A lawyer in Germany was fined $2,700 for questioning the Holocaust. While defending a neo-Nazi client, the 36-year-old attorney had claimed in court that it was “not possible to refer to the genocide of the Jews as something obvious.”
A daylong event in Rome aimed at promoting understanding between Jews and Muslims took place on Sukkot. “Sukkah Shalom,” a series of debates, roundtable discussions and music, was held Sunday in a sukkah in Rome’s historic Jewish neighborhood.
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