Friday, August 18, 2017
Two sheets of paper and bitter memories ended up dealing a painful blow to a tactless businesswoman and the further poisoning of Israel's relations with Bern.
“I tell my congregants: Don’t think we’re here for good," Rabbi Meir Bar-Hen said.
Barcelona's chief rabbi said it did not appear the attack had targeted Jews, but security forces instructed him to temporarily close Jewish institutions in the city.
Switzerland already has a partial ban on producing kosher meat.
Nostalgia and a sense of loss inspire a mock celebration — fake chuppah and all.
The memorial in Lyon bears the names of 44 children and 7 adults who were deported in 1944 from the Children's Home of Izieu in eastern France.
An event at a Jewish cultural center in Marseille drew protests and alleged threats – and snowballed into a public scandal in one of Europe's most change-resistant communities.
The British Jewish community's watchdog recorded a 30 percent increase over the the same period last year.
Jean-Luc Melenchon called it "totally unacceptable" to say that "France, as a people, as a nation, is responsible for this crime."
According to the National Antisemitic Crime Audit released by the Campaign Against Antisemitism, anti-Semitic crime in 2016 rose 44 percent from 2014.


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