UK Labour party deciding on anti-Semitism definition

Leaders meet to decide if to adopt full anti-Semitism definition after internal strife on issue and souring ties with Jewish community.AFP, 9/4/2018, 5:58 PM

British Labour party reschedules Yom Kippur event

Event to defend the British Labour Party against charges of anti-Semitism rescheduled after originally being scheduled for Yom Kippur Eve.JTA, 9/4/2018, 5:01 PM

White powder, threatening letters sent to Israeli, US embassies

Police in Berlin say second wave of threatening messages containing white powder sent to Israeli, US embassies.David Rosenberg, 9/4/2018, 2:55 PM

Right-wing Swedish officials caught making anti-Semitic comments

Regional leaders of right-wing Swedish Democrats party made anti-Semitic jokes on social media outlets, report reveals.JTA, 9/4/2018, 2:34 PM

Paris Jew says he was beaten in robbery-turned-hate crime

Victim says assailants singled him out because of his Star of David pendant during attack in Paris.JTA, 9/4/2018, 1:31 PM

Security chief blasts Eurovision's 'galling' demands on Israel

Israel's Public Security Minister pushes back on Eurovision's 'disgraceful' demands on Israel as conditions for hosting music contest.Hezki Baruch, 9/4/2018, 10:41 AM

German state office says BDS is anti-Semitic

Berlin State Office for the Protection of the Constitution categorizes BDS as anti-Semitic.Elad Benari, 9/4/2018, 5:16 AM

Amsterdam stabber says Islam is insulted in the Netherlands

Prosecutors say Afghan asylum-seeker accused of stabbing two Americans in Amsterdam believes that Islam is insulted in the Netherlands.Ben Ariel, 9/4/2018, 3:42 AM

Czech PM: Muslim immigrants 'threat to European civilization'

Czech Republic Prime Minister Andrej Babišslams EU policy allowing millions of immigrants from Muslim countries into Europe.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2018, 6:11 PM

Tony Blair rips Corbyn's Labour for alienating Jews

Former British PM says anti-Semitism in the Labour party is a "truly shameful episode".Ben Ariel, 9/3/2018, 5:14 AM

Arab MKs support British Labour leader

Knesset members from Joint List announce support for Jeremy Corbyn over his "solidarity with all oppressed peoples around the world".Elad Benari, 9/3/2018, 3:13 AM

Rabbi Sacks: Labour anti-Semitism an existential threat to Jews

Former Chief Rabbi of Britain says UK Jews may leave country if Labour's Jeremy Corbyn becomes PM, says anti-Semitism 'existential threat'.David Rosenberg, 9/2/2018, 6:26 PM

Former UK premier chides Labour over anti-Semitism definition

Gordon Brown calls on party he once led to adopt definition that Jeremy Corbyn rejected.Mordechai Sones, 9/2/2018, 4:46 PM

‘Substantial’ German funding increase to make up US shortfall

But it won’t be enough to keep UNRWA afloat, German Foreign Minister says in letter to other EU member countries.JTA - Mordechai Sones, 9/2/2018, 3:00 PM

Violent German protests after carpenter stabbed by migrant

Following demonstrations in Germany, FM says German citizens should 'get up from couch, stand up to neo-Nazis and anti-Semites.'Mordechai Sones, 9/2/2018, 12:58 PM

Netherlands to remain on high terror alert

Netherlands' threat level to remain at four on a scale that tops out at five following Friday's stabbing attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2018, 4:46 AM

Amsterdam stabber had 'terrorist motive'

Dutch police confirm stabber who injured two in Amsterdam had 'terrorist motive.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/1/2018, 9:21 PM

ISIS supporter who plotted to kill British PM jailed

Judge sentences man who plotted to kill British Prime Minister Theresa May to at least 30 years in prison.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/1/2018, 1:15 AM

Amsterdam: Three injured in stabbing attack

Police shoot, arrest, suspect in Amsterdam stabbing attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2018, 2:30 PM

