Polish court rules against EU law

Cow

Kosher ban for Poland?

A court in Poland has ruled that both Jewish and Muslim religious slaughter of animals is illegal despite a EU ruling that allows it. read more

Going back to Portuguese roots

Jewish Portugal

Portugal gets Jewish centre

Portugal is to get its first Jewish religious and cultural centre for over 500 years. read more

 

Europe's largest Jewish museum

Jewish Museum & Tolerance Centre

$50m Jewish museum opens

The newest and largest museum devoted to Jewish culture, the Jewish Museum & Tolerance Centre in Europe has opened in Moscow. read more

Jewish community wants action over hate speech

Issac Querub

Spanish Jewry fears

The president of the Federation of Jewish Communities in Spain, Issac Querub, has called on his government to take more action against online anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial. read more

74 years since Night of Broken Glass

Kristallnacht

Remembering Kristallnacht

Jewish communities hold commeration events to mark the 74th anniversary of Kristallnacht when Jewish-owned businesses and synagogues were attacked and people killed in Germany and Austria in 1938. read more

Europe

French president Francois Hollande and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu

French president and Israeli PM meet

French president Francois Hollande has said France will not allow anti-semitism to go unchallenged at a memorial service to mark four Jews killed earlier this year. read more

Hugo Jaegar Jewish ghetto photo

Newly released Warsaw photos

A series of unpublished colour photographs from Jewish ghettos in Warsaw and nearby town Kutno have been published on the Life magazine channel at time.com to mark the 72nd anniversary of the opening of the Warsaw Ghetto. read more

Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal attacked in Berlin

Jews attacked in Germany

An object was set on fire and thrown by a group of men at a van in Berlin being driven by Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal and his students. read more

Hitler's favourite meal will not be shown on TV

Hitler dish switched off

A Belgian television show set to prepare Adolf Hitler's favorite meal on the air has been cancelled. read more

Pope Pius XII

Delay canonisation call

The US Holocaust Memorial Museum has urged the Vatican to delay a vindication of Pope Pius XII until it opens up its World War II archives. read more

Kindertransport sculpture in London and now one in Berlin

New German sculpture

A new memorial dedicated to the 10,000 Jewish children spirited out of Nazi Germany to Britain 70 years ago will be unveiled in Berlin. The sculpture depicts children about to board a train as part of the Kindertransport. read more