Fear and loathing in Europe: Islamophobia and the challenge of integration
Vivian Teitelbaum was a new member of Brussels’ regional legislature when she sponsored a bill in 2005 to renew the region’s scientific and industrial research agreement with Israel.
Can Britain De-Program the Radicalism of its Muslim Population?
Angelina Jolie brought her twins into the world on Shabbat. That fact may have been overlooked last Saturday by the thousands of media outlets covering the birth, which took place at Lenval Hospital's Santa Maria Clinic. But the timing did not escape Dr. Michel Sussmann, Jolie's Jewish obstetrician.
There are some 50 Jews left in Kosovo. Belonging to three families, or clans, they all live in the city of Prizren, a rare gem of ancient architecture amid a landscape devastated by war, poverty and communist-era concrete.
Anti-Semitism in Western Europe apparently is out of control.
When she set out to write the first comprehensive Jewish travel guidebook on the countries of the former Eastern bloc, Ruth Ellen Gruber might as well have been documenting the secret life of a New Guinea tribe of cannibals.
Schmetterling and Czekaj had not seen each other since 1944, when Soviet troops liberated Kopyczynce from the Nazis.
"I am here today only because she and her family risked everything to save us," Schmetterling told the crowd, looking at Czekaj. "Now, to see her here in Poland, is more than I could have imagined."
In the new Austrian film, "Zorro's Bar Mitzvah," Jewish party documenter Andre describes the addictive nature of his video extravaganzas.
Israel's recent war with Hezbollah resulted in a new wave of anti-Semitic incidents in Europe -- almost all in Western Europe, a new report finds.
Eleven years ago, at ceremonies marking the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, misunderstandings between Poles and Jews ran so deep that even a rabbi's desire to say the Mourner's Kaddish reportedly disturbed some Polish politicians
At last Sunday's visit by Pope Benedict XVI, not only was Kaddish recited, but a whole new Catholic sensitivity to Jews was on display -- even as Poland struggles to battle xenophobia and anti-Semitism, sometimes from Catholic sources.
Poland has long wanted its name not to be used in reference to concentration camps that existed on Polish soil during World War II. Now Poland has made an official request to change Auschwitz's. name -- to mixed reviews
An anonymous source breathes heavily on the other end of the receiver, softly intoning that the only way to get the goods is from an inside contact. Through friends, I discretely discover my intermediary, who leads me through several dark corridors for an encounter with an angry man.
Unnerved Danish members of the European Parliament refuse to comment on the violent protests in the Arab world and even normally chatty European analysts said in interviews that they are withholding speculation for fear of fanning the flames.
The new president of Poland was elected with the backing of anti-Semitic supporters. But not all Polish Jewish officials believe that Lech Kaczynski, who will take office in December, should be criticized for his extremist bedfellows.