European Jews "Bankrupted" by Security Costs

(AFP) "Every Jewish community in western Europe certainly needs security support. Many of them are being bankrupted by the money they have to spend to protect their institutions," Ira Forman, the U.S. State Department's special envoy on anti-Semitism, said on Friday in Stockholm. "If current trends continue, and they're not good... we have to worry about small Jewish communities in Europe and their very viability." Jewish community leaders say the perpetrators of hate crimes against Jews are typically young men of Middle Eastern origin.

2015-03-18 00:00:00

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