Europe's Jews prepare Hanukkah events to ‘drive out darkness’

Some Jewish leaders say that celebrating Hanukkah at central locales in Europe is an uplifting Jewish response to terrorism.Cnaan Liphshiz, 12/23/2016, 1:57 AM

'Without U.S. influence, Jews in Europe could be in danger'

President of Conference of European Rabbis discusses how Trump presidency could affect the status of Jews in Europe.Yoni Kempinski, 11/15/2016, 2:13 AM

Officials urge business-as-usual for holidays

US security officials and Jewish community leaders prepare for Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur in the face of rising terror threat.JTA, 9/26/2016, 2:47 PM

Few European Jews to attend holiday services

70% of European Jews say they will not attend synagogue for upcoming holidays this year amid growing harassment by Muslims.Ido Ben Porat, 9/20/2016, 11:18 AM

35 countries to take part in Jewish Culture Day

Thirty years after its initiation, the European Day of Jewish Culture will have a record number of countries participating.JTA, 8/18/2016, 5:11 AM

'Question today is whether Europe has a future'

Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, head of the Conference of European Rabbis, discusses the issues European Jews are dealing with.Eliran Aharon, 6/1/2016, 5:12 AM

Obama calls for solidarity with European Jews

In Yom Hashoah message, President Barack Obama calls for solidarity with Jews facing anti-Semitism.JTA, 5/6/2016, 2:07 AM

Islamic radicalization fuels threat to Europe Jews

Congressional commission hears testimony on how Islamic radicalization in Europe has ramped up risk for Jewish communities.JTA, 4/20/2016, 3:38 AM

Redefining female Jewish leaders in Europe

Wives of European rabbis converge in Vienna for a training program about the important role of rebbetzins working alongside their husbands.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2016, 4:21 PM

Netherlands: Anti-Semites attack Jewish home

Door and windows of Jewish house wrecked in Amsterdam, as vandals shouted ‘Jewish cancer’ and ‘liberate Palestine.’Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2016, 3:44 PM

'There is no future for Jews in Europe'

Brussels chief rabbi describes fear in the streets following terror attacks, says he understands why Jews leaving the EU in droves.Tova Dvorin, 11/23/2015, 5:43 PM

House passes bill to help protect European Jews

House passes legislation urging United States and Europe to help keep Jews safe amid growing anti-Semitism.Ben Ariel, 11/5/2015, 5:44 AM

European concern: Refugees coming, Jews leaving

EU Commission VP is 'alarmed' by Jewish exodus from Europe, as the organization drives to fight growing anti-Semitism.Hillel Fendel, 11/2/2015, 2:45 AM

European Jews Afraid to Reveal Jewishness

Over 85% of European Jewry won't attend Rosh Hashana services for fear of anti-Semitism.Haim Lev, 9/8/2015, 8:08 PM

EU: Continental Task-Force to Fight Anti-Semitism

Anti-Semitic attacks are sweeping Europe - what will the EU do about it? 'No future for Jews in Europe means no future for Europe.'Hillel Fendel, 3/16/2015, 9:02 AM

Envoy: European Jews 'Bankrupted' by Security

American envoy on anti-Semitism warns that Jewish bodies in Europe are being bankrupted by the growing need for security.Arutz Sheva North America, 3/13/2015, 11:26 PM

Good News? European Governments Unite Behind Jews

Denmark pledges $148 million to fight Islamic terrorism; French, German, British leaders say they'll protect Jews.Hillel Fendel, 2/22/2015, 8:22 PM

'There is No Future for Jews in Western Europe'

Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky urges gov't to invest more money in Aliyah, ahead of expected 15,000 new immigrants in 2015.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 2/17/2015, 9:09 AM

Austria: A Europe Without Jews is Not Europe

Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz joins in on calls in Europe for Jews to stay despite recent terrorist attacks.Ben Ariel, 2/17/2015, 3:14 AM

Can Europe Convince Jews Not to Leave?

