In Belgium, the fight against anti-Semitism is only rhetorical

Belgian prosecutors drop case against cafe owner who welcomed dogs, but not Jews.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 6/9/2019, 10:25 PM

Belgian far-right party triples voter share, becomes 2nd largest

Belgian party supporting ban on kosher slaughter wins 15% of national vote.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 5/27/2019, 8:24 AM

The first haredi in the Belgian parliament

Michael Freilich of Antwerp: I will be the representative of everyone - even those who did not vote for me.Yoni Kempinski, 5/27/2019, 12:03 AM

Promoter of Israel boycott set to enter Belgian parliament

Co-secretary of BDS Belgium, Simon Moutquin, placed on Ecolo party's federal elections ticket.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 5/25/2019, 11:01 PM

Belgium museum killer in France over 2013 Syria kidnappings

Belgian authorities transfer French jihadist Nemmouche to Paris for questioning.AFP, 5/17/2019, 1:43 PM

Migration shock

The migration shock that is endangering Europe is felt most keenly in Belgium where 1 million people migrated to a country of 10 million, resulting in cultural separatism, the rise of Salafism and terror. What is Europe doing about it? Giulio Meotti, 3/25/2019, 10:54 AM

At UNESCO, Austria slams anti-Semitic Belgian carnival display

Austrian delegation at UN organization takes Belgian town to task for anti-Semitic parade display.Cnaan Lipshiz, JTA, 3/22/2019, 2:57 PM

Belgium: French jihadi convicted of murdering 4 in Jewish museum

French Muslim who murdered four at Brussels Jewish museum after returning to Europe from Syria found guilty by Belgian court.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/7/2019, 10:12 PM

'Same anti-Semitism we saw in Belgium we see daily in PA'

Co-Chairwoman Nadia Matar: 'To my fellow Jews still living in Belgium, being myself a Belgian, it is time to come home.'Mordechai Sones, 3/7/2019, 7:07 PM

Belgian carnival float co-creator: 'No regrets'

“I think the people who are offended are living in the past, of the Holocaust, but this was about the present."Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 3/7/2019, 11:07 AM

UNESCO: Carnival caricatures 'go against' our values

UNESCO condemns the racist and anti-Semitic puppets displayed at Aalst, Belgium, carnival.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2019, 4:00 PM

Belgian mayor defends anti-Semitic carnival float

Mayor of Aalst, where annual parade featured puppets of Jews and a rat, says carnival participants had no sinister intentions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2019, 5:37 AM

Demand: Belgian mayor must explain anti-Semitism at carnival

Head of European Jewish Association blasts 'grotesque and disgusting' anti-Semitic Aalst carnival float, seeks assurances from city mayor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/5/2019, 10:20 AM

Belgium rabbi: UNESCO promotes incitement and racism

Belgium's Rabbi Avraham Gigi blasts UNESCO for supporting carnival where anti-Semitic puppets were displayed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2019, 8:17 PM

Belgian carnival features puppets of grinning Jew with a rat

At a Belgian carnival party, huge puppets made to resemble grinning Jews with rat, money bags.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 3/4/2019, 7:02 PM

Prosecutors demand guilty verdict for Brussels museum shooter

Prosecutors formally demand guilty verdict against man accused of murdering four people at the Jewish museum in Brussels in 2014.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/27/2019, 6:37 AM

Belgian authorities arrest two men suspected of terror plot

Belgian authorities arrest two men suspected of plotting a terrorist attack. Main suspect arrested in Brussels' Molenbeek.Ben Ariel, 1/25/2019, 3:46 AM

Haredi journalist runs for Belgian parliament

Belgian-Jewish journalist expected to win seat in Belgian parliament with center-right party in bid to combat ban on kosher slaughter.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/23/2019, 9:13 AM

Alleged accomplice of Jewish museum murderer denies charges

Alleged accomplice to Jewish museum murders in Brussels says he is not a jihadist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/17/2019, 6:43 AM

