Watch: 13 hurt in massive fuel tank explosion in Russia

Watch: 13 hurt in massive fuel tank explosion in Russia

Fuel tank explodes in Volgograd, Russia . The blast took place in the southern district of the city.Gary Willig, Monday, 7:30 PM
Protests erupt in Minsk after election

Protests erupt in Minsk after election

Belarusian police and protesters clash after exit poll finds that President Alexander Lukashenko won the election.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 1:04 AM
Uzbekistan: Demolition of synagogue prevented

Uzbekistan: Demolition of synagogue prevented

Construction firm withdraws lawsuit to evict synagogue in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, Saturday, 8:37 PM
Hostage-taker at French bank demands Israel 'free Arab children'

Hostage-taker at French bank demands Israel 'free Arab children'

Man who took six people hostage at bank in France demands Israel allow greater Palestinian Arab access to Temple Mount, freeing of prisonersCnaan Liphshiz, JTA, Friday, 8:58 AM
Hostages taken at French bank

Hostages taken at French bank

Man with a revolver takes six hostages at bank in French port city of Le Havre. Three hostages have been released or escaped.Gary Willig, Thursday, 10:44 PM
Anne Frank memorial tree vandalized in France

Anne Frank memorial tree vandalized in France

Investigation opened after tree on island of Corsica grown from sapling of horse chesnut Anne Frank wrote about stripped of its bark.AFP, 8/3/2020, 5:18 PM
Anti-Semitic displays at Berlin rally against coronavirus rules

Anti-Semitic displays at Berlin rally against coronavirus rules

Tens of thousands of protesters gather in Berlin to demand an end to coronavirus restrictions.Toby Axelrod, JTA, 8/3/2020, 8:08 AM
Kosovo PM tests positive for coronavirus

Kosovo PM tests positive for coronavirus

Kosovo Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti will self-isolate for the next two weeks after testing positive for COVID-19.Elad Benari, 8/3/2020, 6:37 AM
Austria to permit thousands of Israelis to receive citizenship

Austria to permit thousands of Israelis to receive citizenship

Israelis whose relatives fled Austria due to Nazi persecution will be able to obtain Austrian citizenship as of next month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/3/2020, 6:22 AM
Tzipi Hotovely approved as Israeli ambassador to the UK

Tzipi Hotovely approved as Israeli ambassador to the UK

Settlement Minister Tzipi Hotovely becomes the first female Israeli ambassador to the UK. New ambassadors to Russia, China, Belarus approvedArutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2020, 3:31 PM
Uzbekistan Jews fight to save synagogue from demolition

Uzbekistan Jews fight to save synagogue from demolition

Jews in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, fight to save synagogue from being demolished in favor of luxury apartment complex.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/2/2020, 12:17 AM
Jew whose factory was used to make yellow stars dies at 98

Jew whose factory was used to make yellow stars dies at 98

Henk van Gelderen, Dutch-Jewish resistance fighter whose factory was used to make yellow stars dies at 98.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/1/2020, 8:46 PM
Ukraine to let Israelis in for Rosh Hashanah?

Ukraine to let Israelis in for Rosh Hashanah?

Ukraine to let in at least 5,000 Uman pilgrims for Rosh Hashanah, chief rabbi says.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/1/2020, 8:42 PM
Germany: Train station vandalized with anti-Israel graffiti

Germany: Train station vandalized with anti-Israel graffiti

Police investigate after vandals spray anti-Israel graffiti on train station wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2020, 1:11 PM
Dozens of headstones smashed at Jewish cemetery in Russia

Dozens of headstones smashed at Jewish cemetery in Russia

Jewish cemetery in St. Petersburg vandalized. Police investigating case, but have no suspects or security camera footage.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/30/2020, 10:59 PM
European diplomats warn Israel against building in Jerusalem

European diplomats warn Israel against building in Jerusalem

16 European diplomats express 'grave concerns' regarding Israel's plan to building in southern Jerusalem neighborhood and near Maale Adumim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2020, 9:57 PM
Britain: Record number of anti-Semitic incidents in six months

Britain: Record number of anti-Semitic incidents in six months

Britain recorded the third-highest number of anti-Semitic incidents for the first six months of a year.Elad Benari, 7/30/2020, 6:36 AM
Facebook suspends rapper Wiley over anti-Semitic messages

Facebook suspends rapper Wiley over anti-Semitic messages

UK-based rapper Wiley suspended on Facebook after moving his anti-Semitic rants there, after being suspended from Twitter.Marcy Oster, JTA, 7/29/2020, 1:14 PM
Door that saved 52 Jews to become part of memorial

Door that saved 52 Jews to become part of memorial

Door that held back Halle synagogue gunman is removed and will become part of memorial.Marcy Oster, JTA, 7/29/2020, 9:17 AM
British PM 'extremely concerned' over second coronavirus wave

