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15 Killed in Second Deadly Blast in Volgograd

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Star French Athlete Probed for Antisemitic Gesture

A star athlete from France is facing disciplinary action for showing support for an antisemitic comedian whose shows may soon be banned by the...

Lithuanian Lawmaker: Jews Only Want to Take Money

Lithuania’s prime minister condemned a lawmaker for suggesting Jews are cheap and “are just looking to take from Lithuania.” “I judge this statement to be...

Portuguese Plumbers Discover Ancient Mikvahs

Plumbers fixing a water leak in central Portugal discovered what appears to be a cluster of 600-year-old Jewish ritual baths. The discovery was made earlier...

Abbas Asks US to Block Settlement Construction

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas urged the Obama Administration to block a new Israeli plan to build hundreds of additional homes in Jewish settlements. Israel officials...

NY Times Launching Survey of Hungarian Antisemitism

The New York Times is conducting a survey of Hungarian Jews to help deepen its coverage of anti-Semitism in that country. The survey, published online...

Israel Planning ‘Rescue’ Operation for French Jews

An Aliyah plan of this scale hasn't been attempted since the rescued of Ethiopian Jewry.

Jewish Center: NBA Stars Must Say No to Birthday Game for Dictator

The basketball exhibition of NBA stars, which Dennis Rodman is preparing for the birthday celebration of North Korean dictator Kim Jung Un, is "an undeserved gift to a murderous tyrant," Rabbi Cooper of the Simon Wiesenthal Center said.

Saudi Blogger Facing Execution Threat

A judge in Saudi Arabia (the kingdom was recently elected to the UN Human Rights Council for a three-year term) has recommended that imprisoned...

German Jewish Family Fighting 22 Years to Reclaim Its Land

German-American non-Jewish attorney Peter Sonnenthal and his family, which has Jewish roots (his grandmother was Jewish and perished in Auschwitz) have been fighting for...

Russian FM: West Realizing They’re Aiding Terrorists in Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov believes Western politicians have started to realize that overthrowing Assad’s government might lead to a worsening of the Syrian...

Report: French JDL Attacked Antisemites Erev Xmas

They beat a man suspected of performing the "quenelle" and locked him inside the trunk of a parked car.

Chief Rabbi Makes Landmark Address to Limmud UK

Ephraim Mirvis became the first sitting British chief rabbi to address the annual Limmud conference, defying the opposition of prominent haredi Orthodox rabbis in...

Greek City to Build Holocaust Museum and Research Center

The northern Greek city of Thessaloniki will build a Holocaust research center at the site where some 50,000 of the city’s Jews were deported...

Vandals Desecrate Russian Synagogue with Pig’s Head

Unidentified Russian vandals  used a pig’s head to desecrate a synagogue in the southern Russian city of Krasnodar, according to representatives of the Jewish...

Jewish Home MK: PM Embracing Settlement Evacuation Will Be Deposed

MK Motti Yogev (Jewish Home) is calling for Israelis to "come out of their indifference."

Council of Europe to Support of Ritual Circumcision

Encouraged by Israeli diplomats, parliamentarians from the Council of Europe have submitted a motion opposing an earlier resolution condemning ritual circumcision of boys. The motion...

Canada Wants Richard Falk Ousted for ‘Palestinian Holocaust’ Comment

Canada has called for the removal of a top U.N. official who accused Israel of having “genocidal intentions” against Palestinians. Ottawa “completely rejects and condemns”...

Russian Court Orders Jewish Teacher’s Early Release

A Russian court ordered the early release of a Jewish teacher whose bribery trial was marred by anti-Semitic statements and whose lengthy prison sentence...

Report: Mandela Received Mossad Training

Nelson Mandela received training from Israel’s Mossad in the 1960s, an Israeli government document has revealed. Mandela, the former South African president and anti-apartheid leader...

Canada Wants U.N. Official Ousted Over ‘Palestinian Holocaust’ Comment

Canada has called for the removal of a top U.N. official who accused Israel of having “genocidal intentions” against Palestinians. Ottawa “completely rejects and condemns”...

Snowden Files Reveal: US, UK, Spied on Olmert, Barak

Uncle Sam and Uncle Jack just have to know some things.

Swedish County Eyeing Ban on Circumcision

A county in Sweden is moving ahead with plans to ban the non-medical circumcision of boys, its leading elected official said. Per-Ola Mattsson, the commissioner...

Britain’s Chief Rabbi Calls for Ban on Women Reading from Torah

British Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis has called on Orthodox synagogues to ban “partnership” minyan services, where women can lead prayers and read from the...

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