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Jewish governor of Missouri, Muslim activists pitching in to repair vandalized Jewish cemetery

Jewish governor of Missouri, Muslim activists pitching in to repair vandalized Jewish cemetery

Between 170 and 200 headstones were toppled in the St. Louis-area cemetery’s oldest section, dating from the late 1800s to the mid-1900s.

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Trump anti-Semitism

After much prodding, Trump condemns anti-Semitism

"Anti-Semitism is horrible and it’s going to stop, and it has to stop,” Trump said in the wake of another wave of bomb threats against JCCs and a major cemetery vandalism.

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Elior Azaria

Israeli soldier who shot downed Palestinian terrorist sentenced to 18 months in prison

In their sentencing of Elor Azaria, the judges stressed that the severity of the incident was mitigated by the fact that it took place in an active combat situation.

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‘Holocaust tourism’ laid bare in eye-opening documentary

In "Austerlitz," filmmaker Sergei Loznitsa trains his lens on the thousands of tourists who visit former concentration camps — and the way they behave at these memorial sites.

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