Ceremony Marks 50th Anniversary of Hanging of Baghdad Jews

The 50th anniversary of the public hanging of nine Iraqi Jews and the subsequent killing and imprisonment of dozens more was marked by a ceremony held at the centuries-old...

Jewish Groups Mark 25th Anniversary of Buenos Aires AMIA Bombing

Jewish groups around the world marked on Thursday the 25th anniversary of the deadly bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires in which 85 people were murdered. The...

FIDE Cancels Chess Tournament in Saudi Arabia Following Legal Action

The international chess governing body — the Fédération lnternationale des Échecs (FIDE) — has agreed to strip Saudi Arabia from the right to host a forthcoming chess tournament, after a lawyers’ letter was sent...

Man in Northern France Stabs Neighbor Because He ‘Wanted to Kill a Jew’

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A man in northern France said he stabbed his neighbor because he “wanted to kill a Jew.” The attack, first reported on April 8, occurred in...

Suspect Arrested in Crown Heights Antisemitic Attack

A 39-year-old man was arrested over the weekend in connection with an antisemitic attack that took place on Friday evening in New York’s Crown Heights neighborhood, just before to...

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...

Suspect Arrested for Antisemitic, White-Nationalist Graffiti Attacks in Oklahoma

Over the past two weeks, public places in Oklahoma City and Norman, Oklahoma have been defaced with antisemitic and racist graffiti. A woman has been arrested for scrawling swastikas, antisemitic,...

Sderot Residents Among Wounded in California Synagogue Shooting

Two of the victims of Saturday’s shooting at the Chabad synagogue in Poway, California, were former residents of the rocket-beleaguered Israeli town of Sderot, and had come to America...

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...

Poway Synagogue to Hold Memorial for Woman Slain in Passover Attack

BY GABRIELLE BIRKNER POWAY, Calif. (JTA) — Lori Gilbert-Kaye will be memorialized at the synagogue where she was shot to death during Saturday morning services in what is being called...
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SKA’s Freshman Class of 2023 enjoyed an exciting bonding experience in Camp Kaylie on Tuesday, September 12. The ninth graders were joined by associate...

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