Tag Archive for European anti-Semitism

EU foreign policy chief praised for supporting EU task force on anti-Semitism

ADL president applauds Federica Mogherini & leading Italian parliamentarians for taking steps to ‘help Europe’s Jews to truly feel more secure.’

By Ynet news


The European Union’s foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, has expressed support for the creation of a European Union task force on anti-Semitism.

Jewish graves desecrated in Hungary. ‘Anti-Semitic assaults, hate speech, harassment, and vandalism are severely impacting Jewish communities across the EU’ – Photo: Feher Gabor

Mogherini, vice president of the European Commission and High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, announced her support in a statement published in Italian newspaper La Repubblica and indicated that she had sent a proposal to Frans Timmerman, the European Commissioner whose portfolio includes human rights and non-discrimination. Continue Reading »

Jewish exodus could trigger economic crisis in Europe

Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor, the European Jewish Congress head says continent’s spike in violent anti-Semitism has every Jewish family considering whether to “leave or stay,” so European authorities will need to “deliver some real gestures” to keep them.

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PM Netanyahu urges ‘massive immigration’ to Israel by European Jews

After second shooting in Danish capital, Netanyahu says cabinet to discuss $46 million plan to expedite Jewish immigration from Belgium, France and the Ukraine.
Minister Naftali Bennett reiterates: European Jews must remember Israel is their home.

By Moran Azulay & Attila Somfalvi


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on Sunday morning for the “massive immigration” of European Jews to Israel following the shooting attack outside a Copenhagen synagogue that killed a Danish Jew.

Netanyahu at this morning’s cabinet meeting – Photo: Amit Shabi

Netanyahu says the government on Sunday will discuss a $46 million plan to encourage Jewish immigration from France, Belgium and Ukraine. Continue Reading »