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Posts Tagged: Belgium Jews

June 24, 2021 2:01 pm

Belgian Jews Condemn Government Decision to Withdraw Military Protection From Community Institutions

Belgium's representative Jewish organizations have condemned the government's announcement that it will withdraw Belgian Army protection from synagogues, Jewish schools and other communal institutions from...

November 4, 2020 1:08 pm

Belgian City of Antwerp Boosts Protection for Jewish Community After Vienna Attack

Authorities in Belgium have announced additional measures to secure the Jewish community in the city of Antwerp following the terrorist attack in the Austrian capital...

February 28, 2020 1:16 pm

Belgian MP Denounces ‘Jewish Lobby’ in Wake of Antisemitic Aalst Carnival

A Belgian MP who previously served as the country's deputy prime minister was roundly condemned on Friday following a tweet he posted concerning "the Jewish...

October 30, 2019 6:34 am

Belgium’s Carnival of Hatred Is Still Going Strong - A few years ago, I was paying for some items at a large department store in the Netherlands when I was startled by...

March 14, 2019 6:09 am

Antisemitism Is an Integral Part of European Culture, and the EU Can’t Fight It Effectively

There has been an explosive growth in antisemitism since the beginning of the 20th century in many European Union countries. Occasionally, European leaders mention the...

February 13, 2019 8:21 am

The Pervasive Antisemitism in Dutch Soccer Stadiums

“My father served with the commandos, my mother was with the SS. Together they burned Jews, because Jews burn best.” This is the text of one...

February 6, 2019 9:15 am

Examining Belgian Antisemitism

Though antisemitism in Belgium is widespread and has many facets, it gets little international attention. Two current issues have temporarily changed this, at least somewhat....

March 28, 2016 7:09 am

Jews Aren’t Safe in Belgium — Nor Is Anyone Else

Following the terrorist attacks in Brussels, it has been revealed just how incredibly lax and ill-prepared Belgium's security authorities were. Belgian authorities had accurate advance...

November 16, 2015 2:57 pm

Israeli Rescue Organization Conducts Emergency Drills for Belgium’s Jewish Community

ZAKA, a volunteer Israeli "Identification, Extraction and Rescue" organization, began a two-day drill in Belgium on Sunday to train the country's Jewish community on how to...

April 2, 2015 1:05 pm

Belgian Insurance Company Refuses to Insure Jewish Kindergarten Due to Higher Terror Risk - A Belgian insurance company is refusing to insure a Jewish kindergarten run by the European Jewish Association (EJA) because of an increased risk...

August 1, 2014 6:50 am

Belgian Doctor Refuses to Treat Elderly Jewish Patient, Tells Her to ‘Go to Gaza’

The Belgian flag. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. - A Belgian doctor manning an emergency phone system refused to...

February 13, 2014 12:45 pm

Holocaust-Mocking Train Announcement Sparks Police Complaint in Belgium - The Belgian rail company SNCB has filed a complaint with police over a January incident in which passengers aboard a Belgian train...

September 29, 2013 1:45 pm

Anti-Semitism in Belgium Hits New High

I have devoted numerous columns of late to the tsunami of anti-Semitism sweeping throughout Western Europe, noting that aside from the frenziedly anti-Semitic Islamic extremists,...

September 18, 2013 8:35 am

Report: Anti-Semitism Keystone of Belgian School Curriculum - The Belgian Ministry of Education has been supplying primary school teachers with anti-Semitic material through the state-funded Special Committee for Remembrance Education,...


Beitar Jerusalem Players Visit Dying Fan in Hospital With State Cup Trophy

Athletes from the Israeli soccer team Beitar Jerusalem took their newly awarded State...

English Soccer Club Tottenham Hotspur Reportedly Eyeing Israeli Soccer Star Manor Solomon

The English Premier League soccer club Tottenham Hotspur is reportedly a...


‘Slap on the Wrist’: 60 Day Sentencing of Antisemitic Attacker...

A leading US Jewish antisemitism watchdog criticized on Tuesday the sentencing of Suleiman Othman, who was recently convicted of assaulting...


Israel Signs Transportation Deals with Morocco as Ties Deepen

Israeli Transportation Minister Miri Regev on Monday signed a series of deals between Israel and Morocco in the latest example of deepening ties between Israel and the Arab kingdom. “I am...

Middle East

At Least Three Killed in Clash on Iran-Afghan Border

Two Iranian border guards and one Taliban fighter were killed after shooting broke out near a border post between Iran and Afghanistan, a Taliban spokesman and Iran's state media said...

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