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North Carolina approves antisemitism bill

North Carolina House passes bill making the IHRA working definition of antisemitism the state’s guidelines in assessing hate crimes.

North Carolina approves antisemitism bill

$290,000 for students who protected American flag

GoFundMe raises $290,000+ for UNC students who protected American flag during protests.

$290,000 for students who protected American flag

US government to probe UNC for response to anti-Israel speech

Feds to probe University of North Carolina’s response to harsh anti-Israel speech.

US government to probe UNC for response to anti-Israel speech

NC Progressive Democrat:

'Jewish caucus would be end of party, they control everything'

North Carolina progressive caucus leader Ryan Jenkins says allowing Jewish caucus says 'We’re not Democrats, we’re the Jewish Caucus.'

'Jewish caucus would be end of party, they control everything'

Synagogue bomb threats continue despite arrest of a suspect

'One arrest will not – nor has not – stopped what has emerged as a tactic for fear and disruption,' Secure Community Network director says.

Synagogue bomb threats continue despite arrest of a suspect

Faculty member shot dead at University of North Carolina campus

Suspect arrested following shooting at UNC-Chapel Hill. Police say motive is not known and the weapon has not been found.

Faculty member shot dead at University of North Carolina campus

North Carolina college vandalized with antisemitic symbols

Jewish students condemn response from Davidson College, accusing school of not addressing long history of discrimination.

North Carolina college vandalized with antisemitic symbols

Charlotte, NC HS student makes Nazi salute dressed in KKK hood

School opens investigation after shocking offensive photo surfaces of student in graduation robes with racist hood making Nazi gesture.

Charlotte, NC HS student makes Nazi salute dressed in KKK hood

Watch: Hasidic rapper Nissim Black gives weather report

Hassidic rapper Nissim Black joins meteorologist to give North Carolina weather report.

Watch: Hasidic rapper Nissim Black gives weather report

Swastika hung on North Carolina Reform synagogue’s sign

Suspect captured on surveillance video shortly after waving and hanging swastika flag on synagogue's front sign.

Swastika hung on North Carolina Reform synagogue’s sign

Extremist group hangs antisemitic banner in Charlotte

White supremacist group unfurls anti-Jewish banner on foot bridge near motorsport complex in suburban Charlotte.

Extremist group hangs antisemitic banner in Charlotte

Three more states ban TikTok from government devices

Kentucky, Wisconsin and North Carolina join 20 other states in banning popular app due to privacy and security concerns.

Three more states ban TikTok from government devices

Nazi banner hung on North Carolina overpass

Banner containing swastikas and antisemitic phrases unfurled shortly before Hannukah being investigated by police.

Nazi banner hung on North Carolina overpass

North Carolina HS student hacks intercom, yells ‘Heil Hitler’

Raleigh school identifies student who took over intercom and yelled torrent of antisemitic abuse.

North Carolina HS student hacks intercom, yells ‘Heil Hitler’

North Carolina:

Officer killed in shooting in Raleigh

One police officer killed along with four or five other people in shooting in Raleigh. The suspect is at large.

Officer killed in shooting in Raleigh

UNC Chapel Hill's student paper pulls anti-Israel column

UNC student paper removes column criticizing Israel after writer receives threats.

UNC Chapel Hill's student paper pulls anti-Israel column

Trump suffers defeat in North Carolina primary

Rep. Madison Cawthorn ousted primary in the state after many controversies, despite endorsement from Trump.

Trump suffers defeat in North Carolina primary

Anti-Semitic covid flyers found in California and North Carolina

Flyers containing anti-Semitic conspiracy theories blaming Jews for covid where left at homes in California and North Carolina.

Anti-Semitic covid flyers found in California and North Carolina

U of North Carolina criticized for instructor's anti-Israel bias

Leaders and advocacy orgs denounce university for continuing a trend of hiring anti-Zionist instructors to teach students about Israel.

U of North Carolina criticized for instructor's anti-Israel bias

Black man shot by police 1 day after Chauvin 'guilty' verdict

40-year-old black man fatally shot by N. Carolina police attempting to serve him a warrant of arrest as tensions begin to heat up again.

