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Anti-Semitic Desecration at a Tiny Centuries-Old French Jewish Cemetery

Forty of the 50 graves in the tiny 18th century Jewish cemetery were desecrated. The last time, the perpetrators were caught but not punished.

Greek Holocaust Memorial Damaged Again by Anti-Semitic Vandals

"Anti-Semitism, even an anti-Semitism almost without Jews, racism and intolerance survive and lurk everywhere, at every moment."

Belgian Province to Ban Kosher Slaughter

Denmark, Switzerland and New Zealand already prohibit kosher slaughter.

Spa for the Soul: New Mikvah in Nigeria

'We wanted the place to look relaxing and modern.'

American Jewish Leaders Meet With A-G Jeff Sessions on Anti-Semitism

“We are looking forward to continued collaboration with government at all levels."

In Northeast India, Bnei Menashe Prepare Matzah for Passover

Each village priest would recite ancient prayers, such as “Miriam’s Song,” echoing the Biblical account of the Exodus and its aftermath.

New Interactive Maps Expose Anti-Semitic Activity on US Campuses

Through the webpage, students can also submit photos of the anti-Semitism they witness in real time.

NGO Provocation Photographed on Shabbat with Zionist Rabbi’s Permission

This permit was used last Shabbat, when activists from the leftwing NGO Ta'ayush, an anarchist group that provokes violent confrontations in Judea and Samaria, arrived outside a religious moshav in Jordan Valley.

New Israelis Arrive From Ukraine on IFCJ ‘Freedom Flight’

The start of a new life in Israel, "a strong and independent country," is a rescue for olim from Ukraine.

AIPAC Conference Celebrates Judea and Samaria Anniversary

"We are committed to doing everything in our power to strengthen the Israeli presence in Judea and Samaria," said Rabbi Ben Dahan.

Snub or Honor: the Case of UJA NY Federation and Phyllis Chesler

After news of the inglorious disinvitation spread, UJA Fed CEO Eric Goldstein offered Chesler an abject apology.

Tzohar Ethics Chair Addresses UNESCO on Bioethics

"I believe it is incumbent upon our national governments to... respect diverse positions," Rabbi Cherlow said.

UNESCO Ambassadors Tour Jerusalem’s City of David

The numerous archaeological findings from the City of David unambiguously link the Jewish people to Jerusalem.

Israeli Police Station Inaugurated in Orthodox Jewish City of Beitar Illit

The new police station will provide services to some 90,000 residents in Beitar, Gush Etzion and Efrat.

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

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

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

“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

"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

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!

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.

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