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Sex workers say Brussels prostitution ban drives them underground

Sex workers had to stop their activities on March 13, just a few days before a national lockdown because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

By REUTERS
01/10/2020

Belgium's choice: Join Israel in promoting tolerance or fund anti-Zionism

Belgium has a choice. It can join Israel in being a light unto the nations and help promote tolerance or it can stand on the wrong side of history by funding groups out to silence the Jewish state.

A Palestinian holds a poster reading, "Palestinian Lives Matter" at an anti-annexation protest.

Dozens chant about ancient massacre of Jews at pro-Palestinian rally

That’s incitement to violence, the LBCA’s president, Joel Rubinfeld, told the Belga news agency.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
30/06/2020
Orthodox Jews in Antwerp, Belgium, in 2012

Two-year jail sentence for man who made antisemitic threats against MP

Viviane Teitelbaum, a parliamentary representative for the capital Brussels, was subjected to a stream of antisemitic insults.

Flag of Poland, variant polish coat of arms.

Poland considering leaving the EU due to judicial reforms - Polish court

The EU has accused PiS of politicizing the judiciary since the party swept to power in 2015. Pis says its reforms are necessary to make the court system more efficient.

By REUTERS
17/12/2019
People lay flowers outside the synagogue in Halle, Germany October 10, 2019, after two people were k

European Jewish students hold vigil for Halle in Brussels

“We were also moved by the show of strength and solidarity throughout Germany and would like to bring this spirit of unity to Brussels, to say no to hate and fear together, in the heart of the EU"

IDF’s Deputy Chief of Staff Maj.-Gen. Eyal Zamir  met with NATO military leadership and other NATO o

IDF Deputy Chief of Staff returns from NATO conference

Maj.-Gen Eyal Zamir held meetings with heads of regional and NATO militaries.

RESERVISTS ON DUTY delegates appear before members of the European Union Parliament in Brussels this

Two sides of the IDF present at the EU Parliament in Brussels

“It’s important to hear the truth first hand, and to hear both sides."

The Reservists on Duty delegation stand outside the EU Parliament in Brussels

Reservists on Duty give testimonies at EU Parliament for the first time

Four combat soldiers told their personal stories while serving in the IDF.

THE SIMON AND LINA HAIM SYNAGOGUE in the Brussels neighborhood of Schaerbeek

In downtown Brussels, once vibrant synagogues are now dying or sold

Stalingrad Synagogue, the capital’s second-oldest Jewish house of worship, “is dying.”

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
06/02/2019
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