Estonia

Plaque honouring SS officer unveiled in Estonia

The Jewish Community of Estonia protested the unveiling of a plaque honouring Waffen SS officer Alfons Rebane.

Estonian community member crowned world karate champion

Estonia’s Li Lirisman won gold at the Cadet, Junior & U21 Championships of the European Karate Federation held in Sochi, Russia.

Alla Jakobson re-elected chair of Estonian Jewish community

Alla Jakobson has been re-elected chair of the Jewish Community of Estonia, the country’s EJC affiliate. She will hold the post for another four-year term. We all wish Alla Mazal Tov...

Far-right Estonian politician promises to legalise Holocaust denial

An Estonian nationalist politician vowed in his election campaign to decriminalise Holocaust denial and instead penalise those who would downplay the Soviet domination of the country. Georg Kirsberg is running...

Estonian Jewry celebrates revival 75 years after Nazis declared it Jew-free

Seventy-five years after the Nazis declared that Estonia was “Jew free,” the Baltic country’s president celebrated the return of Jewish life there at an event attended by Israeli politicians...

Estonia blasts BDS, calls Israel a friend and partner

Attempts to isolate Israel or make it an international pariah state are unhelpful, Estonia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Sven Mikser told The Jerusalem Post in a wide-ranging interview at the ministry on...

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