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Holocaust survivor Mala Tribich exits the Learning from the Righteous mobile studio in London. (Lear

Customized van helping UK Holocaust survivors record stories amid pandemic

The van has heating, a pop-up coffee table for the witnesses, revolving front seats and enough space for Lishak to comfortably record with a wide-angle lens.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
30/12/2020
Jachnun

Jachnun is giving a lifeline to European Jews in a second COVID wave

Unlike hummus, jachnun can stay for days in the fridge without going bad.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
21/11/2020

Are we committed to ensuring a Jewish future in Europe; and if so, how?

Today, with just 1.3 million Jewish inhabitants, it is home to less than 10% compared to 1939 when it was home to 60% of the global Jewish population.

By NAFTALI SCHIFF
17/11/2020
European Jews

European Jewish leaders seek Israeli help against assimilation

The percentage of Jews with non-Jewish spouses was 24% in the UK, 31% in France, 46% in Germany, 62% in Sweden and 76% in Poland.

By URI COHEN/THE MEDIA LINE
12/11/2020
Orthodox Jews in Antwerp, Belgium, in 2012

Coronavirus is testing the resilience of Europe’s small Jewish communities

Six months after the coronavirus brought much of European Jewish life to a halt, communities across the continent have mostly adjusted to life under the cloud of a global pandemic.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
22/09/2020

EU Commission VP: Fighting antisemitism is the essence of European life

"It is clear that to address the issue in all its dimensions, we need a comprehensive approach and increased coordination within and among our Member States."

Belonging to a European 'Jewish' Community

Jewish communities and congregations are arranged in a system that is radically different than the one in the United States.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
02/08/2020

350 yr-old memoir shows how European Jews dealt with 17th century plague

In the midst of a viral pandemic that again is separating parents from their children, Glikl’s poignant rendering of the family’s ordeal rings chillingly familiar.

By PENNY SCHWARTZ/ JTA
28/07/2020

New bill places hurdles for Jews seeking Portuguese citizenship

"The decision to submit a bill that would again prevent Jews from exercising their legal right, reminds us of dark days and regimes crueler than even that of the Inquisition," the letter added.

By MOSHE COHEN/MAARIV
19/07/2020
Antwerp Jewish

European rabbis prepare to reopen synagogues with social-distancing rules

Jewish communities in several countries, including Germany, Austria, and even Italy, are now reading themselves to begin communal religious life again

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