Why did German diplomat 'like' tweets by David Duke?

Germany to probe diplomat who 'liked' tweets praising attacks on Israeli soldiers, and comments by former KKK leader David Duke.AFP, Yesterday, 10:27 PM

Donors suspend funding of Poland's Jewish history museum

Several private donors to Poland’s Jewish history museum have suspended funding amid uncertainty over who will lead it, Jewish group says.Katarzyna Markusz , JTA, Yesterday, 9:01 AM

Portugal okays 10,000 requests for citizenship by Sephardic Jews

Portugal has approved about a third of approximately 33,000 applications for citizenship under 2015 law for descendants of Sephardic Jews.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, Wednesday, 4:59 PM

67 Labour MPs blast Corbyn over anti-Semitism crisis

One third of all Labour MPs sign public letter accusing Jeremy Corbyn of 'failing to defend anti-racist values' amid anti-Semitism scandals.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, Wednesday, 1:49 PM

Jeremy Corbyn calls emergency meeting over Labour anti-Semitism

Labour UK chief to convene shadow cabinet amid ongoing crisis over anti-Semitism within the party, following BBC expose.David Rosenberg, Wednesday, 10:50 AM

France: No hate crime charges against burglars who targeted Jews

Prosecutors in France do not include hate crime in indictments of three suspects in breaking into Jewish home in 2017.Ben Ariel, Wednesday, 4:13 AM

British PM candidates suggest Corbyn is anti-Semitic

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, vying for leadership of Britain’s Conservative Party, brand Labour leader an anti-Semite.Elad Benari, Tuesday, 5:34 AM

Dublin seeks to reopen Ireland’s oldest Jewish cemetery

Dublin City Council hopes to renovate and reopen Ballybough Cemetery, closed since 1978.Josefin Dolsten/JTA, Monday, 10:06 PM

Diplomatic incident follows Rabbi Peretz response

Luxembourg PM cancels participation at Israel Embassy farewell dinner protesting Rabbi Rafi Peretz' response on SSA conversion treatments.Mordechai Sones, Monday, 9:29 PM

Attacker of French Jewish philosopher convicted

French salesman sentenced to two months probation for anti-Semitic harassment of philosopher Alain Finkielkraut.Marcy Oster, JTA, Sunday, 9:49 PM

Corbyn rejects expose on Labour anti-Semitism as 'inaccurate'

Labour UK chief Jeremy Corbyn plays down BBC expose on anti-Semitism in the Labour party, claiming it has many 'inaccuracies'.Marcy Oster, JTA, Sunday, 8:54 PM

Corbyn: BBC documentary had 'many inaccuracies'

Labour leader responds to BBC documentary which revealed that his team had interfered with anti-Semitism probe.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 6:41 AM

Corbyn under pressure following documentary on anti-Semitism

Labour's deputy leader says he is "appalled" following BBC documentary revealing that Corbyn team interfered with anti-Semitism probes.Ben Ariel, Friday, 2:07 AM

British chief Rabbi and sec. of education open new Jewish school

British Chief Rabbi and Secretary of Education attend opening ceremony for new Yavneh Jewish Primary school in Britain.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2019, 7:29 PM

Grandson of Hitler assassination conspirator sues for property

Should litigation be successful, wave of restitution claims may descend on Germany from heirs of victims who had property taken by Nazis.Sharon Oppenheimer, 7/11/2019, 10:35 AM

EU against relocation of embassies to Jerusalem

Report: EU officials tried to approve clause preventing member states from opening diplomatic missions in Israeli capital.Elad Benari, 7/11/2019, 5:05 AM

Report: Corbyn team interfered in anti-Semitism inquiries

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn‘s team repeatedly interfered in disciplinary cases relating to anti-Semitism, whistleblowers tell the BBC.Ben Ariel, 7/11/2019, 12:07 AM

Iraqi man who murdered German Jewish teen gets life sentence

22-year-old Iraqi migrant in Germany who raped and murdered 14-year-old Jewish girl sentenced to life in prison.David Rosenberg, 7/10/2019, 1:44 PM

