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Posts Tagged: European Jews

November 28, 2021 5:52 am

Europe’s Jews Have an Uncertain Future, but a Future Nonetheless - The continent of Europe ceased to be the center of Jewish life more than a century ago, when it yielded that status to...

April 19, 2021 12:38 pm

Sarah Halimi Atrocity — There Is No Law Without Justice

In a democracy worthy of the name, the mentally invalid are not judged. But in a true democracy, one is criminally irresponsible if they, by...

January 20, 2021 6:37 am

Should Europe’s Jews Give Up and Move to Israel?

On Sunday, the Guardian reported the depressing fact that “almost half of British Jews avoid showing visible signs of their Judaism in public, such as a Star...

December 15, 2020 6:23 am

Europe Can’t Fight Antisemitism While Ignoring Threats to Israel

Dear European Union -- we have to talk about a major foreign policy blind spot: your relations with Israel. Countless times, I have heard European leaders,...

February 5, 2020 8:53 am

The Hazards of Holocaust Remembrance in Europe

It is ironic that French President Emmanuel Macron and the UK’s Prince Charles took advantage of their participation in an unprecedented gathering of world leaders...

January 26, 2020 8:16 pm

German Foreign Minister Proposes Action Plan to Fight Antisemitism, Prevent Jews From Fleeing Germany

Germany’s Foreign Minister expressed fear on Sunday that Jews may flee his country due to antisemitic violence and proposed an action plan to prevent it. In...

December 13, 2019 10:26 am

In Europe, Israel Needs a Bottom-Up Approach to Diplomacy - For years, I considered Europe a lost cause from Israel’s perspective and decried the Israeli Foreign Ministry’s Euro-centric focus, arguing that it should...

November 29, 2019 12:28 pm

Jewish Practice in Europe ‘Severely Under Threat,’ Prominent Rabbi Warns

Jewish practice in Europe is “severely under threat,” a prominent rabbi from the continent warned this week. “The continued efforts made by several European nations to...

September 24, 2019 12:08 pm

New European Parliament President Tells Rabbis He Will Protect Jewish Practices and Fight Antisemitism

The new president of the European Parliament told a delegation of European rabbis and community leaders on Monday that he would protect Jewish practices and...

September 10, 2019 4:57 am

Jewish Predicaments: 1939 and 2019

The American novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald, not noted as a political thinker, nevertheless knew something about political paradoxes. Fitzgerald wrote: “The test of a first-rate...

July 4, 2019 8:41 pm

Study: Over 80 Percent of Young European Jews Believe Antisemitism Is an Increasing Problem in Their Countries, Four in Ten Have Considered Emigration

A new study released Thursday indicates that among young Jewish Europeans, an overwhelming majority believe antisemitism is a problem in their countries and is getting...

May 29, 2019 8:23 am

The Problem in Germany Is About More Than a ‘Kipah’ - Who could really be surprised by the story that grabbed the attention of the Jewish world this past weekend? When Felix Klein, Germany’s...

March 8, 2019 11:46 am

Antisemitism Part of Wave of ‘Depraved Hatred,’ Pope Says

Pope Francis on Friday branded antisemitism part of a wave of "depraved hatred" sweeping some countries and urged everyone to be vigilant against it. In comments...

January 29, 2019 5:20 am

Europe’s Empty Words on Antisemitism

This year’s International Holocaust Remembrance Day was preceded by what might be called “European antisemitism worrying week.” Leading European politicians issued many statements saying that...


At Cannes, Iranian Director Rasoulof Recalls Difficult Exile Decision

Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof recalled how he had to decide within hours whether to go into exile or serve a prison sentence, saying it was still difficult to talk...


Israeli Army Recovers Bodies of Three Hostages in Gaza

The Israeli military said on Friday it had recovered the bodies of three hostages taken into the Gaza Strip after they were killed during the Oct. 7 attack by Hamas-led Palestinian terrorists. It said the bodies of Hanan Yablonka, Michel Nisenbaum, and...

Middle East

Iran-Backed Houthi Terrorists Vow to Target All Ships Heading to Israel

Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi militia will target all ships heading to Israeli ports, even if they do not pass through the Red Sea, the head of the US-designated terrorist organization said...

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