The World Jewish Congress says it was ‘’deeply disturbed and disappointed’’ by the Polish government’s apparent failure to intervene to remove a flagrantly anti-Semitic banner at the entrance to a guest house near the western city of Wroclaw, and to prosecute those responsible for posting it.
CRIF, the umbrella group of French Jewish organisations, expressed outrage after anti-Semitic inscriptions, such as ‘Jew’, were found on storefronts and garage doors in the center of the city of Marseille in southern France.
A plaque inaugurating the new Holocaust monument in Ottawa, Canada, didn’t mention the Jewish people and made no reference to anti-Semitism, prompting a Conservative member of the Canadian parliament to raise the issue during the assembl’s question period.
A 10-year-old Jewish girl was subjected to beatings and anti-Semitic insuts in her public school in Paris, according to the National Bureau of Vigilance Against Anti-Semitism, a group which monitors anti-Semitic incicents in France.
The Community Security Trust (CST), the group responsible for the security of the Jewish community in the UK, has warned the community to be on its guard following a bomb attack on a commuter train at Parsons Green in west London on Friday morning.