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Flyers ordered Jews to appear at a designated location in Ukraine, in Sept., 1941. The next day, the Jews lined up at the Babi Yar Ravine.
 

Posted on: April 18th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

In 1941, the Jews of Kiev received a similar leaflet. When they showed up the next day, more than 34,000 were murdered.

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Text of anti-Semitic flyer distributed to Jews in Donetsk, Ukraine on Passover 2014.
 

Posted on: April 17th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Jews in Donetsk, Ukraine this week were ordered to “register” themselves and their assets.

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The interior of the El Ghriba synagogue -- the oldest synagogue in North Africa -- on the Tunisian island of Djerba in 2009.
 

Posted on: April 16th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

A local Jewish merchant was stabbed Monday on the island of Djerba.

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Men who are Kohanim -- members of the priestly caste -- spread their prayer shawls in preparation for the benediction of the Jewish Nation at the Western Wall.
 

Posted on: April 16th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishHolidays

Rabbis have been busy with preparations for the traditional Birkat Kohanim, Priestly Blessing, set for Thursday.

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Blue Valley High School, Overland Park, Kansas, the school attended by 14-year-old shooting victim Reat Griffin Underwood.
 

Posted on: April 16th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

The suspect charged in the pre-Passover shooting deaths of three people outside two Kansas Jewish centers is a known white supremacist.

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Hundreds came to the Bangkok Chabad House Passover seder this year.
 

Posted on: April 16th, 2014

News & ViewsGlobal

More than 400 people sat down at the first seder this year at the Chabad House of Bangkok, Thailand.

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Children Seder in the Field
 

Posted on: April 14th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishHolidays

We would like to wish all our readers a wonderful and kosher Pesach holiday.

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Burning Chametz
 

Posted on: April 14th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishHolidays

No, it's not another Haredi protest against the draft, it's burning the Chametz.

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A recreation of the Passover sacrifice in Jerusalem, on April 10, 2014.
 

Posted on: April 14th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishHolidays

Even the Egyptians didn't dare do this!

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At least three people were killed in a shooting incident at two separate Jewish institutions outside Kansas City, Kansas, April 13, 2014.
 

Posted on: April 13th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

The attacker apparently targeted various Jewish centers.

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Posted on: April 13th, 2014

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(JTA) — The parents of a Jewish student at an exclusive girls’ school in London called on the head of school to make a public statement about an incident in which a teacher told their daughter that she would be sent “to one of your gas chambers.” The incident at North London Collegiate School occurred […]

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There will be a string of four "blood moons" in the year 5775, and one of them will shine over the Passover seder. Whenever this happened in the past, enormous events took place in Jewish history.
 

Posted on: April 13th, 2014

News & ViewsIsrael

The prophecy in Joel, like most prophecies, is surreal, beautiful, and open to many interpretations.

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A family Pesach seder in Tzur Hadassah, Israel, April 6, 2012.
 

Posted on: April 13th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishHolidays

90% of Israelis will participate in a Seder, and 80% of "secular" Jews believe in God. Not bad.

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Golani Pesach
 

Posted on: April 13th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishHolidays

The IDF has stocked up for Passover, and hopes the citizens will enjoy touring the countryside (but don't hike in any minefields).

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Israel is preparing a program to help absorb an increasing number of Jews making aliyah.
 

Posted on: April 13th, 2014

News & ViewsIsraelAliyah

There is nothing like a good round of anti-Semitism to sober up Jews to move to Israel.

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Room with a view at Mitzpeh Ramon, in the Central Negev.
 

Posted on: April 13th, 2014

News & ViewsGlobalEurope

If you are looking for a hotel room for Passover in Mitzpeh Ramon in the Central Negev, start looking elsewhere. Roman Abramovich, owner of Britain’s Chelsea soccer club, has booked all 111 rooms in the Beresheet Hotel in the mountain desert resort city, the London Daily Mail reported. Abramovich reportedly will fly to Israel today […]

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Round hand-made 
"shmurah matzah" is becoming more popular even among secular Jews in the United States.
 

Posted on: April 13th, 2014

News & ViewsJewish

American Jews are increasingly buying more hand-made matzah as well as American-made manufactured matzah. All at the expense of Israeli exports, according to Kosher Today. Israeli exports used to hold approximately 40 percent of the American market but has declined by 11 percent. Sales of hand-made “shmurah matzah” have soared by nearly 15 percent. One […]

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Posted on: April 13th, 2014

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Alan Gross suspended his hunger strike Friday after a week at the behest of his elderly mother. “Alan’s mother asked him to stop the fast,” Jill Zuckman, the spokeswoman of the family of the State Department subcontractor imprisoned in Cuba, told JTA. “He agreed to do that.” Gross, who launched his fast April 3, told […]

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Haredi Draft Riot 1
 

Posted on: April 11th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

Streets were blocked, garbage burned, and some general mayhem ensued after a Haredi draft dodger was arrested.

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Jewish men studying at a yeshiva
 

Posted on: April 11th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

The state has demanded back NIS 84,000 for the time the man was not studying in Yeshiva, when he claimed he was.

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