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Volunteers guard Jewish cemeteries in northeastern France

Rising antisemitic vandalism in France has led to a program where volunteers guard historic Jewish sites in Alsace region.

Volunteers guard Jewish cemeteries in northeastern France

Ancient Jewish cemetery in Premishlan redeemed

Descendants of famous Hassidic Rebbe R' Meir of Premishlan succeeded in purchasing home built by non-Jews in the graveyard.

Ancient Jewish cemetery in Premishlan redeemed

Michigan woman working to restore Egypt’s Jewish cemeteries

Huntington Woods, Michigan resident Nancy Berman is working with NYC entrepreneur Joseph Douek to restore Cairo's three Jewish cemeteries.

Michigan woman working to restore Egypt’s Jewish cemeteries

10,000 Jewish Cemeteries in Europe are in danger of disappearing

10,000 Jewish Cemeteries in Eastern and Central Europe are in danger of destruction and urgently need preservation

10,000 Jewish Cemeteries in Europe are in danger of disappearing

Lithuanian government urges local authorities to mark Jewish massacre sites

Parliamentary measure also asks municipalities to tend to Jewish cemeteries and name public spaces after righteous among the nations.

Lithuania urges local authorities to mark Jewish massacre sites

Headstones smashed at Jewish cemeteries in Ukraine and Romania

2 Jewish cemeteries in Eastern Europe see headstones smashed in anti-Semitic incidents.

Headstones smashed at Jewish cemeteries in Ukraine and Romania

Centuries old Gravestones from Bratislava Old Jewish Cemetery discovered

The gravestones mainly date from the 18th to the early 19th Century and are being repaired.

Gravestones from Bratislava Old Jewish Cemetery discovered

A Dutch Jewish cemetery has become a Black pilgrimage site

Black community creates memorial day for slave buried in Dutch Jewish cemetery. 'It's about respecting another person's belief.'

A Dutch Jewish cemetery has become a Black pilgrimage site

Swastikas drawn on street in front of New Orleans Jewish cemetery

Vandals paint swastikas in front of Jewish cemetery where Holocaust survivors and WWII veterans are buried, report says.

Swastikas drawn in front of New Orleans Jewish cemetery

Jewish cemetery vandalized in Hungary

Gravestones in Jewish cemetery of Kiskunfélegyháza were pushed over and severely damaged earlier this month.

Jewish cemetery vandalized in Hungary

Dutch government aims to restore forgotten Jewish cemeteries

Dutch government gives $2.76 million to restoring Jewish cemeteries.

Dutch government aims to restore forgotten Jewish cemeteries

Visitors to be allowed access to Jewish hospitals, synagogues

Dozens of synagogues usually closed for security reasons to open to public on 20th European Days of Jewish Culture.

Visitors to be allowed access to Jewish hospitals, synagogues

EU gives nearly $1 million to map Jewish cemeteries

European Union awards nearly $1 million to project aiming to survey some 1,500 Jewish cemeteries in Eastern Europe.

EU gives nearly $1 million to map Jewish cemeteries

Poland: Exhibit showcases a third of destroyed Jewish cemeteries

Non-Jewish activists show Jewish cemeteries’ destruction in Polish parliament exhibit.

Poland: Exhibit showcases a third of destroyed Jewish cemeteries

Headstones toppled at NJ Jewish cemetery

Vandals topple New Jersey headstones, including one belonging to Jewish World War II veteran.

Headstones toppled at NJ Jewish cemetery

Youths smash dozens of headstones in Serbian Jewish cemetery

Serbian youth jump fence, smash headstones, in Jewish cemetery.

Youths smash dozens of headstones in Serbian Jewish cemetery

Jewish cemetery receives 'large check' from Linda Sarsour's fund

Vandalized Jewish cemetery in Colorado receives money from Linda Sarsour’s fundraising campaign.

Jewish cemetery receives 'large check' from Linda Sarsour's fund

Belarus court OKs luxury flats atop former Jewish cemeteries

Despite government promise to protect Jewish sites, Belarus court approves construction plans tossing Jewish remains 'into city dumpsters.'

Belarus court OKs luxury flats atop former Jewish cemeteries

Cape Verde lists Jewish cemeteries as heritage sites

African Island nation designates Jewish cemeteries as national heritage sites, banning their demolition.

Cape Verde lists Jewish cemeteries as heritage sites