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Anti-Semitism, violence rise in Europe as Gaza conflict continues

The ongoing conflict in Gaza has sparked anger in cities across Europe, with anti-Semitism seeing a sharp rise, resulting in violent protests, anti-Semitic chants and attacks on Jewish synagogues in some of Europe’s largest cities.
In the Media by Greta McClain - 3 comments

German Jews condemn 'explosion of hate' at pro-Gaza rallies

Berlin - Germany's Jewish community on Monday condemned an "explosion of evil and violent hatred of Jews" at a recent string of pro-Palestinian demonstrations in the country.
In the Media by AFP

French minister slams 'anti-Semitic' Gaza protests

Sarcelles - France's interior minister on Monday slammed "intolerable" acts of anti-Semitism after a rally against Israel's Gaza offensive descended into violence pitting an angry pro-Palestinian crowd against local Jewish businesses.
In the Media by AFP - 1 comment

Pope seeks justice 20 years after attack on Argentine Jews

Buenos Aires - Pope Francis called Friday for justice to be done in the unsolved bombing at a Jewish center in Argentina that killed 85 people and wounded 300 others two decades ago.
In the Media by AFP

Is Israel losing high ground with murder of Palestinian teen?

Jerusalem - Many Palestinians were outraged when the murders of three Israeli teens became the top story of the day. What about their dead?
In the Media by Robert Weller

Amsterdam revolts against Libeskind Holocaust memorial

Amsterdam - Amsterdam residents fearing the loss of a popular park have rejected a multi-million-euro Holocaust memorial by famed US architect Daniel Libeskind, forcing officials to rethink the plan.
In the Media by Nicolas Delaunay (AFP)

Jewish tombs desecrated at Greek cemetery

Thessalon - A dozen tombs have been desecrated at a Jewish cemetery in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, which was home to the country's largest Jewish community until World War II, police said Friday.
In the Media by AFP

ADL global study finds 1 in 4 adults is anti-Semitic

A first-of-its-kind study of global attitudes toward Jews has revealed that one in four adults, or more than one billion people, harbor anti-Semitic views.
In the Media by Brett Wilkins - 3 comments

German art hoarder left two 'complementary' wills

Berlin - The late German recluse who hoarded a priceless art trove, some of it suspected Nazi loot, left two wills, a court said Tuesday, adding however that they "complement each other".
In the Media by AFP

French auction house pulls 'Mein Kampf' sale after protests

Paris - French auction house Pierre Bergé & Associés said Wednesday it has withdrawn from sale a rare first edition of Hitler's "Mein Kampf" following a protest from a Jewish watchdog body.
In the Media by AFP

Belgium bans 'anti-Semitic hatefest'

Brussels - Riot police in Brussels Sunday used water cannon to disperse a crowd defying a ban on a gathering of controversial far-right figures including French comic Dieudonne, which critics called an "anti-Semitic hatefest".
In the Media by AFP

Hungary police oust protestors from WWII monument site

Budapest - Police in Hungary forcibly removed protestors on Tuesday from the site of a planned World War II monument which Jewish critics say glosses over the country's role in the Holocaust.
In the Media by AFP

Abbas: Holocaust 'most heinous crime' of modern era

Ramallah - The mass killing of Jews in the Holocaust was "the most heinous crime" against humanity in the modern era, Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Sunday in his strongest remarks yet on the Nazi genocide.
In the Media by Nasser Abu Bakr (AFP)

US seeks swift deal with France on SNCF's Nazi past

Washington - The US State Department Wednesday said it hoped to be able to reach a deal quickly with France to compensate victims of French rail firm SNCF for the deportation of Jews in World War II.
In the Media by AFP

Disputed Hungary Holocaust monument sparks fresh protest

Budapest - Several hundred protesters blocked work on a controversial monument in Budapest Tuesday which Jewish critics say glosses over Hungary's active role in the Holocaust.
In the Media by AFP

France's SNCF can bid for US project despite Nazi past

Washington - French rail firm SNCF will be allowed to bid for contracts in the US state of Maryland where lawmakers had threatened to bar it over its Nazi past, sources said Tuesday.
In the Media by Anne RENAUT (AFP)

German recluse's 'Nazi art trove' bigger than first thought

Munich - Around another 60 artworks, including pieces by Monet and Renoir, have come to light at the Austrian home of an elderly German recluse whose earlier discovered art hoard is suspected to contain Nazi-looted works.
In the Media by Ralf Isermann (AFP)

Hitler's wife Eva Braun may have had Jewish ancestry: documentary

London - 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.
In the Media by AFP

German ready to return Nazi-looted art to Jewish owners

Berlin - An elderly German recluse is prepared to return precious paintings stolen by the Nazis from Jewish families including a priceless Matisse, his spokesman said.Cornelius Gurlitt, 81, had stashed around 1,400 long-lost works by European masters in his Mun...
In the Media by Deborah COLE (AFP) - 1 comment

Ukraine Jews refute Russia's 'neo-Nazi' claims

Kiev - Russia may accuse the protesters who toppled Ukraine's pro-Moscow government of being "fascists" and "neo-Nazis" but the country's Jews insist they have seen no trace of anti-Semitism.
In the Media by Michel Viatteau (AFP)

Holocaust haunts French railway's bid for US contracts

Annapolis - Seventy years after the Holocaust, Rosette Goldstein and many fellow Americans are still seeking reparations from French rail firm SNCF for transporting their loved ones to Nazi death camps.Goldstein, now 75, was in Maryland on Monday to testify before...
In the Media by Anne Renaut (AFP)

