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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...

November 11, 2019 11:34 am
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‘The Difference Now Is That We Have the State of Israel’: German Jewish Leader Describes Growing Unease With Threat from Neo-Nazis, Islamists

The head of the Jewish community in the Germany city of Halle -- where a neo-Nazi terrorist attempted to gun down worshipers gathered for Yom...

November 8, 2019 12:14 pm
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‘BDS Fail’ in South Africa as Pro-Boycott Lobby Abandons National Campaign Against Israeli Company’s Takeover of Local Dairy Giant

The influential lobby in South Africa advocating a boycott of the State of Israel was forced into a climbdown this week, as it abandoned plans...

November 7, 2019 10:56 am
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‘No One Reacted,’ Says Young German Jew Assaulted in Gym Locker Room by Attacker Shouting ‘Free Palestine!’

A young German Jew has revealed the shocking details of an antisemitic assault he was subjected to while changing in a gym locker room on...

November 6, 2019 3:36 pm
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Top Iranian Official Targeted by New US Sanctions Is Wanted by Argentina for 1994 Bombing of AMIA Jewish Center

One of the nine top Iranian officials targeted by new US sanctions on Monday is wanted by the Argentine authorities for his alleged involvement in...

November 6, 2019 12:14 pm
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‘They Are Leading by Leaps and Bounds’: South African President Cyril Ramaphosa Lauds Israeli Economic Innovation in Policy Speech

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa lavished praise on Israel's technology sector during a recent major economic policy address to women business leaders in Johannesburg, describing...

November 5, 2019 5:28 pm
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Latest Antisemitic Attacks in Borough Park Underline Grim Challenges Facing Orthodox Jews in Brooklyn

As the New York City Police Department announced on Tuesday that its hate crimes unit was investigating a series of attacks last Friday night against...

November 1, 2019 12:04 pm
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New US Sanctions Against Iran Nuclear Program Target IRGC’s Control of Construction Sector

The US government announced a new squeeze on the Tehran regime's nuclear program on Thursday with an additional layer of economic sanctions that target the...

October 28, 2019 11:28 am
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Shock in Germany as Far-Right Demagogue Björn Höcke Strengthens Position With Regional Election Victory for AfD

The leader of a far-right grouping whose activity is monitored by Germany's official body to defend against political extremism celebrated a surge in support on...

October 25, 2019 12:24 pm
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Belgian Jewish Leaders Hit Out at Government-Funded Anti-Racism Body Over Antisemitic Carnival Images

Jewish leaders in Belgium on Friday castigated the country's publicly-funded agency to combat racial discrimination for its refusal to support criminal proceedings over a display...

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...

World

New ADL Survey of Global Antisemitism Shows Widespread Agreement with Anti-...

About one in four Europeans polled harbor pernicious and pervasive attitudes toward Jews, according to a new global survey on...

Israel

Israel’s Political Deadlock Deepens, as Centrist Gantz Fails to Form ...

Israel moved closer toward holding its third election in less than a year on Wednesday, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main...

Middle East

Islamic State Exploited Turkey’s Syria Invasion, Drawdown of US Troop...

Islamic State has exploited Turkey's incursion into northeastern Syria and the drawdown of US troops from the region, according to...

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