Report: Anti-Semitism on the rise in Czech Republic

Report released by Czech Jewish community finds anti-Semitic incidents increased in the country last year.Nissan Tzur, 7/4/2019, 5:00 AM

Czech policy towards Israel – sympathy without a drop of hypocrisy

Since 1989 and, in particular, since 2004, Israel has acquired new friends in Europe – and the Czech Republic is the outstanding case. Amos Uzan, 6/10/2019, 3:59 PM

Czech President congratulates Netanyahu

Czech President congratulates Netanyahu over elections victory, expresses hope Czech embassy will move to Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 4/11/2019, 6:35 AM

PM Netanyahu Meets PM of Czech Republic Babiš

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis makes first-ever visit to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2019, 4:45 PM

Czech Parliament recognizes int'l definition of anti-Semitism

Lower house of Czech Parliament recognizes International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition of anti-Semitism.Elad Benari, 1/28/2019, 3:48 AM

Bill taxing restitution money would cost Czech Jews $2 million

Bill passed by Czech Lower House proposes taxing compensation to Jews, churches whose property was seized by Nazis, Communists.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/24/2019, 2:52 PM

Arab Parliament urges Czech Republic not to move its embassy

Speaker of Arab Parliament calls on Czech Republic "not to prejudice the historical and legal status of the occupied city of Jerusalem."Elad Benari, 12/25/2018, 6:02 AM

Netanyahu to Czech President: 'Next Year in Jerusalem'

President of Czech Republic Miloš Zaman and wife Ivana Zabrova lunch at Prime Minister's residence in Jerusalem.Nitzan Kedar, 11/27/2018, 5:55 PM

Czech President raises 2 glasses 'to life'

President Rivlin and his wife hold dinner in honor of Czech president and his wife.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2018, 10:04 PM

'Time has come for European countries to recognize Jerusalem'

Czech President receives 'Shield of Jerusalem' award. Minsiter calls on Europe to follow Czech Republic's example.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2018, 6:06 PM

Czech President visits Knesset

Czech President Milos Zeman addresses Knesset as Czech Republic opens 'Czech House' in first step towards opening Jerusalem embassy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2018, 5:07 PM

Czech president wants to move embassy to Jerusalem

Milos Zeman says that he will make every effort to move the nation's embassy to the capital.Tzvi Lev, 11/23/2018, 8:21 AM

Anti-Semitic performance at Czech city festival

Jews portrayed as money-grubbing in skit organized by Czech municipality.JTA, 9/5/2018, 7:59 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

Prague 1968-2018: Europe betrays its allies

The West's allies still wait in vain for help in time of need. Including Israel. Giulio Meotti, 8/28/2018, 6:32 AM

Netanyahu pushing for more embassies in Jerusalem

Prime Minister working to convince Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary to move their embassies to Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 7/2/2018, 1:08 AM

Czech Republic reopens honorary consulate in Jerusalem

Czech Republic reopens honorary consulate in Jerusalem, names new honorary consul.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2018, 6:06 AM

Czech FM: Hamas fully responsible for deaths of Gazans

Czech Foreign Minister Martin Stropnický blasts Hamas, says it is solely responsible for Arab deaths during Gaza border protests.Elad Benari, 5/25/2018, 6:08 AM

PA recalls envoys to 4 European nations

PA representatives to Romania, Czech Republic, Hungary, and Austria recalled after their ambassadors attend reception for new US embassy.AFP, 5/16/2018, 3:12 PM

Eastern Europe blocks EU rant over US embassy move

Three EU countries block statement slamming US over upcoming Embassy move.AFP, 5/12/2018, 11:33 PM

Czech Republic to reopen honorary consulate in Jerusalem

Czech Republic announces honorary consulate will reopen in May.AFP, 4/26/2018, 1:13 PM

Netanyahu thanks Czech President

PM Netanyahu welcomes announcement that Czech Republic will relocate its embassy to Jerusalem, hopes decision will be implemented quickly.Elad Benari, 4/25/2018, 11:28 PM

Czech president announces embassy move to Jerusalem

Czech Republic President Miloš Zeman says Czech embassy will be moved to Jerusalem in 3 steps, beginning with opening of consulate.Gary Willig, 4/25/2018, 8:16 PM

Czech embassy to move to Jerusalem? 'Hoping for good news'

Deputy Foreign Minister actively working for Czech embassy move. 'To do historic justice for the 3,000-year capital of the Jewish people.'Nitzan Keidar, 4/25/2018, 5:05 PM

Czech Republic considering moving embassy to J'lem

Spokeswoman confirms Czech Republic is considering moving its embassy from Tel Aviv to J'lem, but still taking EU position into account.Nissan Tzur, 3/20/2018, 8:42 AM

Czech President wants embassy move to Jerusalem expedited

President: 'Top priority.' Foreign Ministry: 'Objects to moving the embassy at this time.'Mordechai Sones, 3/8/2018, 10:58 PM

Czech President blasts EU over Jerusalem stance

Czech President brands EU states as "cowards" in their response to Trump's recognition of Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 12/10/2017, 5:55 AM

Czech PM rules out moving embassy to Jerusalem

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis rules out the idea that the country would follow Trump's example as Czech President had suggested.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 12/8/2017, 9:01 PM

Czech President hints: We could move embassy to Jerusalem

Czech President Milos Zeman says his country could follow the United States and move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 12/8/2017, 12:03 AM

Czech Republic follows Trump, recognizes Jerusalem

Czech Republic announces it recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel.Nitsan Keidar, 12/6/2017, 11:12 PM