Black man shot by police 1 day after Chauvin 'guilty' verdict

NC Lt. Gov. refuses to apologize for anti-Semitic remarks

North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson has made remarks about Jewish financial control.

NC Lt. Gov. refuses to apologize for anti-Semitic remarks

2020 Election:

Polls: Trump narrowly leads Biden in Arizona, North Carolina

New polls show Trump now leads in Arizona and North Carolina - but only by a razor-thin margin.

Polls: Trump narrowly leads Biden in Arizona, North Carolina

North Carolina: Menorah at Chabad center is vandalized

Vandals knock down large menorah in front of Chabad of Elon University, causing thousands of dollars in damage.

North Carolina: Menorah at Chabad center is vandalized

N. Carolina judge's son pleads guilty to threatening synagogue

Son of a North Carolina Court of Appeals judge pleads guilty to misdemeanor charges for shouting threats at local synagogue.

N. Carolina judge's son pleads guilty to threatening synagogue

UNC Chapel Hill agrees not to tolerate anti-Semitism

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill agrees to resolution which will 'make it clear' that anti-Semitism won't be tolerated.

UNC Chapel Hill agrees not to tolerate anti-Semitism

Middle East studies program 'misaligned' with federal grant

Duke, University of North Carolina must fix pro-Islam bias in Middle East program, government says.

Middle East studies program 'misaligned' with federal grant

Trump-backed Republican wins key North Carolina race

With strong backing from President Trump, Republican Dan Bishop wins special election for North Carolina congressional seat.

Trump-backed Republican wins key North Carolina race

NC House candidate wants to support freedom of religion

North Carolina House candidate invoked Oskar Schindler while pushing to ensure freedom of religion.

NC House candidate wants to support freedom of religion

NC man calls for 'public execution' of 'dual citizen Jews'

North Carolina man posted anti-Semitic threat to Florida synagogue’s Facebook page.

NC man calls for 'public execution' of 'dual citizen Jews'

UNC students discover 1,600-year-old mosaic in northern Israel

Mosaic depicting scene from the book of Exodus uncovered by researchers and students from University of North Carolina.

UNC students discover 1,600-year-old mosaic in northern Israel

Two dead in shooting at North Carolina university

Two killed, four wounded in shooting on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Suspect in custody.

Two dead in shooting at North Carolina university

Congressman demands probe of anti-Israel college event

Video footage of anti-Semitic performance at federally-funded event prompts congressman to demand investigation.

Congressman demands probe of anti-Israel college event

'I can't be anti-Semitic alone, try it with me together'

Rapper's call to anti-Semitism at federally-funded university event on Israel-Arab conflict highlights deeper problem, filmmaker says.

'I can't be anti-Semitic alone, try it with me together'

Flyers about 'evil Jewish plot' found at UNC campus library

Police investigating placement of anti-Semitic flyers at University of North Carolina. Campus Chabad: 'We will not be intimidated.'

Flyers about 'evil Jewish plot' found at UNC campus library

University slammed for inviting Women's March leader to MLK week

North Carolina Hillel "disappointed" after University of North Carolina-Asheville invites Tamika Mallory as keynote speaker.

University slammed for inviting Women's March leader to MLK week

Woman arrested for vandalizing Messianic Jewish congregation

Police nab woman accused of hurling rock through window of Messianic synagogue in North Carolina.

Woman arrested for vandalizing Messianic Jewish congregation

N Carolina judge's son arrested allegedly threatening synagogue

Son of North Carolina Court of Appeals judge arrested after allegedly threatening synagogue.

N Carolina judge's son arrested allegedly threatening synagogue

North Carolina:

Congressional candidate: 'Jews must accept Jesus as savior'

Former pastor: Peace between Israel and Arabs cannot be achieved until Muslims and Jews accept Jesus as savior.

Congressional candidate: 'Jews must accept Jesus as savior'

Raleigh synagogue cancels activities over threatening letters

Synagogue in Raleigh, North Carolina, cancels some weekend activities after synagogue workers, board members receive threatening letters.

