European Christmas Market returns to Union Depot – Star Tribune

European Christmas Market returns to Union Depot – Star Tribune

For the fifth year, the Union Depot’s East Plaza will be transformed into European Christmas Market, St. Paul’s version of the classic open-air Christmas markets of central Europe. Starting at 4 p.m. Friday, the market will feature more than 35 holiday vendors — a 50 percent increase from last year — selling food, drink and […]

Europe rabbinical org. rejects Orthodox, non-state converts from Israel – The Jerusalem Post – Israel News

Europe rabbinical org. rejects Orthodox, non-state converts from Israel – The Jerusalem Post – Israel News

CER President Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt . (photo credit: ELI ITIKIN) The Chief Rabbinate and the Conference of European Rabbis have agreed that rabbis from Israel will not conduct conversions in Europe, while the CER will adopt a policy of non-recognition for converts who convert in Israel through independent, Orthodox rabbinical courts. In 2015, […]

Russia warns US against deploying new missiles to Europe

Russia warns US against deploying new missiles to Europe

MOSCOW — A senior Russian diplomat has warned that the planned U.S. withdrawal from a Cold War-era arms control pact could critically upset stability in Europe. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Monday that if the U.S. deploys intermediate range missiles in Europe after opting out of the treaty banning their use, it will allow […]

These 6 Extraordinary Ski Resorts Are Among The Best In Europe

These 6 Extraordinary Ski Resorts Are Among The Best In Europe

Winter moonlight landscape and the Alpe d’Huez,ski resort in the French Alps     Photo: GettyGetty Skiing in Europe is not just about schussing to some of the best resorts on the planet but also combining sport with the experience of exploring picturesque, centuries-old towns , eating at haute mountain refuges and quaint local restaurants and enjoying extraordinary views […]

The Observer view on Brexit and the future of Europe

The Observer view on Brexit and the future of Europe

The intense inwards focus in Westminster on last-minute Brexit dramas has tended to obscure the dire impact on Europe itself of Britain’s decision to leave the EU. It is a poignant moment. Across a continent beset by mounting internal and external problems, Britain’s departure will be interpreted by many as a stinging vote of no […]

My Europe: Bosnia's ice-cold peace

My Europe: Bosnia's ice-cold peace

It’s not Groundhog Day every day in Bosnia, but it does happen at least once a year: People saying regularly that the country is falling apart and that war may be coming again. The reason is always, as again this year, that Bosnian Serb strongman Milorad Dodik is threatening something. Sometimes it is a referendum on the independence of […]

Brexit: views from around Europe UK and EU declaration

Brexit: views from around Europe UK and EU declaration

On November 22, the draft text of the Political Declaration on that future relationship was published by the EU. It must now be signed off by EU leaders. Here, academic experts from around the EU explain the priorities in member states for the next steps of the future EU-UK relationship. Read the view from Germany, […]

Amazon staff in Europe protest to coincide with Black Friday

Amazon staff in Europe protest to coincide with Black Friday

“It is one of the days that Amazon has most sales, and these are days when we can hurt more and make ourselves be heard because the company has not listened to us and does not want to reach any agreement,” said Hernandez, who has worked for five years at Amazon. Source link