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Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA

Twitter lawsuit emboldens activists

BRUSSELS — Immediately after a French court ordered Twitter to reveal details about users who had posted anti-Semitic messages, a proud Sacha Reingewirtz was already...

In France, Jews pay a price for safety

MARSEILLE, France — As a soccer fan and treasurer of Maccabi France, Jean-Marc Krief is more preoccupied with his team’s legwork than with G-d’s work. So Krief was...

In Europe, new kosher ski options that won’t break the bank

AMSTERDAM — Skiing has always been something of a rich man’s sport. Between the costs of travel, accommodations, lift tickets and lessons, a family with children can...

Poland debates legality of shechitah

WARSAW — News that ritual slaughter could be banned in Poland caught Jakub Lopinski at a critical moment in his career. Lopinski, a non-Jewish entrepreneur from Cracow,...

EU sanctions against Iran have holes

BRUSSELS — With embargoes on Iranian gas and oil firmly in place, the European Union seems determined to tighten a net of sanctions around Iran, as even longtime...

France vows to fight anti-Semitism

MARSEILLE, France — France will clamp down on anti-Semitic hate speech online and elsewhere, French President Francois Hollande said at a press conference with Israeli...

Twenty years on, El Al crash in Amsterdam still spawns conspiracy theories

AMSTERDAM — Chemical weapons, nuclear debris and Mossad agents in biohazard suits all have played prominent roles in the dozens of conspiracy theories surrounding the...

In Dutch translation of Talmud, one man’s unique revenge against the Nazis

LEEUWARDEN, Netherlands — When Jacob Nathan de Leeuwe found himself returning nearly two decades ago from his home in a suburb of Amsterdam to this isolated idyll he...

Bris breeds Danish anti-Semitism

COPENHAGEN — Untrained rabbis mutilating hysterical babies while black-clad men stand around praying: The description of a Jewish circumcision in the mainstream Danish...

Fifty years later, Eichmann’s prosecutor faces lost childhood

AMSTERDAM — Gabriel Bach knew he was Jewish and that the Nazis were a serious threat, but at 13, leaving his new school and home in Amsterdam proved heart-wrenching....