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November 15, 2018 3:34 pm
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ADL Joins With Leading Scholars to Urge New Policy on Faculty Recommendations Following Recent University of Michigan BDS Scandals

University administrations in the US are being encouraged to adopt explicit guidelines that would prevent academics from refusing to write study-abroad recommendation letters for students...

November 15, 2018 11:36 am
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‘In Vino Veritas:’ Prominent BDS Leader Arrested After Drunken, Racist Rant Against Staff on Air India Flight

  Amateur video of a prominent BDS leader and human rights lawyer engaging in a prolonged, racist rant against staff in the business class cabin of an...

November 9, 2018 1:34 pm
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Canadian Jews Demand Immediate Deportation of Nazi Death Squad Veteran Stripped of Citizenship

Jewish organizations in Canada on Friday demanded the immediate deportation of a Nazi war criminal who was stripped of his Canadian citizenship by a federal...

November 8, 2018 5:02 pm
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80 Years After Nazi ‘Kristallnacht’ Pogrom, One Jewish Girl’s Holocaust Diary Sounds Warning Against Revival of Antisemitism

"I'd like to sleep through the rest of this war and wake up when it's over. After all, I could read about what happened." --...

November 7, 2018 3:19 pm
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Contradicting His Iranian Hosts, Antisemite Louis Farrakhan Denies Leading ‘Death to America’ Chant in Tehran

Louis Farrakhan, the leader of the Nation of Islam (NoI), on Wednesday angrily denied that he had led chants of "Death to America!" and "Death...

November 7, 2018 2:29 pm
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Days After Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre, Neo-Nazi and Racist Candidates Chalk Up Thousands of Votes in Midterm Elections for US Congress

Less than a fortnight after the massacre of 11 Jews at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life Synagogue, three openly white supremacist candidates running for the US Congress...

November 6, 2018 5:51 pm
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French Neo-Nazi Website Hosted by US Company Cloudflare ‘Hiding Behind First Amendment’ to Promote Virulently Racist, Antisemitic Messages

A viciously antisemitic and racist French website whose traffic has increased markedly throughout 2018 is hiding behind the US Constitution's First Amendment to promote its hateful agenda,...

November 1, 2018 4:23 pm
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In Shadow of Tree of Life Synagogue Atrocity, Historian Revisits Pittsburgh’s Rich Jewish Past

"There is a great issue at stake -- whether America shall stand for liberty, for justice, for righteousness, or whether it shall be dedicated to...

October 22, 2018 12:09 pm
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‘One Less Holocaust Denier on This Earth:’ Robert Faurisson, Notorious French Nazi Apologist, Dead at 89

Robert Faurisson -- the French academic honored by the Iranian regime and convicted in France during a four decade-long career as one of the world's leading...

October 19, 2018 4:36 pm
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New York GOP Candidate Chele Farley Ahead of Debate With Incumbent Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand: ‘She Turned Her Back on Israel’

On Sunday night, Chele Farley will take the stage for a televised debate with her opponent, the incumbent New York Democratic Party Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, in what...

October 15, 2018 5:14 pm
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‘Large Share’ of Brazil’s Jews Will Vote for Right-Wing Presidential Candidate Bolsonaro Despite ‘Reservations,’ Says Political Analyst

Opinion in Brazil's Jewish community remains divided over Jair Bolsonaro, the right-wing politician widely expected to win the second round of the Latin American country's...

October 8, 2018 11:37 am
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EU Civil Servant Convicted of Antisemitic Assault by Belgian Court Says He Will Appeal

The European Union civil servant found guilty last week of a vicious antisemitic assault in 2015 has said he will appeal the sentence handed down by...

October 4, 2018 12:10 pm
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French Government Launches Ilan Halimi Award for Youth Projects Combating Antisemitism

France's Ministry of Culture has launched a new award for initiatives to combat antisemitism named in honor of Ilan Halimi -- the 23-year-old Parisian Jew...

October 3, 2018 2:40 pm
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Russian Nationalists and Hardliners Denounce Alleged ‘Israel Lobby’ Influence in Moscow

In the two weeks since 15 Russian servicemen died when their military plane was downed over Syria, conservative, ultranationalist and communist circles in Russia have stepped up their...

Features

IDF Enlistment Officer Has ‘Moving Encounters’ with North American Jewish Youths

JNS.org - “That was a real wow for me,” said Lt.-Col. Tzachi Revivo,...

Devastated California Jewish Communities Fight Fire with Light

JNS.org - Their voices filled with emotion, Chabad rabbis from across California made clear their determination to help people in...

Trauma and Terror: The View From Israel’s South

The sound of crunching under my feet made me wince. Amidst the debris, lay the belongings of the residents of a four-story...

World

Germany Bans Khashoggi Suspects From Much of Europe

Germany has issued entry bans for 18 Saudi citizens suspected of involvement in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Riyadh's Istanbul consulate, effectively banning them from the European Union's...

Israel

IDF Says It Thwarted Terror Attack When It Uncovered Knife in Pringles Cont...

The Israeli military said it thwarted a terror attack near Jerusalem on Monday when it uncovered a knife concealed in...

Middle East

Tunisia’s First Jewish Minister in Decades Sparks Public Protest

JNS.org - Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed’s decision to appoint a Jewish businessman to the post of tourism minister has been met with protest in the North African country. Opponents of...

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