Pro-Corbyn letter retracted due to ‘misleading’ description

The Guardian retracts pro-Corbyn letter over ‘misleading and inaccurate’ description.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/10/2019, 11:10 AM

Anti-Semites target French Jewish school amid cheating scandal

After supervisor and student from Jewish school indicted in cheating scandal, school becomes target of online 'torrent' of anti-Semitism.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/10/2019, 7:15 AM

Dutch lawmaker says Jews came to Israel 'to be Nazis'

Member of Green Left party under fire after saying Holocaust-traumatized Jews came to Israel “to be Nazis”.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2019, 6:37 AM

'Wild horses wouldn't keep me away from Israel'

Boris Johnson supports Israel, calls on Iran to stop breaching nuclear deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2019, 6:24 AM

Dutch city to allow Madonna to sing at Eurovision

Rotterdam decides that if it hosts 2020 Eurovision Song Contest, Madonna will be permitted to perform despite PLO flag controversy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2019, 4:12 AM

3 lawmakers leave British Labour Party over anti-Semitism

Exodus of Labour lawmakers under Jeremy Corbyn continues.Cnaan Liphshiz/JTA, 7/9/2019, 7:06 PM

Bid to bar Holocaust memorial at Amsterdam Jewish quarter denied

Dutch court rejects residents' petition looking to prevent construction of Holocaust memorial in former Jewish quarter of Amsterdam.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/9/2019, 12:43 PM

FCA crackdown on UK overdraft fees

Financial Conduct Authority plan overhaul of UK overdraft fees, claim current system is ‘dysfunctional’, caused ‘significant consumer harm.’Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2019, 5:43 PM

New Latvia president vows to tackle 'illness' of inequality

President Egils Levits sworn in Monday, says Latvia splitting in two because of income inequality.AFP, 7/8/2019, 4:37 PM

Former UK PM: Labour owes Jews an unqualified apology

'Opposing anti-Semitism goes to the heart of who we are and what we stand for as Labour,' says ex-PM Gordon Brown.Sara Rubenstein, 7/7/2019, 9:52 PM

Hollywood producer helping establish new Warsaw Ghetto museum

Producer Charles B. Wessler asks anyone with artifacts from Warsaw Ghetto to donate it to a new museum to open in the Polish city in 2023.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/7/2019, 1:41 PM

Tried to set fire to a synagogue - burned himself instead

A British court orders an enforced psychiatric hospitalization for a man charged with an arson attempt on a 250-year-old synagogue.Nissan Tzur, 7/6/2019, 10:57 PM

Directive to label Israeli products an 'anti-Jewish regulation'

Dutch Christians rebuff officials seeking labeling of Israeli settlement goods.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/6/2019, 8:54 PM

Anti-Semitic French comedian sentenced to jail for fraud

French comedian Dieudonne sent to two years in jail for tax fraud and money laundering.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/5/2019, 9:59 PM

An embarrassing mistake in a campaign against Muslim immigrants

A far-right German party publishes a video showing the violence of Muslim immigrants. But whoops! The incident took place in Israel.Nitzan Keidar, 7/5/2019, 2:21 PM

Chief Polish rabbi climbs fence of barricaded Krakow synagogue

Police detain chief rabbi, demand he explain attempt to enter synagogue.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/5/2019, 7:37 AM

Anti-Israel activist jailed for racist rant commits suicide

British anti-Israel activist who was jailed for drunken, racist incident onboard plane has been found dead in apparent suicide.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/4/2019, 3:19 PM

41 percent of young European Jews have considered emigrating

80% report strong Jewish identity, 62% a 'strong attachment' to Israel, while only 35% have same sentiment toward EU, survey finds.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/4/2019, 2:56 PM

Report: Anti-Semitism on the rise in Czech Republic

Report released by Czech Jewish community finds anti-Semitic incidents increased in the country last year.Nissan Tzur, 7/4/2019, 5:00 AM

