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Transnistria's dying Jewish community

Transnistria's dying Jewish community

Transnistria is a poor breakaway state in Eastern Europe. The few Jews left there eye an escape.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 24/09/2019 12:30
'There is no Europe without Jews'

'There is no Europe without Jews'

Frans Timmermans, First Vice President of the European Commission, denounces anti-Semitism.Yoni Kempinski, Amsterdam, 10/05/2017 02:05
Europe's Jews prepare Hanukkah events to ‘drive out darkness’

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, 23/12/2016 01:57
'Without U.S. influence, Jews in Europe could be in danger'

'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, 15/11/2016 02:13
Officials urge business-as-usual for holidays

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, 26/09/2016 14:47
Few European Jews to attend holiday services

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, 20/09/2016 11:18
35 countries to take part in Jewish Culture Day

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, 18/08/2016 05:11
'Question today is whether Europe has a future'

'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, 01/06/2016 05:12
Obama calls for solidarity with European Jews

Obama calls for solidarity with European Jews

In Yom Hashoah message, President Barack Obama calls for solidarity with Jews facing anti-Semitism.JTA, 06/05/2016 02:07
Islamic radicalization fuels threat to Europe Jews

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, 20/04/2016 03:38
Redefining female Jewish leaders in Europe

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, 04/02/2016 16:21
Netherlands: Anti-Semites attack Jewish home

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, 03/01/2016 15:44
'There is no future for Jews in Europe'

'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, 23/11/2015 17:43
House passes bill to help protect European Jews

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, 05/11/2015 05:44
European concern: Refugees coming, Jews leaving

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, 02/11/2015 02:45
European Jews Afraid to Reveal Jewishness

European Jews Afraid to Reveal Jewishness

Over 85% of European Jewry won't attend Rosh Hashana services for fear of anti-Semitism.Haim Lev, 08/09/2015 20:08
EU: Continental Task-Force to Fight Anti-Semitism

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, 16/03/2015 09:02
Envoy: European Jews 'Bankrupted' by Security

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, 13/03/2015 23:26
Good News? European Governments Unite Behind Jews

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, 22/02/2015 20:22
'There is No Future for Jews in Western Europe'

'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, 17/02/2015 09:09
Austria: A Europe Without Jews is Not Europe

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, 17/02/2015 03:14
Can Europe Convince Jews Not to Leave?

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, 21/01/2015 15:38
Jews, Get Out of Europe! It's Not for You

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, 14/06/2014 09:54
Minister Tells Rabbis 'Leave Europe Or Disappear'

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, 28/03/2014 10:20
Rabbi: Kosher Slaughter Ban Not Anti-Semitic

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, 16/02/2014 12:42
Ashton: Hannukah Lights Spread Hope, Peace

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, 27/11/2013 18:03
Anti-Semitism on the Rise in Europe, Finds Survey

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, 08/11/2013 21:30
European Council Calls for Circumcision Ban

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, 03/10/2013 11:18
The European Obsession with Judea and Samaria

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, 19/07/2013 00:29
Europe's Jews Call for Unity Over Shechita Ban

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, 16/07/2013 04:44
Fois Gras Law ‘a Double-Edged Sword,’ Rabbi Warns

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, 18/06/2013 10:24
Introducing Today’s Polish Jews

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, 16/06/2013 11:50
Jewish Center Bombed in Sweden

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, 28/09/2012 12:48
Is Anti-Semitism Becoming Part of US DNA Too?

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, 12/09/2012 12:07
Pre-Holocaust Dead ‘Not Forgotten’

Pre-Holocaust Dead ‘Not Forgotten’

Jewish youth pay tribute to pre-Holocaust community with cemetery repair project in Poland.Maayana Miskin, 02/08/2012 11:10
Young European Rabbis Create Internet Forum

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, 26/07/2012 01:14
EJC Calls on Muslim Leaders to Confront Hatred

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, 06/06/2012 08:04
Europe's Jews Condemn Anti-Semitism in Belgium

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, 04/05/2012 22:06
Belgium: Jews Told ‘Get Off at Buchenwald’

Belgium: Jews Told ‘Get Off at Buchenwald’

Reports of an anti-Semitic “prank” on Belgium train.Maayana Miskin, 04/05/2012 11:34
Beware ‘Tsunami of Hate’

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, 18/04/2012 12:14
European Jews to Honor Former EU Parliament Head

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, 27/03/2012 05:46