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Central Council of Jews in Germany calls for ban on antisemitic Al-Quds march

The Central Council of Jews in Germany has called for a ban on the antisemitic Al-Quds March in Berlin.

Ibn Gabirol Days symposium launched in Malaga

The launching ceremony of the Ibn Gabirol Days, an initiative of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Spain (FCJE) and its cultural wing, the Ibn Gabirol Association, took place at the rectorate of the University of Malaga.

Former President Napolitano donates defamation trial proceeds to Shoah Museum

Former Italian President Giorgio Napolitano has donated the 30.000€ compensation he was awarded on a defamation case against journalist Alessandro Salussi to the Museum of Italian Judaism and the Shoah in Ferrara (MEIS).

French Highest Court upholds decision not to try Sarah Halimi murderer

France's highest court on ruled that the suspected murderer of Sarah Halimi was not criminally responsible and could not go on trial.

Buchenwald camp a reminder of Nazi “barbarism,” German president says

Germany’s president marked the 76th anniversary of the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp by reminding his compatriots of the inconceivable atrocities the Nazis committed there during the Third Reich.

When Prince Philip, honouring his mother, became the first UK royal to visit Israel

The Duke of Edinburgh, who sadly passed on April 9 2021, was the first royal to attend a ceremony in Israel in 1994, when his mother Princess Alice was recognised as Righteous Among the Nations.

Opening date set for Manchester Jewish Museum after two-year redevelopment

Manchester Jewish Museum will welcome the public again this summer, bringing to a conclusion several years of planning, fundraising, consulting and building.

Earliest evidence of kosher diet in UK found in 800-year-old Oxford animal bones

Archaeologists in the United Kingdom discovered findings from a medieval Jewish community of Oxford that they said were the earliest evidence of a religious diet.

Catholic University of Lublin fails to discipline professor over ritual murder claim

The Catholic University of Lublin (KUL) failed to take disciplinary action against a priest-professor who claimed that Jews have carried out ritual murder against Christians, on the grounds that this is "part of a still unsettled academic discussion."

Turkish Jewish Youth create an online museum to commemorate Holocaust victims

“Alef Youth”, one of the youth clubs of the Turkish Jewish community, created, ahead of Yom HaShoah, an online museum to increase awareness on the Holocaust. 

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