Martin Luther

German Lutheran church says no to conversion of Jews

Ahead of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation led by Martin Luther and his writings, which include elements of anti-Semitism, Germany's Lutheran church has now declared it rejects any efforts to convert Jews.
November 10, 2016
Marcel Zech

German politician sent to prison over Auschwitz tattoo

A German court sent politican Marcel Zech to prison for sporting a tattoo on his back that combined an image of the Auschwitz death camp with the slogan from the Buchenwald concentration camp's gate, 'Jedem das Seine' — 'to each his own.'
November 8, 2016
holocaust

WATCH: Holocaust denial explained

Deborah E. Lipstadt, professor of History and Holocaust Studies at Emory University, explains the simple reason for Holocaust denial.
October 25, 2016
Greece Golden Dawn

Vandals deface Greek synagogue with swastikas

Vandals defaced a synagogue in the city of Ioannina in northern Greece with Nazi symbols, drawing strong condemnation from the main political parties in the country.
September 14, 2016
Jeremy Corbyn

Corbyn refuses invite to Holocaust memorial

UK's Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has refused an invitation by Israeli Labor party leader Isaac Herzog to visit Yad Vashem, Israel's national Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, citing schedule constraints, while finding time to share a stage with a supporter of a terror organization.
September 11, 2016
Ruth Smeeth

British Jewish MP receives death threats, gets police protection

Ruth Smeeth, 37, a member of the Labour Party, was repeatedly called a 'Yid' and other offensive names as well as being accused of being a 'CIA agent,' who should 'swing from the gallows' for committing treason, in a July online Facebook post.
September 8, 2016
Europe anti-Semitism

EU: Goal is to ensure Jews live free of fear in Europe

European Union coordinator for combating anti-Semitism, Katharina von Schnurbein, briefed Israel's parliament and expressed her goal of guaranteeing that all Jews in Europe will be able to live without fear.
July 14, 2016