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Over the past month, virtual programming and video conferencing have replaced in-person classroom learning and public events. Frustrations with lack of equipment and technical difficulties were foreseeable, but a much uglier problem has emerged to become part of the new normal: Zoom bombing.

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With the coronavirus pandemic pushing meetings to go virtual, anti-Semites have taken the opportunity to disrupt them on the video conferencing platform Zoom, according to a report on Sunday from the Anti-Defamation League.

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The Hineni Fellowship, which started as a pilot program in 2018, announced on March 4 that it is launching nationally, expanding the leadership development program for LGBTQ Jews. 

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Rona Kaufman had never been to an AIPAC Policy Conference. But for the Duquesne University School of Law professor from Pennsylvania, this was an important year to travel to the nation’s capital and be among 18,000 supporters of the pro-Israel lobbying group.

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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden told the American Israel Public Affairs Committee Policy Conference in a video address on Sunday that he will always support Israel, but also believes in a two-state solution for the Palestinians.

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The University of California San Diego has announced a gift of more than $1.3 million from the Koret Foundation to support joint research on marine archaeology between UC San Diego’s Scripps Center for Marine Archaeology (SCMA) and the University of Haifa’s Leon Recanati Institute for Mariti…

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Some 30 campus Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries concluded an eight-day training program at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, learning cutting-edge, relevant and effective tools that will allow them to teach about the Holocaust and the growing problem of Holocaust denial. Equally important was guidance on …

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In a move to foster academic exchange between Israeli and American universities, 28 professors from universities and colleges across the United States recently traveled to Israel for Jewish National Fund‒USA’s (JNF) Faculty Fellowship Program.

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Shortly before the Department of Justice filed notice last August that it would seek the death penalty against the alleged murderer at the Tree of Life building in Pittsburgh, two of the congregations attacked in the massacre — New Light and Dor Hadash — sent letters imploring U.S. Attorney …

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The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) notified StandWithUs (SWU) on Friday that it has accepted its complaint alleging that UCLA violated Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and has opened the matter for full investigation on the merits.

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Jewish and Israel-related groups had mixed reactions to U.S. President Donald Trump signing an executive order that requires the U.S. government to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition of anti-Semitism in responding to “prohibited forms of discrimination rooted i…

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Israel Maimon is the president and CEO of the Development Corporation for Israel, better known as Israel Bonds, the security investment option for anyone looking to invest in the Jewish state. 

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The FBI’s newly released 2018 Hate Crime Statistics Act report shows the number of hate crimes down slightly — including those targeting Jews — following three consecutive years of increases.

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Thousands came to Pittsburgh’s Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum last weekend for a public program marking one year since last October’s shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue building. More than 2,000 people gathered in the historic auditorium for an evening of words and music.

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The East Valley Jewish Community Center has partnered with Boston University’s Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies to create an annual lecture series. The series will focus on providing Holocaust education and is a project of the EVJCC's Center for Holocaust Education and Human Dignity.

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On Oct. 27, 2018, a gunman opened fire at the Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha building in Pittsburgh and murdered 11 worshipers. For the one-year commemoration of the shooting on Sunday at 5 p.m., EST, the Pittsburgh community will join in a public memorial service to remember those who were lost. 

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Israeli and U.S. officials warned in a meeting with European lawmakers on Wednesday of a rise in hate crimes against Jews in Western Europe, and urged the European Union to cut funding to organizations supporting the international boycott of Israel, providing a report detailing the ties betw…

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