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Nazi collaborators included in Ukrainian memorial project

A project of the Ukrainian Institute for National Memory memorialising Ukrainian national figures includes Nazi collaborators that carried out atrocities during the Holocaust.

Historic Synagogue in Benfeld, Alsace is undergoing fullscale renovation

The sumptuously decorated 19th century synagogue in Benfeld, near Strasbourg in Alsace, is undergoing a complex, fullscale restoration to safeguard the building and preserve its unique interior ornamentation.

Austrian Jews welcome national strategy against antisemitism

The president of the Jewish community of Vienna, Oskar Deutsch, welcomed the publication of a national strategy against antisemitism published by the country's Federal Chancellery.

Holocaust survivors in Austria to receive COVID-19 vaccine

Jewish Holocaust survivors in Austria will be able to receive a vaccine against COVID-19 within the next week, the Jewish community of Vienna and the Austrian Ministry of Health declared.

Bosnia football fans chant “Kill the Jews” in central Vienna

Fans of a Bosnian soccer team chanted anti-Semitic slogans in the ’centre...

Macedonia pledges education towards Shoah memory

The President of the Board of the Holocaust Fund of the Jews from...

Bosnian police arrest man after attack on Sarajevo Jew

Police in Sarajevo said on Tuesday after a two-day investigation that they...

Macedonian town commemorates Shoah deportation of Jews

The Macedonian town of Bitola commemorated on Tuesday 72 years since the...

Monaco issues report on WWII period

A report into the actions the Principality of Monaco during WWII has...

Tunisian Islamist party pledges protection of Jewish community

Tunisia’s governing Ennahdha party has reached out to the country’s Jewish community. The...

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