Portion of Paris City Square Named for 3 Jewish Kids Killed in Attack

(JTA) — Two alleys that make up a city square in Paris were named for the three children killed in an attack by an Islamist gunman on a Jewish...

Sharpton Admits to ‘Cheap’ Rhetoric During 1991 Crown Heights Riots

Rev. Al Sharpton recalled on Monday that the widow of civil-rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. took him to task for his “cheap” rhetoric behind the 1991 riots...

San Diego State Center Apologizes for Photo of Palestinian Terrorist

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The Women’s Resource Center at San Diego State University has apologized for including on its weekly newsletter an image of a female Palestinian terrorist holding...

Ambassador Friedman Calls on Evangelicals to Fight Antisemitism

A group of more than 200 evangelical faith leaders, organized by the Latin Coalition for Israel, gathered at the Aish Hatorah World Center in the Old City of Jerusalem...

German Lawmakers Declare BDS Antisemitic

Germany became the first European country to declare the BDS movement against Israel as antisemitic. The non-binding motion, which was passed by the Bundestag on Friday, declared the campaign that...

Antisemitic, Xenophobic Hate Crime Increased in Germany

BY LAURA E. ADKINS (JTA) — There were 1,799 antisemitic hate crimes reported in Germany in 2018 –  and nearly 90 percent of the perpetrators had a right-wing extremist background. Interior Minister...

Man Arrested for Threatening Elderly Jews in Bal Harbour, Florida

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A jogger was arrested for allegedly verbally threatening and spitting on elderly Jews in Florida as they walked home from synagogue. Daniel Valerivich Starikov, 33, of...

Dad: Daughter Removed from Class for Telling Students to Stop Making Nazi Salute

(JTA) — An 11-year-old Tennessee girl who told her classmates to stop making the Nazi salute was sent to the principal’s office, her father said in a tweet in which he...

Chabad of Poway Shooter Pleads Not Guilty to Hate Crime

John T. Earnest, the 19-year-old man charged with killing 60 year-old Lori Kaye and wounding three people in the Chabad of Poway synagogue on April 27, pleaded not guilty...

Suspect Arrested in Stabbing of Jewish Woman in Sweden

The city of Helsingborg, Sweden. Photo: Mikael Parkvall via Wikimedia Commons. (JTA) — Police in Denmark arrested a man suspected of stabbing a Jewish communal leader in Sweden. The arrest Wednesday...
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Five Towns Community Raises $400,000 for Friends of IDF

  Some 550 community leaders raised $400,000 to support well-being and educational programs for the brave men and women of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)...

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  On Sunday, May 19, 200 people gathered for a community symposium at Congregation Beth Sholom. “When Our Children Date: The Complex Role of Parents”...

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Kerr wrote about the Holocaust in a way children could understand Jewish and German-born British writer and illustrator Judith Kerr died on May 22, 2019...

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