British PM 'extremely concerned' over second coronavirus wave

Source says British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is concerned by what he's seeing abroad, as COVID-19 cases continue to surge.Ben Ariel, 7/29/2020, 4:06 AM
Ukraine: Ax-wielding man attempts to break into synagogue

Ukraine: Ax-wielding man attempts to break into synagogue

Search underway after security guard wounded defending synagogue from man armed with an ax.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2020, 10:51 PM
Bodies of 286 Jewish Holocaust victims found in 2 basements

Bodies of 286 Jewish Holocaust victims found in 2 basements

Remains of 286 Jews murdered in the Holocaust - mostly women and children - found in two basements in Ukraine.Marcy Oster, JTA, 7/28/2020, 8:39 AM
British cat infected with coronavirus

British cat infected with coronavirus

Pet cat becomes first British animal to be infected with coronavirus.Elad Benari, 7/28/2020, 6:34 AM
UK takes aim at junk food advertising

UK takes aim at junk food advertising

PM Boris Johnson pushes plan to limit advertising for junk food, ban buy-one-get-one-free deals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2020, 12:41 PM
MK joins 'No Safe Space For Jew Hate' Twitter walkout

MK joins 'No Safe Space For Jew Hate' Twitter walkout

Activists launch 48-hour boycott of Twitter social media network in protest of spate of anti-Jewish posts by celebrities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2020, 11:08 AM
German city hires rapper who joked about Holocaust

German city hires rapper who joked about Holocaust

'Choice of rapper for a public project is hard to bear,' anti-Semitism commissioner says.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/27/2020, 8:57 AM
Trustee for UK Muslim charity resigns over anti-Semitic posts

Trustee for UK Muslim charity resigns over anti-Semitic posts

Trustee for Britain's Islamic Relief Worldwide resigns after Facebook posts in which he called Jews "grandchildren of monkeys and pigs".JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2020, 6:34 AM
British rapper Wiley dropped by managers over anti-Semitism

British rapper Wiley dropped by managers over anti-Semitism

'Godfather of grime' suspended from Twitter after engaging in anti-Semitic rants on social media.Gary Willig, 7/26/2020, 2:22 PM
Teenager subjected to verbal abuse for helping disabled woman

Teenager subjected to verbal abuse for helping disabled woman

Teenager subjected to verbal abuse after briefly lifting face mask so deafblind sister could read her lips.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/25/2020, 10:09 PM
Watchdog claims seat change request was discrimination

Watchdog claims seat change request was discrimination

Dutch airline KLM discriminated when it asked woman to move for Orthodox man, watchdog finds.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/25/2020, 8:48 PM
UK lecturer fired after saying 'Jews are the cleverest people’

UK lecturer fired after saying 'Jews are the cleverest people’

British university lecturer accused of racism and fired after saying Jews 'are the cleverest people', blacks are 'underprivileged'.Marcy Oster, JTA, 7/24/2020, 3:38 PM
France: 2 kids safe after jumping from 3rd-floor apartment fire

France: 2 kids safe after jumping from 3rd-floor apartment fire

Two children are safe after jumping into rescuers’ arms from the third-storey window of a burning apartment in eastern France.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2020, 11:10 AM
Former SS guard convicted of being accessory to murder

Former SS guard convicted of being accessory to murder

93-year-old Bruno Dey sentenced by court to two-year suspended sentence for being an accessory to murder at the Stutthof concentration camp.Elad Benari, 7/24/2020, 1:02 AM
'Israeli fighter goes 'threateningly close' to passenger plane'

'Israeli fighter goes 'threateningly close' to passenger plane'

Iranian television says several passengers injured after Israeli fighter plane passes by civilian aircraft over Damascas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2020, 10:51 PM
Spain adopts IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Spain adopts IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Federation of Jewish Communities of Spain thanks government for accepting international definition of anti-Semitism.Marcy Oster/JTA, 7/23/2020, 4:00 PM
UK Labour Party pays damages in anti-Semitism lawsuit

UK Labour Party pays damages in anti-Semitism lawsuit

The Labour Party of today is trying hard to show it's different from the Labour Party of last year.i24NEWS, 7/23/2020, 11:42 AM
Germany: Shooter insists synagogue attack 'not a mistake'

Germany: Shooter insists synagogue attack 'not a mistake'

Stephan Balliet, 28, is accused of shooting dead 2 people after failing to storm a synagogue in city of Halle last year.AFP, 7/22/2020, 7:50 PM
UK's Labour agrees on payout to anti-Semitism whisteblowers

UK's Labour agrees on payout to anti-Semitism whisteblowers

Party apologizes for "defamatory and false allegations" against whistleblowers who in 2019 exposed its handling of anti-Semitism claims.AFP, 7/22/2020, 5:19 PM
Watch: Ukrainian bus hostages walk free

Watch: Ukrainian bus hostages walk free

Ukrainian police free 13 hostages and arrested armed man who held them on a bus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2020, 1:30 AM
Auschwitz: Identifying inscriptions found in children's shoes

