Roma

Australian ADC calls on Netflix to pull Jimmy Carr special due to Holocaust joke

The commission referred to the joke as "disgusting and abhorrent."

Comedian Jimmy Carr under fire for 'abhorrent' anti-Roma Holocaust joke

In his new comedy special, Carr joked about the genocide of the Roma and Sinti victims of the Holocaust, who were targeted for total extermination by the Nazis alongside Jews.

Jewish community

Roma boys help restore forgotten Slovak Jewish cemetery

Like many others in the central European country, the community was wiped out in the Holocaust and the site had been left neglected and possibly also damaged.

By REUTERS
18/06/2021

Giant Roman mosaic discovered by archeologists in southern Spain

Within the villa, a 9 meter by 18-meter mosaic, consisting of geometric designs and guilloche patterns has been discovered.

Israeli director makes Jewish character in Holocaust film Roma instead

Noomi Rapace told him that she believes she has Roma ancestry and she was emotionally connected to their story. So they changed the Jewish character into a Roma one.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
19/09/2020

Roma and Sinti community commemorate Memorial Day at Auschwitz

Historians estimate that up to 500,000 Roma and Sinti were sent to death camps and murdered in the Holocaust, alongside Jews and others deemed subhuman by the Nazi regime.

Amnesty Int'l slams Bulgaria, Slovakia for quarantining Roma settlements

Scores of Roma protested over the measures, which they said were discriminatory because the lockdown, intended to curb the virus' spread, was less strict in other parts of Sofia.

By REUTERS
21/04/2020
Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini looks on during a news conference in Rome, Italy, on June 2

Italian Jewish leaders criticize deputy PM for insulting Roma people

August 2 marks the European Roma Holocaust Memorial Day, which commemorates the genocide of half a million Roma people at the hands of the Nazis.

A gypsy family is seen sitting in front of a scree

In Europe, the targeting of Roma sets off alarm bells for Jews

An Italian politician's call for a registry of minority Roma reminds Jews of fascist antisemitism.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
25/06/2018
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