Raleigh synagogue cancels activities over threatening letters

Chabad airlifts kosher food to hurricane-affected Jews

150 pounds of kosher food airlifted to Wilmington, N.C. hours before Yom Kippur.

Chabad airlifts kosher food to hurricane-affected Jews

Hurricane Florence kills two in North Carolina

Mother and infant killed in North Carolina from tree which fell on their home as a result of Hurricane Florence.

Hurricane Florence kills two in North Carolina

Powerful hurricane approaches the US

Hurricane Florence strengthens to a Category 4 storm, expected to strengthen further before hitting Nor, South Carolina and Virginia.

Powerful hurricane approaches the US

What happens when the bridge is a bit too low

One bridge in North Carolina is lower than normal and the results of course are not long in coming.

What happens when the bridge is a bit too low

North Carolina GOP withdraws support for anti-Semitic candidate

Website that candidate claimed to own includes essays saying God is a racist white supremacist, and Jews descend from Satan.

North Carolina GOP withdraws support for anti-Semitic candidate

North Carolina:

Durham synagogues, Federation employ BDS operatives

'Raises eyebrows that federations and synagogues are comfortable with BDS activists teaching at local Hebrew schools.'

Durham synagogues, Federation employ BDS operatives

Anti-Semitic posters found across Durham, North Carolina

Posters slamming 'greedy Jews' and 'Zionist oppression' spotted near Duke University campus.

Anti-Semitic posters found across Durham, North Carolina

North Carolina city bans police exchanges with Israel

Durham city council bans international police exchanges in response to petition by anti-Israel group Jewish Voice for Peace.

North Carolina city bans police exchanges with Israel

North Carolina imam invokes Islamic text about killing Jews

Imam in Raleigh, North Carolina, invokes Islamic text that prophesies the killing of Jews by Muslims during a sermon at a local mosque.

North Carolina imam invokes Islamic text about killing Jews

Swastika painted on home of Jewish family in North Carolina

Vandals spray paint large swastika on home of Jewish family in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Swastika painted on home of Jewish family in North Carolina

Hate crimes target North Carolina Jewish family

Jewish family hit with 3 anti-Semitic crimes, including while at Rosh Hashanah services.

Hate crimes target North Carolina Jewish family

State of emergency declared in North Carolina

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper declares state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Irma.

State of emergency declared in North Carolina

North Carolina Pride parade rescheduled to avoid Yom Kippur

March organizers apologize to Jewish participants for scheduling parade on Yom Kippur.

North Carolina Pride parade rescheduled to avoid Yom Kippur

North Carolina governor signs anti-BDS legislation

North Carolina becomes 22nd state to ban state from doing business with companies that support BDS.

North Carolina governor signs anti-BDS legislation

Yom Kippur Pride parade disappoints Jewish marchers

North Carolina Jewish community angered by scheduling of the state’s annual Pride parade and festival on Yom Kippur.

Yom Kippur Pride parade disappoints Jewish marchers

North Carolina passes anti-BDS bill

North Carolina becomes the 22nd state to outlaw anti-Israel boycotts.

North Carolina passes anti-BDS bill

Clinton leads Trump in Pennsylvania and North Carolina

Latest CBS News poll finds Democratic nominee is leading Republican nominee in the battleground states of Pennsylvania and North Carolina.

Clinton leads Trump in Pennsylvania and North Carolina

How Bruce Jenner changed the life of every American

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FBI investigates threat against Jewish school in North Carolina

Greensboro's B'nai Shalom Day School sent students home Monday after receiving letter, threatening it and local Beth David Synagogue.

FBI investigates threat against Jewish school in North Carolina

American Sentenced to 20 Years for Supporting ISIS

North Carolina man deemed a national security threat after promoting terrorism in social media, attempting to join group.

American Sentenced to 20 Years for Supporting ISIS

Obama Condemns 'Outrageous' Murders of Muslims in North Carolina

"No one in the United States should ever be targeted because of who they are," says Obama in statement about murders of three Muslims.

Obama Condemns 'Outrageous' Murders of Muslims in North Carolina