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Labour still factional over antisemitism, inquiry lawyer says

Martin Forde's inquiry found problems with Labour's structure and practices under former leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Radio Aryan host on trial over ‘racist and antisemitic’ podcasts

A man described as a supporter of Adolf Hitler and accused of stirring up racial hatred through a “highly racist and antisemitic” podcast station called Radio Aryan has gone on trial.

Students at elite Istanbul school give Nazi salute in football match against Jewish school

Turkish Jewish leaders say they are taking action after students at Istanbul’s Üsküdar American Academy reportedly performed the Nazi salute during a soccer game against Istanbul’s sole Jewish day school.

March in Thessaloniki commemorates deportation of Greek Jews

Hundreds march to Thessaloniki’s old train station, where expulsion began; approximately 46,000 were taken to death camp in 1943, just 1,950 survived

Warsaw ghetto uprising exhibition opens in Madrid

An exhibition devoted to the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, in which Warsaw's Jewish population rose up against the Nazis, opened in the government-run Centro Sefarad Israel institute.

Last known survivor of WWII White Rose Nazi resistance group dies at 103

Traute Lafrenz, the last known survivor of a German group known as the White Rose that actively resisted the Nazis, has died. She was 103.

Bulgaria marks 80 years since the rescue of Jews from deportation to Nazi death camps

March 2023 marks the 80th anniversary of the rescue of Bulgarian Jews in the old borders of the Kingdom of Bulgaria from the Nazi death camps.

Italian Football Federation launches investigation into antisemitic chants sung by Lazio fans

Italy’s Football Federation (FIGC) has launched an investigation into antisemitic chants sung by Lazio fans before their team’s win at Napoli. 

Chelsea FC hosted a commemorative service for Jewish German footballer Julius Hirsch

Ahead of a Champions League match between Chelsea FC and Borussia Dortmund, Chelsea FC hosted a commemorative service for German footballer Julius Hirsch as part of their ongoing activities to tackle antisemitism.

Lithuanian FM pays respect to great-grandmother honored by Yad Vashem

The foreign minister of Lithuania honored the memory of his great-grandmother, who had been recognized as a Righteous Among the Nations for risking her life to save a Jewish girl during the Holocaust.

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