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‘Dirty Jews out’: Jewish Paris neighborhood targeted with antisemitic hate mail

Residents of a Jewish neighborhood in Paris have been targeted in separate incidents that involved antisemitic hate mail delivered to their homes.

Manchester Reform Synagogue service ambushed by group with swastikas

An online religious service hosted by a synagogue was interrupted when people began displaying swastikas and shouting racist abuse.

UCEI denounces fascist salutes at Lazio stadium

The Union of Italian Jewish communities (UCEI) called on football club S.S. Lazio to denounce fascist salutes appearing in a video taken at the team’s stadium.

Kosher food available at British parliament for first time

More than three years after a similar push was denied, kosher and halal food has been made available regularly at the headquarters of the British parliament, where about 11,000 people work, hundreds of them Jewish or Muslim.

Slovenian PM publishes tweet with antisemitic connotations

The European Union reiterated that antisemitism has no place in the EU after Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Janša published a tweet making implicit reference to antisemitic conspiracy myths.

Spanish Jews thank Catalan Police for decisive action at far right demonstration

The Federation of Jewish Communities of Spain has thanked the Mossos d'Esquadra for its speed and diligence in identifying a person who made antisemitic threats during a far right demonstration in Barcelona.

Romania commemorates 80th anniversary of Transnistria deportations

Representatives of Romania and Israel commemorated the 80th anniversary of the deportation and murder of tens of thousands of Jews in Transnistria.

European Commission VP Schinas visits the Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki

European Commission Vice-President Margaritis Schinas paid a visit to the Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki on October 10th 2021.

Candidate for mayor of Rome under fire after antisemitic remarks revealed

Enrico Michetti, the right-wing candidate for mayor of Rome, has found himself at the center of controversy over antisemitic remarks he made last year.

Chief Rabbi of Ukraine: ‘Babyn Yar was lost to history for 50 years’

Yaakov Dov Bleich, chief rabbi of Ukraine and Kyiv, says the memorial to thousands murdered 'brings an issue that has been lying dormant for 80 years to the forefront.'

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