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Digital Journal: A Major Milestone in the Fight against Anti-Semitism

After considerable effort on the part of Moshe Kantor and other European Jewish leaders, the European Parliament voted in favour last week of a resolution that establishes an agreed upon definition of anti-Semitism. The resolution adopts the definition established in May 2016 by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) which says that anti-Semitism is: “a certain perception...

MSN: A tit-for-tat Islamophobic attack?

The attack on Muslims returning home after tarawih prayers in Finsbury Park, north London late last night reeks of a tit-for-tat revenge - ramming into crowds, screaming death threats to Muslims and carrying knives with the intention to kill. One worshipper has died but reports are coming in that the elderly victim was already receiving first aid from...

Catholic Press Agency Austria (KPO): Religious leaders condemn attack on Muslims in London

Top representatives of all religions have condemned an anti-Islamic attack on mosque visitors in London's Finsbury Park district. On Monday, a minibus was rushed to a group of people in front of the mosque shortly after midnight, who had gathered for the evening prayer in the fast month of Ramadan and was just looking after an unconscious...

London Jewish News: Community leaders condemn terrorist attack at Finsbury Park mosque

Jewish community groups have condemned an attack on a group of Muslim worshippers near a mosque by a man in a white van, being treated as terrorism by police said. One man died after the driver, described as a large white man, targeted people near the Finsbury Park Mosque in north London early on Monday. Witnesses described hearing the...

Jerusalem Post: Jewish groups condemn London mosque attack, express solidarity with UK Muslims

Several Jewish groups extended their condolences and issued condemnations on Monday after a van plowed into a group of worshippers leaving a London mosque in the early hours of the day. At least 10 people were injured in the incident that British authorities were treating as a potential terrorist attack. If confirmed would make it the fourth since...

Corriere della Sera: London, vans against the faithful near the mosque: 1 dead, 10 injured. Scotland Yard: It’s terrorism

A van swept some people in the Finsbury Park area, north of the British capital, near the mosque. Ten wounded, a confirmed victim, but his death could be disconnected from the attack. The man driving was arrested A terrorist act against Muslims: this is the scenario that emerges a few hours after the attack last night in London...