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Vandalism at 3 New England synagogues aims to intimidate community, ADL regional leader says

Vandalism at 3 New England synagogues aims to intimidate community, ADL regional leader says

The director of the New England office said the attacks -- two in the Boston area and one in Pawtucket, Rhode Island -- are part of a spike in anti-Semitic incidents since the start of 2016.

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Israeli Cabinet OKs appointment of Avigdor Liberman as defense minister

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Crash kills three workers at Jewish camp in Pennsylvania

The two men and a woman were seasonal workers at Camp Shoshanim, a summer camp for modern Orthodox girls associated with New Jersey Y Camps.

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Arab states have reportedly hand-picked Palestinian leader to succeed Abbas

The United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Jordan are said to be planning a major Palestinian power shift.

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Dutch Chief Rabbi Binyomin Jacobs left and police representatives at Grand Cafe Rimon in Amsterdan on May 24, 2016. (Cnaan-Liphshiz)

Amsterdam kosher restaurant stabbing not a hate crime, police say

Leaders and members of the Dutch Jewish community gathered at the eatery where a seemingly deranged assailant moderately wounded a woman to show their support.

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Captain America is a secret Nazi, and people are going crazy about it

When fans ran out to grab Marvel Comics' “Captain America: Steve Rogers #1," they were not expecting this.

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