EU admits to 'huge challenge' reassuring Jews that 'they have a future in Europe,' as Islamist terror and anti-Semitism continue to rage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2015, 3:38 PM

Jews, Get Out of Europe! It's Not for You

There is nothing for Jews in Europe, there never was. It does not matter what happens in Israel - that is where you are at home. Giulio Meotti, 6/14/2014, 9:54 AM

Minister Tells Rabbis 'Leave Europe Or Disappear'

Ben-Dahan tells European rabbis at conference intermarriage in Israel under a thousandth, in Europe figure is 80%.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 3/28/2014, 10:20 AM

Rabbi: Kosher Slaughter Ban Not Anti-Semitic

Copenhagen rabbi: ban on kosher slaughter is problematic, but false accusations of anti-Semitism won’t help.Maayana Miskin, 2/16/2014, 12:42 PM

Ashton: Hannukah Lights Spread Hope, Peace

European Union Foreign Minister reaches out to Jewish groups after compromising with Israel on boycott Tuesday night.Tova Dvorin, 11/27/2013, 6:03 PM

Anti-Semitism on the Rise in Europe, Finds Survey

Anti-Semitism has worsened in Europe in the past few years, finds survey by the European Fundamental Rights Agency.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/8/2013, 9:30 PM

European Council Calls for Circumcision Ban

The European Council calls circumcision of children a violation of human rights, calls for legal ban until age 15.Maayana Miskin, 10/3/2013, 11:18 AM

The European Obsession with Judea and Samaria

An analysis of the reasons for the constant preoccupation with the only democracy in the Middle East. Tom Wilson, 7/19/2013, 12:29 AM

Europe's Jews Call for Unity Over Shechita Ban

European Jewish Association calls for united efforts towards reversing the Polish parliament's decision to ban kosher slaughter.Elad Benari, 7/16/2013, 4:44 AM

Fois Gras Law ‘a Double-Edged Sword,’ Rabbi Warns

MK’s bill on banning delicacy could be used to support European ban on kosher slaughter, French Jewish leader says.Maayana Miskin, 6/18/2013, 10:24 AM

Introducing Today’s Polish Jews

Activist Sam Konig goes beyond the Holocaust to introduce young Jews to Polish Jewish life in 2013.Yoni Kempinski and A7 staff, 6/16/2013, 11:50 AM

Jewish Center Bombed in Sweden

A Jewish community center was bombed in Malmo, Sweden, continuing an ongoing wave of anti-Semitic hate in the city. Maayana Miskin, 9/28/2012, 12:48 PM

Is Anti-Semitism Becoming Part of US DNA Too?

Assimilation, Oslo, outposts, Obama, Pollard, Iran, freeze, aid cuts - all threaten Israel and seem to say that anti-Semitism is present in Washington, not only in Europe's DNA. Giulio Meotti, 9/12/2012, 12:07 PM

Pre-Holocaust Dead ‘Not Forgotten’

Jewish youth pay tribute to pre-Holocaust community with cemetery repair project in Poland.Maayana Miskin, 8/2/2012, 11:10 AM

Young European Rabbis Create Internet Forum

The founding conference of the Forum for Young Rabbis in Europe concludes with rabbis agreeing to hold internet conferences once a month.Elad Benari, 7/26/2012, 1:14 AM

EJC Calls on Muslim Leaders to Confront Hatred

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) has called on Imams and Muslims leaders to condemn the recent anti-Semitic attack in France. Rachel Hirshfeld, 6/6/2012, 8:04 AM

Europe's Jews Condemn Anti-Semitism in Belgium

European Jewish Parliament and European Jewish Union strongly condemn anti-Semitic incident on a Belgium train.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/4/2012, 10:06 PM

Belgium: Jews Told ‘Get Off at Buchenwald’

Reports of an anti-Semitic “prank” on Belgium train.Maayana Miskin, 5/4/2012, 11:34 AM

Beware ‘Tsunami of Hate’

The Middle East conflict has been imported into Europe and may cause a “tsunami of hate” against Jews, warns a European Jewish leader.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/18/2012, 12:14 PM

European Jews to Honor Former EU Parliament Head

Former Polish European Parliament President Jerzy Buzek will be awarded the first “Lord Jakobovits Prize of European Jewry".Elad Benari, 3/27/2012, 5:46 AM