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Tunisia’s new president regards any ties with Israel as “high treason”

Tunisia’s new president is a hardline opponent of any form of ties with Israel and recently called moves toward relations with the Jewish state “high treason.”

British Jewish Labour MP quits party over antisemitism

British Jewish MP Dame Louise Ellman has quit the Labour Party, saying Jeremy Corbyn is "not fit" to become prime minister.

Former Nazi concentration camp guard to go on trial in Hamburg

Bruno Dey, 93, is accused of accessory in the murders of 5,230 prisoners between 1944 and 1945 in the Stutthof [Sztutowo] camp in what is now Poland.

New Ukrainian Prime Minister attends far-right rally

Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk has experienced a groundswell of criticism as photographs of him standing on stage with a stylised swastika draped behind him at a Veterans Strong party event were posted on Facebook.

Students in Warsaw remember pre-WWII segregation of Jews

Students at the University of Warsaw, one of the largest Polish universities, commemorated the victims of a segregation policy against Jews introduced there 82 years ago.

Syrian man detained with knife near Berlin synagogue

Two guards protecting a Berlin synagogue in the district of Mitte detained a Syrian man who apparently sought to enter the building with a knife.

Arabic-speaking man tosses stone at Israeli’s head in Germany

A 27 -year-old Israeli woman was the victim of a violent antisemitic attack in Bavaria after an Arabic-speaking man tossed a stone at her after she spoke Hebrew.

José Oulman Carp elected as President of the Jewish Community of Lisbon

José Oulman Carp has been elected as the new President of the Jewish Community of Lisbon (CIL).

Jews fight against Swedish party’s call to ban circumcision

Swedish Jews joined the country’s Muslim community in protesting the call by a major political party to ban all non-medical circumcisions.

German city retracts prize after artist refuses to denounce BDS movement

The German city of Aachen cancelled an award to a Lebanon-born artist after discovering that he is a supporter of the boycott Israel movement.

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