Cnaan Liphshiz, The Times of Israel

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Recent articles by Cnaan:

Chabad couple holds UAE’s largest Jewish wedding on Abraham Accords anniversary

Around 1,500 guests, including Emirati royals, take part in wedding of UAE Chabad emissary Rabbi Levi Duchman; celebration considered largest Jewish event in UAE history → Read More

Chabad couple holds UAE's largest-ever Jewish wedding on anniversary of peace deal with Israel

About 1,500 people have gathered in Abu Dhabi to celebrate the union of Levi Duchman and Lea Hadad. → Read More

Prague cobblestones made from Jewish headstones returned to community

'Return of the Stones' monument part of larger effort to address desecration of Jewish cemeteries throughout Eastern Europe after the Holocaust → Read More

Prague's Jews build monument out of headstones plundered under communism

Locals, their Nazi occupiers and their communist rulers have desecrated Jewish burial sites for building material during and after the Holocaust. → Read More

On Israel, new UK Prime Minister Liz Truss looks set to continue supportive policies

Former foreign minister has vowed to be a friend to Jewish community, is expected to maintain her predecessor Johnson's stance regarding Israel → Read More

Swedish court: Hospital unjustly fired doctor who complained of antisemitic bullying

Former department head found to have falsely flagged for review a Jewish surgeon who uncovered his antisemitic social media posts → Read More

On Jewish issues, new UK Prime Minister Liz Truss looks to continue in Boris Johnson's footsteps

The conservative politician has pro-Israel credentials and comes from a background similar to that of many London Jews. → Read More

Murder of a Jewish man near Paris reignites fears about antisemitism in France

As the list of Jewish murder victims in the country grows, former Paris police commissioner alleges authorities do not take antisemitism seriously → Read More

Murder of a Jewish man near Paris reignites fears about antisemitism in France

Eyal Haddad was murdered by his neighbor, according to a Jewish watchdog group that says antisemitism was a motive. → Read More

Rolf Eden, German playboy who fought in Israel's Independence War, dies at 92

The Jewish nightclub owner, born Rolf Sigmund Sostheim, fled Germany for Israel in 1933 but later returned to Berlin to become the city's 'king of nightlife' → Read More

As Manchester’s Jewish community grows, a local kosher certifier shuts down

Closure highlights the wide-scale demographic and social shifts reshaping the UK Jewish community, as Haredi residents with strict kosher requirements grow in numbers → Read More

Manchester’s Jewish community is growing — so why is its oldest kosher certifier in deep financial trouble?

The answers lie in the Jewish demographic shifts happening across the United Kingdom — and Europe. → Read More

Hungarian music festival bans Spanish hip-hop group for defacing Israeli flag

"The actions of the group Tribade are against our cherished values of welcome and respect and we deeply condemn this hateful stunt," wrote organizers of the festival, which is one of the largest in Europe. → Read More

Ukrainian oligarch says he placed Jewish death curse on Putin

Hennady Korban, who was stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship last month, claims Russian president is aware of the kabbalistic hex and is making military decisions based on it → Read More

Dutch city renames park that had honored mayor who betrayed Jews to Nazis

Hogeveen changes Mayor Tjalma Park to drop reference to municipal leader who was the first in Nazi-occupied Netherlands to hand over a list of local Jews, following German invasion → Read More

Dutch city renames square it had named for mayor who betrayed Jews to Nazis

Jetze Tjalma, who was mayor of Hogeveen for 30 years, was recently shown to have been the first local mayor to hand over his city's Jews, which he did voluntarily. → Read More

In Ukraine, Jewish charity buys 40 electric cars as fuel crisis hinders aid delivery

As costs of food, medicine and gasoline rise along with the number of recipients who require them, humanitarian groups maximize efficiency ahead of what they see as a long haul → Read More

In Ukraine, Jewish charity buys 40 electric cars to manage rising costs of delivering aid

Since Russia invaded in February, normal fuel prices have skyrocketed. → Read More

Mysterious postcard forces a French author to confront her family’s Holocaust story

An anonymous missive sends Anne Berest on a journey resulting in 'The Postcard,' an award-winning work of auto-fiction that lays bare the feelings and anxieties of French Jewry → Read More

Auction house shrugs off criticism as Hitler's personal items go under hammer

Alexander Historical Auctions head rejects 'nonsense' objections to sale of Nazi leader's candy bowl, girlfriend's swastika-studded dog collar, calling objects 'criminal evidence' → Read More