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    The leader of Palestinian militias in the West Bank is on Israel’s wanted list, according to the head of the Shin Bet domestic security service. Avi Dichter told a Knesset committee that Marwan Barghouti is involved in the financing and directing of terror attacks against Israelis. More ▸

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    Officials planning a national Holocaust memorial in Berlin are using a controversial ad campaign in an effort to raise funds. “The Holocaust Never Happened” is the controversial slogan that will be plastered on billboards across Germany this week. Smaller text underneath the headline reads: “There are still many people who make this claim. In 20… More ▸

  • Hungarian Jews Threaten Action if Holocaust Compensation Delayed

    The president of the Hungarian Jewish community is threatening to hold demonstrations if compensation payments to the relatives of Hungary’s Holocaust victims are further delayed. Peter Tordai, head of the Federation of Jewish Communities in Hungary, said the group is appealing to Prime Minister Viktor Orban regarding the issue of compensation, which isn’t even on… More ▸

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    B’nai B’rith International announced it has raised $1 million to help cover the costs of establishing the B’nai B’rith Youth Organization as an independent organization. In May, BBYO decided to break from its parent organization and become an independent group. More ▸

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    Taiwan’s ruling party said it will halt television ads that include footage of Hitler. Following criticism from Jewish groups, the Democratic Progressive Party said in a statement it will stop airing the ads on Friday “out of respect for the Holocaust victims” and “to avoid further misinterpretations.” More ▸

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    Vandals spray-painted swastikas and anti-Semitic slogans on seven homes and a synagogue in the Midwood section of Brooklyn. Police found the tops of paint cans on the roof of an apartment building in the area, and are searching them for fingerprints. More ▸

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    Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan must wait to see if a British court will overturn a government order that has banned him from visiting the country since 1986. After a hearing that lasted two days last week, a judge said he hopes to issue a ruling by the end of the month. More ▸

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    Canadian Jewish leaders lashed out at those responsible for a weekend cross-burning on the front lawn of the home of a black family in Moncton, New Brunswick. “This is one of the most heinous and overtly racist crimes possible — an act that is inextricably linked to white supremacy and intimidation,” said Stephen Scheinberg, national… More ▸

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    A white separatist is trying to attract young supporters with a South Carolina-based record label specializing in racist and anti-Semitic rock. William Pierce, 67, leader of the National Alliance and author of the 1978 racist novel “The Turner Diaries,” says his Resistance Records label is “the soundtrack for white revolution.” More ▸

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    Israel’s police chief warned of more attempted terror attacks by Islamic militants. “Unfortunately the warnings are growing, not getting smaller,” Shlomo Ahronishky told Israel Radio. More ▸