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December 4, 2019 1:32 pm
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‘You Will Not Erase Our Memory or Our Identity,’ French Rabbi Declares Following Antisemitic Cemetery Desecration

A leading French rabbi declared on Wednesday that the Jewish community would not be intimidated by the desecration with swastikas and other Nazi symbols of...

December 3, 2019 3:38 pm
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French Lawmakers Adopt Definition of Antisemitism That Includes Anti-Zionism

The French parliament approved on Tuesday a resolution that recognizes and condemns anti-Zionism as a form of antisemitism. Deputies in the National Assembly voted 154 to...

December 3, 2019 12:16 pm
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European Retail Giant Withdraws Home Decorations Promoting Deadly Antisemitic Stereotypes From Polish Outlets

Europe's largest DIY and home improvements retailer on Monday abruptly withdrew a range of home decorations being sold in its Polish outlets that played on antisemitic...

November 29, 2019 11:36 am
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Despite Killer’s Admission of Guilt, Criminal Trial for Antisemitic Murder of French Jewish Woman Remains in Doubt

Grave doubts over whether the individual accused of the antisemitic murder of a Jewish widow in Paris in 2017 will ever face a criminal trial...

November 28, 2019 10:54 am
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Leading US Rabbis Denounce Lithuanian Government’s ‘Contempt and Derision’ Over Jewish Heritage Coin

A Jewish heritage commemorative coin issued by the Lithuanian government to mark the 300th anniversary of the birth of one of eastern Europe's greatest rabbis...

November 27, 2019 3:32 pm
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‘Jew Coup’: The Founder of a White House-Accredited Media Outlet’s Shocking Antisemitic Rant

The host of a far-right Christian talk show whose outlet has frequently received White House press credentials from US President Donald Trump's administration has posted...

November 26, 2019 4:36 pm
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‘Stuffy Like Auschwitz’: Jewish Woman Details Antisemitic Barbs Faced by Her Teenage Son at German Public School

The mother of a 16-year-old Jewish boy in the German city of Offenbach told a local news outlet on Tuesday that a stream of antisemitic...

November 25, 2019 1:07 pm
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Africa’s Top University Decisively Rejects Call to Boycott Israeli Academic Institutions

An overwhelming majority in the Senate of the University of Cape Town (UCT) in South Africa has rejected a long-standing proposal to endorse an academic...

November 22, 2019 12:26 pm
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Belgian Prosecutors Step Back From Legal Action Against Soccer Fans Who Chanted ‘Jews Burn Best’

Public prosecutors in Belgium announced on Friday that they had backed away from legal action against four soccer fans who were caught on film chanting...

November 21, 2019 1:30 am
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ADL’s 2019 Survey of Global Antisemitism: 10 Things We Learned

The Anti-Defamation League's survey of antisemitic attitudes released on Thursday covers over 9,000 respondents in 18 countries across four continents. As well as probing the...

November 19, 2019 2:28 pm
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Trump Administration Shift on Settlements Draws Mixed Responses From Jewish, Pro-Israel Groups in US

The Trump administration's decision to break with a long-standing US policy of regarding settlements in the West Bank as "inconsistent with international law" drew mixed...

November 15, 2019 12:24 pm
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French Jewish Leader Discloses Further Rise in Antisemitic Offenses During 2019

France experienced another disarming rise in antisemitic offenses during the first six months of 2019, the head of the French Jewish community disclosed in a...

November 13, 2019 11:12 am
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French National Assembly Set to Debate Antisemitism Resolution Amid Row Over Inclusion of Anti-Zionism

The French parliament confirmed on Wednesday that it would discuss a resolution on the "resurgence" of antisemitism in the country that has so far been...

November 12, 2019 11:16 am
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Appropriation of Nazi-Era ‘Yellow Star’ at Paris Demonstration Against Islamophobia Outrages French Jews

The official body representing French Jews and prominent Muslim leaders were among the critics of an incident at a march against Islamophobia in Paris last...

Culture

Thousands of Brazilians Take Part in Israeli Social Music Initiative

Thousands of Brazilians gathered on Sunday at Sao Paulo’s Estaiada Bridge to take...

Amazon Removes Christmas Ornaments With Auschwitz Image From Site Following Complaints

E-commerce giant Amazon on Sunday took down from its website Christmas...

Features

How to Fight the Cultural BDS Movement

One of the good things about the bad times of today is that people are not staying silent about rising...

‘New Hope’ in Fight Against Tay-Sachs Disease

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are touting a possible breakthrough in the fight against Tay-Sachs disease, a...

Israel

Israel Is Headed Back to Elections, Says Lieberman

JNS.org - Yisrael Beiteinu Party leader Avigdor Lieberman said on Tuesday that Israel is headed to its third round of elections this year. “Elections are coming,” Lieberman told the Yedioth Ahronoth daily in...

Middle East

Report: Hamas Calls for Renewal of Gaza Border Violence

JNS.org - Hamas is calling on Gaza residents to return to the Israel-Gaza border on Friday to resume the “March of Return” protests following a three-week hiatus, Ynet reported on...

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