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August 5, 2022 12:13 pm
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German Jews Call for Resignation of New Documenta Art Festival Director as Antisemitism Scandal Festers

The scandal over antisemitic artworks on display at Germany's prestigious Documenta festival of contemporary art continued to fester on Friday, as Jewish activists demanded the...

August 3, 2022 2:46 pm
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Dramatic Rise in Antisemitic Hate Crimes Unnerves Canadian Jewish Community

Antisemitic incidents in Canada soared by 47 percent in 2021 according to newly-released government statistics, marking out Jews as the country's most vulnerable religious minority...

August 2, 2022 2:17 pm
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Palestinian Authority Declares Support for Chinese Regime as Tensions Deepen Between Washington and Beijing

The Palestinian Authority (PA) on Tuesday declared its full support for the People's Republic of China amid renewed tensions between Beijing and Washington, DC, over...

August 1, 2022 11:44 am
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‘I Solemnly Demand That Anti-Zionism Be Banned in France,’ Parliamentary Deputy Declares

A French parliamentary deputy has issued a call for expressions of anti-Zionism to be legally prohibited on similar grounds to antisemitic incitement. Writing in the news...

July 29, 2022 12:12 pm
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Ukraine Jews Call for Prosecution of Former Kyiv City Councillor Who Promoted Antisemitic ‘Blood Libel’

Ukraine's Jewish community has called for a former deputy on the Kyiv city council to be prosecuted for promoting antisemitism, following a Facebook post in...

July 25, 2022 10:49 am
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‘Israel Should Have No Illusions About Russia,’ Says Prominent Jewish Businessman Who Fled Putin’s Regime

A prominent Russian-Israeli businessman who ran afoul of President Vladimir Putin has called on those Jews who remain in Russia to leave the country at...

July 22, 2022 11:39 am
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Anger as Resolution Denouncing Israeli ‘Apartheid’ Is Proposed by Far-Left Deputies in French National Assembly

Far-left deputies in the French parliament have proposed a viscerally anti-Zionist resolution targeting Israel, accusing the Jewish state of practicing apartheid and committing war crimes...

July 21, 2022 10:30 am
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Russian Government Launches Legal Bid to Close Down Jewish Agency Operations

The Jewish Agency is facing the shuttering of its operations in Russia, following an announcement on Thursday from the Russian Ministry of Justice that it...

July 19, 2022 11:37 am
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Iran Hails ‘Historic’ $40 Billion Deal With Russian Energy Giant Gazprom as Putin Arrives in Tehran

Iran's state-owned oil company announced on Tuesday that it had signed a "historic" deal with Russian energy giant Gazprom that will enable the development of...

July 18, 2022 12:08 pm
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Antisemitism Scandals at Major Art Festival Demonstrate Danger Posed by BDS Campaign, Says Head of German Jewish Community

The successive scandals over antisemitism plaguing one of the world's leading showcases for contemporary art demonstrate a fundamental misunderstanding of the nature of the BDS...

July 15, 2022 1:04 pm
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United Arab Emirates Breaks Ranks on Iran as US President Biden Arrives in Saudi Arabia

As US President Joe Biden arrived in Saudi Arabia on Friday on the final leg of a Middle Eastern tour that has placed Iran's nuclear...

July 14, 2022 12:13 pm
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Swedish Court Sentences Iranian Official to Life Imprisonment for Massacres of Political Prisoners

An Iranian regime operative has been sentenced by a Swedish court to life imprisonment over his participation in a series of gruesome massacres of political...

July 13, 2022 11:46 am
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New Revelations of Support for Anti-Israel BDS Campaign Pile Pressure on Beleaguered German Art Festival

Germany's flagship Documenta festival of contemporary art is facing the removal of its federal government funding as fresh allegations of antisemitism among its curators and...

July 12, 2022 10:36 am
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Jews in Chile Outraged by Use of Notorious Antisemitic Meme in Ad for Discount Liquor

Jewish community leaders in Chile have expressed outrage at the publication of a newspaper advertisement for cut-price liquor that featured a notorious antisemitic meme. The advertisement...

Israel

Wanted Palestinian Suspect Killed During IDF Raid in Nablus

i24 News - The Israeli military on Tuesday killed Palestinian terror suspect Ibrahim Nabulsi during a major overnight raid in the West Bank city of Nablus. Exchange of fire was reported...

Middle East

Lapid Thanks Egypt’s Sisi for Truce Mediation Efforts

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid expressed his gratitude to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on Monday for Cairo’s “strenuous efforts” in securing a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian...

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