News from Communities


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.

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. 

Thousands tune in to UK Yom HaShoah commemoration

The UK’s annual Yom HaShoah commemorations moved online for a second consecutive year, with thousands tuning in to honour the memory and pledging never to forget.

Pears Foundation removes name from Birkbeck antisemitism institute

A statement from the charitable trust confirmed that the Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism will no longer bear the Foundation’s name – although it will continue to be one of its funders.

Second attack on Jewish resident of Djerba in less than two weeks

A Jewish woman in her twenties was strangled and assaulted by two men, near her home on the island of Djerba in Tunisia.

Symbolic Commemoration of Holocaust Victims at Ponar on Yom HaShoah

A symbolic ceremony to honour victims of the Holocaust will take place at noon on Yom HaShoah at the Ponar Memorial Complex outside Vilnius.

Jewish Confederation of Ukraine to publish book on Ukrainian Righteous Among the Nations

In honour of the 80th anniversary of the Babyn Yar tragedy, the Jewish Confederation of Ukraine (JCU) will publish a book on Righteous Among the Nations, who saved Jews during the Holocaust in Ukrainian territory, with the support of Yad Vashem.

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