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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...

Lily Ebert, Zwi Nigal, Karl Pfeifer and Liliana Segre win first Simon Wiesenthal Prize

Holocaust survivors Lily Ebert, Zwi Nigal, Karl Pfeifer and Liliana Segre have been awarded the first Simon Wiesenthal Prize for their commitment against antisemitism and to education on the Holocaust.

Kretinga District Holocaust Memorial, honouring the memory of 320 Lithuanian Jews, vandalised

A monument erected at the site of the mass murder of Jews...

Spanish Jewish community considers complaint following antisemitic chants at basketball game

The Federation of Jewish Communities of Spain (FCJE) is considering filing a...

Swiss government votes to set up commission for illegally seized cultural property

The Swiss Federal Council approved a parliamentary motion calling for the establishment of an independent national commission  to make recommendations on the restitution to the original owners in cases of cultural property lost as a result of Nazi persecution.

Rhineland-Palatinate Antisemitism Commissioner position politically strengthened

The Parliament of Rhineland-Palatinate has strengthened the position of antisemitism commissioners with...

New exhibition pays tribute to the 733 Liège Jews who died in the Shoah

Until the 17th of June 2022, les Fonds patrimoniaux, in Liège, presents the  "Presumed dead in Auschwitz" exhibition that pays tribute to the 733 Jewish citizens of the city who perished in the Shoah.

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