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FRA survey shows high levels of antisemitism for European Jews even before the Hamas massacre of October 7th

The survey revealed that 80% of respondents viewed antisemitism as a major problem, and 90% had encountered online antisemitism, illustrating the concerning situation for European Jewish communities months before the deadliest attacks on Jews since the Holocaust.

South African trade unionist ordered to apologise for antisemitic hate speech

A senior South African trade unionist called for Jewish lives to be...

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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EJC rejects claims accusing incoming EU Council President António Costa of antisemitism

The EJC and its Portuguese affiliate, the Jewish Community of Lisbon, express their absolute rejection of attempts to impute antisemitic intent to the Costa government's actions in tightening regulations on the granting of Portuguese citizenship to descendants of Sephardic Jews.