Series of Attacks on Hasidic Jews in Borough Park

(JTA) — Several identifiably Jewish men and boys were attacked in a string of assaults in the Borough Park community of Brooklyn on the same night. Three of the attacks...

Alleged White Supremacist Arrested in Plot to Bomb Colorado Synagogue

A 27-year-old accused white supremacist was arrested by U.S. federal authorities over the weekend and has been charged with plotting to blow up a synagogue in Colorado. Richard Holzer was...

Senate Launches Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Antisemitism

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The U.S. Senate has launched a Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Antisemitism to coincide with the first anniversary of the  attack at the Tree of Life...

Complaint Alleges University of Oregon Ignored Antisemitism

BY JTA STAFF (JTA) — An employee and a student at the University of Oregon have filed a federal complaint alleging that the school failed to report antisemitic hate crimes. According to...

Polish President Withholds Signature to Name Jewish Professor

BY KATARZYNA MARKUSZ WARSAW, Poland (JTA) — Polish President Andrzej Duda has withheld his signature on the paperwork needed to name Jewish scholar Michal Bilewicz a professor at the University of...

Bridgeport Synagogue Evacuated After 2 Bomb Threats Friday

BY JOSEFIN DOLSTEN (JTA) — A synagogue in Connecticut has been evacuated after it received two bomb threats. Congregation B’nai Israel, a Reform congregation in Bridgeport, was evacuated on Friday while police...

Belgian Jewish Leaders Call Out Government Group Over Antisemitic Carnival Images

Jewish leaders in Belgium on Friday castigated the country’s publicly-funded agency to combat racial discrimination for its refusal to support criminal proceedings over a display of grotesquely antisemitic images...

Neo-Nazis Attempt to Set Fire to Jewish Center in Budapest

A Jewish community and activism center in Budapest experienced minor damages as neo-Nazis attempted to set it ablaze. No injuries were reported. The Aurora community center was empty during the arson...

Antisemitic Graffiti Spray-Painted on Project Commemorating Jewish Life in Lithuania

JNS.org – Antisemitic graffiti was discovered in Vilnius, Lithuania, last week on a project depicting Jewish life before World War II. The project Walls That Remember is a series of...

‘Jojo Rabbit’ Is Anti-Hate Satire

(JTA) — “Jojo Rabbit” sounds like a film that is difficult to pull off amid the state of rising antisemitism in 2019. It’s a comedy set during the Holocaust about...
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NY’s New Education Regulations Are Vital for Hasidic Children

By MIRIAM MOSTER NEW YORK (JTA) — On our first date nearly nine years ago, my (now) husband resolved to improve Hasidic education. He had grown up...

KKL-JNF, Terror Victims File Lawsuit Against U.S. Charity

JNS.org – The Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund and American victims of terror have filed an unprecedented lawsuit in Washington, D.C., targeting a U.S....

Faroe Islands Will Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

(JTA) — The Faroe Islands will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Faroese Foreign Minister Jenis av Rana told the Danish-language newspaper Politiken on Thursday that...

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