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German government to award prize for combating antisemitism

Prize will award initiatives that celebrate the Jewish community and strive to combat antisemitism.

German government to award prize for combating antisemitism

Pompeo and Friedman express warm wishes ahead of Jerusalem conference in New York

Former Sec, of State Pompeo and Amb. Friedman meet Yaakov Katz, head of Arutz Sheva group, and bless upcoming Jerusalem conference.

Warm wishes ahead of Jerusalem conference in New Yorkplayer

Trump's Attorney General to cooperate with Jan. 6 committee

Former Trump Attorney General Bill Barr in talks to cooperate with House committee investigating Capitol riots.

Trump's Attorney General to cooperate with Jan. 6 committee

Lone House member slammed for voting ‘no’ on antisemitism bill

Kentucky Rep. Thomas Massie harshly criticized for being only House member to vote against resolution condemning antisemitism.

Lone House member slammed for voting ‘no’ on antisemitism bill

Bnei Akiva UK backtracks after wishing 'mazel tov' to lesbian couple

Newsletter of religious Zionist youth movement congratulates lesbian members on their engagement before deleting the 'mazel tov.'

Bnei Akiva UK backtracks after 'mazel tov' to lesbian couple

Austria hosts European Conference on Antisemitism

Summit brings together organizations fighting antisemitism to network, further cooperation and increase reporting of incidents.

Austria hosts European Conference on Antisemitism

Watch: Over 20 thousand people at Lag Ba'omer celebrations in Beit Shemesh

Huge crowd led by R' Meilech Biderman dwarfs this year's gathering in Meron.

Over 20 thousand at Lag Ba'omer celebrations in Beit Shemeshplayer

Why did I come to this world? Is there an answer?

Within the past four years, Dr. Elad Ben Elul has become Orthodox and has written a book that has been gaining a lot of interest.

Why did I come to this world? Is there an answer?player

This Uruguay town has doubled its Jewish population since COVID-19 began

Punta del Este, Uruguay, is one of South America’s ritziest resort cities. Its Jewish population has doubled during the pandemic.

This Uruguay town doubled its Jewish population since COVID-19

Amar'e Stoudemire quits job with Brooklyn Nets over Shabbat observance

Retired basketball star who converted to Judaism in Israel says he's leaving Brooklyn Nets 'because I don't work on Shabbat.'

Amar'e Stoudemire quits job with Brooklyn Nets over Shabbat

WJC praises US lawmakers over antisemitism resolution

World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder welcomes approval of House resolution condemning rising antisemitism.

WJC praises US lawmakers over antisemitism resolution

Hundreds flock to Africa's oldest synagogue for Lag Ba'omer

Annual pilgrimage to Ghriba synagogue in Djerba resumes after two-year hiatus due to COVID.

Hundreds flock to Africa's oldest synagogue for Lag Ba'omer

Watch: Thousands at Lag Ba'omer celebrations in Meron

Celebrations held under shadow of last year's tragedy in which 45 people were killed.

Watch: Thousands at Lag Ba'omer celebrations in Meronplayer

UK Home Secretary speaks of her 'deeply personal relationship' with Israel

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel describes "unflinching and unequivocal" support for Israel and slams BDS as "racist" during speech.

Priti Patel speaks of 'deeply personal relationship' with Israel

Kent State investigating swastika painted on campus

Ohio university's police are investigating “the recent appearance of a swastika” that was painted on campus.

Kent State investigating swastika painted on campus

Brooklyn Jewish man shot with BB gun after synagogue targeted by shooter

Visibly Jewish man hit after passing SUV fires at Brooklyn synagogue, shattering front window.

Brooklyn Jewish man shot with BB gun after synagogue targeted

PM Boris Johnson ‘sickened’ by lack of access to kosher meat in Belfast

Johnson describes the red tape involved in importing kosher meat from England into Northern Ireland as “insane” during visit to Belfast.

PM Boris Johnson ‘sickened’ by lack of kosher meat in Belfast

Dr. Morton Mower, Jewish co-inventor of a revolutionary defibrillator, dies at 89

Jewish cardiologist and renowned inventor of implantable defibrillator, Dr. Morton Mower, passes away.

Morton Mower, co-inventor of implantable defibrillator, dies

The modern innovative burial halls in Jerusalem

Hananya Shachor, Initiature and founder of "Underground burial halls" in Jerusalem, explains about the reason for underground graves.

