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How Paris public schools became no-go zones for Jews

How Paris public schools became no-go zones for Jews

Anti-Semitism, Jewish emigration and growing religiosity have virtually emptied the French capital's public education system of thousands of Jewish students who once attended its institutions.

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Volunteers from JNOLA, a Jewish young adults' group in New Orleans, volunteers on Saturday, Aug. 20 at a house affected by the recent flooding in Baton Rouge. (Courtesy of the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans)

Jewish groups mobilize in Baton Rouge to aid flood victims

Volunteers with Four Paws International preparing animals for evacuation to Jordan, Khan Yunis, Gaza, Aug. 23, 2016. (Four Paws Facebook page)

Gaza’s last tiger — and 14 other animals left in zoo deemed ‘world’s worst’ — bound for Jordan

Linebacker Terrell Suggs of the Baltimore Ravens looking on against the Pittsburgh Steelers at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Md., Nov. 28, 2013. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

NFL player Terrell Suggs lost weight — by cutting down on gefilte fish

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United States


A summer at camp exposes Ugandan Jews to America’s food and kids

For the 13 Ugandans working as counselors at Reform overnight camps, it was a summer of fun and culture shock.

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Israel & Middle East


Israeli soldiers seizing dozens of illegal weapons in the West Bank, Aug. 23, 2016. (Courtesy of IDF Spokesperson’s Unit)


Israeli forces raid West Bank weapons factories as part of crackdown

The Israeli army shut down six illegal weapons manufacturing factories in the West Bank in what a senior officer said was the biggest such operation in an ongoing crackdown.

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Rabin Vows to Pursue Peace As Israelis Reel from Bus Attack

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Sadiq Khan attends the press preview of "Harry Potter & The Cursed Child" at Palace Theatre on July 30, 2016 in London, England. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a two-part West End stage play written by Jack Thorne based on an original new story by Thorne, J.K. Rowling and John Tiffany.  (Photo by Rob Stothard/Getty Images)

London’s Muslim mayor hit with anti-Semitic messages for not backing Corbyn to lead Labour

Several of the messages suggested that Sadiq Khan had been influenced by Jews.

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Life & Culture

The famously agitated Jewish comedian Lewis Black is returning to Broadway. (Clay McBride)

Anger becomes comedian Lewis Black

"Trump is making Mitt Romney start to look like Churchill," says the famously agitated Jewish comedian who is returning to Broadway next month.

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