Poland’s Culture Minister has sent a letter to the President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani in which he complains that an exhibition about the Holocaust in the House of European History (HEH) in Brussels features “flagrant misinformation and omissions.”
French Prime Minister Edourd Philippe pleaded for practicing Jewish students to be offered an alternative to an examination that would take place on Saturday, the Shabbat in Judaism, and made a commitment that the practice of ritual slaughter would not be questioned.
Every year flags of terrorist group Hezbollah are seen at demonstrations in London, like in June during the anti-Israel Al Quds Day march. Demonstrators are able to fly Hezbollah flags because they claim they are showing solidarity with the political wing of the Lebanese organisation.
World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald S. Lauder has sharply criticized the European Parliament for hosting last week Leila Khaled, a convicted Palestinian terrorist who continues to advocate violence against Israelis.
World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder congratulated German Chancellor Angela Merkel on securing a fourth term in Sunday’s federal elections, calling her “a true friend of Israel and the Jewish people.”
‘’Europeans must stand united against hatred, intolerance and anti-Semitism,’’ stresses Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the European Commission, in a message to the Jewish community in Europe on the occasion of Rosh Hashana 5778.