Mayor of Antwerp: I am a friend of Israel

Mayor Bart De Wever 'honored' Conference of European Rabbis holding convention in Antwerp, the 'Jerusalem of the North.'Yoni Kempinski/Antwerp, 5/14/2019, 10:31 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

Antwerp Jews get city to refill dried up pond for Rosh Hashanah

Antwerp agrees to fill city pond, aims to reduce risk of anti-Semitic incidents on Jewish New Year.JTA, 8/11/2018, 10:02 PM

Haredi drops out of Belgian elections race over fraud conviction

Critics charge refusal to shake hands with women inconsistent with party policies on integrating Muslims and duty to live by Belgian norms.JTA, 4/30/2018, 10:11 PM

Belgium’s ex-PM accused of anti-Semitism

Socialist ex-PM accused of anti-Semitism, after he warned that Belgium has been taken over by 'Antwerp diamond dealers'.JTA, 4/30/2018, 7:39 AM

Antwerp: Muslim refugee removes mezuzahs from Jewish homes

Muslim refugee arrested for placing Qurans in synagogues removes mezuzahs from Jewish homes.Haim Lev, 2/10/2018, 11:52 PM

Antwerp police: Attempted ramming not a hate crime

Antwerp police say alleged car-ramming attempt on Jewish father and son was not a hate crime.JTA, 2/7/2018, 8:47 PM

Man tries to ram haredim in Antwerp

Police in Belgium arrest driver who tried to ram haredi man and child who were walking to synagogue in Antwerp.Ben Ariel, 2/4/2018, 3:03 AM

Woman dies after collapsing on El Al flight

El Al flight to Belgium forced to make emergency landing at Ben Gurion Airport after woman collapses.David Rosenberg, 10/16/2017, 8:05 AM

Antwerp: Jewish man assaulted by Muslim

Member of haredi community in Belgium violently assaulted by Muslim man on way home from synagogue on Shabbat.Michal Levy, 9/3/2017, 7:33 PM

Belgium to move Holocaust memorial to 'quieter place'

Antwerp Jews protest moving of Holocaust monument to 'quieter place,' authorities say move will help ease traffic.JTA, 4/8/2017, 10:42 PM

Suspected terror attempt in Antwerp

Belgian police arrest man of North African descent carrying shotgun and knives, speeding towards crowded shopping area.David Rosenberg, 3/23/2017, 5:19 PM

Jews protest Antwerp refusal to honor Holocaust victims

Jews from Brussels mounted demonstration against Antwerp - and its local Jewish community - for vetoing cobblestone memorial.JTA, 5/12/2016, 6:35 PM

Belgian rabbis ban Purim masks

In order to prevent more potential attacks, rabbis in Antwerp call to limit holiday festivities, as Purim events are canceled in Brussels.Ben Shaul, 3/22/2016, 9:56 PM

Belgium Deploys Troops Following Foiled Terror Plot

150 Belgian soldiers deployed in Antwerp, as police grill suspected Paris terror attack accomplices; Jewish community on edge.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/17/2015, 6:23 PM

Jewish Schools in Belgium Cancel Classes Amid Terror Alert

Jewish schools in Brussels and Antwerp cancel classes on Friday due to increased terror threats, local media reports.Ben Ariel, 1/16/2015, 4:13 AM

Belgian Stabbing Victim: 'I Will Get Over My Fear'

Belz hassid stabbed in Antwerp recounts his brush with death. 'He kept trying to stab me in places where skin was visible, like my neck.'Tova Dvorin, 11/16/2014, 9:44 AM

Jew Stabbed in Belgium is in 'Good Condition'

Hours after a Belz hassid was stabbed in the neck in Antwerp, a friend says the injury was not as bad as originally reported.Gil Ronen, 11/15/2014, 9:15 PM

EJC Demands Security after Jew Stabbed in Antwerp

'Jews in Europe have lost a normal sense of security that worsens with every attack on Jews and Jewish institutions,' says Jewish Congress.Gil Ronen, 11/15/2014, 7:06 PM

Jewish School in Antwerp Targeted by Anti-Semites

A Jewish school in Antwerp, Belgium was targeted by anti-Semites over the weekend. Police have opened an investigation.David Lev, 3/30/2014, 6:51 PM

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