French jihadist in court for Brussels Jewish Museum terror attack in 2014

Jihadist Mehdi Nemmouche appeared in court ahead of his trial for shooting and killing four people at the Jewish museum in Brussels in 2014.

Belgium’s ban on kosher slaughter for meat begins in Flanders

A ban on kosher slaughter has taken effect in the Flemish region of Belgium after a prohibition for salughtering animals that have not been pre-stunned entered into force.

Witnesses to be confirmed as trial about to start for 2014 attack on Brussels Jewish Museum

Witnesses are to be confirmed for the Brussels trial of Mehdi Nemmouche, a Frenchman accused of shooting four people dead at the Brussels Jewish Museum in 2014.

Belgian Jewish organisations call for historical inquiry into role of country’s railways

The three principal organisations of Belgian Jewry called on the country’s railways service, NMBS-SNCB, to mount a thorough investigation into the role of the railways in the deportation of Jews to Nazi death camps.

Belgian Jews welcome adoption of Senate Resolution on combatting Antisemitism

The Coordinating Committee of Belgian Jewish Organisations (CCOJB) welcomes the adoption of a resolution by the Belgian Senate on combatting antisemitism.

Yohan Benizri appointed EJC Vice-President

CCOJB President Yohan Benizri was appointed Vice-President of the EJC at a meeting of the Executive Committee held in Vienna on 21 November 2018.

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