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Historic ‘First’ as Canada Post Issues Hanukkah Stamp

Canada Post has indicated that if sales go well for this printing, production will be higher in coming years and new designs will be added.

UC Professor Tweets Anti-Semitic Propaganda

Prof. Bazian is also chairman of American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), which claims to be "the driving force behind activism for Palestine."

European Jews Urge Paris to ‘Draw Red Line’ Against Far-Right Political Parties

'The Jewish community stands "shoulder to shoulder" with the French government and people in its battle against extremism and terrorism.'

Lithuania, Not Israel, Embraces Surrealist Shmuel Bak with Dedicated State Museum

The Samuel Bak Museum which was opened this month is a new branch of the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum. Bak donated more than 60 of his paintings, and plans to send many more.

Fire Breaks Out at Reb Nachman’s Gravesite in Uman, Torah Scrolls Rescued

"Last night we graduated another 12 EMT volunteers in Uman, and this morning they already went into action."

Nearly 5,000 Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries Gather in Crown Heights, Brooklyn for Intl Kinus Hashluchim

The sole U.S. state in existence without a permanent Chabad presence -- South Dakota -- now has one.

Reform Riot at Kotel, Condemn Netanyahu

For people who become mortally hurt when this or that Orthodox politician tells them they're not really Jewish, heaping on their heads advice as to how they should improve – US Jews are surprisingly unrestrained when it comes to meddling in the coalition politics of a foreign country.

Designer Karl Lagerfeld Upsets Holocaust Survivors, Families with Talk Show Remarks

"You cannot kill millions of Jews and then take in millions of their worst enemies afterwards," Lagerfeld said.

President Rivlin to GA: Wall of Tears and Joy Now Symbol of Division, Disagreement

“The State of Israel was, and will always be, the home of every Jew: Orthodox, Reform, Conservative, secular, traditional, Ashkenazi, Sephardi. Jews. We are all one people, and Israel is dear to all of us.”

US Ambassador Friedman Convinced Embassy Will Move to Jerusalem

"It is not a question of 'if' -- it is a question of 'when' -- and I take the president at his word."

Zuckerman Institute Launches New US-Israeli Scientific Collaboration

Over the next 20 years, the program will provide more than $100 million in scholarships and educational activities.

Anti-Semitism Still Rising in America, FBI Warns in New Report

“There’s a dangerous disconnect between the rising problem of hate crimes and the lack of credible data being reported."

Jewish Olympic Gold Medalist Aly Raisman Reveals Abuse by Trainer

USA Gymnastics said it took "great courage" for Aly Raisman to speak out.

Lawsuit Reveals Plot by BDS Activists to Takeover Academic Associations

'This case is about the illegal, hostile takeover of a non-profit, academic association by leaders of an anti-Israel group.'

Camp Ramah Still Safe for Zionists, Director Rejects Ha’aretz Insinuations

According to Ha'aretz, Camp Ramah has incorporated the curriculum of a group called IfNotNow to teach Jewish Children about the evils of Israeli occupation. So we made a phone call.

Chabad Rabbi Says Vandalized Menorah Teaches Youth ‘Everyone is Accountable’

"Darkness can only be dispelled by light and hate by love ... Chabad's response to this incident will be to rebuild the menorah."

Anti-Semitism Destroys Campaign for Jewish Student At McGill University

"Democratize SSMU was a campaign to remove all Jewish and anti-BDS students from SSMU’s leadership," the student wrote.

President Rivlin ‘Expects Spain to Oppose Boycotts’

“Iranian threats to destroy Israel cannot be tolerated," President Rivlin told the Spanish Parliament.

Israeli, Russian State Libraries To Digitize Collection of Rare Hebrew Manuscripts

Three generations of the Günzburg family amassed one of the largest private collections of Hebrew books and manuscripts in Europe.

Report: Mogul Harvey Weinstein Hired Ex-Mossad Agents to Spy on his Accusers

According to Globes, Black Cube’s primary field of operation is intimidating victims of harassment on behalf of the prominent individuals who harassed them.

Trump’s Communications Director for 10 Days, ‘The Mooch,’ to Join Orthodox Chamber of Commerce...

'Anthony is a Wall Street powerhouse whose dedication to Israel is steadfast.'

Rivlin to Madrid Jewish Schoolchildren: ‘We Must Not Surrender to anti-Semitism, We Must Fight...

The President concluded by thanking the community for their warm welcome and said, “We are brothers, let us stand together.”

Ukraine Objecting to Moving Bones of Nachman of Breslov to Israel

The secret appeal was made by Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely (Likud), on behalf of Breslov Hasidism in Israel.

UK Chief Rabbi to Netanyahu: Attacking Zionism Is Attacking Jews

The PM, his wife, and Minister Miri Regev later met with British Jewish community leaders, and recalled the 100th anniversary of the Balfour declaration

Watch Britain’s May Underline UK Pride in Helping Pioneer State of Israel

"We must be equally clear that there can never be any excuses for boycotts, divestment or sanctions: they are unacceptable."

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