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Bomb Threat Sent to Brooklyn Jewish Children’s Museum

The text of the message, sent by cell phone notification, claimed that three pipe bombs were "scattered throughout the museum."

Education Secretary Praises Agudath Israel on Fight for Private Schools’ Public Funding

Agudath Israel of America endorsed President Trump's choice for Education Secretary, and urged its members to lobby the Senate in favor of her confirmation.

UT Student Government Passes Resolution Supporting Jewish Students

The draft followed anti-Semitic posts on the UT 2020 Facebook page, and vandals breaking a window at the Texas Hillel.

Knesset Holds Emergency Debate About US Anti-Semitism

"Despite our long-standing practice of coming to the defense of threatened Jewish communities, when it comes to the United States, we are silent."

White Supremacists Target American Campuses with Flyer Campaigns

Campuses in 25 states have reported seeing flyer and poster activity at their schools.

NYC Festival Mulls Russian Jewish Culture in America

"The uniqueness of this cohort’s multi-cultural identity makes their art special and relevant to their peers," said Ilia Salita of Genesis Group.

Muslim Teen Gets 7 Years for Attacking Jewish Teacher in France

After the attack, the head of the Jewish community in Marseille was widely criticized for telling Jews in his city not to display their yarmulkes in public.

Tuition-Free Jewish Day School Opening in Minnesota

The school is looking to grow by offering one year of free tuition to new families with students entering for the first time this fall.

Herzog Warns Israel to Prepare for Jews Fleeing Western Anti-Semitism

"I call on the government to urgently prepare... a national emergency plan for possible waves of immigration of our Jewish brothers to Israel."

German Ambassador to Confer Order of Merit on Hebrew University President

The Federal Republic of Germany will recognize Prof. Ben-Sasson's commitment to German-Israeli relations

South Carolina Latest State to Address Growing Campus Anti-Semitism

Bills introduced in Virginia and Tennessee legislatures recently and in Congress in December.

Netanyahu to Australia’s Jewish Youth: Stand with Israel, Be Proud Jews, in Sydney and...

'If there's one thing that I could tell you here today: Be proud Jews. Stand up. Be proud. Stand with Israel. Stand with our people. Be proud Jews. Do this in Sydney and do it in Jerusalem and come this year to Jerusalem.'

US Holocaust Museum Official: Digitizing the Records a Bulwark Against Denial, Anti-Semitism

For decades, the International Red Cross and governments around the world, including the US and Israel, did not allow the archives to be opened for public use.

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

In several incidents in January there were a total of 60 bomb threats called into 48 JCCs in 26 states -- all hoaxes.

Cornell Immunologist: Male Circumcision Raised through Educating Religious Leaders

The WHO team hypothesized that male circumcision could be increased if religious leaders were taught about its advantages, and become well versed enough to discuss it with their congregations.

BDS Agitators Disrupt UN Envoy Danny Danon at Columbia U. [video]

"The people of Israel will never leave the Land of Israel," UN ambassador Danny Danon announced at Columbia University.

Home Front Command Holds Nationwide Earthquake Drill

The drill is part of the Israel Defense Forces' annual training exercises for the nation.

Natan Sharansky Travels to Africa for ‘Jewish Peace Corps’

Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky is spending this week meeting with Jews and non-Jews in Africa.

Israel in Space: Satellites The Size of Milk Cartons

Israel is launching two civilian satellites into space, neither of them little more than the size of a carton of milk.

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