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News and updates about Bosnia

Community mourns Holocaust survivor who was one of the last Ladino speakers

Bosnian Jews mourn Moris Albahari, one of Sarajevo’s last Ladino speakers.

Community mourns Holocaust survivor & 1 of last Ladino speakers

Leaked memo shows Israeli support for law that keeps Jews out of leadership in Bosnia

'Hard to fathom how State of Israel could welcome discrimination of Jews in Bosnia and Herzegovina,' Bosnia FM Turkovic says.

Israel supports law keeping Jews out of leadership in Bosnia

Bosnia announces it will deport Lev Tahor cult members

Lev Tahor 'does not present a threat to local community' in Bosnia, but will soon be reported, report says.

Bosnia announces it will deport Lev Tahor cult members

In Bosnia, Holocaust survivors are at risk of dying from coronavirus

A Bosnian War prosecutor from Boston is trying to help Sarajevo’s Jews survive a brutal COVID-19 surge.

In Bosnia, Holocaust survivors at risk of dying from COVID-19

Eight defamatory programs on Israel by Dutch Public TV

Eight defamatory programs on Israel by Dutch Public TV

Anti-Semitic graffiti found in two Bosnian cities

Jewish community calls on authorities to identify, punish, perpetrators.

Anti-Semitic graffiti found in two Bosnian cities

Seven Bosnian jihadists sent to prison

Terrorism court in Sarajevo sentences seven Bosnian jihadists to prison for having joined ISIS.

Seven Bosnian jihadists sent to prison

Bosnia Arrests Syria Jihad Suspect

ISIS supporter, who spent a brief time in Syria, initially detained while walking down the street in a t-shirt with ISIS insignia.

Bosnia Arrests Syria Jihad Suspect

Watch: Soccer Fans Chant 'Kill the Jews' in Vienna

Group of Bosnian soccer fans, in Vienna for international match, join pro-Palestinian protest which quickly turned anti-Semitic.

Watch: 'Kill, Kill the Jews' at Vienna Pro-Palestinian Protestplayer

Bosnia Nabs ISIS Recruits Before Take-Off

Six people going to Syria to join ISIS arrested, as the issue of homegrown terrorists in 40% Muslim Balkan state grows.

Bosnia Nabs ISIS Recruits Before Take-Off

ISIS Flags Fly High, Now in Bosnia

Special forces raid radical Muslim village after evidence reveals flags and home-grown ISIS support; 150 Bosnians in Syria-Iraq.

ISIS Flags Fly High, Now in Bosnia

Radical Imam Pleads Not Guilty to Incitement

A radical Muslim leader in Bosnia pleaded not guilty to charged of inciting terrorism and encouraging followers to join Islamic State.

Bosnian Radical Imam Pleads Not Guilty to Terror Charge

Bosnia’s Serbian President Visits Israel

Nebojsa Radmanovic played a crucial role in opposing unilateral steps by the Palestinian Authority at the United Nations.

Bosnia’s Serbian President Visits Israel, Voices Solidarity

Bosnia Refuses to Loan Sarajevo Hagaddah to Met

National Museum in Sarajevo, where the Hagaddah is kept, closed its doors indefinitely due to a lack of funding.

Bosnia Refuses to Loan Sarajevo Hagaddah to NY's Met

Court: Extradite Serb-Israeli Wanted for Genocide

Israel's supreme court ruled that an Israeli-Serb accused of involvement in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre could be extradited to Bosnia.

Supreme Court Rules: Extradite Serb-Israeli Wanted for Genocide

In Bosnia,Jews Still Not Allowed to Run for Office

European official urges Bosnia to end practices of discrimination against Jewish minorities, whose members cannot run for elected office.

In Bosnia, Jews Still Not Permitted to Run for Elected Office

Bosnia: No Consensus on PA Statehood Bid

As Bosnia prepares to chair the UNSC, its triumvir of presidents say they have no consensus on the PA statehood bid, will likely abstain.

Bosnia: No Consensus on PA Statehood Bid

Abbas Scores Support in Bosnia

Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas says he expects Bosnia to support the PA in its bid for statehood at the UN in September.

Abbas Scores Support in Bosnia

Israel to Deport Accused Killer

Aleksandar Cvetkovic, a Bosnian Serb who lives in Israel, is to extradited to his native country to stand trial on charges of genocide.

Israel to Deport Alleged Bosnian War Criminal

Police Arrest Srebrenica Suspect

Israel Police have arrested and are preparing to extradite a suspect in connection with a massacre in the town of Srebrenica.

Israel Police Arrest 1995 Srebrenica Massacre Suspect

Bosnia Guilty of Anti-Jewish Law

The European Court of Human Rights ruled that Bosnia violated the rights of Bosnia Jews and Roma [gypsies] by barring them from elected office.

Bosnia Jew Wins Discrimination Suit