Anelka had hoped that a prominent member of the French Jewish community would speak on his defence but his 'quenelle' gesture has been labelled as 'clearly suspect' by Roger Cukierman
The Frenchman made the gesture after scoring against West Ham and faces a minimum of five games out if found guilty
The Home Secretary is under increasing pressure from Jewish groups and others to ban the Hungarian ultra-nationalist party from spreading hatred at a London rally this weekend
The Frenchman has until Thursday to respond
The West Brom striker made the gesture, which some view as anti-Semitic, against West Ham
The French government tried to ban the comic on the grounds that he is a threat to public order
The Arsenal winger reminded us that footballers aren't always trained PR stooges; Twitter reminded us of the dangers of footballers exhibiting personality
Show that has been widely condemned as anti-semitic is considered a threat to public order
Footballer Nicolas Anelka has become embroiled in the row over an anti-Semitic comedian’s controversial hand gestures
The musician likened Israel’s ‘oppression’ of Palestinians to the Holocaust
The actress will play the superhero in the forthcoming Superman vs Batman
This definition of anti-Semitism has been too stretched for too long
The Haggadah (a book read by Jews on the first night of Passover) dates from 1726
A former Chief Rabbi has been arrested in Israel following a fraud inquiry.
Earl Browning was a counter-intelligence officer in occupied Germany after the Second World War who raised persistent but unheeded objections when the US military began using the notorious Gestapo chief Klaus Barbie as a paid informant. Browning had served in the Counter Intelligence Corps in Normandy and at the Battle of the Bulge. At war's end he was stationed in Frankfurt, monitoring intelligence activities in the US-occupied zone.
November is a difficult month for Germany.