Belgian Media Reports Shooting Suspect Arrested

A suspect in shooting at Jewish Museum in Brussels on Saturday has reportedly been captured, as murdered Israelis buried in TA.Ari Yashar, 5/27/2014, 6:30 PM

Media Speculates: Was Belgium Shooting a 'Targeted Attack'?

Left-wing Haaretz's analyst weighs in on whether or not the Rivas, Hy"d, were deliberately targeted for working for the Israeli government.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2014, 12:40 PM

European Jewish Leaders Demand Permanent Security in Belgium

Ad hoc security detail after horrific shooting 'just is not enough,' local leaders warn.Tova Dvorin, 5/27/2014, 9:18 AM

Brussels Shooting Labelled 'Terrorist Assassination'

Belgian prosecutor's office finally confirms that attack was terrorism, after debate over how to categorize the crime.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/26/2014, 7:51 PM

Belgium Shooting Victims En Route to Israel for Burial

Tel Aviv natives Emmanuel and Miriam Riva, hy"d, to be buried Tuesday evening.Tova Dvorin, 5/26/2014, 4:25 PM

Israeli, European Victims of Belgium Attack Identified

Tel Aviv couple familiar with Europe, were 'intelligent and discreet,' neighbors say; other victims French and Belgian.Tova Dvorin, 5/25/2014, 2:26 PM

Controversy Over Whether Brussels Attack 'Anti-Semitic'

Jewish leaders, French President slam Belgium shooting as distinctly anti-Semitic - but Belgian prosecutor's office will not confirm that.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2014, 2:24 PM

Brussels Shooting Attack Overshadows Belgian National Elections

Authorities say there is no known security threat for voters heading to the polls today, as Flemish nationalists lead the polls.AFP, 5/25/2014, 12:33 PM

Belgian Police Hunt Jewish Museum Shooter

Suspect still not apprehended in 'premeditated' Brussels attack as grisly details about the shooting rampage surface.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2014, 11:05 AM

Belgian Jews Blame Rampant Anti-Semitism for Shooting Attack

Is Anti-Semitism becoming a distinctly European phenomenon? Locals say yes - and so does the ADL.Tova Dvorin, 5/25/2014, 8:48 AM

Suspect Arrested in Brussels Shooting Attack

Gunman enters Jewish Museum in rampage, kills four; attack presumed anti-Semitic.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/24/2014, 11:01 PM

'The Answer to Anti-Semitism is to Be Ourselves'

Economics Minister Naftali Bennett reacts to horrific Brussels attack by urging world Jewry to embrace religious, national identity .Tova Dvorin, 5/24/2014, 10:14 PM

Belgium: Police Use Water Cannon to Disperse Anti-Semitic Rally

Far-right groups converge on Brussels for event featuring anti-Semitic French comedian Dieudonne despite official ban.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2014, 6:58 PM

Belgium Bans 'Anti-Semitic Hatefest' Featuring Dieudonne

Anti-Semitic French comedian Dieudonne was due to feature at gathering of far-right activists, who have vowed to hold event despite ban.AFP, 5/4/2014, 2:27 PM

Dutch and Belgian Mayors Unimpressed by Bibi's 'Enclave Plan'

Idea of applying Dutch-Belgian enclave model to Israel and the PA "sounds like an April Fools' joke," says mayor of Baarle-Nassau.Elad Benari, 3/12/2014, 6:15 AM

Report: Netanyahu Looking Into 'Enclave Peace Plan'

Prime Minister Netanyahu reportedly looking into the option of applying a Dutch-Belgian enclave model to the peace agreement with the PA.Elad Benari, 3/10/2014, 1:14 AM

Belgium: Train Announcement Asks Jews to 'Get Off at Auschwitz'

Horrifying anti-Semitic announcement on Belgian train bears striking similarity to 2012 incident; perpetrators have not been caught.Tova Dvorin, 2/12/2014, 3:48 PM

Belgian Children's Costume - Holocaust Prisoner

Belgian supermarket chain pulls children's costume after complaints by Jewish shoppers, claims unaware of context.Ari Yashar, 2/10/2014, 1:42 AM

Belgium Upgrades PA's Diplomatic Status

Belgium raises the standing of the PA's diplomatic delegation to the country to “mission” status, says it supports "two-state solution".Elad Benari, 11/10/2013, 5:01 AM

Belgium: Proposed Euthanasia of Minors Alarms Religious Leaders

Legislation being pushed to allow minors as young as 12 to decide to end their lives; religious leaders of all faiths horrified.Tova Dvorin, 11/6/2013, 8:41 PM

Al Qaeda Fighter Extradited to US on Terror Charges

A Tunisian man jailed in Belgium in 2003 for planning to attack a NATO air base has been extradited to the US to face further charges.Kochava Rozenbaum , 10/4/2013, 10:48 AM

Belgium: Israelis not Allowed to Name Daughter 'Jerusalem'

An Israeli couple in Belgium welcomed a baby girl this week, but were told the name 'Jerusalem' did not make the cut for valid baby names.Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/21/2013, 11:50 AM

Israeli Tennis Team Fined for Refusing to Play on Yom Kippur

The Israel Davis Cup team will be fined 10,000 euros for refusing to compete on Yom Kippur and asking to postpone the game by one day.Elad Benari, 8/12/2013, 4:44 AM

