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Czech Jewish community opposes Putin invitation to Holocaust event
Czech Jewish community opposes Putin invitation to Holocaust event

The Federation of Jewish Communities in the Czech Republic has firmly opposed Russian President Vladimir Putin visiting Prague.

Czech Jewish community opposes Putin invitation to Holocaust event
Jean-Paul Mopo Kobanda (R), lawyer of Mehdi Nemmouche. ©Reuters/Benoit Tessier
French court orders extradition of Jewish museum shooting suspect

A French court ordered the extradition to Belgium of a man suspected of carrying out a deadly shooting at the Jewish Museum in Brussels, but his lawyer said he would appeal the ruling.

French court orders extradition of Jewish museum shooting suspect
Gary Oldman. ©Reuters/Suzanne Plunkett
Gary Oldman slammed for 'anti-Semitic' comments

Jewish groups blasted British actor Gary Oldman on Tuesday for alleged anti-Semitic remarks defending Mel Gibson and suggesting that Hollywood is run by Jews.

Gary Oldman slammed for 'anti-Semitic' comments
France's Jewish community elects new Grand Rabbi
France's Jewish community elects new Grand Rabbi

France's Jewish community elected the Jewish chaplain of the French army as its new Grand Rabbi, as it grapples with rising anti-Semitism.

France's Jewish community elects new Grand Rabbi
Don't 'hurry' to back Palestinian govt: Israel PM
Don't 'hurry' to back Palestinian govt: Israel PM

World governments should not rush to approve the new Palestinian cabinet, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday, after the Palestinians accused the Jewish state of punishing them over a unity deal.

Don't 'hurry' to back Palestinian govt: Israel PM
Record Holocaust commemoration march in Hungary
Record Holocaust commemoration march in Hungary

Hungary's annual "March of Life" commemorating the Holocaust drew a record 25,000 people on Sunday as part of events marking 70 years since the start of mass deportations of Hungarian Jews in World War II.

Record Holocaust commemoration march in Hungary
Vandals leave anti-Arab grafitti on Israel mosque
Vandals leave anti-Arab grafitti on Israel mosque

Vandals left anti-Arab graffiti on a mosque in northern Israel overnight and damaged a door on the building, police said.

Vandals leave anti-Arab grafitti on Israel mosque
Carla Bruni 'crazy about Israel' ahead of Tel Aviv show
Carla Bruni 'crazy about Israel' ahead of Tel Aviv show

France's former first lady Carla Bruni declared herself "crazy about Israel" and talked about Jewish family ties in an interview published by an Israeli daily.

Carla Bruni 'crazy about Israel' ahead of Tel Aviv show
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New Israeli spy satellite enters orbit: defence ministry

A new Israeli spy satellite entered orbit early Thursday, the defence ministry said, boosting the Jewish state's ability to monitor arch-foe Iran.

New Israeli spy satellite enters orbit: defence ministry
Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun. Photo courtesy of ww2db.com
Hitler's wife Eva Braun may have had Jewish ancestry: documentary

Nazi leader Adolf Hitler's wife Eva Braun may have been of Jewish descent according to DNA analysis carried out for a British television documentary, the makers said Saturday.

Hitler's wife Eva Braun may have had Jewish ancestry: documentary
Suspected Jewish vandals hit 45 E.Jerusalem cars
Suspected Jewish vandals hit 45 E.Jerusalem cars

Suspected Jewish extremists punctured the tyres of dozens of Palestinian cars in annexed east Jerusalem on Monday in the latest so-called "price tag" hate crime, police and an AFP correspondent said.

Suspected Jewish vandals hit 45 E.Jerusalem cars
Israeli warplanes strike back over Gaza rocket salvo
Israeli warplanes strike back over Gaza rocket salvo

Israeli warplanes pounded 29 Palestinian targets in the Gaza Strip Thursday night in response to heavy Palestinian rocket fire into the Jewish state earlier.

Israeli warplanes strike back over Gaza rocket salvo
Alice Herz-Sommer. Photo courtesy of ecomonkey.blogspot.com
Oldest-known Holocaust survivor dies aged 110: family

Alice Herz-Sommer, the world's oldest known Holocaust survivor and the subject of an Oscar-nominated documentary, has died in London aged 110.

Oldest-known Holocaust survivor dies aged 110: family
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Hungary backpedals on disputed Holocaust monument

The Hungarian government said Wednesday it had postponed the inauguration of a controversial monument which Jewish critics say glosses over Budapest's active role in the Holocaust.

Hungary backpedals on disputed Holocaust monument
Israel strikes in Gaza after rocket attack
Israel strikes in Gaza after rocket attack

Israeli fighter jets attacked in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Friday morning, sources on both sides said, hours after a rocket fired from the Palestinian enclave hit the Jewish state.

Israel strikes in Gaza after rocket attack
Polish Church uncovers hidden painting to foster religious ties
Polish Church uncovers hidden painting to foster religious ties

Poland's Catholic Church on Thursday unveiled a painting kept hidden because of its controversial depiction of Jews murdering Christian children, saying it wanted to foster interfaith dialogue.

Polish Church uncovers hidden painting to foster religious ties
Israel denies killing Buenos Aires bombers
Israel denies killing Buenos Aires bombers

Israeli officials Friday denied claims by a former envoy that Israel had killed most of those behind bombings at its embassy and Jewish charity offices in Argentina in the 1990s, media said.

Israel denies killing Buenos Aires bombers
Museum takes possession of long-lost Nazi diary
Museum takes possession of long-lost Nazi diary

The US Holocaust Memorial Museum took possession Tuesday of a Nazi war criminal's long-lost diary and posted it online to help researchers decipher the thinking behind Adolf Hitler's "final solution."

Museum takes possession of long-lost Nazi diary
US Holocaust survivor meets Polish savior 70 years on
US Holocaust survivor meets Polish savior 70 years on

A Jewish boy who hid from the Nazis in a hayloft reunited after 70 years in New York on Wednesday with the Polish son whose parents risked everything to save him.

US Holocaust survivor meets Polish savior 70 years on
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Anti-Semitism on rise in Europe: survey

Anti-Semitism has worsened in Europe in the past few years with abuse increasingly widespread on the Internet, a survey by the European Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) showed Friday.

Anti-Semitism on rise in Europe: survey