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Posted on: March 18th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

A Belgian watchdog on anti-Semitism warned it was preparing to take legal action against online propagators of a new anti-Semitic joke about the Holocaust. The Belgian League against Anti-Semitism, or LBCA, issued the threat regarding a photograph of an oven with paper money inside, bearing the caption, “The Jew trap is set.” The photo surfaced […]

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Posted on: March 18th, 2014

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday said Jewish diplomat Daniel Rubinstein would replace Robert Ford as the diplomat guiding the U.S. response to the crisis in the country. “It’s more than fair to say that he is among our government’s foremost experts on the Middle East and has served with distinction in some […]

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Jew recites the "Shema" prayer on the Temple Mount.
 

Posted on: March 18th, 2014

News & ViewsEye on Palestine

“Allowing freedom of religion incites violence” is the essence of Jordan’s message.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu meet in the Kremlin, Nov. 20, 2013.
 

Posted on: March 17th, 2014

News & ViewsGlobal

On the one hand, Putin has been a friend to Chabad and to Israel. On the other hand, Putin is a brutal dictator.

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Posted on: March 17th, 2014

News & ViewsMiddle EastIran

Josh Fattal, an American hiker freed by Iran in September 2011 after two years in captivity, said the Iranians knew he was Jewish even though it was never explicitly stated. “I was so scared in those first months about being a Jew with an Israeli father, but at a certain point I embraced it,” Fattal […]

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Posted on: March 17th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

The British Football Association will request that Nicolas Anelka serve his entire suspension for performing the quenelle salute regardless of the soccer team he joins. Anelka was fired by British West Bromwich Albion on Friday for “gross misconduct” for making the salute, seen by many as being anti-Semitic, on the field during a December match […]

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Dutch Politician Geert Wilders
 

Posted on: March 17th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Geert Wilders, leader of the Dutch rightist, pro-Israel Party for Freedom, called for The Hague to be home to fewer Moroccans, which led an opposing candidate to compare him to Hitler. Wilders, an anti-Islam and anti-immigration politician and a supporter of Israel, made the comments last week during a campaign event. Local elections in Holland […]

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Women of the Wall of the Tomb of the Patriarchs (Purim).
 

Posted on: March 17th, 2014

News & ViewsIsrael

A photo essay from Purim in Hebron.

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Northeastern University's Students for Justice in Palestine group has been suspended for the rest of 2014
 

Posted on: March 17th, 2014

News & ViewsIsrael

Northeastern U's Students for Justice in Palestine Suspended following mock evictions

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The Zayit Raanan Shower Club
 

Posted on: March 15th, 2014

News & ViewsJewish

Purim Photos from your shuls.

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EMET warns of the danger to America of a nuclear Iran
 

Posted on: March 14th, 2014

News & ViewsMiddle EastIran

This Purim, EMET has released a video which strips away the mask and reveals to everyone the true face of Hassan Rouhani.

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giraffe mezuza
 

Posted on: March 14th, 2014

News & ViewsJewish

Bar Ilan researchers recovered the ancient method of converting giraffe hide into Kosher parchment for writing Torah scrolls and Mezuzot.

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Hur and Aharon holding up Moshe's hands as Joshua battled Amalek.
 

Posted on: March 14th, 2014

News & ViewsJewish

Remember, this Shabbat we read Parshat Zachor.

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An Orthodox student in the Ukraine was attacked and stabbed in January 2014.
 

Posted on: March 14th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Rabbi Cohen's attackers were screaming "Zhid" and then stabbed him, while U.S. envoy denies rise in antisemitism.

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"The Gas Chamber Hoax" is yet another effort to deny the Holocaust in a faux documentary
 

Posted on: March 14th, 2014

News & ViewsGlobal

New Holocaust denial film, "The Gas Chamber Hoax" is on YouTube.

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Posted on: March 13th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishHolocaust

A New York man has gone to court for the return of several Nazi-looted artworks from the controversial collection of Cornelius Gurlitt in Munich. David Toren, 88, whose father and uncle were art collectors in the pre-war German city of Breslau, sued in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., earlier this month to demand the […]

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Posted on: March 13th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Ira Forman, the Obama administration’s special envoy on anti-Semitism, disputed claims by Russian President Vladimir Putin that Ukrainian revolutionaries were spreading hatred of Jews. In an interview published Thursday in the Jewish Daily Forward, Forman said Putin’s assertions were not credible. “We have no indication that what President Putin has been saying about anti-Semitism has […]

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Chief of Staff Gantz at Auschwitz.
 

Posted on: March 13th, 2014

News & ViewsGlobalEurope

Nazi stamps used to tattoo death camp prisons are proof of the evil system as Holocaust survivors’ numbers dwindle.

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Students from the Makor Chaim (Steinsaltz) yeshiva in Gush Etzion take over the Mamilla Mall in Jerusalem.
 

Posted on: March 13th, 2014

News & ViewsIsrael

There is nothing like a bunch of yeshiva high schoolers to get everyone in the mood for Purim.

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Posted on: March 13th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Tokyo Metropolitan Police reportedly have arrested a man in connection with the vandalism of hundreds of copies of “The Diary of Anne Frank” in city libraries. The Tokyo resident, identified as an “unemployed man in his 30s,” made a statement admitting to some involvement in the vandalism of the books in February, according to a […]

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