Europe

Watch: Queen Elizabeth II bids final farewell to Prince Philip

Watch: Queen Elizabeth II bids final farewell to Prince Philip

In a scaled-back funeral, the Queen of England and the royal family bid farewell to Prince Philip, a man of 'courage, fortitude, and faith.'Arutz Sheva Staff, Saturday, 8:39 PM
2 more historians quit Auschwitz museum board over right-wing politician’s appointment

2 more historians quit Auschwitz museum board over right-wing politician’s appointment

Following resignation of Jewish philosopher, two more historians quit Auschwitz museum board, with one citing 'politicization' as reason.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, Saturday, 8:17 PM
Russia expels US diplomats in retaliation for US sanctions

Russia expels US diplomats in retaliation for US sanctions

Russia announces it will expel 10 US diplomats and add eight others to its sanctions list.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, Friday, 8:13 PM
UK anti-Semite who wanted to go on a "killing spree" on trial for terror-related charge

UK anti-Semite who wanted to go on a "killing spree" on trial for terror-related charge

UK man initially reported to law enforcement for posting vile anti-Semitic remarks online found to be in possession of bomb making manual.Dan Verbin, Thursday, 10:30 PM
Dutch shop fined for omitting the word ‘settlement’ from label of Israeli wine

Dutch shop fined for omitting the word ‘settlement’ from label of Israeli wine

Dutch inspectors fire store for selling Israeli wine from Samaria without marking it as a "settlement" product.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, Thursday, 9:28 PM
Labour Party panel on anti-Semitism chaired by official who covered up anti-Semitism

Labour Party panel on anti-Semitism chaired by official who covered up anti-Semitism

Investigation into allegations Labour councillor accused Jewish colleague of worshipping money chaired by "anti-Semitism denier."Dan Verbin, Thursday, 9:06 PM
Europe COVID death toll crosses 1 million

Europe COVID death toll crosses 1 million

World Health Organization reports Europe has seen over one third of global COVID-19 deaths, still sees high infection rate.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 5:33 PM
Watch: Denmark medicines agency head faints during briefing on halt of AstraZeneca vaccine

Watch: Denmark medicines agency head faints during briefing on halt of AstraZeneca vaccine

Denmark medicines agency head faints during press conference on decision to stop using AstraZeneca vaccine.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 2:09 PM
Netherlands anti-Semitism tally drops by 25% due to COVID-19 lockdowns

Netherlands anti-Semitism tally drops by 25% due to COVID-19 lockdowns

Number of anti-Semitic incidents recorded in the Netherlands drops by 25% - but remains third-highest in over a decade.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, Thursday, 8:15 AM
Denmark first country to stop using AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

Denmark first country to stop using AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

Country looking to other vaccines to continue is vaccine rollout campaign.Dan Verbin, Wednesday, 11:00 PM
Polish Jewish leader quits Auschwitz museum board over former PM's appointment

Polish Jewish leader quits Auschwitz museum board over former PM's appointment

Stanisław Krajewski quits International Auschwitz Council over appointment of former PM Beata Szydlo, citing 'politicization.'Cnaan Liphshitz/JTA, Wednesday, 9:29 PM
85-year old UK Jewish woman allegedly murdered by son found in London home

85-year old UK Jewish woman allegedly murdered by son found in London home

UK man has been charged with murdering his 85-year old mother after police discovered her body in her house. The family is Jewish.Dan Verbin, Wednesday, 9:28 PM
French court upholds decision not to try Muslim man who killed Jewish woman Sarah Halimi

French court upholds decision not to try Muslim man who killed Jewish woman Sarah Halimi

Top court upholds lower court rulings saying killer was too high on marijuana to be criminally responsible for his actions.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, Wednesday, 5:36 PM
UK PM Boris Johnson denounces ICC probe into Israel

UK PM Boris Johnson denounces ICC probe into Israel

In letter to Conservative Friends of Israel, PM calls court's investigation into alleged Israeli war crimes a "prejudicial attack."Dan Verbin, Wednesday, 4:05 PM
French Jew threatened in Turkish prison

