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U.K.’s Labour Party expels anti-Semitic activist

The United Kingdom’s Labour Party has expelled anti-Semitic and anti-Israel activist after a disciplinary hearing found that he had violated several party rules on behavior and rhetoric.

Tuesday 02/13/2018
Two Israelis nearly lynched in Jenin, saved by Palestinian Authority forces
Posted: February 13, 2018

Two Israeli soldiers who accidentally entered the Palestinian city of Jenin on Monday were attacked by a mob of dozens of young Palestinians who also stole one of their weapons.

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Tuesday 02/06/2018
Polish government cancels visit by Israeli minister over Holocaust remarks
Posted: February 06, 2018

The Polish government has cancelled a visit to the country by Israel’s Education and Diaspora Affairs Minister Naftali Bennett’s following a statement highlighting Poland’s involvement in the Holocaust.

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Why is Ireland the most anti-Israel country in Europe?
Posted: February 06, 2018

The Irish and Jewish people share a common history of suffering cruel persecution and achieving national redemption against immeasurable odds. But today, modern Ireland is one of Europe’s fiercest critics of Israel. This tension was on display last week as the Irish Senate was considering legislation aimed at criminalizing trade with Israeli settlements.

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Tuesday 01/30/2018
Poland advances law criminalizing references linking country to the Holocaust
Posted: January 30, 2018

The lower house of the Polish Parliament passed a law this week banning the use of the term “Polish concentration camps,” in an attempt to lay blame for the Holocaust squarely on German Nazis and exonerate Poles from being complicit in the crimes that left more than 1 million Polish Jews dead during World War II.

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Wednesday 01/24/2018
#WeRemember Holocaust memorial campaign spreads to 45 countries
Posted: January 24, 2018

Ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan. 27, the World Jewish Congress (WJC) has launched a global campaign encouraging millions of people to use social media to raise awareness about the Holocaust.

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Germany creates new commissioner to address rising anti-Semitism
Posted: January 24, 2018

The German Bundestag passed legislation to establish a new commissioner to handle the issue of rising anti-Semitism in the country.

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Tuesday 01/23/2018
Amnesty International withdraws from event with UK Jewish community, citing support for BDS
Posted: January 23, 2018

Amnesty International sparked outrage among the U.K. Jewish community after citing support for the anti-Israel BDS movement in its withdrawal from an event it had organized with the Jewish Leadership Council (JLC), an umbrella group of major British Jewish organizations.The event, a panel discussion on Israel and the United Nations Human Rights Council, was scheduled to take place Wednesday at Amnesty International’s London offices.

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Tuesday 01/16/2018
Tunisian police arrest five suspects tied to synagogue firebombing
Posted: January 16, 2018

Tunisian authorities arrested five suspects for last week’s firebombing of the historic Ghriba Synagogue on the island of Djerba.

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Tuesday 01/09/2018
Syrian army reports multiple Israeli missile strikes
Posted: January 09, 2018

The Syrian army alleged Tuesday that the IDF attacked Syria three times earlier in the day with jets and ground-to-ground missiles.

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