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‘Testament: The Story of Moses’ is a top Netflix show — and it features multiple rabbis

Released around Easter and Passover, the docudrama turns to Jewish, Christian and Muslim clergy, making it a great addition to the streamer’s...

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Leading US medical journal examines its past endorsement of Nazi race science

Article in New England Journal of Medicine finds publication ‘enthusiastically praised German forced sterilization’ in the 1930s, was slow...

04.04.2024 20

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Poll: Most Americans, 90% of US Jews, perceive antisemitism uptick since October 7

73% of respondents say calls for violence against Jews or Muslims should be banned, 10% say such language should be allowed; most Muslims feel...

03.04.2024 50

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Popular Jewish comedian Modi has a new special. He wants non-Jews to watch, too

The funnyman popular with Orthodox Jews says the best way to end antisemitism is to invite people to ‘laugh with us’

29.03.2024 40

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Kosher restaurant on NYC’s Upper West Side vandalized with anti-Israel graffiti

Locals clean up graffiti at Effy’s, call it ‘the next step of what the antisemites are doing’ after tearing down posters of...

19.03.2024 50

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Canadian Jewish agencies sue government over rules they say curb kosher meat industry

Lawsuit by prominent kosher certification agencies claims leadership is seriously harming sale, distribution of domestically produced kosher beef

17.03.2024 40

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21 more countries agree to updated guidelines on restituting Nazi-looted art

WJRO and Claims Conference say 24 nations made minimal to no progress on issue, adding that it’s more difficult when it comes to pieces in...

09.03.2024 20

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For 3rd time, Matisyahu concert canceled amid threat of pro-Palestinian protests

Jewish American reggae singer vows he and his fans ‘won’t cower to these bullies’ after Chicago venue nixes show; will give returned...

09.03.2024 50

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Orthodox women activists pledge ‘sex strike’ in protest of religious divorce refusal

Form of protest leveraging Jewish sexual purity rituals as a pressure tactic aimed at supporting 29-year-old Malky Berkowitz, whose husband has...

08.03.2024 40

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Jewish fertility group helps Alabama clients undergo IVF elsewhere after state ruling

Jewish Fertility Foundation calls court decision classifying frozen embryos as unborn children a ‘worst-case scenario,’ as clinics have...

06.03.2024 50

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Heavy metal singer raises $29K for security for Matisyahu after pro-Palestinian protests

David Draiman, the Jewish frontman for band Disturbed, says he couldn’t let the reggae star and his family ‘continue to be...

29.02.2024 50

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Father of lone soldier killed in Jerusalem stabbing attack runs for Georgia state Senate

David Lubin is challenging incumbent progressive democrat Sen. Sally Harrell after she failed to back the state’s adoption of the IHRA...

28.02.2024 10

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When Judaism didn’t offer rituals for a stillbirth, a grieving couple created their own

After losing their son 26 weeks into a long-sought pregnancy, Ilan and Sherri Glazer found no liturgy for their loss. They’re releasing a new...

19.02.2024 30

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Israeli film festival in Barcelona still on after venue change due to harassment campaign

Anti-Israel groups claim victory, ‘respect for call for cultural boycott,’ as family-owned theater cancels event due to their threats

16.02.2024 20

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Prominent British rabbi warns against potentially ‘haunting’ Rafah operation

Masorti Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg says Israeli operation in south Gaza city where a million are sheltering alongside Hamas battalions could lead to...

14.02.2024 70

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London theater apologizes after comedian, crowd berate Israeli attending show

Comedian Paul Currie accused of haranguing audience member who refused to stand for Palestinian flag; watchdog mulling legal action over...

13.02.2024 30

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Students and followers struggle following the Art Green sexual misconduct revelations

As the ousted founder of Hebrew College’s rabbinical school is the subject of a 3rd major email, focus has shifted to a pained community who...