Lawyer claims accused Jewish museum shooter 'not the killer'

Defense for French Muslim accused of carrying out murder of 4 at Jewish museum of Belgium says client 'did not pull the trigger.'AFP, 1/15/2019, 3:53 PM

Senior Belgian imam prays 'Zionists’ be 'burned' in 2009 video

Video surfaces showing senior imam in Belgium praying that Zionists be burned in the 'blood of martyrs.'Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/9/2019, 5:48 PM

Jury chosen for trial of Brussels Jewish museum terrorist

Jury chosen for trial of jihadist Mehdi Nemmouche, suspected of shooting dead four people in attack on Brussels Jewish museum.Ben Ariel, 1/8/2019, 5:00 AM

'A sad day for Jews in Europe and for religious freedom'

Belgian ban on kosher slaughter goes into effect on January 1st, forcing local Jewish community to seek new source of meat.David Rosenberg, 12/31/2018, 9:16 AM

Gun fired at bedroom of Belgian Jewish family

Shots fired at home of Jewish family which received multiple threats after neighbors learned couple is Jewish.Cnaan Liphshiz, 12/28/2018, 2:44 PM

Belgian soccer fans chant about burning Jews

Soccer fans in Belgium sing about 'burning the Jews, because they burn best,' drawing condemnation from team, which banned several fans.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 12/20/2018, 9:48 PM

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel announces resignation

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel announces resignation in address at parliament, says he will notify king.Mordechai Sones, 12/18/2018, 9:14 PM

Belgium: Armed man enters restaurant, threatens employees

Large police presence after armed man reportedly threatens employees at restaurant in Brussels, Belgium before fleeing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2018, 10:34 PM

Jewish woman threatened by gunman outside her home in Belgium

Man who harassed Jewish woman in Belgium threatened her with firearm outside of her home.JTA, 10/16/2018, 2:09 PM

Mechanic accidentally shoots and destroys F-16

Belgium Air Force mechanic mistakenly shoots F-16 cannon, destroying another plane nearby. Two technicians lightly injured.Mordechai Sones, 10/14/2018, 10:38 AM

Will an Orthodox woman win a seat on Antwerp's city council?

This haredi rabbi's daughter wants to make political history in Belgium.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2018, 10:20 PM

Police officer stabbed in Belgium, suspect shot

Man brandishing knife who stabbed police officer in head in area with large migrant population in serious condition after being shot.David Rosenberg, 9/17/2018, 1:14 PM

Belgium cuts ties with PA's education system

Belgium announces it will no longer fund construction of PA schools due to their honoring of terrorists.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/15/2018, 12:07 AM

Belgium's way of dividing Jerusalem

Israeli family receives letters from Belgian consulate. Mother's letter addressed to 'Jerusalem,' children's to 'Palestinian territories.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2018, 2:01 PM

Multiple fatalities in stabbing at Belgian restaurant

At least 3 reported killed in mass stabbing in restaurant in Moresnet-Chapelle. Mayor says act not terrorist in nature.Gary Willig, 8/22/2018, 9:55 PM

Indictment to be filed against a Belgian PFLP recruit

Belgian terror suspect who joined the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and trained with Hezbollah indicted.Arutz Sheva Staff , 8/16/2018, 8:45 AM

Jewish couple in Belgium targeted with death threats

Neighbor continuously harasses family in Belgium after learning they are Jewish.JTA, 8/8/2018, 8:39 PM

Online travel service defines Jerusalem as 'Israeli settlement'

Booking.com amends definition of Jerusalem following a critical query from a Belgian Jewish newspaper.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2018, 5:14 AM

Ex-Neturei Karta rabbi's daughter gets top honors at university

Daughter of former Neturei Karta rabbi who took part in Iranian Holocaust denial conference honored at Belgian college.JTA, 7/12/2018, 4:45 PM

