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A mass grave of more than 1,000 Jews shot in the head by the Nazis during World War II uncovered in Belarus in 2019. Source: Screenshot.

Mass grave of Holocaust victims uncovered in Logoza, Belarus

A mass grave of Holocaust victims has been discovered near the village of Logoza in Belarus, the Daily Mail reported on Friday. Photos from the excavation site show that officials uncovered bone remains, full skeletons (some with...
The Strauss family, Germany, c. 1890. Members of the Strauss family moved to Louisiana and established F. Strauss & Son, Inc. The wholesale grocery company became a staple of the Louisiana town. Donated by Morris Mintz. Courtesy of the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience.

Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience set to open in New Orleans

Officials with the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience in New Orleans announced on Wednesday that the new attraction will open to the public on May 27. Originally slated to roll out its exhibits in February 2020,...
Dr. John Frank. Source: Screenshot.

Former 49er, current dad and doctor, goes to Jewish summer camp

Some nice Jewish boys become doctors. One nice Jewish boy became a doctor while also playing in the National Football League. When campers at Ramah Sports Academy in Cheshire, Conn., visit the infirmary this summer,...
Teens were caught on video pelting eggs on a mother and a child in what was an anti-Semitic hate crime in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Nov. 9, 2019. Source: Screenshot.

New York courts prove that woke politics endangers Jews

For those who think that the cause of social justice is not merely an element integral to Judaism but its main focus, this is a heady time. The Black Lives Matter movement and ideas...
Photo by Steve Rhodes via Flickr

Human Rights Watch crosses the line with latest attack on Israel

Anti-Semitism may be the world’s oldest hatred, but it’s still a long way from death’s door. What I find particularly distressing, if not surprising, is to see self-proclaimed human rights activists demonizing the world’s...
Yesh Atid Party leader Yair Lapid (left) with Israel's President Reuven Rivlin after receiving a mandate to form the next government, May 5, 2021. Source: Yair Lapid/Facebook.

Israel’s president taps Yair Lapid, already promising unity, to form next government

Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin has announced that Yair Lapid will now receive the mandate to form the country’s next government. Rivlin made the announcement in a televised statement from his official residence, saying that his “main consideration”...
Intel Israel at the MATAM high-tech and business park in Haifa. Credit: Intel.com.

Intel announces $600 million boost to Israel operations

Computing giant Intel Corp plans to invest an additional $600 million in their Israeli operations, Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger announced last week. Gelsinger made the announcement during a one-day visit to Israel as part of...
A rare bronze oil lamp, shaped like a grotesque face cut in half, was recently discovered during excavations in Jerusalem’s City of David National Park. May 5, 2021. Credit: Israel Antiquities Authority.

‘Lucky’ bronze Roman-era oil lamp unearthed in Jerusalem

A rare bronze oil lamp, shaped like a grotesque face cut in half, was recently discovered during excavations in Jerusalem’s City of David National Park, the Israel Antiquities Authority announced on Wednesday. The lamp—described by...
Negotiations in Vienna over the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the existing Iran nuclear deal, May 2021. Source: Enrique Mora/European External Action Service/Twitter.

Biden administration ‘dead set’ on re-entering Iran deal, despite high price

In recent days, conflicting reports have emerged over the ongoing negotiations in Vienna to revive the 2015 nuclear deal, leading to questions over to what extent the United States will undo Trump-era sanctions against...
A man seen outside a home of a Seattle Jewish family making anti-Semitic gestures and threats. Source: Screenshot.

Seattle police investigate after man makes Nazi salute, death threats outside Jewish home

Seattle police are investigating an incident involving a man who made death threats and the Nazi “Seig Heil” salute outside a Jewish family’s home, the local news outlet KING 5 News reported on Monday. The homeowner, who...