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Roman Abramovich — is he Sephardi?

The question of how Russian Jewish billionaire Roman Abramovich obtained Portuguese citizenship and a European passport has loomed large in the last month, especially...

Olympics: Protests over Uighur persecution

On a recent Friday afternoon, with the Beijing Olympic Games only three weeks away, Mischa Ushakov and Padma Wangyal chained themselves to the entrance of the Allianz...

In Ukraine, war drums amid Holocaust remembrance

As the military standoff between Russia and Ukraine escalated, Jews in both countries were scheduled to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan. 27,...

Philosopher Levinas honored in Kaunas

The inauguration of a cultural center named for a prominent Jewish person isn’t an unusual occurrence in most of Europe, where Jews have been at the forefront of...

Parliamentary report on Halimi killing enrages French Jews

A new parliamentary report on the 2017 killing of a Jewish woman by a Muslim attacker was meant to restore French Jews’ faith in their country’s police and justice...

A survivor leads German Jewish revival

Charlotte Knobloch, the 89-year-old president of the Jewish Community of Munich and upper Bavaria and likely the only Holocaust survivor leading a large Jewish community...

‘Top Ten’ anti-Semitism list condemned

The Simon Wiesenthal Center, named for the famed Nazi hunter who died in 2005, defines itself as “a Jewish global human rights organization researching the Holocaust...

Kazakhstan in turmoil; Israeli killed

The Jewish community of Almaty, the largest city in Kazakhstan, has shut down its activities as most of its members hunker down in their homes amid a wave of bloody...

Portugal: Is a ‘just law’ turned into a ‘golden visa’?

Russian-Israeli billionaire Roman Abramovich’s acquisition of Portuguese citizenship under a 2015 law that repatriates descendants of Sephardic Jews expelled during...

Kosher foie gras caught up in EU, Hungary discord

Europe’s two kosher foie gras factories aren’t in France, by far the leading consumer of the fatty liver product. Instead, they are both in Hungary.