Belgian rapper's performance shut down over anti-Semitic lyrics

Belgian rapper who 'can't hang with a Jew' and cursed 'Zionists' cut off by public broadcast for anti-Semitic content.JTA, 6/14/2018, 3:11 PM

EU parliament looks to tap into Jerusalem's tech success

European Parliament hosts expo organized by European Jewish Association, focusing on Jerusalem's high-tech entrepreneurs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/7/2018, 10:23 PM

ISIS claims stabbing attack in Belgium

Jihadist group says one of its "soldiers" killed two policewomen and a student in Belgian city of Liege.Ben Ariel, 5/31/2018, 2:06 AM

3 dead in Belgium shooting

Gunman kills 2 police officers, passerby and takes hostage in Belgian city of Liege. Shooter yelled 'Allahu Akbar' during attack.David Rosenberg, 5/29/2018, 2:15 PM

Belgium summons Israeli ambassador

Belgium calls for international investigation against Israel following deadly Gaza riots.AFP, 5/15/2018, 6:30 PM

Belgium’s ex-PM accused of anti-Semitism

Socialist ex-PM accused of anti-Semitism, after he warned that Belgium has been taken over by 'Antwerp diamond dealers'.JTA, 4/30/2018, 7:39 AM

Belgium sentences Paris attacks suspect to 20 years

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam sent to 20 years in prison for trying to kill police during a shootout in Brussels.Elad Benari, 4/24/2018, 6:29 AM

Belgian state secretary: No doubt Jerusalem is Israel’s capital

Belgian official tells Jewish publication 'no discussion' Jerusalem is capital of Jewish state, Europe wants city to be up for negotiation.JTA, 3/29/2018, 5:16 PM

Belgium: Offering a ‘neutral education?’

Belgian textbook features ‘misleading’ cartoon on water situation in Judea and Samaria.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/24/2018, 10:29 PM

Antwerp: Muslim refugee removes mezuzahs from Jewish homes

Muslim refugee arrested for placing Qurans in synagogues removes mezuzahs from Jewish homes.Haim Lev, 2/10/2018, 11:52 PM

Man tries to ram haredim in Antwerp

Police in Belgium arrest driver who tried to ram haredi man and child who were walking to synagogue in Antwerp.Ben Ariel, 2/4/2018, 3:03 AM

'How did I manage to escape from the Nazis and survive?'

Veteran reporter, Sylvain Brachfeld, gives his firsthand account of how he survived the Holocaust in Belgium.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2018, 6:05 PM

Knesset Speaker: 'Memory of the Holocaust in question'

In Brussels, Speaker notes that the Belgian winner of Iranian award for anti-Semitic cartoon was named 'cultural ambassador' of Belgian townGary Willig, 1/23/2018, 5:56 PM

Belgium allocates $23 million to UNRWA

Following U.S. cut to UNRWA, Belgium pledges $23 million over three years to UN agency for “Palestinian refugees”.Elad Benari, 1/18/2018, 3:04 AM

Poland: Two Belgians acquitted of Auschwitz theft

Polish court acquits two Belgians who were accused of stealing parts of an electric fence from Auschwitz.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 12/29/2017, 10:29 PM

European leaders push back against J'lem declaration

Days after PM's visits in Europe, French and Belgian leaders reportedly advancing proposal for J'lem to serve as capital of two states.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2017, 10:39 AM

'Ban on kosher meat forces choice between Belgium and religion'

French-speaking Belgian Jews sue to overturn ban on ritual slaughter.JTA, 11/29/2017, 1:41 PM

'Almost all Israeli students in Belgium are Mossad agents'

Anti-Israel professor at screening of Israeli film says Israel a 'foreign body,' 'open secret' young Israelis sent to Belgium by Mossad.Gary Willig, 10/26/2017, 7:18 PM

Woman dies after collapsing on El Al flight

El Al flight to Belgium forced to make emergency landing at Ben Gurion Airport after woman collapses.David Rosenberg, 10/16/2017, 8:05 AM