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Jerusalem Mayor Cancels Lecture, Condemns San Francisco State University Double Standard

'By failing to provide the necessary public forum and properly publicize my lecture, the University has contributed to the continuing marginalization and demonization of the Jewish state.'

Orthodox Rabbi to be Friedman Adviser

Rabbi Lightstone has served as a regional director of New York NCSY and is a graduate of Yeshiva University.

Swedish Jews Urge Government to Raise Security After Threats, Vandalism

ADL: "Such a situation cannot be acceptable in Sweden today. This local crime and its consequence should be a national issue."

2 Former Shin Bet Heads to Join Breaking the Silence Event

Between September 2012 – June 2016, BtS held more then 80 lectures, exhibitions and events across Europe, America, South Africa and Australia.

10 Indian Bnei Menashe Couples Married in Israel

The Bnei Menashe are descendants of the tribe of Manasseh, one of the Ten Lost Tribes exiled from the Land of Israel more than 2,700 years ago by the Assyrian empire.

Report: Anti-Semitism Increased 40%, Genocidal Speech Doubled in 2016

AMCHA Initiative’s 2016 report indicates two main sources are responsible for anti-Semitism on campus.

Hikind Denounces New York School Holocaust Justification Homework

'This despicable 'Final Solution' assignment demands far more than an apology. This is a stab in the back to Holocaust survivors.'

Federal Judge Gives Go Ahead to Suing Germany in US Court over Nazi-Looted Art

Meanwhile, German Culture Minister Monika Grütters declared the looted collection a national cultural treasure.
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Despite Apology, Singapore Deports Imam Who Attacked Jews

'Any religious leader from any religion who makes such statements will be held accountable for their actions.'

Apology from JCC Bomb Caller’s Father

Emphasizing "there was no hatred" behind the calls, the boy's father said it was the "illness" that pushed him.

80 Foreign Diplomats Enjoy Model Seder in Tel Aviv

'Such events help showcase Israel and Israelis in a positive light.'

Innovative Temple Mount Sifting Project Facing Termination over Funding

The Temple Mount Sifting Project was established following the illegal removal of 9,000 tons of earth from the Temple Mount by Israel's Northern Branch of the Islamic Movement and the Waqf.

Israeli Emergency Aid Teams Help in Peru After Floods, Mudslides

Both Peru and Colombia have had diplomatic relations with Israel for decades.

Islamic Clerics Arrested at Temple Mount Over Terror Attack

Both suspects, Hasnin Zahnir and Sami Abed Fatiha, are da'is, "charitable workers for Islamic organizations."

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."

Haifa Chemicals Workers Protest Ammonia Tank Closure on Eve of Passover

Haifa Chemicals workers are worried about losing their jobs on the eve of the Passover holiday.

Wallenberg-Signed Document Exempting a Jew from Wearing Yellow Star Fetches $13,310

On 17 January 1945, during the Siege of Budapest by the Red Army, Wallenberg was detained by SMERSH on suspicion of espionage and subsequently disappeared.
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Singapore Imam Apologizes for Anti-Jewish Comment

In his apology, the Imam said: 'I am filled with great remorse for the inconvenience, tension and trauma that I have caused to this peaceful country.'

Soviet Era ‘Babi Yar’ Poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko Dies in Tulsa, Oklahoma at 83

Yevtushenko's Babi Yar described both the Nazi atrocities and the Soviet government's own persecution of Jews.

Germans Pay Heir of Jewish Art Collector, Keep Stolen Kirchner Painting

In return for the $1.28 million check, Hess's heir consented to keeping the Kirchner painting where it is.

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.'

Supreme Court Bars Supreme Rabbinic Court from Ruling on ‘Safed Get’

The ruling permitted an Aguna whose husband is in a vegetative state to remarry.

UK Kids Whos Stole Auschwitz Artifacts Fined

The Krakow court fined them $665 each and ordered them to donate $2,000 to a memorial fund for Auschwitz survivors and their families.

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