EU's next foreign minister a critic of Israel

Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell nominated to replace Federica Mogherini. Last year, he called for recognition of Palestinian state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2019, 1:12 AM

Neo-Nazis disrupt exhibition of Holocaust survivors’ portraits

Neo-Nazis in Sweden block entrance to an exhibition of portraits of Holocaust survivors, intimidate visitors already viewing the display.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 7/3/2019, 10:59 PM

Germany hands back Nazi-looted painting to Jewish heirs

Germany returns painting looted by the Nazis which ended up in art hoard of son of Third Reich-era art dealer.AFP, 7/3/2019, 7:31 PM

Sweden bans smoking in public places

Swedish ban requires premises owners to enforce law or face penalties, as government aims for a smoke-free country by 2025.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2019, 2:11 PM

Armed assailant threatens to behead Jewish man in London

''I'm going to chop off your head.' Orthodox Jewish man threatened by knife-wielding suspect in London.David Rosenberg, 7/3/2019, 9:57 AM

Anti-Semitic trolls ruin Adidas’ Arsenal soccer jersey launch

Adidas drops social media promotion after anti-Semitic handles and slogans pushed by users.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 7/3/2019, 7:10 AM

Human remains found near Jewish mass grave in Romania

Archaeologists unearth more human remains near site of Romanian mass grave for Jews killed during World War II.AFP, 7/2/2019, 11:43 PM

In Swiss Alps, locals and haredi tourists find ways to get along

After much-publicized incidents between haredi visitors and locals in Swiss vacation town, project launched to foster mutual understanding.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/2/2019, 8:28 AM

First ever payment for surviving spouse

Claims Conference negotiations with German government lead to increase in social welfare provided to Holocaust survivors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2019, 6:00 AM

Anti-Israel protesters end rallies at Amsterdam’s WWII memorial

Netherland's BDS movement to end anti-Israel protests at Amsterdam's World War II memorial.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/1/2019, 2:37 PM

Paris inaugurates square honoring Jerusalem

Jerusalem mayor takes part in special naming ceremony for 'Jerusalem Square' in Paris.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/1/2019, 1:36 PM

Author says appearances in UK nixed because he is Jewish

Best-selling American author's appearances at British events nixed after organizers learn he's Jewish, fear backlash from anti-Israel groupsMarcy Oster, JTA, 7/1/2019, 7:21 AM

Intelligence agencies trying to access Merkel's medical records

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen trembling uncontrollably twice in the past two weeks at public events.Nissan Tzur, 6/30/2019, 7:08 PM

UK Labour member suspended again days after being readmitted

Chris Williamson, whose suspension over anti-Semitic comments was lifted this week, suspended again after backlash over his reinstatement.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/29/2019, 12:22 AM

UK publisher drops book on Rothschilds’ ‘global power'

Major British publisher drops book by Spanish author containing anti-Semitic conspiracy theories.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 6/28/2019, 3:30 PM

'Transfer all of the Palestinians to Jordan'

Right-wing Dutch lawmaker pushes alternative to Trump's Mideast peace plan, calling for transferring Arabs from Judea & Samaria to Jordan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2019, 1:44 PM

Heat wave: Europe is burning

European countries experience record temperatures. 'Hell is coming,' a Spanish TV weather anchor writes on Twitter.Nissan Tzur, 6/27/2019, 8:16 PM

German targeted for being a 'rich Jew'

Witness tells German court that 'Palestinian' Arab killed local man because he was a ‘rich Jew.’Marcy Oster, JTA, 6/27/2019, 8:00 PM

France: Two injured in shooting at mosque

Shooter 'on the run' after injuring two, at Brest, France, mosque.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2019, 7:39 PM

Ukraine court nullifies naming of streets for Nazi collaborators

Ukrainian court nullifies naming of Kiev streets for Nazi collaborators, mayor promises to appeal ruling.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 6/27/2019, 3:25 PM