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  • Marseille Jews split on proposal to remove kippah for safety

    January 12, 2016 | 10:46 am

    Representatives of the Jewish community of Marseille issued conflicting statements on whether Jews should hide their kippah in the southern French city following a spate of anti-Semitic stabbings.

    Tzvi Amar, president of the local office of the Consistoire, the French Jewish...

  • Belfast plaque marking Herzog’s birthplace removed following attacks

    August 12, 2014 | 1:29 pm

    A marker commemorating the Belfast birthplace of the late Israeli president Chaim Herzog was removed following several anti-Semitic attacks.

    The blue plaque honoring Herzog, Israel’s president from 1983 to 1993, was taken down in the Irish capital out of concern for the safety of...

  • U.N.’s Ban bemoans upsurge in anti-Semitic attacks over Gaza

    August 4, 2014 | 8:55 am

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon “deplored” the recent upsurge in anti-Semitic attacks, particularly in Europe, as a result of Israel’s operation in Gaza.

    Ban “emphasizes that the conflict in the Middle East must not constitute a pretext for prejudice that could...