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Thessaloniki Holocaust museum “an extremely important initiative for Greece”, says U.S. Ambassador

US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt described a plan to build a Holocaust Museum in Thessaloniki as an "extremely important initiative for Greece", considering the key role that the Jewish community has played in the city's history.

Polish President rejects Jewish restitution claims before election

Polish President Andrzej Duda said he’ll never allow for restitution of Jewish property as the topic resurfaced just three days before the country’s presidential election.

Germany sees rise in number of right-wing extremists

An annual report on extremism in Germany released estimates the number of right-wing extremists in the country at 32,080 in 2019. This is an increase of almost 8,000 compared to the figure of 24,100 recorded in 2018.

Neo-Nazis “urged followers to deliberately infect Muslims and Jews”

Neo-Nazi groups have encouraged followers to "deliberately infect" Jews and Muslims with coronavirus as extremists seek to "fully exploit" the pandemic, a report has warned.

Monaco’s prince expresses regret over Holocaust deportations

Monaco’s Prince Albert II apologised on Thursday for his country’s history of...

Luxembourg poll: Apology for Shoah role was right

Luxembourg was right to apologise for the way it treated the Jewish...

Cyprus confirms Hezbollah bomb plot

Cyprus believes it thwarted a Hezbollah plot to attack Israelis or Jews, its...

Bosnia fans protest outside Israeli team’s hotel

Hundreds of Bosnian soccer fans rioted outside a hotel where players of...

Luxembourg apologises for involvement in Jewish persecution in WWII

The Luxembourg government on Tuesday issued a formal apology for the country's...

Arrests in Cyprus in Hezbollah plot to target Israelis and Jews

A Lebanese Hezbollah operative arrested in Cyprus last week on terrorism charges...

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