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Lost 400-Year-Old Autobiography of Jewish Governor Returned to Mexico

In addition to his political career, Luis de Carvajal y de la Cueva was probably a slave trader, and the first Spanish person to cross the lower Rio Grande into Texas from Mexico.

Suspect Arrested for ADL, JCC Bomb Threats

The suspect faces a judge in St. Louis, then goes to NYC where he could face five years in prison if found guilty.

Muslim Teen Gets 7 Years for Attacking Jewish Teacher in France

After the attack, the head of the Jewish community in Marseille was widely criticized for telling Jews in his city not to display their yarmulkes in public.

Concern for anti-Semitism as a Political Weapon

Jews have been the target of 500 - 1000 hate crimes every year. No other religion has experienced half as many.

Gunshot Fired at Evansville, Indiana Synagogue

"The goal of attacks and acts like this is to instill fear and I will not give in to that fear," the rabbi emphasized in his Facebook post.

US Dept. of Homeland Security Taking Action on Anti-Semitic Attacks

DHS is offering its expertise to Jewish communities on protective measures, threat reporting and security awareness.

Croatian Government to Investigate Country’s Pro-Nazi History

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said he would like the commission to recommend how to educate children about human rights violations under totalitarian regimes.

Rochester, NY Jewish Cemetery Vandalized

Cemetery manager: "I don't want to label it anti-Semitism. I don't think there's any proof of that."

Report: Wounded Terrorists Wait 47 Minutes on Average for Medical Treatment

The Police Spokesperson said that police protocol requires an examination of the injured terrorist by sappers to verify that no weapons or explosives are present on his or her person.

Government Approves Bill to Kill Tax Breaks on Anti-Israeli NGO Donations

The new bill, which amends Israel's income tax law, was endorsed by 26 MKs from all the coalition parties.

Pennsylvania’s Jewish AG: Trump Said Jews May Be Behind Anti-Semitic Attacks

'He just said, Sometimes it's the reverse, to make people — or to make others — look bad.'
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Trump Opens Congressional Speech with Condemnation of Anti-Semitism

Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, Trump's national security adviser, implored the president to stop using 'radical Islamic terrorism, because terrorists who call themselves Muslims aren't following the teachings of Islam.

AG Sessions: Anti-Semitic Threats ‘Unacceptable’

This–the fifth–round of bomb threats against Jewish institutions this year raised angry responses from Jewish community leaders, who have been calling for a more serious and aggressive federal response to the problem.

Herzog Warns Israel to Prepare for Jews Fleeing Western Anti-Semitism

"I call on the government to urgently prepare... a national emergency plan for possible waves of immigration of our Jewish brothers to Israel."

US President Trump Condemns 5th Wave of Bomb Threats to JCCs, Jewish Day Schools

"The President continues to condemn these and any other form of anti-Semitic and hateful acts in the strongest terms," Spicer said.
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Hillary Lives: Women of the Wall Call Haredim ‘Menacing Hoards’

They obviously meant to write 'menacing hordes,' which is both more comprehensible and more insulting. But wait, there's more.

Montana Lawmakers Advance Anti-BDS Bill

Anti-Semitism is not new to Montana; neo-Nazis targeted Jewish residents of the tiny town of Whitefish last December.

Swastikas, Racial Slurs Spray-Painted on Cars, Playground & Overpasses in Orchard Park, New York

"Some of the slurs that were painted may upgrade the charges to some form of a hate crime, but that's further down the road," police said.

Dozens of Headstones Broken at Philadelphia Jewish Cemetery [video]

Israeli officials called the desecration "shocking" but said, "We have full confidence in U.S. authorities to catch and punish the culprits."

Relief: J Street Suspends Anti-Israel Message, Going After Trump

Every time Ben Ami mentioned Trump's name, the crowd rang small bells they had received at the door, in the tradition of making noise when the Megilah reader mentions Hamman.

Israel Reverses Position on Human Rights Watch Entry Ban

Performing a furious back crawl in the pool of state, Spokesman Nahshon said the foreign ministry's view had been given to the interior ministry before the completion of the internal decision-making process.

Anti-Semitic Vandals Target Hasidic Village of New Square With Swastikas, Hate Messages

This is not the first time New Square has been targeted by anti-Semitic vandals. There's been no arrest in the prior attack.

Pence Visits St. Louis Jewish Cemetery, Condemns Anti-Semitic Vandalism

'I must tell you, people of Missouri are inspiring the nation by your love and care for this place. You make us all proud.'

South Carolina Latest State to Address Growing Campus Anti-Semitism

Bills introduced in Virginia and Tennessee legislatures recently and in Congress in December.

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