UK regulator takes BBC to task for coverage of Oxford St attack

November 9, 2022 by  

Nearly a year after a group of Jewish teens was accosted on a major London shopping street during Chanukah, a British regulatory commission criticised how the BBC covered the episode. Read more

UK’s National Union of Students sacks president amid anti-Semitism probe

November 2, 2022 by  

The National Union of Students in the United Kingdom on Tuesday fired its president as an investigation into allegations of anti-Semitism by Shaima Dallali personally, and the union’s leadership in general continues. Read more

Roger Waters talks of ‘apartheid’ Israel, bashes Golda Meir on online student forum

July 21, 2022 by  

Former Pink Floyd member and vocal Israel critic Roger Waters bashed Israel, the “settler-colonialists, Zionist movement”, and even Golda Meir during an online program to support pro-Palestinian students at McGill University in Canada. Read more

In Argentina and Bulgaria, recalling two deadly terrorist attacks

July 20, 2022 by  

Thousands of people attended a memorial event in Argentina on Monday dedicated to the 85 people killed during the 1994 AMIA bombing in Buenos Aires. Read more

British Labour Party struggles with antisemitism within its ranks

June 21, 2022 by  

The Labour Party in Great Britain has suspended several local officials in recent weeks after they made anti-Semitic comments as the party struggles to overcome the legacy of its former leader and anti-Israel supporter Jeremy Corbyn. Read more

Chabad rabbi returns to Kharkiv, despite ‘occasional missiles’

June 1, 2022 by  

Igor Terechov, the mayor of Kharkiv, Ukraine, made a visit on Tuesday to the Chabad Choral Synagogue, where he met with Rabbi Moshe Moskovitz, the leader of the synagogue and the Jewish community in Kharkiv, as well as local community members who have been living in the synagogue since Russia invaded Ukraine in late February. Read more

Palestinian terrorist shoots and kills Israeli counter-terrorism officer, volunteer paramedic

May 15, 2022 by  

A member of Israel’s National Counterterrorism Unit Yamam was killed on Friday afternoon after being shot by a Palestinian terrorist in Jenin as part of maneuvers by the Israel Defence Forces in a “complex and delicate” operation. Read more

An inside look at the upheaval for Ukrainian Jews

March 2, 2022 by  

A Chabad emissary had just finished giving an online update on life in Kharkiv, Ukraine, on Monday night when an air-raid siren went off and Rabbi Mendel Moskovitz abruptly ended his talk to take shelter. Read more

Anti-Semitic incidents in UK surge by one-third in 2021

February 11, 2022 by  

Anti-Semitic incidents skyrocketed in the United Kingdom in 2021, rising by 34 percent in just one year and crossing a previously unheard-of threshold of 2,000 incidents, according to an annual report put out by the Community Security Trust. Read more

Nearly half of French Jews hide religious symbols

February 10, 2022 by  

An increasing number of French Jews believe that antisemitism is widespread in their country, according to a new survey conducted by the American Jewish Committee. Read more

Onward Israel merges with Birthright as part of effort to appeal to new audiences

January 6, 2022 by  

Two organizations that provide Israel experiences for Jewish young adults, Birthright Israel and Onward Israel, are announcing their merger this week with the goal of strengthening the relationship between Diaspora Jews worldwide and the Jewish state. Read more

European Union implements new strategy to address serious rise in antisemitism

October 7, 2021 by  

Acknowledging that most European Jews do not feel safe in their home countries, the European Commission released a report on Tuesday outlining strategies to combat antisemitism and encourage the growth of Jewish life there. Read more

IsraAID assistance on way to Germany after country recovers from deluge

July 21, 2021 by  

In the wake of devastating heavy rains and flooding that killed more than 150 people last week in western Germany, the nongovernmental humanitarian agency IsraAID is sending staff members to affected areas to provide much-needed clean-up and disaster-relief assistance. Read more