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More Jewish Sites Vandalized in Ukraine

A Holocaust memorial and the grave of the brother of the late Lubavitcher rebbe were vandalized in Ukraine, amid a string of anti-Semitic attacks in the country.

Peres Tells EU Parliament, ‘Europe Has Divorced Its Past’

President Shimon Peres told the European Union Parliament Tuesday, “In the past thousand years, more Jews lived in Europe than in any other continent....

Alice Walker, Disinvited by U. of Michigan, to Get New Invite

You just can’t put down a good, meaning bad, Boycott Israel champ, so the U. of Michigan is making sure that Alice Walker won’t be denied a forum after the Education Dept. said she was not enough of a “celebratory.”

Chutzpa Incarnate: Expelled MK Compares Knesset Speaker – a Former Refusenik – to Stalin

Speaker Edelstein served three years hard labor in the Siberian gulags, where he broke several bones after falling from a construction tower.

NY Times Launching Survey of Hungarian Antisemitism

The New York Times is conducting a survey of Hungarian Jews to help deepen its coverage of anti-Semitism in that country. The survey, published online...

Pigs’ Heads Sent to Rome’s Synagogue, Jewish Museum

Rome has seen an unprecedented level of antisemitic intimidation.

New York City Site of Huge Rally Against Met’s Klinghoffer Opera

Thousands of people protested outside of the Metropolitan Opera for staging an anti-Semitic opera.

Dreyfus Letter Fetches nearly $500,000 at Paris Auction

A letter handwritten by Alfred Dreyfus, a French Jewish soldier who was wrongly convicted of treason in 1894, was sold at auction for nearly...

Israeli Academic Leading Call to Boycott Ariel University Conference

"If the academic code of ethics was created for any purpose at all, it was to combat academic boycotts of Israel."

Knesset Committee Hears Diaspora Jewish Students Won’t Support Israel in US, Europe, Fearing Anti-Semitism

Canada's former Justice Minister, said the current level of anti-Semitism 'is the highest in 40 years, and includes the rejection of Israel's right to exist at all, and the portrayal of Israel as a monster and enemy of mankind.'

Hungarian Lawmaker to Speak on ‘Zionist Threat’

A lawmaker from Hungary’s Jobbik Party who recently called for listing Jews as a “security risk” reportedly is planning a lecture tour about the “Zionist threat.”

2 Youths Arrested on Temple Mount

Two teens were arrested on the Temple Mount by Israeli police Tuesday evening for unknown reasons.

Security Cabinet Approves Counter-Terror Measures

Israel's security cabinet approves new counter-terror measures to deal with uptick in Arab violence.

NY Superintendent Defends Schools Districts on Rampant Antisemitism

The superintendent of a New York State school district that has been accused of anti-Semitic harassment said the district “has a long history of...

Judea, Samaria, Golan Communities Bypassing BDS, Taking Products Directly to US Consumers

Three months ago, a similar program was held in Moscow, and many more such events are anticipated worldwide in the coming months.

New York Synagogue Bomber Accomplice Sentenced to Jail

An Moroccan immigrant to the United States who plotted to blow up synagogues in New York City was sentenced on Friday to five years...

As Germans Start Reading It Again, Here Are Some Unexpected Quotes from ‘Mein Kampf’

Tired of the society of plenty with its self-adulation? Hitler believed that "mankind has grown strong in eternal struggle, and only in eternal peace does it perish."

Detroit Jewish Leader on Pro-Nazi and Convicted Killer’s Hit List

The FBI warned the head of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit that his name was on the hit list of a convicted killer...

Egypt Protects Ghana’s Israeli Football Coach

Egypt has extended protection to an Israeli football coach for Ghana, after receiving threats on his life from Egyptian "fans."

Report: Torah Scrolls Desecrated, Synagogue Robbed in Shiraz, Iran

"It should be noted that this incident is quite unusual in Iran," the sources said.

Tokyo Police Arrest Man in Connection With Anne Frank Vandalism

Tokyo Metropolitan Police reportedly have arrested a man in connection with the vandalism of hundreds of copies of “The Diary of Anne Frank” in...

120 Years after First Zionist Congress, Anti-BDS Conferences in Basel, Switzerland

The event in Basel was secured by local undercover police officers due to fears that Islamic and BDS activists were planning to disturb the event.

European Rabbi Says EU Leaders ‘Bury their Heads in the Sand’

Rabbis and Jewish leaders soon will take self-defense courses to protect themselves against terrorists.

B’Tselem Admits Field Researcher Denies Holocaust, Orders Investigation

Al-Rub's work has been used by B'Tselem for a variety of accusations against Israel.

Norway’s Muslims Protect Oslo Synagogue in Sabbath ‘Peace Ring’

More than 1,000 young Muslims in Norway encircled the Oslo synagogue on Saturday in a symbolic 'peace ring' to protect Jews as they prayed on the Sabbath.

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