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Bulgarian Synagogue Targeted in Stoning Attack

“Jews in Bulgaria are proud members of society, and their security must be of utmost importance and concern."

Crown Heights Rabbi: Not All Attacks Due to Anti-Semitism

“Some of the ... incidents may have been random crime or committed by people struggling with mental health issues.”

UK Brings Remains of 6 Holocaust Victims to Final Rest in Jewish Cemetery

A memorial garden is to be built on the site where the six victims have been laid to rest.

Having Lost Federal Lawsuit, YAFFED Continues Relentless Attack on Yeshivas

YAFFED's argument is that as many as 39 NYC yeshivas are not complying with the DOE's core subjects requirement, which throws a dark shadow on all the city's yeshivas.

Far Rockaway Yeshiva Dean Questions State Core Curriculum Imposing Dance

As Rabbi Bender puts it, the miraculous growth of Jewish schools in America is not a result of the growth of the Jewish community, but its cause.

US Jewish Businessman Killed in Nairobi, Terrorists Blame Israel & Trump for Attack

Officials said 700 people were evacuated from the complex during the 12-hour siege.

Trump Signs Anti-Genocide Act, Anti-Semitism Resolution, into Law

The Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act makes the prevention of genocide and other crimes a matter of national security.

European Union Funds Unprecedented Mapping Process of Jewish Cemeteries in Eastern Europe

Since its foundation in 2015, the ESJF has rescued and protected over 120 Jewish cemeteries in seven Central and Eastern European countries.

Patriots Owner Robert Kraft to be Awarded ‘Jewish Nobel’

The 77-year-old will be given the honor for his longtime contributions to the State of Israel and the overall Jewish community.

Jewish Groups Rebuke Tottenham Fans for Calling Themselves ‘Yid Army’

The Jewish Tottenham fans use the term as an in-your-face against their opponents who use similar terms as a form of racism and anti-Semitism.
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Millionaire Pays $50,000 to Jewish Families Relocating to Alabama Town

Jewish decline is most pronounced in the South, where 37% of Americans reside, but only 23% of American Jews.

Belgium Being ‘Flooded’ by Asylum Seekers from Gaza

“One hundred and ninety-one asylum seekers were admitted today,” Francken wrote. “The largest group of young single men from Gaza."

Measles Virus Prevents Wedding in Brooklyn

The groom was found to be ill with the measles virus upon his arrival in the United States.

Swine Flu Strikes Israeli Jewish Community in Uman

"We are managing here on a day-by-day basis, even with a number of very difficult cases, even a few fatalities, God forbid,... with first aid kits."

IfNotNow Blesses Gazans Killed Attacking Israel’s Border

The organization purports to be "a nonviolent movement" but frankly, by expressing such fervent support for Hamas . . . well, it's questionable.

NYC Council Members Express Concerns About State Education Department Guidelines for Private Schools

"Community leaders have reached out to the State Education Department with concerns and have received no reply."

Young Woman Attacked in Heavily Jewish Paris Suburb

The two unidentified men ripped her cellphone out of her hands and punched her in the face, asking “Are you afraid, you Jewess?”

Suspicious Packages Delivered to 2 Baltimore Synagogues

Two adults were examined by emergency medical personnel for mild symptoms, but reportedly refused to go to a hospital.
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Nigerian Police Arrest 51 Biafran Demonstrators Claiming to Be Jewish

The protesters were intercepted by riot police, who shot several teargas canisters at the procession, a move that caused a stampede at the local Isi Gate Market.

Charlottesville Neo Nazi Killer Gets Life in Prison Plus 419 Years

It took a jury about four hours of deliberations over two days to reach the verdict.

Advocacy Training Trips Groom Next Pro-Israel Voices

Winter trips organized by Hasbara Fellowships will empower over 70 students from more than 25 campuses with tools such as public speaking, on-camera techniques, social media skills, and negotiating.

Jewish Group Says Report is ‘Final Warning’ on Skyrocketing Anti-Semitism in Europe

“This report should be seen by leaders in Europe as a final warning that words are not enough, and now is a time for action.”

Historic Cemetery Renovated by ESJF in Buchach, Hometown of SY Agnon, Simon Wiesenthal, Sigmund...

"Through their preservation and fencing we were able to achieve what was almost like a last minute rescue."

Update on Kashrut of Entenmann’s and Other Bimbo Bakeries Products

Marc Gottlieb received a detailed response as to which Bimbo Bakery products will be losing their Kashrut certification and which ones will keep them...

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