Saturday, September 12, 2015

85% of European Jews Fear Bringing Children to Rosh Hashanah Services.

"According to details published by Israel’s Channel 2 on Tuesday, 85% [of European Jews] said they will not bring their children to synagogue on Rosh Hashanah this week out of concern for their safety.

European Jewish organizations are concerned over these statistics, according to the report, because they further demonstrate the negative effects of the rise in antisemitism and nationalistic fervor across Europe, as well as the increasing level of Islamic immigration to the continent, on Europe’s Jewish communities and the participation of their members in communal activities."

Full article here


Zvika Klein walked around Paris in a yarmulke. His experience is documented here.

1 comment:

  1. Hello,
    Were there any Polish Jews among those 85%? I guess not.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZcIarTDJbVs
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IignRsmHsOo

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