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Man with knife arrested trying to enter Jewish school, kosher store

A man armed with a knife attempted to enter a Jewish school and a kosher grocery store in the city of Marseille before being overpowered by security personnel and arrested by police.

Sarah Halimi case goes to high court

France’s Court of Cassation began its deliberations on whether or not to overrule the lower court’s decision not to try Kobili Traoré for killing Sarah Halimi in 2017, a decision that was appealed last year.

Over 100 MPs sign letter accusing Bristol University professor of “inciting hate”

Over 100 MPs from across seven political parties have signed a letter accusing Bristol University's Professor David Miller of "inciting hatred against Jewish students".

“Annihilation” of Poland’s Jewish cemeteries documented in new book

Most people assume that Poland’s destroyed Jewish burial grounds were desecrated by the Nazis. An expert on Jewish cemeteries in Poland, however, said Polish citizens likely did more damage after the war than the country’s German occupiers.

Lithuanian region backs synagogue square memorial in agreement with Jewish community

On February 9, the Lithuanian Jewish Community signed an agreement with the...

Austrian police arrest Hitler lookalike

Austrian police have detained a man for glorifying the Nazi regime, after...

German far-right party ousts lawmaker who criticise Holocaust memorial

Members of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) voted on Monday to...

Russian MP says ancestors of politicians “boiled Christians in cauldrons”

A pro-Kremlin Russian MP came under fire on Monday after saying the...

Spanish courts reverse two pro-BDS rulings

Spanish courts have reversed two municipal resolutions on boycotting Israel and approved...

German Jewish community welcome election of country’s new president

The Central Council of Jews in Germany, the country’s umbrella Jewish organisation...

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