News from Communities


According to survey, 9 out of 10 Jewish students have been victims of antisemitism on campus

A survey conducted by IFOP for the Union of Jewish Students of France shows that 77% of Jewish students believe that antisemitism is widespread.

Croatia returns looted art to the descendant of a Holocaust victim

Three Croatian museums returned pieces to Andy Reichsman, who continued his late aunt's decades-long struggle to reclaim works stolen by the Nazi-allied regime.

According to survey, one in every twelve Germans subscribes to some form of extreme right ideology

A new report from a German think tank has detailed a rise in far-right extremism across the country.

Germany bans “Artgemeinschaft” neo-Nazi group

German authorities raided dozens of locations nationwide after Interior Minister Nancy Faeser banned a right-wing extremist group accused of spreading Nazi ideology.

Bulgarian president slams Russian claim that Soviets rescued country’s Jews from the Holocaust

The claim that it was the Soviet army that rescued Bulgarian Jews from deportation to the Holocaust is either deep ignorance of history or an attempt at provocation, Bulgarian President Roumen Radev said on Saturday.

Bosnian school named after antisemitic author criticises Israel

The Mustafa Busuladzic Elementary School in Sarajevo hit back at criticism of its new name on Thursday, saying that Israel “has no right to give moral lessons to others” because of the building of Jewish settlements”.

Greek Jewish leader awarded German Cross of Merit

Τhe President of the Central Βoard of Jewish Communities in Greece, and President of the Jewish Community of Thessaloniki, David Saltiel, received on Thursday the Cross of Merit of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany for his contribution to German-Jewish cooperation.

Israeli president pledges support for Spanish Jews in fighting antisemitism

Meeting with leaders of the Jewish community of Madrid on Sunday, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin pledged the Jewish state’s support in the fight against antisemitism, and celebrated 100 years of resurgent Jewish presence in Spain.

Netanyahu meets with Jewish community leaders in London

Netanyahu, his wife Sara and their accompanying delegation held a meeting with the Board of Deputies of British Jews, the country’s EJC affiliate, in which he thanked them for being "a bridge between Britain and Israel, between Britain and Zionism."

Jews in Spain unveil Europe’s first Torah written by a woman

A Spanish synagogue unveiled Europe’s first feminist Torah scroll on Saturday. According to Orthodox Jewish law, only men are allowed to write a Torah scroll. But Jewish women around the world are starting to challenge these strict gender norms, and now the trend has reached the Iberian Peninsula.

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