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Holocaust survivor Jack Aizenberg, one of first orphans to arrive to the UK, dies at 96

Polish-British Holocaust survivor Jack Aizenberg has passed away, aged 96. Jack was himself among 600 people forced on a 100-mile...

German Commissioner for Jewish Life wants to recognise initiatives that make Jewish Life visible

This year, the German government wants to award a prize for initiatives that make Jewish life in Germany visible and reduce prejudices.

Barcelona prosecutor’s office asks for 3 years imprisionment to right-wing extremist for antisemitic chants

The Hate Crimes Service of the Barcelona Provincial Prosecutor's Office, which is coordinated by prosecutor Miguel Ángel Aguilar, is...

‘BDS movement is antisemitic,’ British Home Secretary says

"The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement is racist and antisemitic", British Home Secretary Priti Patel told a gathering of...

New documentary explores the role of Italian collaborators during the Shoah

A new documentary by the Fondazione Museo della Shoah, broadcast on RaiStoria, journeys through four cities to explore the role of Italian collaborators during the Shoah.

Mozaik, a radio station on Moroccan Judaism, soon on air

Mozaik, a new radio station dedicated to Moroccan Judaism, will be launched in September 2022.

Commemorative plaque unveiled on anniversary of “Green Ticket Round-up”

A new plaque was unveiled in Paris in memory of the victims of the so-called "green ticket round-up," (rafle du billet vert) the first wave of mass arrests of Jews under the Vichy regime.

Dieudonné sentenced on appeal in Switzerland for antisemitic and negationist remarks

The notorious French comedian Dieudonné has been sentenced on appeal in Geneva for antisemitic remarks made during shows in Switzerland in 2019.

Abandoned synagogues get new life in Greece

The Jewish heritage sites in Greece once abandoned or demolished or serving other uses, are now slated for reconstruction and reuse as synagogues, nearly 80 years after the Holocaust.

Record number of antisemitic incidents in Austria, according to latest IKG report

A total of 965 antisemitic incidents were reported to the Antisemitism Reporting Office of the Jewish Community of Vienna (IKG Wien) in 2021.

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