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100 anti-Semitic incidents reported in US post-election, watchdog finds

100 anti-Semitic incidents reported in US post-election, watchdog finds

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One hundred anti-Semitic incidents occurred in the 10 days following the presidential election, representing about 12 percent of hate incidents in the U.S. recorded by a civil rights watchdog.

7 moments that defined Castro’s relationship with Jews and Israel

7 moments that defined Castro’s relationship with Jews and Israel

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Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, whose death was announced late Friday, had a complicated history with Jews.

With the wildfires tamed, Israelis seek answers

With the wildfires tamed, Israelis seek answers

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JERUSALEM – As the wildfires that raged across this country for nearly a week were subdued Sunday, Israelis surveyed the devastation in search of answers.

Why ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ is an allegory about anti-Semitism and fear

Why ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ is an allegory about anti-Semitism and fear

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The first spin-off from the Harry Potter film series, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” is a thrilling and at times darkly sinister adventure. The movie, which launched a new five-film franchise with new characters, has already cast a spell over Potter fans, raking in a box office best $75 million in its opening weekend.

ADL forms new leadership group

ADL forms new leadership group

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The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has formed a group for local Jewish community leaders seeking social justice, civil rights and anti-defamation work.

Israeli-American Council, Federation launch IAC Arizona Council

Israeli-American Council, Federation launch IAC Arizona Council

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A new entity aiming to connect the Jewish-American and Israeli-American communities in Arizona – the IAC Arizona Center – launched last week with about 300 people gathering at the Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center in Scottsdale for IAC Shishi Israeli, an Israeli-style Shabbat dinner program.

Fires in Israel destroy homes, force evacuations

Fires in Israel destroy homes, force evacuations

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JERUSALEM — Fires throughout Israel, fanned by dry conditions and high winds, have led to the evacuation of thousands of people from their homes.

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Rabbi John Linder of Temple Solel in Paradise Valley delivers the invocation to open the March 22, 2016 session of the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Beth Jo Zeitzer

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Beth Jo Zeitzer, one of the Jewish News Best of Jewish Women honorees, speaks.

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Shternie Deitsch

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Shternie Deitsch, one of the Jewish News Best of Jewish Women honorees, speaks.

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Shelley Cohn

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Shelley Cohn, one of the Jewish News Best of Jewish Women honorees, speaks.

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Talyah Sands

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Talyah Sands, one of the Jewish News Best of Jewish Women honorees, speaks.