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Brighton neo-Nazi who planned synagogue suicide bombing is jailed

A teenager with neo-Nazi views who made plans to carry out a suicide bombing at a synagogue because he wanted “to make Jews afraid again” has been jailed for eight years.

Massive manifestation against antisemitism in Paris after the rape of a Jewish girl

The demonstration took place on the forecourt of the Paris city hall, organised by the collective Nous Vivrons, with the presence of CRIF President Yonathan Arfi, among elected officials and civil society leaders.

French President condemns antisemitism after Jewish girl is raped

French President Emmanuel Macron has said that schools in France are being threatened by the "scourge of antisemitism."

Stolpersteine in Weimar vandalised with antisemitic messages

“Jews are criminals,” said the messages on the so-called Stolpersteine or stumbling stones, which are embedded in local sidewalks to mark the houses that once belonged to local Jews.

Man from Alkmaar sentenced for spreading antisemitic conspiracy theories

A 36-year-old man has been sentenced to forty hours of community service by the police judge in Alkmaar for distributing flyers containing antisemitic conspiracy theories.

Łódź authorities banned Israeli football teams from the city after extreme-right activists threatened organisers

Two Israeli football teams — Maccabi Haifa and Hapoel Beer Sheva — that were set to play their European Championship matches in the Polish city of Łódź have been banned by the hosting country.

Plaque commemorating WWII resistance fighters target of antisemitic act in Brussels

The act was condemned by CCOJB, the Coordinating Committee of Belgian Jewish Organizations (CCOJB).

United States designates largest neo-Nazi group in Sweden as terrorist organisation

The US State Department designated the largest neo-Nazi group in Sweden and its leaders as terrorists, only the second time it has applied the label to a white supremacist group known for a long history of violence.

Football fans lay wreaths at Dachau to commemorate Nazi victims

Fans from Scotland, Ukraine, Germany, Israel and other nations laid wreaths at the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site to commemorate victims of the Nazis, vowing “never again” and to use football as a force to unite people.

Jewish community of Estonia commemorates the Soviet deportations of Estonian Jews

Alla Jakobson, Chairperson of the Estonian Jewish Community, opened the ceremony with a poignant reminder of the tragic fate of the 419 Estonian Jews who were deported by the USSR.

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