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News and updates about European Jewry

EU releases strategy to fight anti-Semitism, protect Jewish life

Plan rests on EU stepping up prevention of anti-Semitism, increasing protection of Jewish institutions and fostering Holocaust education.

EU releases strategy to fight anti-Semitism, protect Jewish life

Report shows steep decline in Jewish population of Europe

New report shows that proportion of the world’s Jewish population living in Europe today is at its lowest level for almost a thousand years.

Report shows steep decline in Jewish population of Europe

Transnistria's dying Jewish community

Transnistria is a poor breakaway state in Eastern Europe. The few Jews left there eye an escape.

Transnistria's dying Jewish community

Katie Hopkins: Jews leaving Europe due to Islamist threats

Hopkins' new film warns of 'a changing Europe'.

Katie Hopkins: Jews leaving Europe due to Islamist threatsplayer

Netherlands wins Jewrovision song contest

The Netherlands wins song contest for Europe’s Jewish communities, with song praising Israel as 'most beautiful place in the world.'

Netherlands wins Jewrovision song contestplayer

Support for Israel rises among European Jewish leaders

68% of European Jewish community leaders say they back Israel regardless of its government - up from just 55% in 2015.

Support for Israel rises among European Jewish leaders

'British Jews live in fear'

Participants at the annual EJA conference in Brussels denounce Jeremy Corbryn as an antisemite and wave a red flag at developments in the UK

'British Jews live in fear'player

Europe's Jews set red lines ahead of 2019 Euro-elections

‘No longer a line in the sand, but a line in the concrete’ says leading Jewish Association Chair.

Europe's Jews set red lines ahead of 2019 Euro-elections

Thousands participate in 'Day of Liberation and Rescue' rallies

Thousands around the world join rallies of prayer and thanksgiving to mark 73 years since liberation of European Jewry from the Nazis.

Thousands participate in 'Day of Liberation and Rescue' rallies

40% of European Jews: Anti-Semitism a key threat

Majority of European leaders say growing rate of assimilation is the most serious threat facing their communities.

40% of European Jews list anti-Semitism as key threat

European Jewish Leader Slammed for Meeting Le Pen

European Jewish Parliament head criticized by other groups for 'inappropriate' meeting with far-right French leader.

European Jewish Leader Under Fire for Meeting Le Pen

European Parliament VP: We Need Jews in Europe

Speaking at Conference of European Rabbis in Toulouse, EU VP Antonio Tajani begs Jews to stay in Europe.

European Parliament VP: We Need Jews in Europeplayer

Leading European Rabbi Receives Death Threat

Head of the European Jewish Association, Rabbi Menachem Margolin receives death threat from anti-Semitic poster on Facebook.

Leading European Rabbi Receives Death Threat on Facebook

Witness: More Than 50 People Hid During Attack

Some 50 people, many of them children, hid inside the synagogue in Copenhagen that was shot at Saturday afternoon, a witness said.

Witness: More Than 50 People Hid During Copenhagen Attack

Netanyahu: European Jews - Come Home to Israel

In wake of attack on Danish synagogue, Prime Minister calls on European Jews to 'come home' to Israel, now, before things get worse.

Netanyahu: European Jews - Come Home to Israel

Pew Report: European Jewry Shrinking

Drastic decrease in European Jewish population since 1939, with steady declines even decades after the Holocaust.

Pew Report: European Jewry Shrinking

The End of European Jewry? 80% Assimilation Rate

Troubling figures exposed by Rabbinical Center of Europe, showing 40% hide their Judaism faced with growing anti-Semitism.

The End of European Jewry? 80% Assimilation Rate

Belgian Jews Demand Permanent Security

Ad hoc security detail after horrific shooting 'just is not enough,' local leaders warn.

European Jewish Leaders Demand Permanent Security in Belgiumplayer

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%.

Minister Tells Rabbis 'Leave Europe Or Disappear'

Jewish Theater Devastated by Romanian Snowstorm

The State Jewish Theatre of Bucharest, Yiddish cultural site in Europe, is damaged extensively by snowstorm.

Historic Jewish Theater Devastated by Romanian Snowstorm

30 More Ritual Baths OK'd For Europe

Project estimated to cost at least 2 million euros; Rabbi: 'We wanted to make mikvaot available for every Jew.'

30 More Ritual Baths to Be Built in Europe