A French court threw out a money-laundering case against eight banks, including Israel’s Bank Leumi. The indictments against the banks were thrown out on legal technicalities. New indictments could be filed in the case.
German lawmakers delayed a vote last week on a proposal to combine funding for memorials for victims of the Nazis and the Communists. Jewish groups have opposed the law, saying it draws moral equivalence between the two crimes.
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