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Jason Isaacs. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

‘Harry Potter’ star narrates new Holocaust documentary for British students

A new Holocaust documentary narrated by British actor and “Harry Potter” star Jason Isaacs debuted this week for students in the United Kingdom. Holocaust Learning UK commissioned the hour-long film “Out of the Darkness,” which features the testimony...
Cover of Herut's new eBook “Purim: The Zionist Holiday You Never Really Knew"

Free eBook on Purim & Zionism Now Available

Herut North America, a leading American Zionist grassroots movement, has developed an inspirational new anthology for the Purim holiday that is offered for free upon request. This new eBook is comprised of various articles...
The Academy of the Hebrew Language building at the Hebrew University Givat Ram campus

The Academy of the Hebrew Language Announces Winner of Architecture Competition

The Academy of the Hebrew Language is excited to announce the selection of Architectural Firm of Meislitz, Kasif, Roitman as the winner in the national competition to design the Academy’s new global Center or Minveh....
April Brady/Project on Middle East Democracy, via Wikimedia Commons

Arab Villages Not “Burning Down” As House Dems May Be Burning Bridges

Didn’t you know? “They can’t be burning down Palestinian villages.” Rep. Ro Khanna did not know it either, but he uttered those words anyway in an interview last Friday with MSNBC in noting that President...
Zach Banner, offensive tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Source: Twitter/Zach Banner.

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Zach Banner to lead panel with athletes about anti-Semitism

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle Zach Banner will host a virtual discussion on Feb. 17 about combating anti-Semitism and racial injustice, in addition to the need for unity. Joining Banner as panelists in the online conversation “Athletes Against Antisemitism” will...
Norweigna radio host Shaun Henrik Matheson. Credit: NRK Radio.

‘Shaun on P13:’ Ordinary Norwegians expose the anti-Semite in their midst

If Shaun Henrik Matheson was an American radio presenter rather than a Norwegian one, it’s highly unlikely that he’d still have a job this week. Matheson is the presenter of a morning show on the P13 channel,...
Screenshot of the online briefing Courtesy: Center for Jewish Impact

What happens when COVID-19 meets a virologist, an immunologist and an epidemiologist?

World-renowned experts in virology, immunology and epidemiology delivered a virtual briefing on the coronavirus pandemic and Israel’s ongoing vaccination campaign to an audience that included hundreds of health ministry representatives and members of the...
Austro-Hungarian journalist and founder of modern-day Zionism Theodor Herzl. Source: YouTube.

AZM launches ‘Herzl 125’ to mark Zionist anniversaries

The American Zionist Movement (AZM) is launching a “Herzl 125” initiative this weekend to highlight important Zionist anniversaries in 2021-22. Feb. 14 is the 125th anniversary of the 1896 publication by Austro-Hungarian journalist and father of modern-day...
Gideon Sa'ar gives a press conference on January 19, 2021. Photo by Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90.

‘Loyal student of Herzl and Jabotinsky,’ Sa’ar hopes to become Israel’s next premier

For the fourth time in two years, Israel will go to elections on March 23 to elect its 24th Knesset. While early polling points to a similar inconclusive fate with the previous three, there...
View of the Piccadilly Square in London on Nov. 27, 2017. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Report: Decrease in anti-Semitic incidents in UK, though numbers remain high

A report released on Thursday shows a slight decrease in the number of anti-Semitic incidents in 2020 across the United Kingdom, even though the numbers still remain quite high. These were the findings of the United Kingdom’s Jewish communal...