New Yorker joins legal fray over Nazi art trove

Washington - An elderly New Yorker has joined the legal fray over the ownership of artwork found in a Munich apartment that was allegedly looted by the Nazis during World War II.In a complaint filed Wednesday in US district court in Washington, David Toren asks the...
In the Media by AFP

Germany rejects Greek Jews' Nazi-era reparation claim

Berlin - Germany on Wednesday rejected a fresh Nazi-era reparation claim by a Greek city's Jewish community but offered the group cooperation on future projects."With regard to issues of reparations, there are no new developments and all these questions are ans...
In the Media by AFP

Oldest-known Holocaust survivor dies aged 110

London - The world's oldest known Holocaust survivor, the subject of an Oscar-nominated documentary, has died in London aged 110, her family announced.Alice Herz-Sommer, originally from Prague, spent two years of World War II in Czechoslovakia's Terezin concent...
In the Media by AFP

Op-Ed: Clooney’s Monuments Men narrative a work in progress

Munich - The discovery of more art looted by Nazis, almost 70 years after the end of World War II, has made George Clooney’s “The Monuments Men” timely.
In the Media by Robert Weller

Protests over Hungary far-right rally in former synagogue

Budapest - A political rally of the Hungarian far-right party Jobbik in a former synagogue sparked protests Friday by anti-fascist demonstrators who accused the group of "provocation".
In the Media by AFP

Spain to ease citizenship law for descendants of expelled Jews

Madrid - Spain is poised to pass a law that will make it easier for the descendants of Jews expelled from the country in 1492 to obtain Spanish citizenship, the government said Thursday."We had to tell ourselves and the world that what happened was not only a m...
In the Media by Daniel Silva (AFP) - 1 comment

60 more works found in German's 'Nazi art trove'

Munich - The art hoard of an elderly German recluse suspected to contain Nazi-looted paintings and drawings is bigger than first thought, his spokesman said Tuesday.More than 60 additional works have been discovered in the Austrian home of Cornelius Gurlitt, am...
In the Media by AFP

US scholar returns Hungary award over Holocaust 'whitewashing'

Budapest - An American professor and prominent Holocaust scholar said Sunday he was handing back a Hungarian state award in protest at the government's "falsification of history".
In the Media by AFP

U.S. military gives troops more leeway for religious clothing

The United States Department of Defense today changed its policy dealing with religious apparel and hair grooming to allow those in the military greater freedom in both areas.
In the Media by Mike White - 2 comments
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Memorial for the victims of  Nazi extermination camps
Memorial for the victims of Nazi extermination camps
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Dedicative plaque at Perrache train station  Lyon France  in honor of the SNCF railwaymen who died f...
Dedicative plaque at Perrache train station, Lyon France, in honor of the SNCF railwaymen who died fighting the Nazis who had invaded France during WWII
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Selection of Jews at the ramp in Auschwitz-II (Birkenau) German Nazi death camp  May/June 1944
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Selection of Jews at the ramp in Auschwitz-II (Birkenau) German Nazi death camp, May/June 1944
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Nazi extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau
Nazi extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau
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Plaque at Perrache train station  Lyon France  in honor of the thousands of Jews who were deported t...
Plaque at Perrache train station, Lyon France, in honor of the thousands of Jews who were deported to Nazi death camps during WWII
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Kristallnacht  also to referred to as the Night of Broken Glass  was a pogrom or series of attacks a...
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Kristallnacht, also to referred to as the Night of Broken Glass, was a pogrom or series of attacks against Jews throughout Nazi Germany and parts of Austria on November 9–10, 1938. Photo: Germans pass broken window of Jewish-owned shop.
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Railway lines at Perrache train station  Lyon France  from which many Jews were deported to Nazi dea...
Railway lines at Perrache train station, Lyon France, from which many Jews were deported to Nazi death camps during WWII
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Train to Nazi extermination camps
Train to Nazi extermination camps
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The Topographie des Terrors  Berlin.
The Topographie des Terrors, Berlin.
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The Anhalter Bahnhof  Berlin.
The Anhalter Bahnhof, Berlin.
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General Pétain meeting Adolf Hitler in October 1940
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General Pétain meeting Adolf Hitler in October 1940
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The Topographie des Terrors  Berlin.
The Topographie des Terrors, Berlin.
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The Topographie des Terrors  Berlin.
The Topographie des Terrors, Berlin.
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The 65th anniversary of the liberation of the woman Nazi camp of Ravensbrück on April 10  2010
The 65th anniversary of the liberation of the woman Nazi camp of Ravensbrück on April 10, 2010
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Jews on a selection ramp at Auschwitz  are shown in this archival photo taken in May 1944
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Jews on a selection ramp at Auschwitz, are shown in this archival photo taken in May 1944
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The 65th anniversary of the liberation of the woman Nazi camp of Ravensbrück on April 10  2010
The 65th anniversary of the liberation of the woman Nazi camp of Ravensbrück on April 10, 2010
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Railways lines at Perrache train station  Lyon France  from which thousands of Jews were deported to...
Railways lines at Perrache train station, Lyon France, from which thousands of Jews were deported to Nazi death camps during WWII
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The Topographie des Terrors  Berlin.
The Topographie des Terrors, Berlin.
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