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May 19, 2022 2:23 pm
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Ukrainian Holocaust Rescuer Evacuated From Russian Occupation of Kherson

A 92-year-old Ukrainian man who was honored by Israel's national memorial to the Holocaust for his efforts to save a Jewish family from the clutches...

May 18, 2022 3:34 pm
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Dutch Foreign Ministry Denies Sponsoring Public Meeting Advocating Prosecution of Israel by ICC

The foreign ministry of the Netherlands has flatly denied that it is sponsoring a public meeting in The Hague on Monday pushing for alleged Israeli...

May 18, 2022 10:41 am
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Invading Russian Troops Destroy Historic Synagogue Building in Ukrainian City of Mariupol

Russian troops have destroyed a building in the besieged Ukrainian city of Mariupol commemorating the synagogue that was once housed there, the city council reported...

May 17, 2022 12:02 pm
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White Supremacist Shooter’s Manifesto Railed Against Orthodox Jews Moving Into NY, NJ Suburbs

The manifesto assembled by the white supremacist gunman charged with murdering ten people and wounding three more, 11 of whom were Black, in a racially-motivated...

May 13, 2022 1:08 pm
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Biden Meets With Jordan’s King Abdullah Amid Renewed Demand for Palestinian Terrorist’s Extradition

US President Joe Biden met with Jordan's King Abdullah II at the White House on Friday, as a long-standing demand for the extradition of a...

May 11, 2022 11:17 am
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‘The Rhetoric is Very Dangerous’: Ukrainian Chief Rabbi Urges Jewish Community in Russia to Leave

One of Ukraine's senior rabbis has urged the Jewish community in Russia to leave immediately, insisting that the country is sliding back into totalitarian rule...

May 10, 2022 12:04 pm
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Facing Legal Action for Alleged Discrimination Against Jewish Passengers, German Airline Lufthansa Issues Apology

The German airline Lufthansa has apologized for an incident last week in which more than 100 Orthodox Jews traveling in separate groups were collectively prevented...

May 9, 2022 2:46 pm
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Historic Jewish Cemetery in Ukrainian City of Sumy Hit by Russian Rocket Attack

A Jewish cemetery in Ukraine containing the graves of victims of antisemitic violence has been damaged by a Russian rocket attack, Ukrainian media sources reported...

May 9, 2022 11:05 am
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Orthodox Jews Allege Antisemitic Discrimination After German Airline Lufthansa Prevents Them From Boarding Connecting Flight

More than 100 Orthodox Jews were prevented by the German airline Lufthansa from boarding a connecting flight at Frankfurt Airport last week, following a row...

May 6, 2022 3:19 pm
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Discovery of Climbing Legend’s Antisemitic Views Prompts US Mountaineering Association to Change Award Name

One of America's leading mountaineering associations is to rename its prestigious annual award after discovering that one of the individuals in whose honor it was...

May 5, 2022 1:51 pm
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‘Am Yisrael High’: The Hidden History of Jews and Cannabis

More than twenty years ago, I had the occasion to interview the singer Rita Marley, widow of reggae luminary Bob Marley, for BBC television. We...

May 5, 2022 12:03 pm
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Putin Apologizes for Lavrov’s Holocaust Comments, Israeli PM’s Office Says

Israel said on Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin had apologized to Prime Minister Naftali Bennett for the widely-panned comments of his foreign minister, Sergei...

May 4, 2022 1:43 pm
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Russia Steps Up Propaganda Offensive Targeting Israel Over Alleged Backing for Ukraine ‘Neo-Nazis’

Russia's foreign ministry stepped up its diplomatic offensive against Israel on Wednesday, with its spokeswoman claiming that Israeli mercenaries were fighting in Ukraine alongside a...

May 3, 2022 9:19 am
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Doubling Down on Lavrov Comments, Russia Accuses Israel of Backing ‘Neo-Nazis’ in Ukraine

Diplomatic tensions between Israel and Russia deepened on Tuesday after the Russian foreign ministry accused Jerusalem of supporting "neo-Nazis" in Ukraine, as it doubled down...

Culture

‘Integral’: New Exhibit Reveals Ancient Jewish Roots in Greece

i24 News – Little is known about the origins of Jews in Greece,...

In First, Jewish Asian Actor Takes Lead Role in ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ on Broadway

Jewish actor Zachary Noah Piser made history this week by becoming...

Texas Museum Uses Grant to Support Conservation of Rare Hebrew Prayer Book

  JNS.org - The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Texas, is a recipient of...

World

After Delay, US Senate Overwhelmingly Approves $40 Billion in Ukraine Aid

The US Senate overwhelmingly approved nearly $40 billion in new aid for Ukraine on Thursday sending the bill to the White House for President Joe Biden to sign into law...

Israel

Ancient Coins From Jewish Revolt Against Romans Among Trove of 1,800 Stolen...

In one of the biggest recoveries in the country’s history, Israel has seized more than 1,800 ancient artifacts, including stolen...

Middle East

Hezbollah Chief Acknowledges Loss of Lebanon Parliamentary Majority

The leader of Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah on Wednesday acknowledged his party and its allies had lost their parliamentary majority in elections, but said no single group had taken it, in...

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