Dutch anti-Islam MP cancels Mohammed cartoon contest

Dutch MP Geert Wilders cancels planned contest inviting people to submit a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed following death threats.Ben Ariel, 8/31/2018, 3:42 AM

Veteran UK Labour MP resigns over anti-Semitism scandals

'Labour's leadership has become a force for anti-Semitism', says party tolerates anti-Jewish bigotry.David Rosenberg, 8/30/2018, 9:14 PM

Warsaw Jewish Theater gets $41 million from city for new home

Polish capital city allocates $41 million to cover costs of new building.JTA, 8/30/2018, 7:28 PM

Renowned Austrian Jewish photographer Erich Lessing dies at 95

Renowned Jewish photographer who documented key moments of postwar European history and lived in Israel after Hitler took power dies at 95.AFP, 8/29/2018, 6:50 PM

French city celebrates reopening of medieval yeshiva

French city of Rouen to celebrate reopening of oldest known Jewish building in Europe, a 12th century yeshiva.JTA, 8/29/2018, 3:48 PM

German artist: Dutch city plagiarized Holocaust memorial idea

Dutch city accused of plagiarizing Holocaust memorial cobblestones idea, says he 'tried to prevent it.'JTA, 8/29/2018, 1:24 PM

UK ignored rise of anti-Semitism in WWII, documents show

Newly-released documents show British authorities ignored massive increase in anti-Semitism in UK during World War II.JTA, 8/29/2018, 7:57 AM

Corbyn in 2010: Israeli officials write MPs' speeches

New video reveals British Labour leader claimed in 2010 that Israeli officials control the speeches made by British MPs.Elad Benari, 8/29/2018, 5:42 AM

Labour politician paid off Jewish assistant over anti-Semitism

Senior Labour Party member accused of using taxpayer funds to silence a longtime aide after she complained about anti-Semitism in the party.JTA, 8/28/2018, 9:53 PM

Amsterdam’s ‘Anne & Frank’ bakery to change name

New bakery near Anne Frank's hiding place changes name after backlash over reference to famous Holocaust victim.JTA, 8/28/2018, 5:04 PM

Traditional 'tashlich' ceremony faces problem

Every year Antwerp's Jews hold tashlich at large urban lake that heat wave dried up completely, but there is an alternative plan.Mordechai Sones, 8/28/2018, 3:54 PM

Israel sets up temporary consulate in Uman for Rosh Hashanah

With tens of thousands of pilgrims expected to visit Hasidic rabbi's grave in Ukraine, Israel opens consulate to assist visitors.JTA, 8/28/2018, 2:51 PM

2 Spanish cities reverse BDS motions following legal action

Spanish cities cancel pro-BDS motions declaring as Spanish courts strike down dozens of similar measures around the country.JTA, 8/28/2018, 2:32 PM

‘Woof! Woof! Kelaviv Is Here!'

Israelis are celebrating the largest dog festival in the world - the "Kelaviv" festival.ILTV, 8/28/2018, 9:10 AM

Television program causes storm in Poland

Polish television network severely criticized for program presenting challenges of those making opposite journey - from Germany to Iraq.Guy Cohen, 8/27/2018, 10:57 PM

J.K. Rowling calls out Corbyn's anti-Semitism

'Harry Potter' author takes fellow author to task for defending Jeremy Corbyn from 'synthetic outrage' of Jews.JTA, 8/27/2018, 8:50 PM

DNA drive leads to capture of child murder suspect

Suspect in murder of 11-year-old Dutch boy 20 years ago caught in Spain thanks to DNA evidence, witness report.Gary Willig, 8/27/2018, 3:50 PM

Suspect identified in Lyubavichi anti-Semitic graffiti attack

Russian authorities identify suspect, after anti-Semitic graffiti scrawled on Jewish center in village known as cradle of Chabad movement.JTA, 8/27/2018, 2:30 PM

Watch: Netanyahu visits grave of Vilna Gaon

Israeli Prime Minister tours Jewish sites in Vilnius, once known as the 'Jerusalem of Lithuania'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2018, 9:32 PM

