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Keith Ellison, in run-up to DNC chair election, calls for party to fight anti-Semitism

Keith Ellison, in run-up to DNC chair election, calls for party to fight anti-Semitism

The Minnesota Democrat called suggestions that he is anti-Semitic – based on his involvement with Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam while he was in college – "smears."

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Linda Sarsour

Muslim campaign raises over $100,000 for vandalized Jewish cemetery

Mike Pence

Pence visits vandalized cemetery, condemns threats to JCCs

Brooklyn matzah bakery damaged in fire

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United States

Never is Now conference

ADL headquarters in NY hit with bomb threat

"We are working with law enforcement officials to determine if it is connected to similar threats against Jewish institutions across the country," ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt said in a statement.

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Israel & Middle East

Jonathan Safran Foer

Jonathan Safran Foer: My Israeli friends want to raise kids elsewhere

The celebrated Jewish-American author said academic boycotts against the Jewish state were the result of Benjamin Netanyahu's policy of excluding the country from the Western world.

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World

Stolen Dachau front gate reading ‘Work makes you free’ returned to site

The 6-foot-high gate, stolen in November 2014, was found last December in a parking lot in Norway following an anonymous tip.

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BBYO

Looking for a Jewish college roommate? BBYO has an app for that.

The free application, which asks incoming freshmen questions about their Jewish identity, was launched at the teen group's huge annual convention.

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