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New Limitations On Shechita In Belgium’s Flemish Region

A cabinet minister in Belgium’s Flemish Region announced that a majority of lawmakers have decided to impose new limitations on ritual slaughter of animals in 2019. Read more

Belgium Draws Inspiration For Security Measures From Israel

BRUSSELS – Belgium has launched new security measures at Brussels Airport after suicide bombings there in March, taking inspiration from controls at Ben-Gurion in Israel, among the most heavily protected airports in the world. Read more

Madrid – 5 Jihadi Suspects Arrested In Spain, Belgium, Germany Share Tweet Share Mail

Police in Spain, Belgium and Germany on Wednesday arrested five people suspected of forming a cell that spread propaganda and sought to recruit militants for the Islamic State armed group, officials said. Read more

Attacker Wounds 2 Police in Belgium, Shouts ‘Allahu Akhbar’

Two female officers were attacked and wounded by a man wielding a machete and shouting “Allahu Akhbar” outside the main police station in the Belgian city of Charleroi on Saturday, police said. Read more

Oded Guez Who Refuses To Grant Wife Divorce Arrested In Belgium

An Israeli man, who allegedly left the country with a false passport and is wanted by the police, was arrested in Antwerp on Thursday, the State Prosecutor’s Office said. Read more

Belgium Denies Soldiers Guarding Brussels Synagogues Had No Bullets

Belgium’s Defense Ministry denied reports that some soldiers had guarded synagogues in Brussels without ammunition in their rifles. Read more

Can Belgium Protect Its Jews?

ANTWERP– The hundreds of rifle-toting police and soldiers who patrol Isaac Michaeli’s neighborhood have done little to improve his sense of safety. Read more

Belgium Admits: We Messed Up

The government of Belgium on Thursday admitted it could have done more to prevent Tuesday’s Islamic State (ISIS) bombings in Brussels, as Prime Minister Charles Michel refused to accept the resignation tendered by two ministers over the fiasco. Read more

Frenchman Arrested In ‘Advanced Stages’ of Terror Plot After Twin Raids In France and Belgium

Twin terror raids in France and Belgium Thursday resulted in multiple arrests, including one Frenchman who was described as being in the “advanced stages” of a plot to attack the country. Read more

Israel Recently Warned Belgium of Lax Airport Security

Israel reportedly warned Belgian officials of the numerous security failings at the Brussels airport weeks before a series of deadly bomb blasts ripped through the site on Tuesday. Read more