08.02.2024 40

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Newly declassified docs reveal why Canada didn’t strip Nazis of citizenship

Report by Jewish historian found then-justice minister Pierre Trudeau argued that deporting Nazi war criminal to USSR would set negative precedent for...

07.02.2024 30

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Prominent scholar barred from Hebrew College following sexual misconduct allegation

Founding dean of rabbinical school Rabbi Arthur Green retired in 2022 due to ‘private matter’ concerning ex-student, but is newly banned...

30.01.2024 7

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Ahead of Tu Bishvat, Israelis and Jews worldwide plant trees to honor Oct. 7 victims

Relatives of those murdered by Hamas-led terrorists at Supernova music festival hold tree-planing ceremony at site of rave: ‘We will rise from...

24.01.2024 20

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Ben & Jerry’s calls for Gaza ceasefire with no mention of Hamas massacre, hostages

‘Peace is a core value of Ben & Jerry’s’: Board calls for ‘permanent and immediate’ stop to fighting but says nothing...

18.01.2024 40

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‘One Life’ stars Anthony Hopkins as Nicholas Winton, who saved Jewish kids from Nazis

Based on the book by its subject’s daughter, the biopic of a Holocaust-era hero who helped 669 Czech children escape to the UK hits big screens...

15.01.2024 30

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US court rules Madrid museum can keep Pissarro painting looted by Nazis

Decision ends one of longest-running Holocaust arts restitution cases in history over oil painting that Lilly Cassirer was forced to sell in 1939 to...

12.01.2024 20

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Basketball coach fired at NY school where players shouted slurs at Jewish opponents

Yonkers high school dismisses girls’ basketball coach, suspends a team member, after game against Jewish school ended in antisemitic taunts,...

09.01.2024 30

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Chilean mayor under fire for saying being Jewish is a ‘supremacist conception’

Daniel Jadue, a onetime presidential candidate of Palestinian descent, also says it’s a ‘contradiction’ to be both a Jew and a leftist

05.01.2024 20

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Conservative movement suspends its Israel gap-year program, citing budget woes

Long-running Nativ program shrank considerably in recent years, Conservative movement leaders lament ‘new economic realities, recruitment...

22.12.2023 30

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Trump, accused of echoing Hitler anti-immigrant rhetoric, denies reading ‘Mein Kampf’

At Iowa rally, Republican frontrunner declares immigrants are ‘destroying the blood of our country,’ says Nazi leader used such language...

21.12.2023 20

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Seinfeld, Montana Tucker among stars in Israel to ‘bear witness’ to Hamas atrocities

Scooter Braun, Debra Messing also visit to see the devastation after the October 7 massacres, meet survivors, and talk with relatives of those held...

21.12.2023 30

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Hate, or just a crime? Either way, US Jewish restaurants find support after vandalism

Antisemitism in the US and worldwide has skyrocketed since Hamas’s Oct. 7 massacre of 1,200 in Israel – and eateries supporting Israel or...

18.12.2023 30

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In 1st comments on Evan Gershkovich, Putin says Russia seeks prisoner exchange

Russian president says agreements to free Wall Street Journal reporter and US Marine Paul Whelan must be ‘mutually acceptable’

16.12.2023 20

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Iraqi PM’s office says some attackers of US embassy ‘linked to security services’

After rockets fired at US diplomatic mission, Mohammed Shia al-Sudani slams assaults as ‘serious threat’ to Iraq’s security and...

14.12.2023 30

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Putin: ‘Catastrophe’ in Gaza incomparable with invasion of Ukraine

Russian leader says world can ‘feel the difference’ between conflicts, again claims aim of Ukraine war is to remove ‘Nazis’...

14.12.2023 30

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From Be’eri to DC, menorahs retrieved from the Oct. 7 wreckage light up for Hanukkah

In the wake of the massacre, the war it launched and a rise in antisemitism, these candelabras lit in Israel, NYC’s Gracie Mansion and the White...

