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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.

Luxembourg poll: Apology for Shoah role was right

Luxembourg was right to apologise for the way it treated the Jewish...

Cyprus confirms Hezbollah bomb plot

Cyprus believes it thwarted a Hezbollah plot to attack Israelis or Jews, its...

Bosnia fans protest outside Israeli team’s hotel

Hundreds of Bosnian soccer fans rioted outside a hotel where players of...

Luxembourg apologises for involvement in Jewish persecution in WWII

The Luxembourg government on Tuesday issued a formal apology for the country's...

Arrests in Cyprus in Hezbollah plot to target Israelis and Jews

A Lebanese Hezbollah operative arrested in Cyprus last week on terrorism charges...

Luxembourg City to erect monument to Holocaust victims

A statue is to be erected in Luxembourg City to the memory...

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