European rabbis take to the streets in Ulm, Germany

BERLIN: Forty rabbis from all over Europe walked the streets of the German city of Ulm on Tuesday, a couple of days after Germany’s anti-Semitism commissioner, Felix Klein, advised Jews against wearing kipot, or skullcaps, in public areas because of rising anti-Semitism in the country. Read more

Israeli organization demands action after Belgian soccer fans chant slogans ridiculing Holocaust

January 4, 2019 by  

Soccer fans in Belgium chanted anti-Semitic slogans, including ones about the burning of Jews, during a recent match in the city of Bruges, prompting an Israeli lawfare organization to take action. Read more

May hopes 2019 is the year ‘we stand up and say there is no place for antisemitism’

December 23, 2018 by  

British Prime Minister Theresa May went on record saying, “I never thought I would see the day when Jewish people questioned staying in this country.” Read more

EU steps up fight against anti-Semitism by approving move to combat hatred, racism

December 7, 2018 by  

The Council of the European Union on Thursday unanimously approved a declaration of the 28 European Union member states on the fight against anti-Semitism, which calls for the development of a common security approach to better protect Jewish communities and Jewish institutions in Europe in a period of resurgence of anti-Semitism on the continent. Read more

Pope Francis takes part in ceremony commemorating the liquidation of Vilnius Ghetto

September 26, 2018 by  

Pope Francis has taken part in a commemoration ceremony marking 75 years since the liquidation of the Vilnius Ghetto. Read more

European Parliament member calls for EU to recognise Israel’s sovereignty over Golan Heights

July 19, 2018 by  

A member of the European Parliament has called on the European Union to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights. Read more

EU ambassador reprimanded again for ‘interfering with Israeli legislation’

Prime Minister Netanyahu instructed Israel’s foreign ministry to summon the EU ambassador for the second time. Read more

British blogger gets prison sentence for anti-Semitic posts and Holocaust denial

June 19, 2018 by  

A British blogger, who was found guilty of broadcasting anti-Semitic songs on YouTube and of waging a Holocaust denial campaign, has been convicted and given a two-year suspended prison sentence. She has also been banned from posting anything on social media for 12 months. Read more

Jewish groups protest Palestinian BDS leader Omar Barghouti’s invitation to speak at E.U. Parliament;

February 27, 2018 by  

Jewish groups protested against the invitation of Omar Barghouti, leader and co-founder of the anti-Israel BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) movement, to address a conference next week at the European Parliament in Brussels. Read more