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700% rise in antisemitic incidents in US college campuses since October 7

Some 44 of these incidents were physical attacks – more than the past 10 years combined; and 56% of Jewish students say they feel unwelcome on college campuses.

Pope defrocks paedophile priest who claimed abuse was part of ancient Jewish ritual

Pope Francis has defrocked an Italian priest found guilty of the sexual...

US Congress Bipartisan Taskforce for Combating Antisemitism applauds European Parliament Adoption of Working Definition of Antisemitism

In a letter addressed to the Chair of the European Parliament’s (EP)...

OSCE stresses importance of freedom of belief in maintaining peace and security

Freedom of religion or belief, tolerance and non-discrimination are essential to ensuring...

ICC judges visit Auschwitz-Birkenau

The International Criminal Court announced on Monday that for the first time,...

Iran holds annual anti-Israel rallies, displays missiles

Iran staged anti-Israel rallies across the country on Friday, with protesters condemning...

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European Jewish Congress appalled by decision of European Court of Human Rights to uphold Belgian Shechita ban

The European Jewish Congress expresses its deep concern for the future of viable Jewish community life in Europe after a top European court upheld a ban on Shechita, the Jewish slaughter of animals for meat, imposed by two Belgian regions.