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France convicts delivery man for refusing kosher food orders, will expel him

A court in eastern France convicted a delivery driver of antisemitic discrimination for refusing to take orders for kosher food, and Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said the Algerian man would be expelled after he completes his four-months prison sentence.

Winter sports at Buchenwald: Concentration camp slams sledders at mass graves

The German memorial at former Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald demanded an end to visitors playing winter sports at the site, after some were even spotted sledding at its mass graves.

Flemish Parliament funds brochure honouring Nazi collaborators

The Coordinating Committee of Belgian Jewish Organisations has expressed outrage after a brochure honouring Nazi collaborators was published with funding from the Flemish Parliament.

Ex-Labour head Jeremy Corbyn fights to overturn suspension

Former UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn began his bid to be reinstated as a member of the party in the High Court, UK media reported.

Iancu Ţucărman, one of last remaining Holocaust survivors in Romania passes away at 98

Iancu Ţucărman, one of the last remaining Holocaust survivors in Romania succumbed to COVID-19. He was 98. May his memory be a blessing.

Austrian Academic institute revokes fellowship to Ukrainian Far-Right leader

An Austrian academic institute has revoked a fellowship to a Ukrainian postgraduate after the embarrassing discovery that she was a key figurehead in the global far-right.

Ágnes Keleti turns 100

Ágnes Keleti, the oldest living Olympic champion and a Holocaust survivor, celebrated her 100th birthday in her native Budapest.

Government spokesperson receives letter filled with antisemitic and homophobic threats

Gabriel Attal, the spokesperson for the French government received a letter filled with antisemitic and homophobic threats.

Food courier in Strasbourg refuses to serve Jews, two kosher restaurant owners say

Two kosher restaurants in Strasbourg said they were declined service by at least one delivery man, who allegedly said he does not want to serve Jews.

Czech Jews condemn use of yellow Star of David at Prague anti-lockdown protest

The Czech Jewish community strongly condemned the use of yellow stars by protesters during a march against the country’s coronavirus restrictions.

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