French Jew threatened in Turkish prison

Inmates demand Jewish inmate held for buying drugs convert to Islam, threaten him if he refuses, says family.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, Wednesday, 8:27 AM
Race to replace Angela Merkel heating up for parliamentary bloc

Race to replace Angela Merkel heating up for parliamentary bloc

Two rivals contending to replace Merkel as Germany’s conservative candidate in the upcoming September election are going toe-to-toe.Dan Verbin, Wednesday, 6:30 AM
Six Israelis misbehave on plane, arrested in Germany

Six Israelis misbehave on plane, arrested in Germany

Lufthansa claims that the men refused to wear a mask, drank alcohol and disturbed other passengers.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 2:01 AM
In wake of Russian tensions, NATO says support for Ukraine “unwavering”

In wake of Russian tensions, NATO says support for Ukraine “unwavering”

In response to Russian troop buildup along its border with Ukraine, NATO Secretary General says that organization "stands with Ukraine."Dan Verbin, Tuesday, 6:40 PM
Berlin politicians call for banning Al Quds Day march

Berlin politicians call for banning Al Quds Day march

Political parties across spectrum call for Berlin government to ban “disgusting anti-Semitic event.”Dan Verbin, Tuesday, 3:57 PM
Europe surpasses one million coronavirus deaths

Europe surpasses one million coronavirus deaths

The death toll stands at 1,000,288, the highest of any global region.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 4:45 AM
Earliest evidence of kosher diet in UK found in 800-year-old animal bones from Oxford

Earliest evidence of kosher diet in UK found in 800-year-old animal bones from Oxford

Archaeologists in Britain find remains of 800-year-old Jewish households in Oxford, find evidence of kosher diet.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, Monday, 10:59 PM
Report into UK Labour Party anti-Semitism will not be sent to equality commission

Report into UK Labour Party anti-Semitism will not be sent to equality commission

Investigation into handling of anti-Semitism complaints by Labour Party will not be handed over to the Equality and Human Rights Commission.Dan Verbin, Monday, 10:39 PM
Entrance to Paris college vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti

Entrance to Paris college vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti

Front door of Sciences Po, which has educated many of France's elite, vandalized with anti-Semitic and anti-Zionist graffiti.Dan Verbin, Monday, 10:13 PM
EU sanctions Iran over human rights abuses

EU sanctions Iran over human rights abuses

New human rights sanctions by the European Union the first since 2013.Dan Verbin, Monday, 9:49 PM
Roger Waters again calls for boycott of Israeli soccer teams

Roger Waters again calls for boycott of Israeli soccer teams

Ex-Pink Floyd member doubles down on call for boycott of Israeli soccer teams. Israeli soccer association's response? 'Use soccer for unity'Dan Verbin, Monday, 8:29 PM
Lithuanian WWII government researcher fired for "whitewashing" Nazi collaborator

Lithuanian WWII government researcher fired for "whitewashing" Nazi collaborator

Head of Lithuania's genocide research center fired for whitewashing Nazi collaborator who deported 12,000 Jews to ghetto.Dan Verbin, Monday, 6:36 PM
German far-right party to campaign for end to COVID restrictions

German far-right party to campaign for end to COVID restrictions

Germany's AfD party has a history of controversial statements, particularly surrounding the Holocaust.Ben Ariel, Monday, 6:35 AM
UK to open Europe’s first kosher eco hotel

UK to open Europe’s first kosher eco hotel

When the Sadeh Farm Hotel opens at the end of May in Kent, the southeastern England resort will become the first kosher eco hotel in Europe.Dan Verbin, 4/11/2021, 5:05 PM
European Court: Compulsory vaccination can be deemed 'necessary in a democratic society'

European Court: Compulsory vaccination can be deemed 'necessary in a democratic society'

European Court of Human Rights backs moves in Czech Republic barring children entry to preschool, fining parents of unvaccinated children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2021, 9:44 AM
Watch: Gun salutes in London for Prince Phillip

