Judaism has recently taken a greater role than before in the life of Sophie Wilmes, a member of her centrist party said.
The government report said that both the creators of the float and its Jewish critics should show “more empathy.”
The Jewish community fostered a culture of remembrance, but we lived in a city that wanted to forget.
Fatmir Limani’s “God created A. Hitler” prominently features a swastika.
The Flemish Sign Language Center said that the instruction videos had a “descriptive” goal rather than a “normative” one.
The guards intercepted the Iraqi man because of suspicious behavior, but during questioning he insisted he was Jewish.
In Belgium, the fight against anti-Semitism “remains in the rhetorical realm,” one prominent activist said.
The Flemish Region passed the measure over vociferous objections by faith community leaders. It will go into effect January 1.
The chant goes: “My father was in the commandos, my mother was in the SS, together they burned Jews ’cause Jews burn the best.”
“We are too afraid to leave our home since this started. Several people discovered we’re Jewish and ever since we’ve been getting death threats.”