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Central Council welcomes verdict in Sachsenhausen guard trial

The Central Council of Jews in Germany has welcomed the guilty verdict in the Brandenburg trial of a former Sachsenhausen concentration camp guard.

FCJE and UCM launch Simone Veil Chair for the prevention of Antisemitism

The Federation of Jewish Communities of Spain (FCJE) and the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) launched the Simone Veil Extraordinary Chair for the prevention of Racism, Antisemitism and the promotion of interculturality at an event in Madrid.

Yonathan Arfi elected new CRIF President

Yonathan Arfi has been elected President of the Representative Council of French Jewish Institutions (CRIF).

New book on the history of the Jews of Greece presented in Athens

A presentation of the book "On the Traces of the Jews of Greece"  by Anastasio Karababas took place on Monday 27 June 2022, in the garden of the Numismatic Museum in Athens.

Marchers in Kiev shout “Jews out”

Ukrainian nationalists in Kiev chanted “Jews out” in German at a New...

Spanish court declares local boycott of Israel illegal

After a year-long legal battle, a Spanish court in Santiago de Compostela...

Over two million people visited Auschwitz museum in 2016

Over two million people from all over the world visited the Auschwitz...

Slovakia bans train patrols by far-right parties

Train and railway station patrols set up by a far-right parliamentary party...

CRIF slams Lieberman’s Dreyfus comments

The CRIF umbrella organisation of French Jews, the country’s EJC affiliate, has sharply...

Large fall in antisemitic and anti-Muslim acts in France in 2016

There was a massive fall in the number of acts targeting Jews...

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