Watch: Gun salutes in London for Prince Phillip

British military pay respects to Prince Phillip, husband of Queen Elizabeth, who passed away last week at 99.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2021, 9:42 AM
Leading Dutch philosopher: 'Blessing that Diaspora prevented Jews from having power'

Leading Dutch philosopher: 'Blessing that Diaspora prevented Jews from having power'

Dutch national laureate philosopher calls Diaspora a ‘blessing’ because it prevented Jews from having power.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 4/10/2021, 8:22 PM
EU reviews Johnson & Johnson vaccine after blood clots

EU reviews Johnson & Johnson vaccine after blood clots

Europe's drug regulator reviewing rare blood clots in four people in the US who received Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/10/2021, 12:08 AM
UK Chief Rabbi: We remember Prince Philip's affection for the Jewish community

UK Chief Rabbi: We remember Prince Philip's affection for the Jewish community

Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis: I enjoyed conversations with the Duke of Edinburgh, during which I was deeply moved by his extraordinary sense of dutyArutz Sheva, 4/9/2021, 4:13 PM
Prince Philip dead at 99

Prince Philip dead at 99

The Duke of Edinburgh and Queen Elizabeth's husband, Prince Philip, is dead at age 99.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2021, 2:38 PM
Polish university calls lecturer’s anti-Semitic blood libel part of ‘scientific discourse’

Polish university calls lecturer’s anti-Semitic blood libel part of ‘scientific discourse’

Lecturer who accused Jews of ritual murders won't be punished, with university saying anti-Jewish claims are part of 'scientific discourse'.Katarzyna Markusz, JTA, 4/9/2021, 7:27 AM
Hugo Boss, maker of Nazi uniforms, accused of using Uyghur slave labor

Hugo Boss, maker of Nazi uniforms, accused of using Uyghur slave labor

Fashion company Hugo Boss, which used Nazi slave labor to produce uniforms during the Holocaust, is accused of using Chinese slave labor.Dan Verbin, 4/9/2021, 4:42 AM
Documents show massive network of Iranian spies infiltrated Europe

Documents show massive network of Iranian spies infiltrated Europe

Spy network in 22 European cities planned terrorist attacks using explosives, acid and toxic chemicals, newly obtained documents reveal.Dan Verbin, 4/8/2021, 6:59 PM
Symbolic Synagogue unveiled on site of Nazi Massacre

Symbolic Synagogue unveiled on site of Nazi Massacre

Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center unveils first Jewish prayer space at Babyn Yar, site of massacre of 33,771 Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2021, 4:53 PM
Belarus: New housing project helps elderly Holocaust rescuers living in poverty

Belarus: New housing project helps elderly Holocaust rescuers living in poverty

‘Not too late to show gratitude’: First housing project for elderly rescuers who saved Jews in the Holocaust launches in Belarus.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 4/8/2021, 7:57 AM
75-year old woman in UK yelled at by man screaming anti-Jewish abuse

75-year old woman in UK yelled at by man screaming anti-Jewish abuse

75-year old Jewish woman had opened her front door when a man suddenly became confrontational, hurling anti-Jewish abuse.Dan Verbin, 4/7/2021, 8:18 PM
EU medical watchdog concludes that AstraZeneca vaccine causes blood clots

EU medical watchdog concludes that AstraZeneca vaccine causes blood clots

UK stops providing AstraZeneca vaccine to people under 30 after EMA says vaccine has rare blood clot side effect.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2021, 6:18 PM
EU ambassadors pledge to fight Holocaust denial and distortion

EU ambassadors pledge to fight Holocaust denial and distortion

Representatives of 26 EU members as well as EU ambassador to Israel issue joint statement marking Holocaust Remembrance Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2021, 4:07 PM
Physical attacks down but anti-Jewish incitement up in 2020

