(photo: AFP)

(photo: AFP)

By Shlomo Papirblat - April 1, 2015

Originally appeared here in Haaretz 

An insurance company has refused to renew the policy of a Jewish kindergarten in Brussels, claiming that the risk of doing so is too high, given the clear threat of anti-Semitic attacks.

The European Jewish Kindergarten, whose enrollment usually ranges from 20-30 children, is located in the same district as the European Union headquarters.

A spokesperson for the European Jewish Association, a federation of Jewish organizations on the continent, reports, “The insurance agent contacted us a few days ago with the unpleasant news that the insurance company we’ve worked with up to now is not prepared to extend the kindergarten’s insurance policy, in the current situation, due to the high risk entailed by a Jewish institution.” Read More