Moscow governor backs pardon for Naama Issachar

Governor of Moscow Oblast signs pardon for Israeli-American woman jailed in Russia, sending the request to Vladimir Putin for final approvalArutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2020, 9:51 AM

Russian commission recommends pardon for Naama Issachar

Jailed Israeli-American Naama Issachar scores win in bid for release, as Russian commission votes unanimously to back her pardon request.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/28/2020, 7:37 AM

Kate Middleton takes portraits with Holocaust survivors

Duchess Kate Middleton releases photo portraits taken with Holocaust survivors and their grandchildren.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/28/2020, 7:18 AM

Macron under fire for criticism of case of murdered Jewish woman

Judges in France rebuke Macron for criticizing court ruling on 2017 murder of Sarah Halimi.Ben Ariel, 1/28/2020, 6:14 AM

Watch ceremony marking 75 years of Auschwitz-Birkenau liberation

President Reuven Rivlin attends ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2020, 4:47 PM

Is Europe funding the PFLP?

NGO Monitor reports eight organizations linked to PFLP funded by European countries.Mordechai Sones, 1/27/2020, 4:29 PM

'Ensuring lessons of Auschwitz live on for future generations'

British Government promises to provide £1 million funding to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2020, 3:04 PM

Russian committee to consider Naama Issachar's pardon request

This afternoon, Russian committee slated to hold hearing on Israeli-American woman's request for presidential pardon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2020, 10:56 AM

Far-right Hungarian party elects candidate with Jewish roots

Hungary’s far-right Jobbik party has anti-Semitism baggage — and a new leader with Jewish roots.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/27/2020, 7:53 AM

France: Anti-Semitic acts increased by 27% last year

Anti-Semitic acts increased in France by 27% in 2019, says country’s interior minister.Elad Benari, 1/27/2020, 5:05 AM

1 in 5 Germans think the Holocaust gets too much attention

Two new polls find large number of Germans believe legacy of the Holocaust is excessively emphasized today.Toby Axelrod, JTA, 1/26/2020, 10:56 PM

'Stop anti-Semitism'

'The more they talk, the less action there is.' World Jewish Congress chief chastises world leaders for failing to confront anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2020, 8:27 PM

Dutch PM apologizes for treatment of Jews during the Holocaust

Prime Minister of The Netherlands apologizes for his country's having 'failed' Jews during the Holocaust.'Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/26/2020, 7:00 PM

Putin 'excited' after visit to Israel

Russian president meets Russian rabbi after returning from Israel, says proud there is 'no anti-Semitism' in Russia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2020, 4:00 PM

Jailed Israeli-American Naama Issachar asks Putin for pardon

Israeli-American woman jailed in Russia for carrying marijuana in her bag during layover asks President Putin for pardon.David Rosenberg, 1/26/2020, 3:37 PM

Germany warns of 'mass exit' of Jews if hatred persists

German FM says anti-Jewish insults and attacks, in real life and online, have become "a daily occurrence" in the country.AFP, 1/26/2020, 3:01 PM

Frenchman sent to prison for recruiting jihadists

35-year-old man sentenced to 22 years in prison for seeking to recruit dozens of youths to fight as jihadists in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2020, 4:39 AM

The Israeli technology protecting France's Macron

As France's Macron landed in Israel, observers noticed its belly was fitted with an anti-missile technology, developed by Israel's Elbit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2020, 11:41 PM

Anti-Semitic attack sparks Italy protest

Hundreds protest in Mondovi, Italy, after vandals scrawl 'Jews Here' on door of concentration camp survivor.AFP, 1/25/2020, 7:00 PM

Report: Rothschild heir accuses: Vienna 'perpetuating' Nazi laws

Descendant of Rothschild family sues Vienna, demands cancellation of sanatorium sale and pro-city clause.AFP, 1/25/2020, 6:27 PM

Italy: Anti-Semitic writing found on Auschwitz survivor's door

Anti-Semitic writing scrawled on door of now-deceased Holocaust survivor in Italian town of Mondovi.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/24/2020, 9:43 PM

Six dead in shooting in Germany

Gunman kills six, wounds two in town of Rot am See. Police believe incident was a "family drama".Elad Benari, Canada, 1/24/2020, 8:00 PM

BBC slammed for linking Israeli security to Holocaust complex

British Jewish groups blast BBC for apparently linking Israel's treatment of Arabs to a Holocaust complex.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/24/2020, 7:45 AM

Survey: 57% of French don't know how many Jews died in Holocaust

In the survey of French adults commissioned by Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, 30% put the figure at under 2 million.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/23/2020, 8:02 AM

Serbian president flies flag to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day

'Nazis tried to make this symbol of their attempt to destroy the Jews - not it is a symbol of honor,' says Serbian president.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/22/2020, 11:25 AM

'There might not be any Jews left in Europe by 2050'

Founder of World Holocaust Forum warns that rising anti-Semitism could become a "slippery slope" to a "global catastrophe".Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2020, 9:16 AM

Jewish cemetery in Bulgaria vandalized

Gravestones toppled, broken in 19th century Jewish cemetery in Shoumen.Marcy Oster/JTA, 1/21/2020, 7:59 PM

French MP questions PM on anti-Semitism spike

MP Meyer Habib: 'If the appeal does not pass, the injustice towards Sarah Halimi will be proof that France has given up on anti-Semitism.'Mordechai Sones, 1/21/2020, 7:15 PM

Poll: Anti-Semitism rampant in France - and its getting worse

84% of young French Jews are have been victims of anti-Semitism at least once, new poll finds, including large number of physical attacks.David Rosenberg, 1/21/2020, 3:34 PM

'We need to safeguard Jews in Europe'

