News from Communities


Jewish Finish politician target of antisemitic attack

Ben Zyskowicz, who has served as Helsinki representative for decades, says a man approached him at a metro station in Helsinki and attacked him, hurled antisemitic slurs and threatened to push him onto the tracks.

Fez’s Museum of Jewish culture has been completed

Work on the Museum of Jewish Culture in the Al-Mellah district of Fez, Morocco, is now complete. The new art space covers just under 13,000 square feet and will soon open its doors to visitors.

Dresden gets a memorial for the Jewish community

The Dresden city council decided to create a memorial for its Jewish community in the Old Leipzig Train station, where deportation trains brought more than 200 Jews to ghettos, concentration and extermination camps.

Lazio fan wearing ‘Hitlerson’ shirt among 3 banned for life

A fan wearing a shirt with a reference to Adolf Hitler was banned for life from attending Lazio matches by the Roman club.

Luxembourg commemorates 75th anniversary of Nazi deportations of Jews

On Sunday, 16th October, Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg was joined by...

Luxembourg commemorates 75th anniversary of first Nazi deportation of Jews

Luxembourg will mark the 75th anniversary on Sunday of the first deportation...

Residents of Peres’ Belarus birthplace gather outside his childhood home

Residents of the Belarus birthplace of Shimon Peres gathered outside his childhood...

Portuguese city unveils 16th century Torah used by crypto-Jews

A small city in north-east Portugal unveiled for the first time a...

Israelis fume over Belgrade call of “flight to Palestine”

Israeli passengers on an Air Serbia flight from Belgrade to Tel Aviv...

Macedonian Jews distribute aid packages to Balkan flood victims

Members of the tiny Jewish community of Macedonia and the American Jewish...

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