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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 ▸

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    There is a strong perception of anti-Semitism on the campus of a Minnesota college, according to a report by the local Jewish Community Relations Council. Some faculty members and students at St. Cloud State University feel there is a consistent atmosphere of discrimination, and many Jews feel threatened and in some instances unsafe on campus,… More ▸

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    Islamic Jihad militants vowed to continue to carry out attacks against Israel, despite a warning from Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat to halt the terror. Israel Radio reported that Arafat warned Hamas and Islamic Jihad to stop suicide bombings or he would ban their activities. More ▸

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    A 10-year-old Palestinian girl was struck in the head by a stray bullet while sleeping in her bed in the West Bank village of Dura, according to the girl’s aunt. There had been an exchange of fire between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian gunmen in the area. The girl was reported in critical condition. More ▸

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    The United States called on the Palestinian Authority to bring to justice those responsible for terror bombings in Israel and urged the Israeli government to show restraint in the face of such attacks. “There can be no military solution to this conflict,” State Department spokesman Richard Boucher said. More ▸

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    Palestinians fired mortar shells at two Israeli settlements in the southern Gaza Strip, according to Israel Radio. No injuries were reported. More ▸