Prime Minister punishes Hotovely, nixes her Czech trip

Trip to Czech Republic by Deputy Foreign Minister reportedly was scrapped a week after her comments on US Jewry.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2017, 4:46 PM

Three EU countries say 'no' to Muslims

EU mulling legal cases against Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic over their refusal to take in Muslim asylum-seekers.Nissan Tzur, 6/13/2017, 3:43 AM

Children saved by ‘British Schindler’ dedicate Prague memorial

Group of children saved from the Nazis by Sir Nicholas Winton unveil monument to their parents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2017, 4:06 AM

Netanyahu thanks Czech parliament for Jerusalem resolution

PM commends Czech resolution calling for recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, sanctions against UNESCO.Gary Willig, 5/24/2017, 10:40 PM

Czech parliament asks government to recognize Jerusalem

The lower chamber of the Czech parliament calls on government to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, stop funding 'anti-Israel' UNESCOYoel Domb, 5/24/2017, 5:11 PM

Company: Auschwitz-themed game aimed at raising awareness

Entertainment company in the Czech Republic defends its Auschwitz-themed game from critics who said it was disrespectful.JTA, 1/27/2017, 5:28 AM

Czech parliament condemns UNESCO

The Czech parliament voted overwhelmingly to condemn UNESCO for denying the links betwen Jerusalem and the Jewish and Christian religions.Gary Willig, 10/19/2016, 7:57 PM

Kids' volleyball group named Cyklon B

Children's volleyball group in Czech Republic named Cyklon B after gas used in Holocaust.Guy Cohen, 10/7/2016, 11:37 AM

Czech Jews slam volleyball team named for poison used by Nazis

Czech Jews protest the naming of a children’s volleyball team Cyklon B, after the poison that Nazis used to kill Jews.JTA, 10/7/2016, 5:48 AM

After 40 years: World's 3rd-largest synagogue returns to Jews

Ten years of efforts bear fruit on behalf of Czech synagogue-turned-museum in city of Pilsen.Hillel Fendel, 9/12/2016, 9:39 PM

Czech Republic keeps Jerusalem on the map

The Czech Republic decided not to carry out its previous decision to erase Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in school textbooks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2016, 4:22 PM

New Czech atlases write Jerusalem out of Israel

After PA ambassador to Prague complained, Czech authorities ordered their atlases to mark Tel Aviv as Israel's capital.Rachel Kaplan, 8/30/2016, 7:24 PM

US envoy's son has bar mitzvah at his ancestors' shul in Prague

U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic celebrates son’s bar mitzvah in synagogue that his ancestors attended before the Holocaust.JTA, 8/29/2016, 5:44 AM

Czech tour bus owner removing Auschwitz design from vehicle

Owner of Czech tour bus that advertised Auschwitz as an emotion-packed holiday destination will remove the vehicle's controversial design.JTA, 8/19/2016, 5:34 AM

Schindler's factory could be turned into Holocaust memorial

A factory in the Czech Republic once used by Oskar Schindler could be made into a Holocaust memorial after it was bought a Czech foundation.Nissan Tzur, 8/17/2016, 5:16 AM

Satirical 'Auschwitz vacation' bus sparks controversy

Faux concentration camp bus advertisement draws criticism in Czech Republic.David Rosenberg, 8/16/2016, 6:19 PM

Czechs to boost security of 'threatened' Jewish institutions

Amid rising terror threat, Czech and Jewish community officials sign memorandum for added protection to Jewish sites.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2016, 9:32 PM

Rivlin: If Abbas is serious, I am ready to meet with him

During a meeting with Czech Foreign Minister, President Rivlin discussed a possible meeting to negotiate with the Palestinians.Shoshana Miskin, 4/4/2016, 2:47 PM

Israeli Tourist Killed in Skydiving Accident Near Prague

Israeli woman in her 30s confirmed dead by Foreign Ministry on Thursday; body to be flown back to Israel.Cynthia Blank, 7/16/2015, 10:02 AM

Netanyahu: Palestinians Setting a 'Perfect Trap' for Israel

The PA is deliberately refusing to negotiate in order to portray Israel as the aggressors, PM states in meeting with Czech Republic FM.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/8/2015, 2:42 PM

Czech FM Urges Israel to Use Mideast Crisis to its Advantage

Czech FM intends to push two-state solution in talks with Netanyahu to encourage Israel to partner with other Arab countries.Tova Dvorin, 6/8/2015, 12:30 PM

Anti-Semitism on the Rise in Czech Republich

New report by Prague's Jewish community finds significant increase of harassment and threats against Jews last year.Ben Ariel, 5/5/2015, 5:13 AM

Sick: Hitler Masks at Party Outside Prague's Jewish Quarter

Group of 25 Irish tourists cause a furor by putting on Hitler masks at pub party while harassing female waitresses and customers.Nissan Tzur, Ari Yashar, 5/2/2015, 9:16 PM

Suspect Arrested in Lethal Beating of Israeli in Berlin

Albanian nabbed in Czech Republic on suspicion of having brutally beaten to death Israeli tourist at a Berlin church.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2015, 8:02 PM

Shooting in Czech Republic Not a Terror Attack

Czech Interior Minister says the gunman who killed eight people in a restaurant wasn't a terrorist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2015, 2:15 AM

Eight Killed in Czech Restaurant Shooting

'Mentally ill' gunman commits suicide after rampage. Killer made chilling call to TV show prior to attack: 'I'll take care of them myself.'Ari Soffer, 2/24/2015, 6:01 PM

Putin Won't Go to Auschwitz for 70th Anniversary of Liberation

Event commemorating 70 years since the Red Army liberated the death camp to conspicuously lack Putin, who allegedly wasn't invited.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2015, 1:22 PM