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Headstone smashed, dog let loose at Jewish cemetery in Estonia

Headstone smashed, dog let loose at Jewish cemetery in Estonia

Jewish cemetery desecrated in Talinn, the capital of the Baltic nation of Estonia.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 24/06/2019 18:36
Estonia's Jews concerned over far-right in government

Estonia's Jews concerned over far-right in government

Estonia's Jewish community voices concern over unprecedented move to include far-right party in the country's next government.Ben Ariel, 19/03/2019 05:12
Man shouts ‘Heil Hitler’ at Estonian chief rabbi and children

Man shouts ‘Heil Hitler’ at Estonian chief rabbi and children

Chief rabbi of Estonia, 2 children ages 7 and 12 accosted by man yelling Nazi slogans while walking to shul.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 18/03/2019 17:42
Holocaust memorials atop mass graves in Estonia vandalized

Holocaust memorials atop mass graves in Estonia vandalized

Memorials on Holocaust-era mass graves in Estonia torched, vandalized with swastikas.JTA, 24/08/2018 14:57
Holocaust victim memorials vandalized in Estonia

Holocaust victim memorials vandalized in Estonia

Vandals destroy multiple Holocaust memorials at Kalevi-Liiva, Harju County, execution site of thousands of victims of Nazism.Mordechai Sones, 23/08/2018 13:37
Plaque honoring SS officer unveiled in Estonia

Plaque honoring SS officer unveiled in Estonia

Jewish community blasts plaque honoring Waffen SS officer in Estonia.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 29/06/2018 14:56
Estonian politician vows to legalize Holocaust denial

Estonian politician vows to legalize Holocaust denial

Estonian politician running for election promises to 'decriminalize' Holocaust denial and 'correct' education on Third Reich history.JTA, 03/06/2017 20:54
'Both Estonia and Israel know what works to maintain identity'

'Both Estonia and Israel know what works to maintain identity'

Estonian Jewry Celebrates 10 Years of First Jewish Center Since WWII.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/05/2017 12:52
'The world is silent when Israel is struck by terrorism'

'The world is silent when Israel is struck by terrorism'

Social Equality Minister participates in ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the establishment of Estonia's only synagogue.Ido Ben Porat, 26/05/2017 03:05
Netanyahu: EU must change attitude towards Israel

Netanyahu: EU must change attitude towards Israel

Netanyahu blasts EU's double standards with respect to Israel in meeting with Estonian Foreign Minister Marina Kaljurand.Ben Ariel, 26/01/2016 02:12
Laughing at the Holocaust in Estonia:Tale of a Travesty

Laughing at the Holocaust in Estonia:Tale of a Travesty

In the Tartu Art Museum, Nazi atrocities are fun and games. Dr. Inna Rogatchi, 10/02/2015 09:50
Jewish Group Calls Exhibit a 'Sickening Mockery'

Jewish Group Calls Exhibit a 'Sickening Mockery'

The Simon Wiesenthal Center condemns a modern art exhibition in Estonia for its controversial depictions of the Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/02/2015 01:15
Estonia Editor Insists Sardonic Nazi Ad 'A Joke'

Estonia Editor Insists Sardonic Nazi Ad 'A Joke'

An Estonian magazine insisted Monday a mock ad it published was a joke, and the uproar it caused was an issue of “cultural differences.” Chana Ya'ar and AFP, 10/09/2012 17:08