News from Communities


Central Council welcomes verdict in Sachsenhausen guard trial

The Central Council of Jews in Germany has welcomed the guilty verdict in the Brandenburg trial of a former Sachsenhausen concentration camp guard.

FCJE and UCM launch Simone Veil Chair for the prevention of Antisemitism

The Federation of Jewish Communities of Spain (FCJE) and the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) launched the Simone Veil Extraordinary Chair for the prevention of racism, antisemitism and the promotion of interculturality.

Yonathan Arfi elected new CRIF President

Yonathan Arfi has been elected President of the Representative Council of French Jewish Institutions (CRIF).

New book on the history of the Jews of Greece presented in Athens

A presentation of the book "On the Traces of the Jews of Greece"  by Anastasio Karababas took place on Monday 27 June 2022, in the garden of the Numismatic Museum in Athens.

German court rules on removal of antisemitic church sculpture

The Central Council of Jews in Germany has reacted to a ruling of the German Federal Court of Justice (BGH) concerning the removal of a notorious medieval antisemitic sculpture.

Lower Saxony antisemitism commissioner calls for more projects in schools

Lower Saxony's State Commissioner against antisemitism and for the Protection of Jewish Life has called for more projects at schools.

Italian PM Draghi: “Italy is working to combat discrimination against Jews”

Italy is working against all forms of anti-Jewish discrimination, Prime Minister Mario Draghi said during a visit to the Italian synagogue in Jerusalem.

First National Forum Against Antisemitism held in Vienna

The first national forum against antisemitism was held in Vienna with 80 high-ranking representatives of the federal government, civil society and Jewish communities.

British trade union backs calls for antisemites to face ‘full force of the law’

One of Britain’s biggest trade unions has unanimously passed a motion calling...

Budapest Jewish cultural festival to go ahead in September

The 24th edition of the Budapest Jewish Cultural Festival will take place from 4-12 September this year.

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