NEWS FROM COMMUNITIES

Denmark

Danish nun who saved two Jewish infants in the Holocaust recognised by Israel

When Bylov Jespersen was 22, she saved the lives of two Jewish babies during the Nazi occupation of Denmark and took care of them until the end of the war

Jewish community of Denmark President: “Today we are far more cautious than we have ever been”

Henri Goldstein stressed that conflicts in the Middle East often ripple out to affect Jewish communities worldwide, including those in Denmark. He highlighted the unity within the Jewish community.

The Jewish Community of Denmark criticizes the exclusion of an Israeli director from a theater festival in Copenhagen

Chairmen of the Danish Jewish Community Henri Goldstein expressed his concern, stating that if the cancellation is solely due to Roy Horovitz being a Jewish Israeli, it is unacceptable and indicative of the Gaza war infiltrating Danish cultural life.

121 antisemitic incidents reported in Denmark in 2023

The figures show an overwhelming increase in reports following the terrorist attack on Israel on October 7, 2023.

Danish influencer sentenced for posting pro-Hamas video on Snapchat

He was sentenced to four months of suspended imprisonment with the requirement of completing 100 hours of community service.

Antisemitism in Denmark reaches highest level in the last ten years

"If there are still people who deny that we have a problem with antisemitism in Denamrk, it is because they do not want to acknowledge it" said President of the Jewish Community of Denmak Henri Goldstein.

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