Tuesday, June 19, 2018
A citizen petition is forcing a vote on the issue, and several lawmakers from the centrist Venstre Party are vowing to defy the leadership's stance against a ban.
The president of the Central Council of Jews in Germany made the remark days after an attack in Berlin on an Israeli wearing a yarmulke.
Thirty Muslim spiritual leaders signed a letter offering their “theological expertise” to help guard against radicals in their faith.
“In our recent history, 11 Jews have been assassinated — and some tortured — by radical Islamists because they were Jewish,” the document said.
Police have a suspect in custody for the alleged murder of Jeremy Dahan, who is survived by a pregnant wife and a twin brother.
The march was encouraging for French Jews, who in the past have felt ignored by their government.
The authorities' swift recognition of the case as a hate crime is a "lesson learned" from botched probes, a watchdog founder said.
The authorities' swift recognition of the case as a hate crime is a "lesson learned" from botched probes, a watchdog founder said.
The protest comes amid ongoing criticism of Jeremy Corbyn, Labour's leader, who has been accused of associating with anti-Semites and Holocaust deniers.
One of the two suspects in custody was a neighbor of the victim, and knew her well.

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