Tufts to Remove Sackler Name From Buildings, Programs

  (JTA) — Tufts University will remove the Sackler name from several buildings and programs on its medical campus. The decision announced on Thursday came after an independent report slammed the...

London Police Release Images From Attack on Visiting Rabbi

(JTA) — London police have released images from a video of an attack on a rabbi. The images, taken from a security camera recording of the Nov. 30 incident, show two...

France to Create Hate Crimes Office After Desecration of Jewish Cemetery

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The French government said it will establish a hate crimes office in the wake of the vandalization of more than 100 gravestones at a Jewish cemetery. The...

Mezuzah Placed at Ukrainian Parliament Building

The president of Euro-Asian Jewish Congress (EAJC), Dr. Michael Mirilashvili, met with the chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Dmytro Razumkov. During their first bilateral meeting, Dr. Michael...

German Group Protesting Far Right Apologizes for Memorial’s Contents

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A German activist group has apologized for using what it says is the ashes of victims of the Nazis for a Holocaust memorial and protest against...

More Than 100 Tombstones Desecrated With Antisemitic Symbols in France

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — More than 100 tombstones were daubed with antisemitic text and imagery at a Jewish cemetery in eastern France. The desecration was discovered Tuesday at the Jewish cemetery...

From the Editor: Three Personalities

In our continuing effort to produce The Five Towns Jewish Times in a variety of formats, we have launched a podcast that explores the inside scoop and backstory about...

Surprise! 13 Countries Vote Against UN Palestinian Rights Measures

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The United Nations General Assembly passed five resolutions against Israel, but for the first time, 13 countries switched their positions and voted against a pro-Palestine measure. The...

Teens Throw Rock at Jewish Elementary School Bus in Crown Heights

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Three teenagers threw a rock at a school bus transporting children from a Jewish elementary school in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Crown Heights. The rock cracked a...

Actor Hugh Grant Stumps for Jewish MP Luciana Berger

JNS.org – British actor Hugh Grant attacked Labour’s inactivity in combating antisemitism within the party on Sunday while on the campaign trail with a Jewish MP who left the...
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Einsatzkommando Interpreter Has Canadian Citizenship Revoked

BY DAVID LAZARUS MONTREAL (JTA) — The Supreme Court of Canada court declined to hear the appeal of a former Nazi who is facing deportation after...

American Rabbi Suspected of Running Baby Trafficking Network

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — Israeli police have arrested five people, including an American rabbi, for allegedly running an international baby trafficking ring that targeted mentally...

Middle Eastern, North African Jews Remembered at UN Mission

Israel’s UN Mission commemorated on Wednesday the expulsion of the Jews of the Middle East and North Africa, holding an event where one speaker...

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