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Renowned Israeli Holocaust Historian: ‘If I Were a British Jew, I’d Be Worried’

A world-renowned Israeli Holocaust historian admitted this weekend that were he a British Jew, he'd "be worried," The Times reported. Yehuda Bauer was responding to reports...

August 22, 2016 3:14 pm

Student Council at Prominent German University Declares BDS Antisemitic

The anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement is to be considered antisemitic, students at one of Germany’s oldest and most prestigious universities determined earlier this month, the Jerusalem Post reported on Saturday. A copy of...

PR Staffer at Italy’s Islamic University Calls for ‘Final Solution for Zionists’

A senior staff member at Italy’s first Islamic university recently called for a new “final solution” for Zionists, the UK's Jewish Chronicle reported on Sunday. According to the report, Raphael Villani, who works in the public relations...

Leader Says Dutch Jewish Community Can No Longer Sustain Itself

The effects of the Holocaust in the Netherlands and Jewish emigration have made Dutch Jewry’s communal institutions unsustainable, a key figure of that community said. Michel Waterman, the director of the Crescas institute for Jewish culture,...

August 19, 2016 10:36 am

Rabbi Stabbed in Northeastern French City by Knife-Wielding Man Shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’

A rabbi was stabbed on Friday in the northeastern French city of Strasbourg by a...

August 19, 2016 6:14 am

Wife of UK Radical-Islamic Cleric Anjem Choudary Under Investigation for Terror Ties, ‘Filthy Jews’ Tirade

The wife of a radical British Islamic cleric is under investigation for possible connections to...

August 18, 2016 1:28 pm

Festival in Scotland Celebrating Culture of Jewish State ‘Triumphs’ Over Disruption by Anti-Israel Protesters (INTERVIEW)

A festival in Scotland on Wednesday celebrating Israeli culture was a “triumph,” one of the event...

August 18, 2016 12:51 pm

Italians Petition Against Plans to Erect Mosque Next to Leaning Tower of Pisa

JNS.org - Plans to build a mosque next to Italy’s Leaning Tower of Pisa, under protest...

August 18, 2016 10:09 am

Poland’s Cabinet Approves Bill Outlawing Phrase ‘Polish Death Camps’

A law proposal making phrases like "Polish labor camps," "Polish extermination camps" and "Polish death...

August 22, 2016 3:14 pm

Renowned Israeli Holocaust Historian: ‘If I Were a British Jew, I’d Be Worried’

A world-renowned Israeli Holocaust historian admitted this weekend that were he a British Jew, he'd "be worried," The Times reported. Yehuda Bauer was responding to reports of...

August 22, 2016 9:52 am

Student Council at Prominent German University Declares BDS Antisemitic

The anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement is to be considered antisemitic, students at one of Germany’s oldest and most prestigious universities determined earlier...

August 21, 2016 1:01 pm

PR Staffer at Italy’s Islamic University Calls for ‘Final Solution for Zionists’

A senior staff member at Italy’s first Islamic university recently called for a new “final solution” for Zionists, the UK's Jewish Chronicle reported on Sunday. According to...

August 20, 2016 1:49 pm

Leader Says Dutch Jewish Community Can No Longer Sustain Itself

The effects of the Holocaust in the Netherlands and Jewish emigration have made Dutch Jewry’s communal institutions unsustainable, a key figure of that community said. Michel...

August 19, 2016 10:36 am

Rabbi Stabbed in Northeastern French City by Knife-Wielding Man Shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’

A rabbi was stabbed on Friday in the northeastern French city of Strasbourg by a knife-wielding male assailant who shouted “Allahu Akbar” during the attack,...

August 19, 2016 6:14 am

Wife of UK Radical-Islamic Cleric Anjem Choudary Under Investigation for Terror Ties, ‘Filthy Jews’ Tirade

The wife of a radical British Islamic cleric is under investigation for possible connections to terror and antisemitism, The Telegraph reported on Wednesday. According to...

August 18, 2016 1:28 pm

Festival in Scotland Celebrating Culture of Jewish State ‘Triumphs’ Over Disruption by Anti-Israel Protesters (INTERVIEW)

A festival in Scotland on Wednesday celebrating Israeli culture was a “triumph,” one of the event organizers told The Algemeiner, despite the presence of a vocal...

August 18, 2016 12:51 pm

Italians Petition Against Plans to Erect Mosque Next to Leaning Tower of Pisa

JNS.org - Plans to build a mosque next to Italy’s Leaning Tower of Pisa, under protest by some 1,800 Italians who’ve signed a petition, will now...

August 18, 2016 10:09 am

Poland’s Cabinet Approves Bill Outlawing Phrase ‘Polish Death Camps’

A law proposal making phrases like "Polish labor camps," "Polish extermination camps" and "Polish death camps" punishable by imprisonment for up to three years has...

August 17, 2016 12:42 pm

Outrage Over Czech Bus Advertising Auschwitz Vacation Tour

JNS.org - Jewish groups and Holocaust survivors are outraged over a bus in the Czech Republic advertising a satirical holiday tour of the Auschwitz death camp. The...

August 16, 2016 10:05 am

Rising Tensions in Ukraine Prompt Hundreds of Jews to Consider Immigration to Israel

JNS.org - The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, or The Fellowship, said that in the last two weeks they have been flooded with hundreds of calls...

August 16, 2016 6:46 am

105-Year-Old Goebbels’ Stenographer Calls Her Work for Nazi Propaganda Mastermind ‘Just Another Job’

The 105-year-old former secretary and stenographer of Nazi propaganda mastermind Joseph Goebbels described her role promoting the evil regime's war machine as “just another job” in...

August 14, 2016 4:17 pm

British Parliamentarians Offered Free Israeli Martial Arts Training Following Shooting, Stabbing Murder of Labour MP Jo Cox

Free training in a popular Israeli martial art used by IDF special forces and the Mossad is now being offered to British parliamentarians by the company normally...

August 14, 2016 9:02 am

Jewish Filmmaker: German Hotel Removed Israel From Phone List Over Arab-Guest Pressure

JNS.org - French Jewish filmmaker Claude Lanzmann has accused a five-star hotel in Berlin of intentionally removing Israel off a list of international dialing codes in...

Features

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the...

World

Tombstones Vandalized in Romanian Jewish Cemetery on Holocaust Remembrance ...

JNS.org - Some ten tombstones in a Jewish cemetery in the Romanian capital of Bucharest were vandalized earlier this week as...

Israel

For Israel’s Memorial Day, New Initiative Honors Fallen Soldiers Who Have...

JNS.org - A new campaign for Israel’s Memorial Day (Yom Hazikaron) seeks to commemorate fallen soldiers who may not have any living...

Middle East

Many Foreign Fighters Abandon ISIS, Surrender at Turkish Border

Large numbers of foreign fighters and sympathizers are abandoning Islamic State and trying to enter Turkey, with at least two British nationals and a US citizen joining an exodus that...

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