14.12.2023 10

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Jewish Penn students, prepping for finals, say problems remain after president resigns

Their school suddenly thrown into the spotlight, victims of campus antisemitism feel they’re now being asked to explain it while they’d rather be...

12.12.2023 20

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Bomb threat sent to Buenos Aires Jewish center hit in deadly 1994 attack

Law enforcement search AMIA site, determine menacing emails, including one saying ‘Death to the Zionist Jews,’ were false alarm

07.12.2023 20

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Amid outcry over silence, UN Women posts, then deletes, condemnation of Hamas attack

UN body says statement was issued by mistake, was replaced by call for release of hostages; activists have decried UN failure to address evidence of...

28.11.2023 30

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Sponsoring Israeli missiles doesn’t fly for all in a Facebook group for kosher foodies

A post in Great Kosher Restaurant Foodies has put the fault lines of communal discussion in stark relief as even some in an ostensibly conservative...

27.11.2023 20

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Sacha Baron Cohen tells TikTok it’s creating biggest antisemitic movement since Nazis

Debra Messing, Amy Schumer, other Jewish celebrities and TikTok creator Miriam Ezagui denounce antisemitism on the social media platform in private...

18.11.2023 20

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George Washington University suspends Students for Justice in Palestine group

School made global headlines when student group, whose umbrella organization praised Oct. 7 Hamas massacres, screened messages including ‘Glory...

16.11.2023 40

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‘Beauty Queen of Jerusalem’ star opens up on Israel-Hamas war from afar

Promoting her new film ‘Kissufim’ — coincidentally the name of the kibbutz where 8 civilians, including kids, were massacred by terrorists —...

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Planes, trains and bus caravans: US Jews descend on Washington for pro-Israel rally

Jews planning to attend Tuesday’s demonstration say they feel imperative to show up in force as a counter to the large protests against Israel...

14.11.2023 70

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Orthodox Union pitching ads condemning antisemitism to over 20 US campus newspapers

So far seven papers have accepted the notice, which thanks Congress for resolution denouncing antisemitism and asks readers, ‘Where do you stand in...

09.11.2023 30

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Jewish schools to US colleges: Don’t recruit students unless you can guarantee safety

JTA — Any college or university that wants to recruit students from two Modern Orthodox schools in New Jersey will now have to prove it can keep...

01.11.2023 30

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Cornell University Jews told to avoid kosher dining hall after threats posted online

JTA — Police at Cornell University were called to the school’s kosher dining hall, and the campus Hillel warned students to stay away from it,...

30.10.2023 20

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US Jewish day schools enroll Israeli children who have been displaced by war

JTA — More than a month after the start of the school year, Jewish day schools across the United States are experiencing a surge of new students:...

24.10.2023 10

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Israeli rabbis are issuing guidance about how to adjust Jewish law during wartime

JTA — On a normal Shabbat, Orthodox Israelis turn off radios, silence cell phones and — if they have one — lay down their gun. These past two...

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‘I pray for those families’: Pope Francis calls on Hamas to free Israeli hostages

JTA — In his second round of remarks since the start of the Israel-Hamas war, Pope Francis called for the release of the Israeli hostages taken by...

13.10.2023 20

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NYC’s Hadar Institute calls for public fast day to pray for Israeli hostages of Hamas

JTA — Never before had Douglas Sagal, rabbi of Congregation B’nai Israel in Rumson, New Jersey, heard of a call for a communal fast in a moment of...

12.10.2023 30

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Jewish murder convict executed in Texas, in final message says sad at Hamas attack

JTA — Jedidiah Murphy, the Jewish man on death row in Texas whose fight to avoid the death penalty gained support from prominent Jewish activists,...

11.10.2023 20

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Texas Jew on death row granted stay of execution

JTA — A stay of execution was upheld for a Jew on death row in Texas, one day before he was scheduled to receive a lethal injection. Jedidiah...

10.10.2023 30

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