The modern innovative burial halls in Jerusalemplayer

AJC delegation visits Japan to strengthens Japanese-Jewish ties

Delegation visits Japan to bolster ties with the American Jewish Community and Israel.

AJC delegation visits Japan to strengthens Japanese-Jewish ties

GOING VIRAL: Read Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' Tweet on Chabad Fire in Capitol

Florida Governor Ron DeSantia urges community to support local Chabad after massive fire.

Read Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' Tweet on Chabad Fire in Capitol

Two Jewish men brutally attacked outside Melbourne supermarket

Two Jewish men assaulted outside Melbourne, Australia supermarket in what is being described as a “shocking” antisemitic attack

Two Jewish men brutally attacked outside Melbourne supermarket

Jewish radio station to open in Morocco

Jewish focused radio station will feature programming that highlights the culture of Moroccan Jews.

Jewish radio station to open in Morocco

Baltimore and St Louis JCCs hit with bomb threats

JCCs in suburban Baltimore, Maryland and St. Louis, Missouri evacuated over the weekend after receiving antisemitic bomb threats.

Baltimore and St Louis JCCs hit with bomb threats

UK government severs ties with national student union over antisemitism claims

Move by government comes after multiple antisemitism accusations against the national student body over a span of several years.

UK gov severs ties with national student union over antisemitism

Emissaries key to creating lasting spiritual connection between Israel and Diaspora

World Zionist Organization Deputy Chair Gael Grunewald will be appearing at the Jerusalem Conference in NYC on May 22.

Emissaries essential to connection between Israel and Diasporaplayer

From Chmielnicki to Zelenskyy: Should Jews support Ukraine?

Despite the country's Jewish president, many are questioning how they should view the ongoing war with Russia.

From Chmielnicki to Zelenskyy: Should Jews support Ukraine? player

Chief Rabbi: Obey instructions at Meron

Chief Rabbi of Israel David Lau says following last year's deadly disaster, visitors to Meron should obey all security instructions.

Chief Rabbi: Obey instructions at Meron

Jewish teens from 16 European countries gather in Budapest

Jewish teens from 16 countries, including refugees from Ukraine, join inspiring 'Shabbat Across Europe' program.

Jewish teens from 16 European countries gather in Budapest

The Hair-Raising Death Of Yonatan Chavakuk

Yonatan tried heroically to fend him off and quickly told his little son to run home as fast as he could.

The Hair-Raising Death Of Yonatan Chavakuk

Pres. Herzog flies to UAE to express condolences to Mohammed bin Zayed

President Herzog to express condolences to new UAE president on the passing of the previous president President, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed.

Pres. Herzog flies to UAE to express condolences to bin Zayed

This Holocaust survivor collected over 1,000 miniature books

Lilly Toth’s collection of over 1,000 miniature books speaks volumes about her resilience.

This Holocaust survivor collected over 1,000 miniature books

US envoy: ‘Classical antisemitism’ by Lufthansa is ‘outrageous’

Incident in which all Jewish passengers were barred from flight by German airline described by Amb. Deborah Lipstadt as "unbelievable."

US envoy: ‘Classical antisemitism’ by Lufthansa is ‘outrageous’

Victoria city plastered with swastikas day after Nazi symbol banned

One day after Victoria becomes first Australian state to ban the swastika, two men arrested for plastering swastikas all over Jewish suburb.

Victoria city plastered with swastikas after Nazi symbol banned

Israeli basketball fans attacked while attending Spanish tournament

Fans of Hapoel Holon attending basketball tournament in Bilbao, Spain attacked by pro-Palestinian protestors following antisemitic chants.

Israeli basketball fans attacked during Spanish tournament

Chicago ward boss caught calling rabbi antisemitic slur

Longtime city superintendent was found to be in violation of anti-discrimination rules but was allowed to retire to avoid being fired.

Chicago ward boss caught calling rabbi antisemitic slur

Nefesh B’Nefesh To Host Annual Online ‘Mega’ Aliyah Event and Employment Fair

2022 Virtual Mega Aliyah Event & Innovation.IL Job Fair to be held this Sunday.

Nefesh B’Nefesh Annual Online ‘Mega’ Aliyah and Employment Fair

Four Holocaust survivors awarded first Simon Wiesenthal Prize

2021 prize awarded to Lily Ebert, Zwi Nigal, Karl Pfeifer and Liliana Segre for dedication to Holocaust education and fighting antisemitism.

