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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, Saturday, 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, Saturday, 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, Friday, 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, Friday, 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, Friday, 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, Friday, 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, Thursday, 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, Thursday, 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, Thursday, 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, Wednesday, 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, Wednesday, 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, Wednesday, 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, Wednesday, 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, Wednesday, 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, Wednesday, 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, Wednesday, 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, Wednesday, 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, Wednesday, 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, Tuesday, 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, Tuesday, 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, Monday, 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, Monday, 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, Monday, 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, Monday, 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
Polish politician makes 'utterly irrelevant' anti-Semitic joke

Polish politician makes 'utterly irrelevant' anti-Semitic joke

Local politician in Poland makes anti-Semitic joke at council meeting,Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 4/2/2021, 7:44 AM
British Holocaust denier handed prison sentence

British Holocaust denier handed prison sentence

Holocaust denier from London with previous convictions for inciting hatred against Jews handed a nine-week prison sentence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2021, 6:40 AM
Britain identifies 30 cases of blood clots after AstraZeneca vaccine

Britain identifies 30 cases of blood clots after AstraZeneca vaccine

British regulators say benefits of AstraZeneca vaccine still outweigh the risk.Ben Ariel, 4/2/2021, 6:22 AM
Rookie London cop convicted of being member of neo-Nazi terror group

Rookie London cop convicted of being member of neo-Nazi terror group

Ben Hannam also found in possession of terror material detailing how to fight knife combat and build explosive devices.Dan Verbin, 4/1/2021, 11:43 PM
Greece to assume presidency of International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance

Greece to assume presidency of International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance

The leadership of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance will be taken over by Greece this week.Dan Verbin, 4/1/2021, 10:39 PM
Twitter suspends account credited with exposing Jew hatred in Labour Party

Twitter suspends account credited with exposing Jew hatred in Labour Party

Twitter has suspended GnasherJew, a main source of allegations of Labour anti-Semitism under Jeremy Corbyn during the 2019 election.Dan Verbin, 4/1/2021, 3:35 PM
Dolls and red paint: Suspected hate crime outside Swedish synagogue

Dolls and red paint: Suspected hate crime outside Swedish synagogue

Baby dolls splashed with red paint strung outside Swedish synagogue in suspected Passover hate crime.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 4/1/2021, 8:16 AM
Kosovo's FM: Embassy in Jerusalem a 'done deal'

Kosovo's FM: Embassy in Jerusalem a 'done deal'

Kosovo’s new foreign minister says she considers the opening of the country’s embassy in Jerusalem to be “a done deal”.Elad Benari, 4/1/2021, 6:42 AM
German military searches for two rabbis for its 300 Jewish soldiers

German military searches for two rabbis for its 300 Jewish soldiers

German Defense Minister says she is "humble and grateful" that such a development is happening only 75 years after the Holocaust.Dan Verbin, 4/1/2021, 1:11 AM
UK Poll: 70% of Labour supports Corbyn, turns blind eye to Jew hate

UK Poll: 70% of Labour supports Corbyn, turns blind eye to Jew hate

A year after new leader Keir Starmer promised to “purge Labour of the poison” of anti-Semitism, party members still prefer Jeremy Corbyn.Dan Verbin, 3/31/2021, 7:07 PM
Germany shelves case against deported 95-year old Nazi guard

Germany shelves case against deported 95-year old Nazi guard

Citing lack of evidence, prosecutors in city of Celle again close case against former death camp guard wanted for role in mass murder.Dan Verbin, 3/31/2021, 2:48 PM
Banned in Canada and the EU, neo-Nazi groups eying Australia

Banned in Canada and the EU, neo-Nazi groups eying Australia

Groups making inroads, as terrorism experts sound the alarm as to the increasing danger posted by lone wolf far right extremists.Dan Verbin, 3/31/2021, 3:19 AM
UK soccer club’s FB Pesach greeting met with torrent of anti-Semitic abuse

UK soccer club’s FB Pesach greeting met with torrent of anti-Semitic abuse

Aston Villa issued statement condemning hate after holiday greeting defaced with 27,000 “angry emojis” and “torrent” of anti-Israel remarks.Dan Verbin, 3/30/2021, 11:39 PM
Romanian police probe death threats sent to award-winning Jewish actress

Romanian police probe death threats sent to award-winning Jewish actress

Well known Jewish actress and her children were sent death threats at the beginning of Passover which are being investigated by police.Dan Verbin, 3/30/2021, 7:27 PM
Watch: British PM's Passover greeting

