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When Jews were illegal, and turned to others for sanctuary


When Jews were illegal, and turned to others for sanctuary

A nation that shuts its doors to immigrants will be less kind to those already here, writes the director of the Milwaukee JCRC.

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7 more Western JCCs, San Francisco ADL office evacuated in bomb threat wave

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Bernie Sanders at J Street: One can be pro-Israel and rap its government

Donald Trump

Trump reportedly considering nixing anti-Semitism envoy as part of budget plan

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United States

Philadelphia cemetery

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

In a poor neighborhood of the Hunagrian capital, a Jewish group built an alliance of groups opposed to the right-wing policies of Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his Fidesz party.

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

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Life & Culture


‘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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