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October 1, 2018 1:02 pm
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Legendary French Singer Charles Aznavour, Whose Family Rescued Jews During the Holocaust, Dies at 94

Legendary French singer Charles Aznavour, whose family helped rescue Jews during the Holocaust, died on Sunday at the age of 94. Aznavour, commonly referred to as...

February 25, 2016 3:33 pm
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Arab Israeli Assaulted by Palestinians for Speaking Hebrew in East Jerusalem

An Arab Israeli was attacked on Tuesday by Palestinians who heard him speaking Hebrew, the Israeli news site Walla reported on Thursday. Mohammad Abed a-Rahman, a 24-year-old from the Israeli...

February 11, 2016 3:04 pm
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UK Mother Decries Apathy of Passengers to Son’s Falling Prey to Antisemitic Abuse on London Underground

The concerned mother of a 23-year-old and his girlfriend who were abused by a man shouting antisemitic epithets on the London Tube has called on fellow Britons to stand...

February 10, 2016 6:56 pm
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Commentators Hail Sanders’ Historic Victory, Warn Jewish Factor Could Ignite Antisemitism

Jewish commentators were quick to weigh in on Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders' New Hampshire win on Wednesday, which made him the first American-Jewish candidate ever to...

December 17, 2015 3:27 pm
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Israeli Columnist Applauded at Haaretz Conference for Calling Aliyah a Crime

A veteran Haaretz columnist was applauded at the Israeli daily's conference this week in New York, after calling Jewish immigration to Israel (aliyah) a crime, the...

November 16, 2015 2:17 pm
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Following Paris Attacks, Iranian Media Resurrects Jewish Conspiracy Libels

Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency published an op-ed on Monday rife with Jewish conspiracy theories. According to the piece, "In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris,...

November 3, 2015 10:43 pm
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Orthodox Jewish Man Stabbed in Brooklyn; Victim in Stable Condition (VIDEO)

An off-duty volunteer for Brooklyn-based Jewish ambulance service Hatzalah was stabbed in the back on Tuesday night while walking in Crown Heights, local blogs reported. The...

September 8, 2015 7:58 pm
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Survey Finds 85% of European Jews Fear Bringing Children to Rosh Hashanah Services

A massive majority of Jews in Europe are fearful of publicly identifying as Jewish, leading to decreased participation in ceremonies and prayer services, a new...

August 18, 2015 3:18 pm
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Chaos Ensues as Street Band Plays ‘Jewish Music’ Near Mosque in Turkey (VIDEO)

Members of a street band were attacked in the streets of Istanbul on Monday after they were accused of playing "Jewish music," Israel's Channel 2...

August 6, 2015 6:20 pm
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Israeli Military Police Video Shows Close-Up of Violence on Temple Mount

A new video was released by Israel's Yasam Military Police Unit showing a snippet of the violence that occurs every Friday on the Temple Mount,...

August 4, 2015 3:53 pm
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Religious Zionist and Muslim Leaders Join for Solidarity Meet After Duma Attack Kills Palestinian Infant

Notable heads of the religious Zionist and Muslim communities in Israel gathered on Monday at the Sheba Medical Center to visit those wounded when a...

June 18, 2015 5:57 pm
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Spanish Sports Writer Claims ‘Jewish Lobby’ Pressuring Barcelona to Ditch Qatar Sponsorship

Spanish sports commentator Xavier Bosch wrote a column this week claiming a "Jewish lobby" and the Mossad were influencing the FC Barcelona soccer club. In his latest op-ed for Mundo Deportivo, Bosch...

March 16, 2015 4:43 pm
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Michael Douglas Reveals Family’s Personal Experience With Anti-Semitism

Famed actor Michael Douglas revealed that his 14 year-old-son Dylan was the victim of an antisemitic attack last summer while vacationing in Europe. Douglas made the...

March 13, 2015 4:54 pm
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Sports Illustrated Profiles Orthodox NCAA Basketball Player Aaron Liberman

Sports Illustrated magazine featured an extensive profile on Orthodox-Jewish college basketball player Aaron Liberman on Wednesday.  The article details Liberman's efforts to balance faith, academics...

Features

New ‘Brave’ Approach to Combating Antisemitism on College Campuses

JNS.org - A new project called “Brave” is bringing together veterans of the...

In an Era of BDS, Kids Connect to Israel at Summer Camp

JNS.org - Aviva Weinstein fell in love with Israel thousands of miles from the Jewish homeland -- at Camp Ramah...

An Incredible Auschwitz Exhibit and Experience Comes to New York

  JNS.org - A new exhibit at New York City’s Museum of Jewish Heritage-A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is filled...

World

BBC Special on Circumcision Draws Mixed Reaction From UK Jewish Group

A British advocacy group for protecting the practice of circumcision expressed guarded criticism of a BBC special on the Jewish and Muslim ritual to be broadcast on Thursday night. Milah UK,...

Israel

Netanyahu: ‘We’ve Turned Israel Into a Rising Global Power’

JNS.org - At the end of the week, Benjamin Netanyahu will mark a personal achievement and become the longest-sitting Israeli prime minister, pushing the country’s first leader, Prime Minister David...

Middle East

Three Iranian Nationals Charged With Exporting Carbon Fiber From US to Iran

JNS.org - Three Iranian nationals have been charged with illegally smuggling carbon fiber, a crucial component to make a nuclear bomb, announced the US Department of Justice on Tuesday. Behzad Pourghannad...

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