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100 headstones overturned at Philadelphia Jewish cemetery

100 headstones overturned at Philadelphia Jewish cemetery

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About 100 headstones were overturned and broken at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia.

Scottsdale JCC included in fifth wave of bomb threats

Scottsdale JCC included in fifth wave of bomb threats

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At least 22 Jewish community centers and Jewish day schools across the country received bomb threats today, including the Valley of the Sun Je…

Day school teacher suspected of sexual abuse in Pittsburgh

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After a lengthy investigation, a former teacher at Yeshiva Boys School of Pittsburgh, an important institution in the Chabad-Lubavitch educati…

Jewish governor of Missouri, Muslim activists pitching in to repair vandalized Jewish cemetery

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The Jewish governor of Missouri, Eric Greitens, said he will volunteer to help repair a St. Louis-area Jewish cemetery where at least 170 grav…

Bomb threats called in to at least 10 JCCs in fourth round of harassment

Bomb threats called in to at least 10 JCCs in fourth round of harassment

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At least 10 Jewish community centers across the United States were targeted with bomb threats on Feb. 20, for the fourth time in five weeks.

Left-wing groups ramp up protests of Trump’s Israel policies

Left-wing groups ramp up protests of Trump’s Israel policies

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Left-wing Jewish groups have launched a string of protests in response to confirmation hearings for President Donald Trump’s nominee for ambas…

US-Israel cybersecurity ties grow as enemies move battlefield online

US-Israel cybersecurity ties grow as enemies move battlefield online

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Israel’s standing as a global cybersecurity powerhouse advanced in recent weeks, with the U.S. House of Representatives passing new legislatio…

Rabbi’s expulsion rattles Russian Jews fearful of Kremlin crackdown

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Three years ago, Rabbi Ari Edelkopf and his wife, Chana, worked around the clock for weeks to show off their community and city to the many fo…

Jews gather at rallies across US urging support for refugees

Jews gather at rallies across US urging support for refugees

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NEW YORK— Over 100 years ago, Barnett Levine was greeted by the New York skyline and the Statue of Liberty as he arrived in the United States,…

Jewish immigration group HIAS files suit against Trump refugee ban

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The Jewish resettlement agency HIAS has filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of President Donald Trump’s temporary ban on refugees.

Colorado family files civil rights complaint over teen’s anti-Semitic harassment at school

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A Jewish eighth-grader in Colorado filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education over allegations of anti-Semitic harassment.

Marine Le Pen: French Jews should sacrifice yarmulke in struggle against radical Islam

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French far-right leader Marine Le Pen said French Jews should give up the wearing of yarmulkes as part of the country’s struggle to defeat rad…

Valley couple visits  Cuba synagogues

Valley couple visits Cuba synagogues

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A Phoenix dentist and her husband recently traveled to two cities in Cuba for 10 days to learn about the Jewish community in each location.

Future of Israel’s settlement enterprise at crossroads following Amona evacuation

Future of Israel’s settlement enterprise at crossroads following Amona evacuation

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Israel carried out the much-discussed evacuation of the Jewish outpost of Amona last week in a process that raised renewed questions about the…

NY commuters clean Nazi graffiti off subway car with hand sanitizer

NY commuters clean Nazi graffiti off subway car with hand sanitizer

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Commuters on a New York City subway used hand sanitizer to clean away swastikas and other anti-Semitic graffiti drawn in permanent marker on t…

Disability advocates worried about health care repeal

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At the recent Jewish Disability Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill, one question on the minds of elected officials and the 180 advocates they met wi…

Betsy DeVos narrowly confirmed as education secretary in historic vote

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Betsy DeVos was confirmed as secretary of education, with Vice President Mike Pence casting the tie-breaker in a historic 51-50 vote.

19 rabbis arrested during protest at Trump hotel

19 rabbis arrested during protest at Trump hotel

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NEW YORK – Nineteen rabbis were arrested at a protest of President Donald Trump's refugee ban in front of the Trump International Hotel in New…

Trump nominates Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court, eliciting mixed Jewish reactions

Trump nominates Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court, eliciting mixed Jewish reactions

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump nominated to the Supreme Court Neil Gorsuch, a federal judge known to favor protections of religious belie…

Police evacuating Amona outpost met by hundreds of protesters

Police evacuating Amona outpost met by hundreds of protesters

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JERUSALEM — Police and security officers evacuating homes in the West Bank outpost of Amona were greeted by hundreds of activists, including s…