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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

Czech Politician: Walk Your Pet Pig Near a Mosque

In a Facebook posting, Tomio Okamura listed “specific instructions” about “how we can protect our democratic way of life."Yaakov Levi, 1/4/2015, 5:31 PM

Czech Jewish Community Opposes Putin Invite to Holocaust Event

Federation of Jewish Communities in the Czech Republic object to Putin attending Auschwitz liberation event over Ukraine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2014, 8:06 PM

Netanyahu Hits Back at 'Jewish State Law' Critics

'I don't know of a more vibrant democracy than Israel,' declares PM, following veiled US criticism and left-wing opposition.Hezki Baruch and Ari Soffer, 11/25/2014, 3:41 PM

'English Schindler' Gets Top Honor for Saving Jewish Children

Sir Nicholas Winton saved hundreds of children from Czechoslovakia, but kept quiet about his heroics for 50 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2014, 6:55 PM

Czech Police: Explosion Which Killed PA Ambassador 'An Accident'

Police end investigation into Jamal al-Jamal's death in a mysterious explosion, say blast the result of explosives 'hidden in a book'.Nissan Tzur, 7/4/2014, 4:33 PM

Czech MP: Catholic Church was a Partner in Nazis War Crimes

Czech MP causes storm after accusing the Catholic Church of agreeing to massacre of Jews, helping Nazis escape justice.Nissan Tsur and Ari Soffer, 6/22/2014, 12:00 AM

'English Schindler' to Receive Czech Award at 105

British hero saved Jewish children from the Nazis, remained quiet over the lifesaving mission for 50 years.AFP, 5/19/2014, 8:11 PM

Czech Court Rejects Jewish Family's Restitution Claim

Highest court in Czech Republic confirms the rejection of a restitution claim by family of a Jewish man who owned a snap button factory.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/3/2014, 1:12 AM

Politician Withdraws Candidacy Over Anti-Semitic Video

Czech politician and European Parliamentary candidate forced to withdraw from race over Nazi slurs, songs in YouTube video.Nissan Tzur, 4/30/2014, 9:29 PM

PA's Czech Ambassador Killed By Explosives in Books

Investigation reveals PA ambassador killed January 1 in accident from 'Semtex' explosives, not from weapons safe.Nissan Tzur, 4/8/2014, 5:55 PM

Palestinian Ambassador to Prague Not Killed by Exploding Safe

Contrary to previous theory, Czech police say blast which killed Jamal al-Jamal in January not the result of explosives rigged to his safe.Ari Soffer, 3/31/2014, 3:21 PM

Nazi Past Overshadows Legacy of Porsche

Legacy of Nazi-collaborator and founder of Porsche cars a sore topic in his Czech hometown.Jan Flemr, 3/20/2014, 2:04 PM

Protest for Pollard - At Home and in the Czech Republic

Protests for Pollard heat up, at home and abroad.Uzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 2/16/2014, 11:16 AM

Czech Police: Weapons in PA Embassy Were Decades Old

Czech police say that the weapons and explosives discovered at the PA Embassy in Prague date back to the Cold War.Elad Benari, 2/7/2014, 5:16 AM

PA Apologizes to Czech Republic over Weapons

PA apologizes for illegal weapons in Prague residence. Weapons were revealed when PA ambassador died in explosion.Maayana Miskin, 1/14/2014, 5:58 PM

Despite EU Ban, Czech Ambassador Visits Ariel U.

First visit by an EU ambassador to Ariel University in Samaria comes despite EU's Horizon 2020 boycott of Ariel research.Ari Yashar, 1/9/2014, 7:02 PM

Prague Police Find 12 Weapons Inside PA Embassy

Investigators find 12 weapons inside the PA’s mission in Prague, as PA officials try to smooth relations over last week's explosion.Elad Benari, 1/6/2014, 3:15 AM

Czech Officials Want PA Embassy Moved Following Blast

The Prague district hosting the embassy of the Palestinian Authority wants it moved after the ambassador was killed in a "working accident."Elad Benari, 1/5/2014, 4:46 AM

PA: Diplomat Killed in 'Work Accident,' Not a Terror Attack

Jamal al-Jamal, the Palestinian Authority ambassador to the Czech Republic, was not killed in a terror attack, the PA said Thursday.David Lev, 1/2/2014, 1:10 PM

Palestinian Authority Ambassador to Prague Killed in Explosion

PA envoy to Prague succumbs to injuries after explosion at his house; reports suggest 'mishandling of explosives', not attack.Ari Soffer, 1/1/2014, 3:50 PM

Netanyahu: Iran Must Give Up its Nuclear Ambitions

An agreement with Iran should require it to completely give up its centrifuges, says PM during meeting with Czech President.Elad Benari, 10/8/2013, 2:14 AM

Son of Holocaust Survivor May be Next Czech President

62-year-old Jan Fischer, son of a Holocaust survivor and a Catholic mother, is leading in public opinion polls in the Czech Republic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2013, 4:12 AM

Netanyahu to Czech PM: Thank You for Standing Up for Peace

Netanyahu thanks Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas for his country’s vote against the PA's unilateral statehood bid.Elad Benari, 12/6/2012, 4:45 AM

PA Says Israeli Housing Decision is 'End of Peace Process'

Former PA chief negotiator Saeb Erekat says the decision to build between Jerusalem and Maale Adumim means the “end of the peace process.”Chana Ya'ar, 12/5/2012, 5:20 PM

Netanyahu Thanks Prague for 'Courageous' UN Support

PM arrived in the Czech Republic to thank Prague for its "courageous" support in the UN vote, despite PA success. Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/4/2012, 4:26 PM

Most of Europe Voted in Favor of 'Palestine'

The Czech Republic was the only European country that voted against the recognition of “Palestine”.Elad Benari, 11/30/2012, 2:45 AM

Vandalism at Czech Jewish Cemetery

26 headstones broken at Jewish cemetery in the village of Prudice in southwestern Czech Republic.Gil Ronen and AFP, 9/26/2012, 10:43 PM

Netanyahu: Israel Has No Better Friend than the Czechs

PM Netanyahu leads delegation of ministers to Czech Republic, says the Czech Republic is Israel’s best friend in Europe.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/18/2012, 9:47 PM

Czech FM: I Love Coming to Israel

Czech FM Karel Schwarzenberg believes that Israel and the Palestinian Authority can solve their own problemsDavid Lev, 2/2/2012, 9:39 AM