News from Communities

EJC IN THE MEDIA NEWS & VIEWS LIFE IN ISRAEL

Holocaust survivor launches legal claim against German railway

A Holocaust survivor who successfully campaigned for the Dutch railway to pay compensation for transporting people to the Nazi concentration camps has tabled a legal claim against the German state over the wartime role of the Deutsche Reichsbahn.

Dozens of headstones smashed at Jewish cemetery in Russia

Dozens of headstones at a Jewish cemetery in the Russian city of St. Petersburg were smashed.

Lockdown results in slight decrease in antisemitic incidents in the UK

Antisemitic incidents in the UK have dropped by 13 percent in 2020 compared to the year before, likely due to COVID-19 lockdown regulations, according to the latest CST report.

Instituto Cervantes to open new centre in Thessaloniki to promote Sephardic culture

Thessaloniki’s Jewish community signed a deal with the Spanish government’s Instituto Cervantes to create a small centre where people will be taught modern Spanish while also learning about Sephardic culture and Ladino.

Mein Kampf becomes bestseller in Germany

Hitler's antisemitic manifesto Mein Kampf  has once again become a bestseller in German...

Marchers in Kiev shout “Jews out”

Ukrainian nationalists in Kiev chanted “Jews out” in German at a New...

Spanish court declares local boycott of Israel illegal

After a year-long legal battle, a Spanish court in Santiago de Compostela...

Over two million people visited Auschwitz museum in 2016

Over two million people from all over the world visited the Auschwitz...

Slovakia bans train patrols by far-right parties

Train and railway station patrols set up by a far-right parliamentary party...

French Anne Frank school hit with antisemitic graffiti

Anti-Jewish and anti-Roma graffiti were drawn in black marker on the front...

Subscribe to EJC newsletter

Get EJC's bi-weekly newsletter, including the latest statements and news from the European Jewish communities, direct to your inbox.

European Jewish Congress will use the information you provide on this form to contact you. We will treat your information with respect and will not share it with others. By clicking Subscribe, you agree that we may process your information in accordance with these terms.

browse by community