Tuesday, December 12, 2017
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.
At least 80 people were killed when fire swept through the low-income, high-rise Grenfell Tower apartment building in West London, which Nazim Ali called a "grotesque' comparison.
The move comes two months after Belgium's largest region, Walloon, passed similar legislation.


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