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Israeli Chief Rabbi, European Jewish Leaders Condemn Call to Remove Kippahs in Germany

Chief Rabbi Lau responded on Tuesday that the best way to battle anti-Semitism is to immigrate to Israel, but that all Jews in Germany and throughout the Diaspora must continue to wear the kippah and other Jewish symbols.

Sheba Hospital Rejects ‘Jews-Only’ Donation

“The Jewish people suffered from discrimination in many countries; it is very important that the Jewish people not discriminate in our own country."

Extreme Tourism: Come Watch Pascal Sacrifice on Mount Gerizim, Slaughtered Lambs and All

The signal is given the lambs are slaughtered and the process of preparing them to be roasted whole begins.
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UK Jews ‘Disappointed’ with Corbyn’s Apologies for Labour Anti-Semitism

Corbyn, for the first time, criticized the blatant anti-Semitism of the PLO, which the London Times said was "one of the most significant breaks from his supporters.”

George Washington University Students Vote to Divest, Join BDS Campaign Against Israel

"The Student Association showed ... its inability to condemn antisemitism and proves they don't have the proper means and knowledge to discuss this topic in the first place," said StandWithUs Emerson Fellow Tali Edid.

May 14 Opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem to Include Mezuzah-Hanging Ceremony

The extraordinary gesture comes at the behest of U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, Channel 20 reports.

Far-Left B’Tselem Features Soldier’s Response to Shooting Stone-Thrower in Anti-IDF Campaign

B'Tselem ignored the Arab attempt to burn Israeli motorists with firebombs on the roads of Samaria. Nor did the NGO seem concerned by the 30 Arabs who were trying to kill IDF soldiers.

Im Tirtzu Campaign Goes After ‘Subversive Opposition Group’ NIF

The billboard depicts NIF President Talia Sasson opposite an IDF soldier, the target of the NIF $87 million efforts to harm the State of Israel and its army.

German Jews Set ‘Wear a Kippah’ Protest Over Anti-Semitic Whipping Attack in Berlin

“If you can’t make it to Erfurt (or Berlin), then wear a kippah wherever you happen to be at that time.”

Barnard Student Vote to Divest Heats Up: Alumnae Petition Board to Reject Referendum

“By presenting a nuanced and complex issue as one-sided and simple, [the student government association] has biased the student body and failed in its duty to act as a neutral arbiter.”

NIF, EU, Trying to Stall Transfer of US Embassy to Jerusalem

NGO Ir Amim received $3 million from European donors between 2012-2017, and $1.8 million from the NIF between 2008-2016.

Hitler’s Birthday Concert Lands Polish Suspects in Jail

The suspects are being held on suspicion of spreading fascism through the concert for Hitler’s birthday.

March of Polish Christians and Jews to Commemorate Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

The aim of the Polish Council of Christians and Jews is to facilitate mutual understanding between Christians and Jews, overcome stereotypes, promote tolerance and deepen inter-religious contacts.

100s of French Celebs Sign Petition Condemning ‘New Anti-Semitism’

"This is a low-level ethnic cleansing in the country of Emile Zola and Clemenceau," the signatories proclaimed.

California Man Made Kill List of his Jewish Neighbors

Rose was turned in by a family member in whom he confided about his desire to kill Jews.

We Counted Only 3 Jews on Time’s 2018 List of World’s 100 Most Influential...

Those members of the tribe who cringe every time a Jewish name comes up in the news can rest easy.
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1938 Revisited with a Twist: an Arab Belts Kipa Wearing Israeli-Arab in Berlin

The anti-Semitism commissioner of Berlin's Jewish Community said he could not recommend to anyone to run around openly wearing a yarmulke.

Yisrael Helprin, Born Same Day as the Jewish State, Makes Aliyah on Independence Day

On their first date, 45 years ago, the main topic of conversation for Yisrael and later his wife, Bella, was how much they would both like to live in Israel.

Samsung’s Newest Phone Unintentionally ‘Kosher’

The Satmar Rebbe made headlines back then when he gave his flock one month to get rid of their smartphones or find a new rebbe.

Anne Frank’s Memory Turned into Anti-Semitic Taunts in Rivalry Between Italian Soccer Teams

One wonders how deep European anti-Semitism must be that the mere mention of the J word evokes a reaction similar to the N word in America.

BDS Convinces Durham, NC to Ban Advanced Police Training with Israel

"These tactics further militarize U.S. police forces that train in Israel, and this training helps the police terrorize Black and Brown communities here in the US," the petition warned.

Last Jew of Peki’in to Light Israel’s 70th Independence Day Torch

Margalit Zinati never married because it would have meant leaving Peki'in, and abandoning the town’s ancient synagogue, which features a limestone column engraved with two Hebrew inscriptions dating to the Roman period.

Letter Across Time to Late Neturei Karta Leader from his Pro-Zionist Nephew

"You will be surprised to hear who is the greatest proponent of the Torah in the world: the Zionist regime. Every year the Israeli government invests billions of shekels in the Torah world."

Survey: Most Haredim Don’t Recognize Israel’s Day of Independence, Holocaust Day

Only about 15-17% of Haredim ages 18-44 celebrate Independence Day in a festive manner.

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