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A New Haggadah for Passover by StandWithUs

"The subsequent arrival in the ancestral land of Israel (immediately following the Exodus) should also be taught..."

Life Sentence for Terrorist Who Murdered Ezra Schwartz, hy’d

22 Adar 5777 – March 20, 2017
Ezra Schwartz was in Israel for a gap year program when he was murdered by a terrorist while on his way to volunteer at a park.

Lifeguards at Lake Kinneret on Chol HaMoed Passover

22 Adar 5777 – March 19, 2017
Last year more than 250,000 tourists flocked to the beaches along the shores of the lake on the Passover holiday.

Anti-Semitic Graffiti Spray-Painted on Historic Synagogue in Barbados

Synagogue spokesperson Martin Steinbok said he "believed the culprit or culprits were deranged."

Mezuzah Burned at UC Hastings Campus in San Francisco

19 Adar 5777 – March 16, 2017
“We will not tolerate hateful actions of any sort against members of our community," wrote the UC Hastings Chancellor.

Vast Majority of Hesder Yeshiva Recruits Join IDF Combat Units

18 Adar 5777 – March 15, 2017
"It is a great privilege to learn Torah, and it is a great privilege to serve in the IDF."

Bennett, Liberman Spar Over Rabbi’s Remarks on Women Combat Soldiers

Liberman wrote in his letter about the female soldiers who have fallen in the line of duty in recent years.

Iranian FM: Netanyahu Distorts Jewish Scriptures

15 Adar 5777 – March 13, 2017
To be fair to the Israeli PM, the Persian king in the Megillah is in cahoots with Haman's plot to destroy all the Jews in his empire, and the reversal of his position is the essence of the Purim miracle.

Bomb Threats Sent to 6 JCCs on Purim in US, Canada

Most of the Jewish Community Centers that received threats had received them before, including the one in Vancouver, where the JCC was threatened last week.

Israel Rocks Shushan Purim in Jerusalem and Walled Cities!

15 Adar 5777 – March 12, 2017
During the day expect to see LOTS of costumes and happy faces in Jerusalem, especially around Safra Square, the biggest Purim street fair in the country.

Migdal Ha’Emek Disabled Residents’ Center Sends Purim Packages to City’s Children

Residents at the center worked together with volunteers for two days to prepare the mishloach manot gift baskets, thanks to a budget secured by the mayor.

Bomb Threat Sent to Brooklyn Jewish Children’s Museum

12 Adar 5777 – March 9, 2017
The text of the message, sent by cell phone notification, claimed that three pipe bombs were "scattered throughout the museum."

Anti-Semitic Threats Against US, Canadian JCCs Continue

"We insist that all relevant federal agencies, including your own, apply all the resources available to bring the perpetrator or perpetrators... to justice."

Unanimous Letter From U.S. Senate to Trump Administration Asking for Action on JCC Bomb...

10 Adar 5777 – March 7, 2017
"We are concerned that the number of incidents is accelerating and failure to address and deter these threats will place innocent people at risk"

Knesset Holds Emergency Debate About US Anti-Semitism

"Despite our long-standing practice of coming to the defense of threatened Jewish communities, when it comes to the United States, we are silent."

Bomb Threats Again Strike JCCs, Jewish Day School & ADL Offices [video]

A sixth wave of bomb threats has struck American Jewish institutions across the United States -- but some centers chose not to evacuate this time.

NYC Festival Mulls Russian Jewish Culture in America

8 Adar 5777 – March 6, 2017
"The uniqueness of this cohort’s multi-cultural identity makes their art special and relevant to their peers," said Ilia Salita of Genesis Group.

Dutch Watchdog Organization on Anti-Semitism Urges Rotterdam to Cancel Hamas Conference

The Dutch national security agency said the Rotterdam mayor had not, as he claimed, been in touch about the Hamas conference.

Gov. Cuomo to Rivlin: New Police Unit to Combat Anti-Semitism

7 Adar 5777 – March 5, 2017
Anti-Semitic attacks are "disgusting, reprehensible, it violates every tenet of the New York State tradition," said Cuomo.

Suspect Arrested for ADL, JCC Bomb Threats

6 Adar 5777 – March 3, 2017
The suspect faces a judge in St. Louis, then goes to NYC where he could face five years in prison if found guilty.

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