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A building from the Warsaw Ghetto with pictures of Jews on the facade. Credit: Anastasia Petrova/Shutterstock.

New monument pays tribute to archive hidden by Jews in Warsaw Ghetto

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A new monument in Poland that honors a Holocaust-era archive compiled by Jews who lived in the Warsaw Ghetto was unveiled on Monday on the 78th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. The monument, a glass...
Master Sgt. Michael O'Connor (US armed forces), CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

US chooses defeat in Afghanistan

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If the Taliban were not teetotalers, they’d be shopping for champagne about now in response to President Joe Biden’s decision to unconditionally withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, 2021. On that date,...
U.S. and Afghan National Army soldiers board a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter at Observation Post Mangol in the Nari district, Kunar province in Afghanistan, on Feb. 8, 2012. Credit: Sgt. Trey Harvey, Joint Combat Camera Afghanistan, U.S. Department of Defense via Wikimedia Commons.

Does America’s Afghanistan pullout bode ill for Israel?

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It turns out that there are some things on which President Joe Biden and his predecessor agree. Former President Donald Trump endorsed Biden’s decision announced last week to set a firm withdrawal date of U.S. troops...

Unraveling the Truth of the Katyn Massacre

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Piotr Szkopiakt, the director of the 2018 political thriller The Last Witness, streaming on Amazon Prime, provides a high-intensity political thriller based on true events. The film follows journalist Stephen Underwood (Alex Pettyfer) as he...
Former Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon. Credit: Lev Radin/Shutterstock.

Danon: US Jewish leaders can either support community or re-enter Iran deal

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American Jewish leadership must choose between either supporting its constituents or a Biden administration that seems to be in a rush to re-enter the Iran nuclear deal, former Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations...
The Iranian nuclear program's heavy water reactor near Arak. Credit: Nanking 2012 via Wikimedia Commons.

Jerusalem limits focus to ‘influencing’ nuclear deal, Israeli TV report says

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Concluding that Washington is “rushing towards” a nuclear agreement with Iran, Jerusalem is limiting its goal to “influencing” the deal as much as it can, Israel’s Kan 11 TV reported on Tuesday. According to the report, Israel...
Nabil Shaath, commissioner for external relations of the Fatah movement, in his office in Ramallah on Jan. 18, 2012. Photo by Miriam Alster/Flash90.

Report: Abbas adviser says PA elections delayed if voting not allowed in Jerusalem

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A senior adviser to Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas has said that Palestinian elections will be delayed if Israel does not allow voting in eastern Jerusalem, Lebanese media reported on Tuesday. “If Israel continues to...
Chad's President Idriss Déby Itno during a visit at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial museum in Jerusalem on Nov. 26, 2018. Photo by Yonatan SIndel/Flash90.

Chad’s longtime leader Idriss Déby Itno killed during rebel clashes

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Chad’s President Idriss Déby Itno died on Tuesday at age 68 during a visit to the frontline of a battle with rebels, hours after winning a vote that would have given him a sixth...
Protesters rally and march in Bryant Park, N.Y., on the first day of the trial of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, accused of killing African-American George Floyd on May 25, 2020. Credit: Lev Radin/Shutterstock.

Jewish groups react to guilty verdict for Chauvin, saying ‘justice has been served’

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Jewish groups reacted to the verdict on Tuesday of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who was found guilty of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd. Floyd’s death on May 25, 2020,...
The Unidas Podemos Party. Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Spanish watchdog warns of far-left anti-Semitic parties in regional elections

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Ahead of the forthcoming regional Madrid elections on May 4, Action and Communication on the Middle East (ACOM), a leading organization in the fight against anti-Semitism in Spain, has launched a campaign called “Vote...