NEWS FROM COMMUNITIES

Denmark

Steep rise in antisemitic incidents in Denmark over past year

Denmark experienced a 50-percent increase in antisemitic attacks in 2018 over the previous year, a new report from the Danish Jewish community has revealed.

Denmark arrested neo-Nazi over Jewish cemetery attack

Danish police have arrested a prominent neo-Nazi activist and an alleged accomplice after 84 Jewish tombstones were vandalised in the city of Randers.

Jewish graves desecrated in Denmark

Vandals desecrated more than 80 graves at a Jewish cemetery in the western Danish town of Randers, the police said.

Stumbling stones installed in Copenhagen

The first Stolpersteine (stumbling stones) honouring Danish Jews deported to concentration camps during the Holocaust has been laid in Copenhagen.

Denmark won’t fund groups that promote BDS or question Israel’s legitimacy

Denmark won’t fund organisations that have ties to terrorists, engage in attempts to boycott Israel or question its right to exist, the government said in what activists called a significant step.

Marking the 75th anniversary of the rescue of Danish Jews

October 1 marked the 75th anniversary the rescue of over 7,000 Danish Jews from Nazi persecution.

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