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In Estonia’s miraculous Jewish rebirth, a Yom Kippur message of hope

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What do you do with a new year that just doesn’t feel new? This question is top of mind for Jews around the world as we gather to celebrate High Holidays that seem to herald not...
Powązki Jewish Cemetery in Warsaw, Oct. 25, 2012. Credit: Jolanta Dyr via Wikimedia Commons.

Warsaw’s Jewish community buries remains found of unidentified Holocaust victim

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Warsaw’s Jewish community buried the remains of an unidentified Holocaust victim on Tuesday, found in a building that was once part of the Warsaw Ghetto. “We are here as the family for a person we...

Israelis take to the streets on Yom Kippur

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At Yom Kippur, Israel grinds to a halt. For 25 hours, schools, restaurants and businesses shut down, roads empty out as driving is prohibited, and there are no buses, no trains and no planes. Known as...
Former state treasurer Josh Mandel at a press conference in 2016. [Statehouse News Bureau]

Mandel Insults Fellow Jews with His Specious Holocaust Analogy

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Josh Mandel is one confusing guy. In his quest to succeed Republican U.S. Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio, is Mandel now freeing up his fellow Republicans to compare the pandemic to the Holocaust? Or will...
Palestinians in the village of Kafr Qaddoum, west of Nablus, riot on behalf of the terrorists who escaped from Israel's Gilboa Prison, Sept. 10, 2021. Photo by Nasser Ishtayeh/Flash90.

They’re terrorists, not ‘security prisoners’

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How do news outlets love to portray the recent “great escape” from Israel’s Gilboa Prison? Let us count the ways. The first is to refer to the six Palestinian terrorists who plotted and carried out the most egregious jailbreak...
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi. Source: Kremlin.ru.

Report: US to freeze $130 million of Egyptian military aid over human-rights abuses

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The United States is withholding $130 million worth of military aid to Egypt in order to pressure it to improve human rights, said two sources, including a U.S. official, according to Reuters. The Biden administration decision...
Pro-Palestinian supports and Jewish residents and organizations gather at a City Council meeting in Burlington, Vt., which put a measure to boycott Israel up for consideration, Sept. 13, 2021. Source: Screenshot.

BDS resolution withdrawn at Burlington city council meeting after community rallies against it

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After more than two hours of public comments, the Burlington City Council meeting in Vermont ended on Monday night with a vote to withdraw a resolution that would have made it the first city in the...

Pro-Israel group urges Ireland to boycott upcoming Durban IV conference

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A pro-Israel group in Ireland is calling on the government to boycott the upcoming 20-year commemoration of the Durban 2001 Conference at the United Nations on Sept. 22. “Only a few months ago, Ireland solidified...
British Labour Party councillor Sam Gorst at an anti-arms rally on Sept. 11, 2021. Source: Sam Gorst/Twitter.

At anti-arms rally, reinstated Labour Party member chants for Israel’s destruction

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A member of the British Labour Party who was recently reinstated after being suspended last year was reported to the party again after chanting for Israel’s destruction. Labour councillor Sam Gorst joined former Labour leader...
Graffiti claiming that Jews were responsible for the Sept. 11 terror attacks was painted on a building in Toronto (pictured) and a highway overpass in Canada, September 2021. Source: Screenshot.

Graffiti in Toronto claims Jews were responsible for Sept. 11 terror attacks

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Graffiti claiming that Jews were responsible for the Sept. 11 terror attacks was painted on a building in Toronto and a highway overpass in Canada over the weekend. Among the writing was “Jews did 911”...