Four Holocaust survivors awarded first Simon Wiesenthal Prize

Canadian government asked for progress report on antisemitism

B'nai Brith Canada urges antisemitism envoy to release progress report on government's pledges to fight antisemitism.

Canadian government asked for progress report on antisemitism

Following uproar: Lufthansa CEO apologizes to Chief Rabbi of Berlin

CEO of Lufthansa speaks to Rabbi Yehudah Teichtal, apologizes for antisemitic incident on company flight.

Lufthansa CEO apologizes to Chief Rabbi of Berlin

AJC poll: Antisemitism widespread problem in Germany

Survey finds that the German general and Muslim populations both recognize antisemitism is a growing problem in Germany.

AJC poll: Antisemitism widespread problem in Germany

There is one treatment abroad that can stop the cancer and save Tzviki's life!

3 months ago, our lives were idyllic. Life was smooth, we were happy. And then, one dark day, our world collapsed.

The treatment that can stop the cancer and save Tzviki's life!player

Brooklyn antisemitism awareness sign defaced with swastikas

Sign by Jewish advocacy organization calling for awareness of rising antisemitism was defaced with two swastikas in broad daylight.

Brooklyn antisemitism awareness sign defaced with swastikas

Lithuanian Jewish community holds fifth World Litvak Congress

Even in Vilnius will bring together Lithuanian Jewish community and Litvaks from around the world.

Lithuanian Jewish community holds fifth World Litvak Congress

Lufthansa apologizes for collective punishment for Jews

After employee caught on film explaining that "Jews caused the mess," company says incident "not consistent with our values."

Lufthansa apologizes for collective punishment for Jews

B’nai Brith urges Canadian politicians to tackle rise in antisemitism

B'nai Brith testifies as part of Canadian parliamentary panel investigating hate and antisemitism.

B’nai Brith urges Canadian politicians to tackle antisemitism

UK soccer fans charged for antisemitic abuse directed at Jewish man on airplane

Two West Ham fans accused of harassing Jewish man on flight charged with racially aggravated harassment.

UK soccer fans charged for antisemitic abuse on airplane

Lawsuit alleges mishandling of sex assault allegation at Camp Ramah in the Berkshires

Conservative rabbi who pledged to improve safeguards against abuse faces lawsuit alleging he mishandled abuse case in 2018.

Lawsuit alleges mishandling of sex assault claim at Camp Ramah

'Gap year students are perfect bridge between Israel and Diaspora'

No student left behind: 20 gap year yeshivas and seminaries participate in third annual Mizrachi campaign to raise critical funds.

'Gap year students are perfect bridge between Israel & Diaspora'player

Tallahassee Chabad house burns down in overnight fire

Fire destroys Chabad House serving students at Florida State University and surrounding community.

Tallahassee Chabad house burns down in overnight fire

Lufthansa bans all Jews from flight over several maskless passengers

“It was Jewish people who made the mess, Jewish people made the problem,” airline rep says in video.

Lufthansa bans Jews from flight over several maskless passengersplayer

Historic Romanian synagogue returned to the Jewish community

Historic 19th century Citadel synagogue in western Romanian city of Timișoara restored to Jewish community after three decades.

Historic Romanian synagogue returned to the Jewish community

Church of England apologizes for 800-year old anti-Jewish laws

Church of England apologizes for anti-Jewish laws it enacted 800 years ago that led to the expulsion of the Jews from England.

Church of England apologizes for 800-year old anti-Jewish laws

New UK law targets unregistered haredi schools

British government gives new powers to agencies to shut down unregistered schools and to criminally prosecute if they stay open.

New UK law targets unregistered haredi schools

Assault on Jewish Montreal man being investigated as a hate crime

Police in Montreal are investigating a brazen midday assault against a Jewish man caught on video as a hate crime.

Assault on Jewish Montreal man being investigated as hate crimeplayer

The Devastated Orphan In A Heartbreaking Plea

The Devastated Orphan In A Heartbreaking Post: "The Tears That Were Shed That Night Never Stopped Flowing…"

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