgium investigates funding to Palestinian NGOs with links to terrorist group

Belgium’s investigation comes as a result of reports sent to the Belgian government by the Israeli government and reports by NGO Monitor which highlighted the close links between several Palestinian NGOs and the PFLP.

Belgium to return Nazi-looted painting to German Jewish family

Belgium will return a painting to the family of a German Jewish couple from whom it was stolen after they fled Germany during World War II, the government research department said.

Belgian soccer star defends chanting he’d “rather die than be a Jew”

A professional soccer player from Belgium who sang with fans that he’d “rather die than be a Jew” has defended his actions, which are now the subject of a disciplinary review.

Antisemitic chants at Brussels anti-Israel demonstration

Several dozen demonstrators were recorded chanting the antisemitic slogan “Khaybar Khaybar Ya...

Belgian Green leader accused of inciting antisemitism

Rajae Maouane, a Belgian MP who serves as co-President of the French-speaking Ecolo  party has been accused of inciting antisemitism after sharing a problematic picture on Instagram.

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