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Harry Potter’s Author Catapulting Muslim Campaign to Fix Vandalized Jewish Cemetery

26 Shevat 5777 – February 22, 2017
The tweet received around 10,000 retweets and more than 30,000 likes, and the sudden increase in traffic crashed the campaign’s page.

Russia’s Chief Rabbi: No Such Thing as Religious Extremism

Rabbi Lazar noted that many faiths have in them followers who promote pseudo-religious extremism.

East Ukraine Jews Again Facing Daily Artillery Barrages

'We prayed Shacharit so well that the walls of the synagogue were shaking,' Rabbi Mendel Cohen, jokes wearily.

Anne Frank Center Charges Trump Statement on Anti-Semitism ‘Band-Aid on Cancer’

26 Shevat 5777 – February 21, 2017
“It’s ironic that no matter how many times he talks about this, that it’s never good enough," Press Secretary Spicer said.

Trump, Ivanka, Condemn JCC Bomb Threats

“The anti-Semitic threats targeting our Jewish community and community centers are horrible and are painful," President Trump said.

New Orleans Hebrews Swept in Ol’ Mardi Gras Shabbat Excitement

We have no idea how one can maintain the two warring notions of 'Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans' and 'avoiding immodesty' in the same sentence

1,800 Year Old List of Synagogue Donors Discovered in Galillee Village

'No one can argue with the written artifact. There was an ancient synagogue here and the synagogue was built in its current form in recent centuries.'

Missouri Governor Outraged as 100 Jewish Tombstones Vandalized [video]

'Whoever did this slipped into a cemetery in secret to break things. We will stand together in the open to rebuild them, stronger.'

3,000 Lubavich Women Emissaries from Around the Globe Gather in New York

Hailing from as far away as Bangkok and the Congo, and as near as the Hamptons and the Bronx, these Chabad women serve communities throughout the world.

BDS Group SJP Silences Irish University, Forces Cancellation of Event With Israeli Ambassador

An SJP member explained the Israeli ambassador wasn't entitled to speak on campus because “Palestinians in Gaza don’t have free speech.”

Bomb Threats Lead to Evacuations at JCCs in 5 States

25 Shevat 5777 – February 20, 2017
In several incidents in January there were a total of 60 bomb threats called into 48 JCCs in 26 states -- all hoaxes.

Toronto Jews Plagued by Anti-Semitic Notes on Doors & Vandalized Mezuzahs

Post-it notes with swastikas, messages reading “No Jews” and other anti-Semitic slurs were found on doors; mezuzahs were damaged as well.

PM Netanyahu Visits Singapore Jewish Community at Maghain Aboth Synagogue

PM Netanyahu: "I want a reciprocal visit this year. This is year in Jerusalem, I look forward to meeting you there."

David Friedman Beware: 200 Years Ago, US Envoy to Tunis Was Fired for Being...

US Consul Noah was operating in the midst of this volatile mix, negotiating with powers that were easily as hostile to Americans and Europeans then as they are today.

President al-Sisi Meets Delegation of Heads of Jewish-American Organizations

The president stressed his keenness to receive delegations representing different [groups] from American society.

Wife Murderer Suing Prison over Substandard Kosher Food

Perry Avram March, the son of a Romanian Jewish immigrant who, back in 2006, was convicted of murdering his wife, Janet Levine March, has...

Hitler’s Personal Phone Gets $240,000 in Auction

You, too, can own Adolf Hitler's personal presentation telephone, recovered from the Fuhrerbunker.

Austrian Woman Fined for Denying Holocaust in Bathroom

A court in Feldkirch, Austria, on Friday fined a woman $1,280 and gave her a suspended jail sentence for calling the Holocaust "lies" and...

VP Pence in ‘Emotional’ Tour at Dachau Nazi Concentration Camp

24 Shevat 5777 – February 19, 2017
"We can never forget atrocities against Jews and others in the Holocaust," VP Pence said.

Suspects in Custody for Anti-Semitic Vandalism in UK

"I have been here for six years and haven’t seen anything like it," a local worker said.

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