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With few safeguards, Jewish cemeteries make easy targets for vandals

With few safeguards, Jewish cemeteries make easy targets for vandals

Cemeteries, security experts say, are particularly easy to attack because they are big, sparsely staffed and easy to penetrate.

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Bomb threats hit at least 20 JCCs, Jewish day schools across country

Budapest

In Budapest, Roma and Jews turn alternative JCC into anti-government hub

Never is Now conference

ADL offers reward for information about Philadelphia Jewish cemetery vandals

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United States

At Las Vegas confab, Republican Jews gingerly find reasons to celebrate Trump’s presidency

At their annual conference, members of the Republican Jewish Coalition were more comfortable talking about the vice president than the commander in chief.

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Israel & Middle East

Yad Vashem calls on Amazon to stop selling books denying the Holocaust

The director of the Yad Vashem Libraries sent an email to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos requesting that he immediately remove the books from the sites.

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From the JTA Archives

Georgetown University Says No to PLO ‘Birthday Party’

Catholics, Jews Agree to Remove Carmelite Convent off Auschwitz

German Jews Urged to Describe Themselves As ‘Germans’ on U.S. Records

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World

Henry Rousso

US authorities almost deport French Jewish Holocaust era scholar

Henry Rousso, an Egyptian-born French Jewish Holocaust-era scholar, was detained for ten hours on his way to speak at a symposium at Texas A&M.

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From 70 Faces Media

13 Kitschy & Weird Purim Gifts for the Entire Family

Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Bagels Have Gone Too Far

Nazi Doctor Mengele’s Bones Are Now Used By Forensics Students

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Life & Culture

Oscars

‘Moonlight’ named best picture at Academy Awards after ‘La La Land’ mix-up

Before the historic mistake, there were plenty of golden statuettes to go around for Jews in film.

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