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With anti-Semitism on the rise, Jews told not to wear kippah in Germany

Jews in Germany have been warned not to wear kippah - a religious cap - in the face of rising attacks in the country against their community.

May 26, 2019, 10:14 AM IST

French TV cuts Facebook live feed from Jewish cemetery after anti-Semitic abuse

A French TV channel said on Wednesday it had been forced to cut short a live Facebook broadcast from a desecrated Jewish cemetery in eastern France because of an onslaught of anti-Semitic commentary.

Feb 21, 2019, 07:26 AM IST

Germany agrees to compensate those who fled Nazis as children

Germany recently agreed to a one-time compensation to all those who fled the Nazis as children during the late 1930s and the 1940s.

Dec 17, 2018, 17:34 PM IST

Maybe 'Jews' but not Kremlin meddled in US election, says Vladimir Putin

Last year, US intelligence agencies concluded that Putin personally directed an intelligence effort to influence the 2016 US presidential election.

Mar 10, 2018, 23:22 PM IST

UN calls for immediate de-escalation of violence in Jerusalem

With at least three killed so far and over 100 injured in the violence emanating from Jerusalem, the United Nations has called for an immediate de-escalation of tensions and asserted that all religious liberties must be respected.

Jul 22, 2017, 09:05 AM IST

Seeking closer ties, PM Modi embarks on 'historic' Israel visit; terror, economic co-operation top priority

Signalling a shift in India's foreign policy calculus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday embarked on a two-nation tour starting from Israel during which the two sides will hold parleys on a wide range of issues including terrorism and expanding economic ties.

Jul 04, 2017, 09:20 AM IST

Indian imam to be repatriated from Singapore over offensive remarks

The Imam had last week apologised in front of Christian, Sikh, Taoist, Buddhist and Hindu representatives, saying that he was "filled with great remorse".

Apr 06, 2017, 12:59 PM IST

Indian Imam who made offensive remarks against Christians, Jews to be repatriated

The Islamic religious leader who made offensive comments against Christians and Jews will be repatriated.

Apr 04, 2017, 23:57 PM IST

Singapore deports Indian imam Nalla Mohamed Abdul Jameel for hate speech against Jews and Christians

It's nothing less a crackdown for those who give controversial and divisive speeches to spread hatred.

Apr 04, 2017, 10:25 AM IST

US Jewish community centres receive bomb threats

Jewish community centres (JCC) in many cities across the US received bomb threats, a media report said.

Feb 21, 2017, 15:45 PM IST

UK anti-semitic incidents surge 36 per cent in 2016: Report

Anti-semitic incidents in Britain surged by 36 per cent in 2016 to a record high, according to a new report by a Jewish group released on Thursday.

Feb 02, 2017, 23:50 PM IST

Germany raids over plot to attack refugees, Jews: Prosecutors

German authorities on Wednesday carried out dawn raids against far-right suspects accused of plotting attacks on refugees, Jews and police, federal prosecutors said.

Jan 25, 2017, 18:13 PM IST

Jewish groups ask Donlad Trump to apologise for invoking Nazis

US President-elect Donald Trump is under fire from Jewish groups who sought an apology from him for his remark comparing reports about him to Nazi-era propaganda, saying his statement was erroneous, offensive and denigrating to Holocaust survivors.

Jan 12, 2017, 19:01 PM IST

Hindus, Muslims least educated religious groups in world, Jews world's best educated: Survey

The vast majority of the world's Hindus live in India (94%) or in the bordering countries of Nepal (2.3%) and Bangladesh (1.2%).

Dec 14, 2016, 23:38 PM IST

Pope Francis to pay `silent` visit to Auschwitz

Pope Francis was set to meet Holocaust survivors at the former Auschwitz death camp in Poland on Friday, as well as people who risked their lives to save Jews from the Nazis.

Jul 29, 2016, 09:44 AM IST

Palestinian woman tries to stab Israeli guard in West Bank, shot dead: police

A Palestinian woman attempted to stab an Israeli guard at a flashpoint West Bank shrine and was shot dead.

Jul 01, 2016, 13:37 PM IST

Watch – Burkha-clad Pakistani woman calls Polio vaccine poisonous, says its a conspiracy to destroy Muslims

At a time when the world is highly concerned about eradicating Polio from the planet completely, a Pakistani woman believes it is a conspiracy by Jewish and Christian communities against Muslims.

May 14, 2016, 21:52 PM IST

Police arrest 15 rightwing Israelis in Jerusalem

Jews are allowed to visit the site but not to pray there, and incidents occur regularly when Jews try to ignore the rule and Muslims intervene to stop them.

May 13, 2016, 03:26 AM IST

Evangelist spews venom against Islam, says its a threat to Christianity, Hindus, Jews

Sharing a controversial viewpoint on a religion, President of Samaritan's Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Franklin Graham on Wednesday made some remarks against Islam, triggering a debate on Twitter.

May 04, 2016, 15:29 PM IST

Indian Jews approach government for minority status

The Indian Jewish community has reiterated its demand for recognition as a minority community in the country. The community has moved an application with the union minority affairs ministry to this effect, official sources said.

Apr 12, 2016, 22:16 PM IST