January 20, 2019

Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA

More than 70 years after fascists took Elie Wiesel, hundreds of its residents retraced his steps in a march to protest against anti-Semitism.
A former principal at a preparatory school in Marseille said he regularly advised Jews not to attend his institution for fear of harassment by students.
The comic book, referred to as a graphic diary by its developers, was produced in cooperation with the Anne Frank Foundation.
Lithuanian soldiers training to fight Russian troops pitched tents on the grounds of a former concentration camp and burial ground for Jews in Kaunas.
A judge in Belarus cleared the way for the construction of apartments atop two former Jewish cemeteries.
Fifty years ago, leaders of the Chabad movement tasked Rabbi Moshe Lazar of Milan with supervising the local production and export of the Calabria etrog.
At least 14 victims and five suspected terrorists were killed in Barcelona and the resort town of Cambrils, 75 miles south of that city.
“It was very important,” Zuroff said of the prime minister’s words about the Holocaust. “I never heard this from Hungary.”
It wasn’t the first time that a French president acknowledged his nation’s Holocaust-era guilt, but Emmanuel Macron’s speech Sunday was groundbreaking.
Hungary’s government denied a report that it prematurely ended its media campaign against billionaire George Soros.
Before he threw Sarah Halimi to her death from a window, 27-year-old Kobili Traore called his Jewish neighbor “Satan” and cried out for Allah.
In Novogrudok, Belarus, Trump’s election is especially celebrated because it adds Kushner to the city’s short list of international success stories.
Britain’s bloodiest terrorist attack in over a decade occurred Monday just two miles from Rabbi Yisroel Cohen’s synagogue.
Supporters of Emmanuel Macron were not alone in cheering his victory Sunday in the first round of France’s presidential elections.
The March 20 devastation of 13 gravestones in the suburb of Pantin was not an anti-Semitic attack, according to city officials.