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Bomb threats hit at least 10 JCCs, Jewish day schools across country

Bomb threats hit at least 10 JCCs, Jewish day schools across country

The incidents Monday are the fifth wave of such threats to hit Jewish institutions in less than two months.

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

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ADL offers reward for information about Philadelphia Jewish cemetery vandals

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

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United States

Philadelphia cemetery

100 headstones overturned at Philadelphia Jewish cemetery

The discovery comes nearly a week after over 150 headstones were discovered overturned and damaged at the Chesed Shel Emeth Jewish cemetery in St. Louis.

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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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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

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski

Peru’s president, son of Jewish refugee, tells Trump he prefers ‘bridges to walls’

Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, born in Lima to a French Protestant mother and German Jewish father who fled the Nazis in 1933, gave Trump a gentle rebuke of his controversial proposal to build a wall along the border with Mexico.

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

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Life & Culture

Simon Brodkin

Jewish prankster fools ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ judges with ‘crappy’ rapping rabbi act

Here's how Simon Brodkin tried to prove the program peddles stereotypes rather than real talent.

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