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Anti-Semitic Vandalism in the Borscht Belt

2 Elul 5775 – August 17, 2015
Monticello, N.Y. home vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti.

‘Rabbi of Reggae’ Matisyahu Concert Cancelled in Spain over Refusal to Support Palestinian State

2 Elul 5775 – August 16, 2015
Antisemitism gets non-Israeli singer Matisyahu blacklisted in Spain.

Influential Chicago Jewish Federation Says ‘No’ to IranDeal

The influential Jewish Federation of Chicago joins the growing opposition to the Iran nuclear deal.

Suspect Identified in San Antonio Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes

A suspect has been identified in the anti-Semitic crime spree that terrorized a Texas Jewish neighborhood in San Antonio.

Tour de Tolerance Breaks Cycles of Hate

29 Av 5775 – August 14, 2015
Hundreds of cyclists are expected to participate in the tenth annual Tour de Tolerance, to raise money for the El Paso Holocaust Museum in Texas.

Passing of the Tosher Rebbe, z’l

29 Av 5775 – August 13, 2015
The Tosher Rebbe, z'l, has passed away at the age of 95. Baruch Dayan Emes. May his memory be for a blessing.

Anti-Jihadists Are ‘Dirty Jewish Zionist Thugs” Says US University Professor

A Pennsylvania university professor calls anti-Jihad activists Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer “dirty Jewish Zionist thugs.”

75 Torah Scrolls at the Western Wall to Illuminate 75 Jewish Souls

The Torah scroll held by IDF Chief Rabbi Shlomo Goren returned to the Western Wall this week with 75 others for the Jewish souls lost in last year's war.

Anti-Semitic Vandalism Attack Alarms San Antonio

San Antonio Orthodox community target of widespread anti-Semitic vandalism.

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky: Pollard Need Not Bless ‘Gomel’

28 Av 5775 – August 12, 2015
Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky discussed the halachic aspects of Jonathan Pollard benching Gomel.

Inside Canary Mission

Because Canary Mission works beneath a complete shroud of secrecy, it has been called “shadowy.”

Liverpool Jews Brace for Neo-Nazi ‘White Man March’ Set for Sabbath

Jews in Liverpool are bracing for the neo-Nazi 'White Man March' set for this Saturday at 12 noon.

Historic French Synagogue Burns Down in Maizières-lès-Vic

27 Av 5775 – August 11, 2015
A quaint little 19th-century synagogue in France burned to the ground last week, but no one knows how or why.

Is It Mutiny? Independent Rabbinic Court Competing with Chief Rabbinate on Conversions

Six minors were converted to Judaism in a private ceremony in the Alon communal settlement in the Binyamin Region. This is a big deal.

Canadian Jew Rescues ISIS Sex Slaves — The Yazidis’ Oskar Schindler

26 Av 5775 – August 10, 2015
A Canadian Jewish businessman is raising money to free Yazidi and Christian women and girls being held as sex slaves by ISIS.

Jewish Child Shot by Unidentified Arab in Pisgat Ze’ev, Jerusalem

It is still not clear whether 5-year-old Uriah Levy was hit by stray gunfire on Sunday, or was deliberately shot in Pisgat Ze'ev, Jerusalem.

Israeli Jews Meet Independently with PA Chairman Abbas in Ramallah

An independent Israeli Jewish social action group met Sunday with Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas.

Update: Rebetzin Esther Segal, z’l

24 Av 5775 – August 9, 2015
Rebetzin Esther Segal, z'l, widow of Rabbi Zev Segal, passed away this weekend.

Protesters Rally Against Terror Attacks in Israel and PA

Anti-violence protesters rallied in Tel Aviv Saturday night against terror across the country and the PA.

NY’s Senator Schumer and Cong. Engel Will Vote Against the Iran Nuclear Deal

22 Av 5775 – August 7, 2015
Important New York legislators came out against the Iran Nuclear Deal: Senator Chuck Schumer and Cong. Eliot Engel.

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