Watch: British PM's Passover greeting

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wishes Jews a Happy Passover, notes cons - and pros - of holding virtual Seder.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 3/27/2021, 12:50 AM
U.K. Jewish leaders: Public inquiry needed into post-war gov hiring Nazis as spies

U.K. Jewish leaders: Public inquiry needed into post-war gov hiring Nazis as spies

U.K. Jews asking for a public inquiry into whether MI6 recruited Nazi war criminals as Cold War spies and helped them avoid prosecution.Dan Verbin, Canada, 3/26/2021, 11:32 PM
New archaeological evidence: Proof medieval U.K. Jews kept kosher

New archaeological evidence: Proof medieval U.K. Jews kept kosher

Dig on grounds of Oxford’s old Jewish quarter uncovers new evidence that medieval British Jews observed the laws of kashrut.Dan Verbin, Canada, 3/26/2021, 10:23 PM
Germany enacts law favoring naturalization for descendants of ex-citizens who fled Nazis

Germany enacts law favoring naturalization for descendants of ex-citizens who fled Nazis

New law passed by Germany makes it easier for descendants of refugees who fled Nazi Germany to be naturalized.Ben Sales, JTA, 3/26/2021, 10:58 AM
Hate crime probe launched into UK prof's anti-Semitic remarks

Hate crime probe launched into UK prof's anti-Semitic remarks

After University of Bristol launched investigation into instructor's anti-Semitic ranting, local police have opened up a hate crime probe.Dan Verbin, 3/26/2021, 4:21 AM
Boris Spiegel, Russian Jewish pharma mogul and philanthropist, arrested on bribery charges

Boris Spiegel, Russian Jewish pharma mogul and philanthropist, arrested on bribery charges

Pharma mogul alleged to have used influence to gain government contracts supplying drugs to healthcare facilities.Dan Verbin, 3/24/2021, 10:59 PM
New magazine will focus on European Jewry's 'crisis'

New magazine will focus on European Jewry's 'crisis'

European intellectuals launch magazine on European Jewry’s population ‘crisis.’Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 3/24/2021, 8:15 AM
Russian-Jewish billionaire and communal funder arrested for alleged bribes

Russian-Jewish billionaire and communal funder arrested for alleged bribes

Boris Spiegel, a Russian-Jewish pharmaceuticals mogul, has been arrested in Moscow in connection with a corruption investigation.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 3/24/2021, 7:44 AM
Germany funds vaccination drive for Holocaust survivors

Germany funds vaccination drive for Holocaust survivors

German government to pay $13.5 million to have Holocaust survivors around the world vaccinated against COVID.Andrew Silow-Carroll, JTA, 3/24/2021, 7:11 AM
Polish writer accused of insulting Trump allied Polish president by calling him a "moron"

Polish writer accused of insulting Trump allied Polish president by calling him a "moron"

Jakub Zulczyk may have to serve jail time after being charged with insulting Polish president Andrzej Duda.Dan Verbin, 3/23/2021, 7:12 PM
Germany: New coronavirus lockdown over Easter

Germany: New coronavirus lockdown over Easter

Lockdown extends general lockdown measures until mid-April, announces tight lockdown over Easter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/23/2021, 1:22 PM
Suspect arrested for brutal assault on pregnant Jewish woman in London

Suspect arrested for brutal assault on pregnant Jewish woman in London

London police nab middle-aged man suspected of beating pregnant Jewish woman in London's Stamford Hill neighborhood.David Rosenberg, 3/23/2021, 8:16 AM
Rome: Food deliveryman stabs coworker after anti-Semitic rant

Rome: Food deliveryman stabs coworker after anti-Semitic rant

A food delivery man in Rome was stabbed after telling a fellow courier to stop an anti-Semitic rant.Cnaan Liphshitz/JTA, 3/22/2021, 10:41 PM
Watch: Pregnant Jewish woman brutally beaten on London street

Watch: Pregnant Jewish woman brutally beaten on London street

Pregnant Orthodox Jewish woman attacked in Stamford Hill, London, with attacker throwing pillow case over her head and beating her stomach.David Rosenberg, 3/22/2021, 1:41 PM
Itay Garmy: 'Reforming EU only way to save Europe we from previous generation'

Itay Garmy: 'Reforming EU only way to save Europe we from previous generation'

Meet the 27-year-old Israeli-Dutch Jew who just led a new progressive party into the Dutch parliament.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 3/22/2021, 9:05 AM
French Jews commemorate anniversary of 2012 terror attack at Jewish school

French Jews commemorate anniversary of 2012 terror attack at Jewish school

A ceremony commemorating the 2012 terror attack that killed a rabbi and three children at a Jewish school in Toulouse took place on Friday.Dan Verbin, 3/21/2021, 9:46 PM