Physical attacks down but anti-Jewish incitement up in 2020

“Anti-Jewish hate online never stays online” warns watchdog group. “Conspiracy theories may lead to more attacks on Jews when lockdowns end”Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2021, 11:10 AM
Italian 'senator for life': 'Racist violence is now a river without banks'

Italian 'senator for life': 'Racist violence is now a river without banks'

This 90-year-old Holocaust survivor is a ‘senator for life’ in her native Italy. She also receives constant anti-Semitic threats.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 4/7/2021, 9:58 AM
France: Pakistani man attempts to stab Jews near synagogue

France: Pakistani man attempts to stab Jews near synagogue

Jews in Paris suburb overpower illegal immigrant after he attempted to stab three people.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 4/7/2021, 7:30 AM
Trial of AstraZeneca vaccine on children paused

Trial of AstraZeneca vaccine on children paused

Oxford University announces trial of AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine on children has been paused amid fears of link to blood clots.Elad Benari, 4/7/2021, 4:38 AM
Centuries old Gravestones from Bratislava Old Jewish Cemetery discovered

Centuries old Gravestones from Bratislava Old Jewish Cemetery discovered

The gravestones mainly date from the 18th to the early 19th Century and are being repaired.Dan Verbin, 4/7/2021, 2:50 AM
Terezin ghetto and concentration camp falling 'deeper into ruin'

Terezin ghetto and concentration camp falling 'deeper into ruin'

With Theresienstadt ghetto and concentration camp falling apart, scholars worry that evidence of the Holocaust in danger of disappearing.Dan Verbin, 4/7/2021, 1:19 AM
German officials: Tel Aviv, Berlin should joint host 2036 Olympics

German officials: Tel Aviv, Berlin should joint host 2036 Olympics

German sports officials are suggesting Tel Aviv joint bid with Berlin for the 2036 Olympics, a hundred years after the notorious Nazi Games.Dan Verbin, 4/6/2021, 2:43 PM
Jailed Russian opposition leader moved to medical facility due to respiratory illness

Jailed Russian opposition leader moved to medical facility due to respiratory illness

Alexei Navalny suffering from high temperature and bad cough.Ben Ariel, 4/6/2021, 4:13 AM
Putin signs law allowing him two more consecutive terms, would stay in power until 2036

Putin signs law allowing him two more consecutive terms, would stay in power until 2036

Russian President has not yet revealed if he plans on running for one or two more terms, at the end of which he would be 83-years old.Dan Verbin, 4/5/2021, 9:14 PM
Jewish cemetery in Denmark vandalized during Passover by Neo-Nazi group

Jewish cemetery in Denmark vandalized during Passover by Neo-Nazi group

Dolls covered in fake blood and a bloody wall along with neo-Nazi flyers were found at the Aalborg cemetery. Police are investigating.Dan Verbin, 4/5/2021, 8:13 PM
Calls for removal of Scottish National Party candidate who compared Theresa May to Hitler

Calls for removal of Scottish National Party candidate who compared Theresa May to Hitler

Candidate for the SNP been condemned by Jewish groups for comparing former U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May's actions to the Holocaust.Dan Verbin, 4/5/2021, 5:18 PM
Mahmoud Abbas flies to Germany for medical exams

Mahmoud Abbas flies to Germany for medical exams

Jordanian helicopters arrive in Ramallah to transport Palestinian Authority chief for medical exams abroad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2021, 2:36 PM
Netherlands: Factory offers free matzah for children

Netherlands: Factory offers free matzah for children

Dutch matzah factory gives away Passover product to 35,000 schoolkids.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 4/3/2021, 8:10 PM
Netherlands suspends AstraZeneca vaccine for people under 60

Netherlands suspends AstraZeneca vaccine for people under 60

Decision follows the death of a woman who had received a shot of the AstraZeneca vaccine.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/3/2021, 1:05 AM
Church of England: Prayer booklet 'not intended' to be Christian seder

Church of England: Prayer booklet 'not intended' to be Christian seder

Church of England sorry for prayer booklet that resembles Passover Haggadah.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 4/2/2021, 8:02 AM