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ZOA Protests Mount of Olives Violence

Generations of Jews who could not live in the Holy Land dreamt only of being buried on the Mount of Olives. Today, Jews who visit take their lives in their hands.

Lebanon Jews Denounce Israel as Beirut Synagogue Reopens

The Jewish community in Lebanon has officially denounced the State of Israel as the country's sole synagogue prepares to reopen in Beirut.

Rapper Apologizes for Appearing to Mock Jews

U.S. rapper Macklemore apologized after a firestorm over appearing in costume as what looked like an eastern European Jew.

Elie Wiesel’s Childhood Romanian Home is Now New Holocaust Center

The Holocaust Cellar will serve as a learning center dedicated to the 13,000 local Jewish Holocaust victims.

Kharkov Moving Towards Secession?

The Kharkov region is set to hold a referendum on independence within a week.

Pro-Israel Groups Blast SJP for Racism and UCLA for Fecklessness

The SJP is emboldened while the grown-ups cower in the corner, avoiding the wrath of the troublemakers.

Jewish Mother and Baby Assaulted in Paris

A woman assaulted a Jewish mother and her baby in Paris while shouting anti-Semitic slurs.

Israel’s Leftwing Minister Tzipi Livni Needs Special Status to Visit Britain

It's ironic that Britain needs to grant the leftwing Tzipi Livni temporary immunity to ensure she won't face an arrest warrant in the UK.

ADL Survey: 26 Percent Of Adults Worldwide Harbor Deeply Anti-Semitic Views

Over the years, the ADL has been criticized for overstating what qualifies as anti-Semitism, with critics suggesting that some of the statements used to measure bias actually are more indicative of admiration for Jews than anti-Jewish hostility.

ADL Survey: ¼ of World Population is Anti-Semitic

“The level of anti-Semitism in some countries and regions, even those where there are no Jews, is in many instances shocking.”

U. of New Mexico Grad Students Rescind Divestment Resolution

It took a second hearing and a tight vote, but in the end the good guys won this round.

‘Jews vs Nazis’ Latest Teen Rage in Florida

Trivialization of the Holocaust has reached new lows.

Jewish Carpenter Sues NYC Over Alleged Anti-Semitism

A Jewish carpenter is suing New York City’s Housing Authority after allegedly being threatened and insulted with anti-Semitic epithets.

UK Shechitah Advocate Wants Precise Labeling for Meat Industry

Shechitah advocates wrote that UK consumers of meat not produced through ritual slaughter “should also be told the method of slaughter: captive bolt shooting, gassing, electrocution, drowning, trapping, clubbing or any of the other approved methods.”

Latvian School Features ‘Jew-Free’ Sign

The entrance to a nursery school in Latvia featured a German-language sign advertising the establishment as being “Jew-free.”

IDF Arrests Bedouin Soldier Who Wants to Kill Jews

A Bedouin IDF soldier was arrested after posting comments on Facebook calling for "Death to Jews" and praising Hitler.

Bkln Construction Worker Indicted for Murder of Menachem Stark

A Brooklyn construction worker has been indicted for the kidnapping and murder of Haredi real estate developer Menachem Stark. A grand jury in Brooklyn on Monday indicted...

National Symbols Degraded and Defaced in Jerusalem

"We thought that an incident like this would bring here a march of MK’s, ministers and maybe even the president, but evidently an incident like this doesn't particularly bother the leaders of the state; it only bothers the citizens," said a resident.

Police Respond to Graffiti Attack, Ask ‘Where are the reporters?’

Students at the Or Menachem yeshiva in Tzfat told reporters that police only responded to a graffiti attack on the grave of the Talmudic...

Ukraine’s Jewish Mayor of Kharkov Begins His Recovery in Israel

Kharkov's Jewish Mayor Gennady Kernes is slowly overcoming near-fatal wounds and is on the road to recovery at Haifa's Rambam Hospital.

California School District Cancels Lesson on Holocaust Denial

Students at a school in California who were given an assignment to compare propaganda with actual evidence on the Holocaust have instead been told to abandon the project.

NYPD Cop Arrested for Anti-Semitic Grafitti in Boro Park

A former New York City police officer was arrested for spray painting anti-Semitic graffiti in Boro Park.

Brussels mayor bans ‘summit meeting’ for anti-Semites

A mayor from Brussels banned an event that European Jews have called a “summit meeting for anti-Semites.” Eric Tomas, the mayor of Anderlecht— one of...

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