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International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorated in Estonia

A national commemoration ceremony was held at the Rahumäe Jewish Cemetery in Estonia to mark the 76th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz extermination camp.

Tallinn to fix up old Jewish cemetery

The city of Tallinn has picked a basic project for fixing up the old Jewish cemetery area for which purpose €400,000 have been earmarked in next year's budget.

Estonia imposes entry ban on Hezbollah affiliates

The Estonian government has imposed an entry ban on Hezbollah affiliates - belonging either to Hezbollah's political or military wing - whose activity supports terrorism.

Estonian Jews mark 76th anniversary of Klooga massacre

The Jewish Community of Estonia marked the 76th anniversary of the Klooga concentration camp massacre, in which as many as 2,000 Jews were killed.

Estonian boy, 13, headed neo-Nazi group that plotted synagogue attack in the US

A 13 year-old boy from Estonia, who called himself “Commander” online was the leader of an international neo-Nazi group linked to plots to attack a Las Vegas synagogue and detonate a car bomb at a major US news network. 

City of Tallinn planning to repair historic Jewish cemetery

The old Jewish cemetery in Tallinn, now only marked by a small memorial stone in a wall surrounding a wasteland, will be repaired in the coming years, the Tallinn city council has said.

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