Pakistani Indicted for Intersection Attack Against Orthodox Man

(JTA) — A Pakistani Muslim cab driver was indicted for beating an identifiably Orthodox Jewish man at an intersection, and charged with a hate crime. A grand jury indicted Farrukh...

Groups react to Minn. Rep’s Reference to Apartheid

U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn.), accepting an award from the U.S. Campaign for Palestinian Rights last month, referred to Israel's Nation-State law as sanctioning apartheid. “Friends, the world has a name...

Groups Urge Stanford to Address Threats Against Jewish Students

Several Jewish groups have called on Stanford University to address a recent threat of violence against Jewish students at the school. In a Facebook post last week, an incoming residential...

Mother of Suspect in Murder of Holocaust Survivor Charged With Tampering

The front door of Mireille Knoll’s apartment in Paris, sealed by police after the 85-year-old Holocaust survivor’s brutal murder. Photo: Reuters / Clotaire Achi. The mother of one of the...

Luciana Berger, 6 Others Quit Labour Over Antisemitism, EU

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — Luciana Berger, a British-Jewish lawmaker, has quit the Labour Party over its anti-Semitism problem, along with six other members of the House of Commons. Berger, who...

FBI Got Tip About Poway Shooter Minutes Before Attack

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The FBI was tipped off to a threat about five minutes before the deadly shooting at the Chabad of Poway synagogue, but it was too...

Jewish Cemeteries in Poland Vandalized

(JTA) — Two Jewish cemeteries have been vandalized in Poland amid a fresh diplomatic crisis between that country and Israel over complicity in the Holocaust. In the city of Świdnica,...

Man Who Killed Counter-Protester at Charlottesville Rally Sentenced to Life in Prison

BY BEN SALES (JTA) — The man who drove his car into a crowd of counter-protesters at the 2017 neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing Heather Heyer, has been sentenced...

Joe Lieberman: Democratic Party Is Not Anti-Jewish But Some Members Are

By MARCY OSTER/JTA 03/18/2019 U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted: “Jewish people are leaving the Democratic Party." Former Sen. Joe Lieberman, a Democrat turned Independent who ran for vice president in 2000, said...

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...
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Trial for Guard at Nazi Concentration Camp Begins in Germany

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — A former Nazi guard went on trial in Germany over the deaths thousands of prisoners at a World War II concentration...

British Teacher Threatens to Send Students ‘Off to the Gas Chambers’

A British primary school teacher has been fired after she told a group of Jewish students that they would be sent to the “gas...

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