A rise in anti-Semitism is prompting some Jews in France to move to Israel. High school student Yaël Blau is planning to make the move as soon as she graduates. She says she no longer sees a future for herself in France.
The World Jewish Congress has slammed a Polish town's beating and burning of an effigy of Judas as promoting anti-Semitism. The Catholic Church has banned the pre-Easter practice and says it glorifies violence.
He was a Nazi sympathizer and a Jew hater — that's what researchers discovered about painter Emil Nolde. Nevertheless, his paintings hung in the German Chancellor's office until recently. Stefan Dege wonders why.
In France, home to Western Europe's largest Jewish community, anti-Semitic attacks rose to 74 percent last year. Germany and Britain, too, have seen an uptick in anti-Semitic incidents in the past few months.
After 50 worshippers were murdered in Christchurch and last year saw more than 800 attacks on Muslims in Germany, calls for an Islamophobia commissioner are growing. An anti-Semitism commissioner took office in 2018.
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