Belgium's Crown Prince Philippe is King, as Father Abdicates

Crown Prince Philippe was sworn as the King of Belgium on Sunday after his 79-year-old father abdicated the throne.Chana Ya'ar, 7/21/2013, 3:56 PM

Belgian Jewish Community Honors US Ambassador

Unites States Ambassador to Belgium, Howard Gutman, was honored on Tuesday by the Jewish community in Brussels at a farewell ceremony.Rina Tzvi , 7/7/2013, 11:43 AM

Report: France, Belgium, Saudis Send Weapons to Syrian Rebels

Reports on Monday said that Syrian rebels have begun receiving weapons from France and Belgium, via Saudi ArabiaDavid Lev, 6/17/2013, 6:00 PM

Belgian Anti-Semitism

Interview with Prof. Mark Elchardus of the Free Univ. of Brussels: "At the Brussels secondary schools, almost every second student is a Muslim."Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 5/21/2013, 1:49 AM

Peres Honors Belgians Who Saved Jews During the Holocaust

President Shimon Peres kicks off a European tour with a homage to 22 Belgians honored for saving Jews during the Holocaust.Elad Benari, 3/6/2013, 4:45 AM

ADL: Belgian Nazi Parade Makes Mockery of Holocaust

ADL expressed outrage that participants in UNESCO-affiliated festival dressed as Nazis and paraded through the streets of Belgium. Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/13/2013, 2:20 PM

Belgian City Parade to Feature Nazis Holding Zyklon B Canisters

A parade in the Belgian city of Aalst is expected to feature participants dressed as Nazi SS officers holding canisters of Zyklon B gas. Rachel Hirshfeld, 2/10/2013, 1:35 PM

Suspected Car Bomb Near US Embassy in Brussels

A suspected attempt at a car bombing near the US Embassy and Belgian Defense Ministry in Brussels led police to evacuate the area Wednesday.Chana Ya'ar, 9/5/2012, 4:54 PM

Brussels Confesses Deporting Jews to Death Camps

Brussels officially recognized Sunday its complicity in the deportation of thousands of Jews to Nazi death camps during World War II. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/3/2012, 10:09 AM

Antwerp Jews Stage Massive Emergency Attack Drill

An emergency bomb drill was held at a Jewish school in Antwerp, designed to prepare the city for a potential attack. Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/2/2012, 3:44 PM

University Recognition of BDS Creating Fear

A Brussels university accepts the anti-Israel boycott movement as an official student group, raising fears for young Belgian Jews.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/11/2012, 1:33 PM

Belgium: Islamist Radical Charged with Stoking Hatred

Belgian prosecutors charge Islamist radical Fouad Belkacem with stoking hatred and provoking riots over arrest of Muslim woman.Elad Benari, 6/8/2012, 5:13 AM

Belgium Leader Retracts ‘Ghetto'-Security Fence Comparison

The prime minister of the Flanders region of Belgium retracts his comparison of the security fence with the ghettos during World War II.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/6/2012, 1:27 PM

Jews Lash Out Against Recognition of BDS as Student Forum

Jewish leaders denounced the Free University of Brussels for recognizing BDS as a legitimate student forum. Rachel Hirshfeld, 6/6/2012, 2:44 AM

Europe's Jews Condemn Anti-Semitism in Belgium

European Jewish Parliament and European Jewish Union strongly condemn anti-Semitic incident on a Belgium train.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/4/2012, 10:06 PM

Belgian Doctor Suspended For Verbally Attacking Jewish Colleague

A Belgian doctor has been suspended for verbally attacking a Jewish college with anti-Semitic and racist slogans.Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/19/2012, 3:26 PM

Belgium: Imam Killed in Firebomb Attack on Mosque

47-year-old Imam dies from injuries sustained in a firebomb on a mosque in a Muslim area of Brussels.Elad Benari, 3/13/2012, 5:46 AM

Belgian Spree Killer Committed Suicide

A spree killer who killed 4 and injured 120 in a handgun and grenade rampage in Liege turned his gun on himself earlier this week. Gabe Kahn., 12/16/2011, 12:20 PM

Belgian Grenade Attack Kills 4, Wounds 64

A lone man threw several grenades into a busy Belgium crossroads on Tuesday; attacker killed at the scene.Gabe Kahn., 12/13/2011, 3:13 PM

Belgium's New Prime Minister is Not a Friend of Israel

Elio Di Rupo who rose from abject poverty is Belgium's new prime minister. This is not good news for Israel.Aryeh ben Hayim, 12/6/2011, 7:11 PM

Belgium's Caretaker Government Achieves Temporary Permanence

Despair has gripped Belgium that has gone 13 months without a real government since the elections.Amiel Ungar, 7/13/2011, 9:05 AM

Belgian Anti-Semitism Leads to More Aliyah

Figures show an increase of 63% in aliyah from Belgium to Israel in 2010. The reason: a rise in anti-Semitism.Elad Benari, 1/14/2011, 9:21 AM

Belgium PM to Head EU, Lady Ashton to Replace Solana

The European Union has elected its first full-time president, and a new foreign policy chief. Neither has extensive foreign policy experience.Hana Levi Julian, 11/20/2009, 10:23 AM