Nazi-hunter: How could PM praise Lithuania?-

Zuroff: 'Only in Eastern Europe collaboration with Nazis included active participation in systematic mass murder.'Hezki Baruch, 8/26/2018, 5:06 PM

Bodyguards to protect Jewish Labour members from Corbyn backers

Jewish lawmakers and members of UK Labour Party to be assigned bodyguards at party conference to protect them from Corbyn's supporters.JTA, 8/26/2018, 3:58 PM

Ex-Conservative party head: Jews planning emigration over Labour

Former leader of British Conservative party says 'many' Jews are making 'contingency plans' over fears that Jeremy Corbyn will take power.Tal Polon, 8/26/2018, 12:13 PM

Muslim politician: Anti-Semitic comment sent from ‘fake’ account

Swedish politician fighting racism in Malmo denies calling Jews ‘impure.’JTA, 8/26/2018, 12:21 AM

Portugal's first kosher artisanal beer to debut in October

Kosher beer label launched in Portuguese town with a few dozen Jews.JTA, 8/25/2018, 9:18 PM

Corbyn: The term 'Zionist' has been hijacked by anti-Semites

British Labour clarifies 2013 remarks on Zionists, says he will be more careful with how he uses the term.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/25/2018, 1:32 AM

Austria rejects asylum applicant: "Too girlish"

The 27-year-old Iraqi was told that his behavior was “not authentic” and that he was acting “like a girl” in a way that was not believable.Guy Cohen, 8/24/2018, 5:46 PM

Poland gives out record numbers of passports to Israelis

Over 20,000 Israelis get Polish citizenship between 2010 to 2017 - a 250% increase over previous seven-year period.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/24/2018, 3:01 PM

Holocaust memorials atop mass graves in Estonia vandalized

Memorials on Holocaust-era mass graves in Estonia torched, vandalized with swastikas.JTA, 8/24/2018, 2:57 PM

Netanyahu: Lithuania is part of my family history

'My great-grandfather came from Lithuania.' Netanyahu meets Lithuanian president during Baltic trip, says visit has special meaning for him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/24/2018, 1:31 PM

Polish candidate fires aide over anti-Semitic Facebook post

Deputy Justice Minister fires aide who urged friend via social media to murder Jews arriving from Tel Aviv.JTA, 8/24/2018, 7:51 AM

Netanyahu to Lithuanian PM: Thank you for your courage

Netanyahu meets Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis, thanks him for taking a stand of "clarity, truth and courage" at the EU.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/24/2018, 2:36 AM

Corbyn in 2013: Zionists don’t understand British culture

UK Opposition Leader filmed saying 'Zionists don't study history, don't understand English irony,' offers to help them learn lessons.JTA, 8/23/2018, 8:44 PM

Argentine police search homes of ex-president Kirchner

Police raid homes of Argentinian former president accused of covering up bombing of Jewish community center.AFP, 8/23/2018, 7:49 PM

EU blasts Israel over Judea and Samaria construction

European Union says recent wave of approvals 'jeopardizes the prospect of a contiguous and viable future Palestinian state'.Tzvi Lev, 8/23/2018, 7:38 PM

PM heads to Baltic in search of new allies to counter EU bias

Prime Minister looks to counter 'not always friendly' relations with European Union by forging new alliances with eastern European states.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/23/2018, 3:53 PM

Amsterdam: Jewish woman, children told ‘you should all be shot’

28-year-old Jewish woman and her children verbally attacked in Amsterdam, with suspect calling Jews 'cancer'.JTA, 8/23/2018, 3:08 PM

Holocaust victim memorials vandalized in Estonia

Vandals destroy multiple Holocaust memorials at Kalevi-Liiva, Harju County, execution site of thousands of victims of Nazism.Mordechai Sones, 8/23/2018, 1:37 PM

Two dead, one wounded in Paris suburb knife attack

Suspect, apparently known to French police, stabs mother and sister to death and wounds another person before being shot dead by police.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/23/2018, 1:30 PM