The Czech federation of Jewish communities condemns the misuse of a symbol that represents the suffering and deaths of millions, as opposition leader says 'this form of protest is tasteless and deeply offensive'
A surge was predicted when it appeared that Israel was managing COVID-19 infection rates more effectively than other Western countries, but it never materialized
In a touching family memoir, Nadia Ragozhina weaves together a story spanning Soviet gulags, Nazi death camps, a Swiss watch factory and Mandatory Palestine. The Russian-born Londoner recounts her own odyssey and ponders the niggling question: What if....
Zsolt Semjen said EU's decision to uphold Belgium's ban on kosher slaughter is 'yet one more sign of the total collapse of our traditional Judeo-Christian value system'
Ali Riza Polat received a 30-year sentence on Wednesday for assisting three Islamist terrorists whose killing spree left 17 dead in January 2015. Not everyone in the Jewish community is happy with the verdicts for the 14 defendants
EU Court of Justice ruling appears to propose that religious minorities adapt their practices to animal welfare requirements
The court's ruling, which applies to all houses of worship, finds the government's measures 'disproportionate'
Ahead of Dutch parliamentary elections in March, Geert Wilders is ratcheting up anti-Islam rhetoric again. But while he tells Haaretz about his admiration for Israel, many Dutch Jews are not impressed
The concert was a tradition before World War II, when the Nazis put an end to it and went on to murder at least 75 percent of Dutch Jewry in the Holocaust
European Union says it is committed to ‘protecting Jewish life and making it more visible as part of Europe’s identity,’ after spike in antisemitic incidents in recent years
A documentary about Schocken wisely focuses on the aesthetic he cultivated as owner of department stores in Weimar Germany and bibliophile who published Agnon, Kafka, Buber and others
In an unusual location and in unusual times, the renowned curator is opening together with a Belgian-Israeli partner a new international gallery in Tel Aviv
There is no such thing as a Semitic race. There are only Semitic languages. I am a Semite because I speak and write Hebrew. My parents were not Semites because they spoke Yiddish
The launch of the translation of a Holocaust denial classic creates freedom of expression controversy in the small island country
Report by London-based Institute for Jewish Policy Research finds that Europe accounts for same percentage of worldwide Jews today as it did nearly 1,000 years ago ■ 70,000 Israeli-born Jews live permanently in Europe
A decade ago Yuval Gal moved to the Hague, where he opened a hummus joint, was a stay-at-home dad and created a show about Jewish food. No he's vying for a seat in the Dutch parliament in a party that backs boycotting Israel and a one-state solution to the conflict
It was the affair that shocked Saint-Germain-des-Pres: French philosopher Raphael Enthoven left his wife, Justine Levy, for supermodel Carla Bruni – who was his father's lover at the time. His new 'autobiographical novel' only made things worse
After long legal dispute over construction, the ceremonial will feature the names of more than 102,000 Jews, Roma and Sinti Holocaust victims
The squad sticks up signs on the streets of Tel Aviv to protest a 60% rise in violence against them since the pandemic hit in March
When it comes to racists and antisemites, the social media giants seem to think there are good people on both sides. This is how we’re fighting back against their inaction
Of all the intellectuals expelled from Germany during the war, Hannah Arendt is the one with iconic status there. An exhibition devoted to her grapples with her unchallenged position in the pantheon
Federation of the Jewish Communities say anti-Semitic incidents, mainly online, doubled in 2019
The reopening of synagogues in Italy, where more than 32,000 people have died of COVID-19, comes with significant and sometimes unsettling conditions for worshippers
In Germany, Israel and the Jews are fought over with a crudely absolutist, hysterical intensity. Caricatured, exploited, courted and vilified by left and right, normality sounds to me like a distant promise
Thousands commemorate victims of the Ustasa regime while a Catholic Mass honored them: 'My two grandfathers, their brothers and my grandmother were all killed by these fascists who have been honored today'
Incident is sixth act of vandalism at Amsterdam restaurant in recent years
Like much of Eastern Europe, Romania’s synagogues and other symbols of Jewish life are in decay. As the community dwindles and cemeteries become parking lots, will Jewish history also fade away?
Against the backdrop of a surge of anti-Semitism in Sweden, a former neo-Nazi and a former Israeli team up to turn the tide
Gateshead in northeastern England is renowned for its Haredi educational institutions. But as the Jewish community continues to grow, its new religious leader will have to choose between embracing the past or the present
For the first time since 2003, the Lukov March – which honors a Nazi collaborator – did not take place in Sofia, Bulgaria last weekend. But that doesn’t mean far-right groups didn’t mark the occasion