Auschwitz: Identifying inscriptions found in children's shoes

Handwritten inscriptions found in shoes belonging to children sent to Nazi death camp.Katarzyna Markusz/JTA, 7/21/2020, 10:47 PM
EU urges UNSC video teleconference on 'situation' in Middle East

EU urges UNSC video teleconference on 'situation' in Middle East

EU delegation to UN head Olof Skoog seeks to solve Middle East conflict by video teleconference.Mordechai Sones, 7/21/2020, 10:33 PM
Germany: Synagogue shooter starts trial with racist rant

Germany: Synagogue shooter starts trial with racist rant

Man who killed 2 in attempt to storm synagogue on Yom Kippur tells court Germany replaced him with Muslims and Africans.AFP, 7/21/2020, 6:00 PM
Gunman takes 20 Ukraine bus passengers hostage

Gunman takes 20 Ukraine bus passengers hostage

Negotiations with bus hijacker underway after he claims he rigged bus with 20 civilians on board to explode.Gary Willig, 7/21/2020, 3:14 PM
Man on trial for synagogue attack that shocked Germany

Man on trial for synagogue attack that shocked Germany

Stephan Balliet, suspect in Halle synagogue attack, goes on trial for murder and attempted murder.David Courbet, AFP, 7/21/2020, 12:45 PM
Portuguese socialists drop bid to limit citizenship for Jews

Portuguese socialists drop bid to limit citizenship for Jews

Portugal's ruling Socialist Party withdraws amendment which would have limited ability of Jews overseas to get citizenship.Marcy Oster, JTA, 7/21/2020, 9:04 AM
Former Nazi guard apologizes to Holocaust victims

Former Nazi guard apologizes to Holocaust victims

93-year-old Bruno Dey is accused of complicity in the murder of 5,230 people when he worked as an SS tower guard at the Stutthof camp.Elad Benari, 7/21/2020, 6:21 AM
Far-left French politician accuses Jews of killing Jesus

Far-left French politician accuses Jews of killing Jesus

Jean-Luc Melenchon accuses Jews of deicide during a TV interview.Elad Benari, 7/21/2020, 5:09 AM
Report: Russian elite given experimental COVID-19 vaccine

Report: Russian elite given experimental COVID-19 vaccine

Scores of Russia’s business and political elite have been given early access to experimental vaccine against COVID-19, according to sources.Ben Ariel, 7/21/2020, 12:13 AM
UK: COVID-19 vaccine achieves positive results

UK: COVID-19 vaccine achieves positive results

Vaccine developed at Oxford University produces coronavirus antibodies in over 1,000 test patients.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2020, 6:59 PM
France to impose fine on those not wearing masks

France to impose fine on those not wearing masks

People in France will risk a fine of 135 euros starting Monday for failure to comply with new decree to wear a mask in public places.Ben Ariel, 7/20/2020, 4:09 AM
Sweden to weigh freedom of speech vs copyright infringement

Sweden to weigh freedom of speech vs copyright infringement

Sweden seizes book by Jewish comedian criticizing war-time collaboration.AFP, 7/18/2020, 11:06 PM
Polish opposition challenges presidential vote result

Polish opposition challenges presidential vote result

Supporters of opposition candidate Rafal Trzaskowski lodge appeal with Supreme Court, asking to declare election invalid.Dario Thuburn, AFP, 7/17/2020, 3:14 PM
Over 230 lawmakers call on EU to ban Hezbollah

Over 230 lawmakers call on EU to ban Hezbollah

Transatlantic Friends of Israel issues declaration demanding European Union ban Hezbollah. 'End false distinction between Hezbollah arms.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/17/2020, 2:27 PM
EU leaders meet for 'very difficult negotiations' says Merkel

EU leaders meet for 'very difficult negotiations' says Merkel

European Union leaders discuss recovery fund for 'biggest economic depression' since WWII. 'Very, very difficult negotiations,' Merkel says.Y. Rabinovitz, 7/17/2020, 1:38 PM
Confirmed: 'Russia targeting attempts to find COVID-19 vaccine'

Confirmed: 'Russia targeting attempts to find COVID-19 vaccine'

Britain's Dominic Raab confirms: Russian intelligence have been targeting efforts to find a coronavirus vaccine. 'Important to call it out.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/17/2020, 10:46 AM
Germany: Far-right activist goes to jail for insulting Jew

Germany: Far-right activist goes to jail for insulting Jew

Court upholds sentence handed to leader of Die Rechte party for insulting German Jewish leader.Toby Axelrod, JTA, 7/17/2020, 8:10 AM
Two German men arrested over anti-Semitic posts online

Two German men arrested over anti-Semitic posts online

The two are suspected of spearheading a far-right group that posted pro-Nazi and anti-Semitic material online.Ben Ariel, 7/17/2020, 5:33 AM