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Statues of Nazi-persecuted Jewish athletes destroyed in Frankfurt

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German authorities in Frankfurt are asking for witnesses to come forward after two sculptures of Jewish athletes who were persecuted by the Nazi regime were destroyed at an open air exhibit in a city...

San Francisco State University sued over anti-Semitism

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Students from San Francisco State University (SFSU) and members of the local Jewish community filed a lawsuit this week, asserting the university has an extensive history of fomenting discrimination against Jewish students. The suit alleges...

Protests erupt in Kiev against renaming main street after SS officer

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Dozens of demonstrators were injured over the weekend in Kiev, Ukraine in violent protests against the decision of the city council to replace the name a main street to that of an officer who...

French tech et Israël valley sont-ils complémentaires ?

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Sa mission : stimuler l’innovation dans tous les secteurs de l’économie, des industries traditionnelles aux startups du numérique. Avi Hasson milite pour davantage de partenariats entre la French Tech et la Silicon Wadi, deux...

A rabbi, a reverend and an imam have a plan for peace in middle...

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When most people think of Omaha, they imagine sizzling steaks, billionaire Warren Buffet or even former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning calling out before the snap. (Remember "Omaha-Omaha"?). But if a group of clergymen have their...

Chilean Jews concerned over ‘imported’ Israeli-Palestinian conflict

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A series of recent events in Chile have caused heightened tensions between the Jewish and Palestinian communities there, with the leader of the Jewish community warning that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is being imported into...

Greek-Jews in Karditsa unveil monument to thank village that hid them from Nazis in...

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Greek-Jews thanked the residents of the village of Amarantos in Karditsa on Sunday who protected them or their relatives from the Nazis during World War II, during the unveiling of a monument of “eternal...

Mexican envoy who walked out on anti-Israel UNESCO debate honored

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The Simon Wiesenthal Center has honored former Mexican ambassador to UNESCO Andrés Roemer for his “tireless work in defense of human rights,” at a ceremony in Mexico City. Roemer was fired in October 2016, after...

Rabbi Steinsaltz launches new english translation of Torah

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A new English translation of the Torah by Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz and the Koren publishing house has recently been completed and is scheduled to hit books stores in September 2018. The translation of the...

Israeli researchers discover hidden text 50 years later on biblical artifact

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A team of Israeli researchers at Tel Aviv University has discovered a previously invisible inscription on the back of an ancient pottery shard that’s been on display at Jerusalem’s Israel Museum for over 50...