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# judaism - Monday 18 January, 2016

Jewish extremists vandalise church where Virgin Mary is said to have died

The graffiti included threats of violence, messages degrading Jesus and a call for Christians to “go to hell”.

# judaism - Thursday 24 September, 2015

TV station uses Nazi Holocaust symbol in a story about Jewish holiday

WGN TV say they are “extremely embarrassed” by their mistake.

# judaism - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Christians are leaving the faith in droves and the trend isn't slowing down

If the current trends continue beyond 2050 then by the year 2070 the world’s population of Muslims would roughly equal that of Christians.

# judaism - Friday 6 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge This kid's party invitation is completely over the top Because I'm Jewish

This kid's party invitation is completely over the top

If this is the invitation, what’s the actual party going to be like?

# judaism - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Holocaust survivor: 'I'm starting to see nasty things happen again in Europe'

Today marks Holocaust Memorial Day.

# judaism - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Zara removes top similar to Jewish 'Star of David' uniform from sale after backlash Zara

Zara removes top similar to Jewish 'Star of David' uniform from sale after backlash

Twitter users criticised the garment for its resemblance to the uniform Jews were forced to wear during the Holocaust.

# judaism - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Across Europe, Jews grapple with "new anti-Semitism"

“We used to receive anonymous anti-Semitic letters. Now people sometimes send them with their name and address.”

# judaism - Monday 19 May, 2014

30% of Irish people 'think Jews talk too much about the Holocaust'

That’s one of the findings from a worldwide survey on anti-Semitism.

# judaism - Monday 5 May, 2014

Government to help launch a Holocaust education project for children

The Crocus Project is is run by the Holocaust Education Trust Ireland (HETI) and aims to teach children about the consequences of discrimination.

# judaism - Monday 14 April, 2014

'Neo-Nazi' gunman kills three at US Jewish sites on eve of Passover

The suspect was heard yelling “Heil Hitler” as police officers escorted him away.

# judaism - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Paris Mayor calls for ban on controversial comedian accused of anti-Semitism

Dieudonne’s says his “quenelle” gesture represents his anti-establishment views but people have been photographed making it at synagogues and Holocaust memorials.

# judaism - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

Column: What’s it like to be Jewish at Christmas time in Ireland?

This week, as shopping centres heave with last minute shoppers, frenziedly hoovering up iPads and Playstations, clothing and jewellery, to the incessant strains of Jingle Bell Rock, what do the Jews do?

Column: What was the Christmas Star?

According to the Bible story, the Star of Bethlehem – or the Christmas Star – led the Three Wise men to the birth of Jesus 2,000 years ago. But was it an actual astronomic event?

# judaism - Saturday 9 November, 2013

75 years on: Kristallnacht in pictures Holocaust This post contains images

75 years on: Kristallnacht in pictures

Seen as the start of the Holocaust, Kristallnacht took place across Germany 75 years ago tonight.

# judaism - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Christians most populous of world's religions: report

Christians are the world’s biggest religious group, numbering some 2.2 billion people.

# judaism - Friday 30 November, 2012

Protests as Egyptian panel adopts draft constitution

Concerns have been raised about the content of the constitution and its potential restriction on freedom of expression.

# judaism - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Germany expanding compensation for Nazi victims

Fund administrators and German officials say payments to Holocaust survivors are needed “more than ever” as they enter their final years.

# judaism - Thursday 28 June, 2012

German court: 'Circumcising young boys is grievous bodily harm'

Jewish and Islamic groups have criticised the decision, describing it as an attempt to criminalise their customs.

# judaism - Monday 2 January, 2012

Holocaust survivors criticise Nazi camp inmate garb at protest

Ultra-Orthodox Jews used the outfits to protest criticism of their strict lifestyle is a new form of ‘incitement’ and is ‘reminiscient of the German media before WWII’.

# judaism - Sunday 20 November, 2011

Column: I survived the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp

Dublin dweller Tomi Reichental was taken to Bergen-Belsen by the Nazis as a nine-year-old boy. Here he describes his experience of its horrors.

# judaism - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

British bishop convicted of denying Holocaust begins German appeal Holocaust Denial This post contains videos

British bishop convicted of denying Holocaust begins German appeal

Catholic bishop Richard Williamson claims he was asked “leading questions” in a Swedish TV interview.

# judaism - Saturday 18 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Comic-book hero 'Foreskin Man' criticised as anti-Semitic Foreskin Man

Comic-book hero 'Foreskin Man' criticised as anti-Semitic

It’s fair to say the man who fights Orthdox Jews and doctors who perform circumcisions is not your average comic-book hero.

From The Daily Edge Dog condemned to death by stoning Animal Antics

Dog condemned to death by stoning

Judges in Israel thought the dog was a reincarnation of a deceased, cursed lawyer.

# judaism - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

Pope's new book: Jews not totally to blame for Jesus's death

Excerpts of Benedict XVI’s new book, ‘Jesus of Nazareth’, show the Pope arguing that Jews were not solely responsible.