News from Communities

EJC IN THE MEDIA NEWS & VIEWS LIFE IN ISRAEL

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.

German state removes antisemitic school textbook

The German state of Thuringia announced on Friday it would remove a...

Leading Greek politician apologises for past antisemitism

Greek MP Adonis Georgiadis, who is also vice president of the centre-right...

Polish police raid offices of centre monitoring racism and xenophobia

Polish police have raided the offices of the Centre for Monitoring Racist...

Antisemitism in UK at highest level on record

Following Thursday’s release of its annual figures, the UK’s Community Security Trust...

Polish Jews send matzah to TV boss who read out antisemitic poem

The Jewish Community of Warsaw sent matzah to a public television official...

London teen jailed for pelting Jews with gas canisters

An intoxicated teenager who yelled “Heil Hitler” while pelting Jewish shoppers with...

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