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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.

Jean-Marie Le Pen charged over antisemitic pun

The founder of France’s far-right National Front party, Jean-Marie Le Pen, has...

Le Pen says French Jews will have to give up Israeli citizenship

In a France ruled by the far-right Marine Le Pen, Jewish citizens...

Italian judge says slurs against Jews in sport not racism

Members of the Italian Jewish community have criticised a recent court ruling...

Europe’s Russian-speaking Jews hold Limmud event in UK

More than 700 Russian-speaking Jews from across Europe attended the first ever...

History of Helsinki’s Jewish sports club chosen as Book of the Year in Finland

The Sports Museum of Finland has chosen as the country’s 2016 Sports...

Anti-Israel demonstration in London includes antisemitic speeches

Speeches at an anti-Israel demonstration in London organised by the Palestine Solidarity Campaign...

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