'We need more than 'Never Again' to safeguard Jews in Europe,' EU Jewish chief says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2020, 1:30 PM

Watch: "The American dream is back"

Trump touts booming economy, improving conditiosn for blue-collar workers at World Economic Forum in Davos.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2020, 1:13 PM

Call to countries: Don't shake off the past

Ministers from 34 countries gather to ratify their commitment to fight against historical revisionism and growing anti-Semitism.Nitzan Keidar, 1/21/2020, 8:22 AM

'Hungary is the safest place for Jews'

Hungary's Minister of Justice Judit Varga: Our Jewish community ​is enjoying a​ renaissance, we have "zero tolerance" for anti-Semitism.Nitsan Keidar, Poland, 1/21/2020, 6:31 AM

Polish President: Yisrael Katz insulted the Polish people

Polish President Andrzej Duda blasts Russian President, Israeli Foreign Minister in TV interview.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2020, 5:03 AM

France: 7 men arrested on suspicion of planning terror attack

French security forces arrest seven men believed to be planning terror attack and preparing to travel to conflict zones in Iraq and Syria.Elad Benari, 1/21/2020, 4:47 AM

'Israel is not treated like any other country'

The President of the Austrian National Council declares that Austrians "will not avoid responsibility" and commits to fighting antisemitism.Nitsan Keidar, Poland, 1/21/2020, 3:31 AM

'Poles & Jews will guard the truth about the Holocaust'

"We're guardians of historical truth," says Polish President. "We can't allow the truth about the Holocaust to be blurred and forgotten."Nitsan Keidar, Poland, 1/21/2020, 2:41 AM

Majority of Israelis fear for Jews living in France

i24NEWS survey: Majority of Israeli citizens are concerned for the safety of Jews living in France amid rising anti-Semitism in Europe.Elad Benari, 1/21/2020, 1:10 AM

100 Parliamentarians gather in Auschwitz

Parliamentarians and Ministers from across Europe are being urged to concretely tighten and toughen antisemitism laws in their countriesNitsan Keidar, Poland, 1/20/2020, 10:36 PM

Munich conference cancelled due to anti-Semitism

Munich conference cancelled after rejection of pro-Israel speaker sparks anti-Semitism claims.Toby Axelrod, JTA, 1/20/2020, 8:20 AM

Photos surface of Nazi war criminal John Demjanjuk at Sobibor

Photos showing convicted Nazi war criminal John Demjanuk at Sobibor concentration camp surface.Toby Axelrod, JTA, 1/20/2020, 8:02 AM

Heir to London bagel dynasty admits to killing mother, sister

Joshua Cohen, son of founder of London bagel dynasty, admits to killing his mother and sister after being found unfit to enter murder plea.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/20/2020, 7:31 AM

Holocaust monument defaced in Ukraine

Monument to victims of the Holocaust found defaced in city of Kryvyi Rih, just over a week before International Holocaust Remembrance Day.Elad Benari, 1/20/2020, 3:15 AM

Watch: Prince Harry 'sad' about leaving royal duties

Prince Harry: The UK is my home and a place that I love. That will never change.Ben Ariel, 1/20/2020, 2:06 AM

'When I am PM, Italy will recognize J'lem as Israel's capital'

Leading Italian prime ministerial candidate Matteo Salvini also says that the EU must ban the activities of the BDS movement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2020, 7:56 AM

Prince Harry and Meghan to lose their royal titles

British royal family hammers out new deal for 'Megxit,' allowing young couple to forge a new path off the taxpayer's pound.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/18/2020, 11:25 PM

UK Labour rivals take on anti-Semitism at first debate

Five Labour party hopefuls discuss anti-Semitism and their thoughts on British PM Johnson.Dmitry Zaks, AFP, 1/18/2020, 7:50 PM

Britain adds all of Hezbollah to list of terrorist organizations

Britain's finance ministry adds entire Hezbollah organization, including military wing, to its list of terrorist groups.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/17/2020, 9:20 PM

'We must respond sharply and quickly to anti-Semitism'

For the first time, Ukrainian Parliament marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/17/2020, 11:55 AM

Italian police arrest suspected synagogue vandal caught on video

Police in Trieste, Italy use security camera footage to identify synagogue vandal, leading to his arrest.JTA, 1/16/2020, 10:56 PM

Trump threatened Europe with tariffs over Iran deal violations

Germany says US made secret 'threat' to European powers, demanding they hold Iran accountable for violation nuclear deal.David Rosenberg, 1/16/2020, 8:13 PM

Exhibition upgrade at Berlin villa where Holocaust was planned

Building which hosted the 1942 Wannsee Conference, looks to increase awareness of how Holocaust was planned.AFP, 1/16/2020, 6:16 PM

Model says designer dropped her from show because she’s Israeli

Israeli fashion model loses place in fashion show after designer discovers she lives in Israel.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/16/2020, 5:11 PM

PM call to Putin strengthens optimism on Naama Issachar release

Report comes amid conflicting reports regarding Moscow's intentions vis-à-vis Issachar: 'Conversation was warm, to the point.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2020, 1:09 PM

Decrease in number of anti-Semitic incidents in Ukraine

Jewish organization in Ukraine says number of anti-Semitic incidents recorded in 2019 decreased by 27 percent over 2018.Elad Benari, 1/16/2020, 5:43 AM

Suspected bomb placed outside Amsterdam kosher eatery

Possible makeshift bomb left outside of kosher restaurant in Amsterdam.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/15/2020, 3:01 PM

Lithuania proposes controversial Holocaust law

Lithuanian lawmaker pushing controversial bill which would declare that the country had no responsibility for the Holocaust.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/15/2020, 7:24 AM