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Butler University campus. Credit: Jonathan Weiss/Shutterstock.

Miscommunication on Indiana campus turns into finger-pointing, harassment of Jewish students

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Butler University in Indiana said Jewish students had nothing to do with the postponement of an event with longtime political activist Angela Davis, despite false accusations circulating on campus targeting the Jewish student body. The...
Image of neo-Nazis disrupting a virtual Yom Hashoah event hosted by Israel’s ambassador to Italy, April 7, 2021. Source: Screenshot.

Neo-Nazis interrupt Yom Hashoah event hosted by Israeli ambassador to Italy

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Neo-Nazis disrupted a virtual Yom Hashoah event on Wednesday hosted by Israel’s ambassador to Italy, posting swastikas on the screen for viewers to see. Israeli Ambassador to Italy Dror Eydar shared a video of the hack on...
The FBI seal located outside the J. Edgar Hoover FBI Building in downtown Washington, D.C., on Dec. 26, 2014. Credit: Mark Van Scyoc/Shutterstock.

FBI releases ads in Yiddish and Hebrew to encourage reporting of hate crimes

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation has released hate-crime ads in Yiddish and Hebrew to expand its outreach to Jewish communities across America, reported The Yeshiva World on Thursday. The advertisements urge victims of hate crimes to report...
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip in London, June 2017. Credit: Lorna Roberts/Shutterstock.

Jewish leaders react to death of Prince Philip, praise his ‘affection’ for community

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Buckingham Palace announced on Friday the death of Prince Philip, 99, the Duke of Edinburgh—husband to Queen Elizabeth and father to Prince Charles, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward. Leaders of the United Kingdom’s Jewish community...
Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations and United States Gilad Erdan. Source: Screenshot.

Erdan demands UN Security Council investigate Iran’s ballistic-missile violations

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Israel’s Ambassador to the United States and the United Nations Gilad Erdan sent a letter to the U.N. Security Council and Secretary-General on Thursday demanding action against Iran after recent violations of U.N. Security...
ICC Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda at the Munich Security Conference on Feb.14, 2016. Credit: Wikimedia Commons/Security Conference.

Israel to reject jurisdiction of ICC, allegations of war crimes

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Israel plans to formally reject the International Criminal Court probe into alleged war crimes perpetrated by the Israel Defense Forces against Hamas in Gaza as part of “Operation Protective Edge” in the summer of...
Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-N.Y.). Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Jewish Republican Lee Zeldin announces bid to run for governor of New York

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New York Congressman Lee Zeldin, a Republican from Long Island, N.Y., announced on Thursday that he plans to run for governor of New York in 2022. In making his announcement, he criticized the current governor,...
Palestinian boys raise their hands at a school in Gaza supported by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in September 2011. Credit: U.N. Photo/Shareef Sarhan.

Pro-Israel groups press Congress to help end ‘hateful content’ in UNRWA schools

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Several pro-Israel and Jewish organizations are urging U.S. legislators to pressure the United Nations to end hateful anti-Semitic content found in the curriculum of schools run by the U.N. Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). The...
Randi Weingarten. Source: Screenshot.

Teachers union president draws criticism for saying Jews ‘part of ownership class’

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The president of a national teachers’ union said American Jews are part of an “ownership class” in the United States who want to take opportunities away from others. Randi Weingarten, longtime president of the American...
An airstrike in Syria on June 24, 2020. Source: Twitter/Majd Fahd.

Report: Israel strikes targets in the Damascus area

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Israel struck a number of targets in the Damascus area early on Thursday morning, according to Syrian state media. The Syrian Arab News Agency quoted a Syrian military source as saying that four soldiers had...