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Jewish org putting up Florida billboards calling out antisemitism

JewBelong's campaign uses billboards to spread message of awareness about antisemitism and its impact on the Jewish community.

Jewish org uses Florida billboards to call out antisemitism

'Defending' the FBI: 'Hostage-taking was not related to the Jewish community'

The FBI was attacked 'merely' because  it did not immediately ascribe the attack in a Jewish Temple to antisemitism. Satire.

'Defending' the FBI: 'Not related to the Jewish community'

Comments on the Colleyville synagogue hostage event

The talking point about this event not being “related to the Jewish community,” is absurd from the start. Opinion.

Comments on the Colleyville synagogue hostage event

This will not stand - a letter to the Jewish community on sexual abuse

Three well-known psychiatrists on the tragedy of sexual abuse and the need to be aware of the challenges facing our communities. Opinion.

This will  not stand - statement on sexual abuse

Florida Jewish community sends food to police precinct after officer was shot nearby

Orthodox Jewish community in South Florida sends meals to police station after officer shot during robbery near synagogue.

Florida Jewish community sends food to police after officer shot

The court decision that is a clear and present danger to America’s Jews

A decision of 3 federal judges on the eve of Yom Kippur should send shivers down the collective spines of the US Jewish community. Op-ed.

A clear and present danger to America’s Jews

President Joe Biden wishes the Jewish community a meaningful fast on Yom Kippur

President Biden releases Yom Kippur statement wishing the Jewish community "an easy and meaningful fast."

President Joe Biden's Yom Kippur message to Jewish community

Historic Jewish community of Florence, SC recognized by city council

Florence's mayor thanks Jewish community, which dates back to the 1850s, for its contributions to every aspect of city life.

Historic Jewish community of Florence, SC recognized by city

Montreal auction house sale of Nazi items criticized by Jewish community

Community not satisfied by company's explanation that buyers are "military collections" buying "historical pieces."

Montreal auction of Nazi items criticized by Jewish communityplayer

Church of England to apologize for medieval expulsion of the Jews

Expulsion followed 200 year period of anti-Semitism for England's Jewish community, who were invited back nearly 400 years later.

Church of England to apologize for 1290 expulsion of the Jews

Nebraska Congressman stands up for the Jewish community

Rep. Don Bacon (NE-R) recently delivered a floor speech in Congress to address the very concerning uptick in hate crimes against Jews.

Nebraska Congressman stands up for the Jewish communityplayer

Australian Jewish couple among 150 missing in Surfside building collapse

Australian Jewish community calling for "urgent prayers" for local couple in their 60s still missing in the Miami condo building collapse.

Australian Jewish couple among 150 missing in Surfside collapse

200 people rally against Iranian government in LA

Demonstration features many different groups, including the Jewish community, taking a stand against the Islamic Republic of Iran.

200 people rally against Iranian government in LA

Tucson, AZ Jewish community rallies against anti-Semitism

Candlelight march to show solidarity in the wake of recent anti-Semitic acts of vandalism.

Tucson Jewish community rallies against anti-Semitism

Winnipeg Jewish Federation ad slammed by community members

Ad referring to the "Palestinian Territories" and failing to explicitly call out Hamas accused of failing to advocate for the community.

Winnipeg Jewish Federation ad slammed by community members

Israel's Ambassador to Germany asks gov to protect Jewish community

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier calls incidents of anti-Semitism a "crime," saying they won't "tolerate the hatred of Jews."

Israel's Ambassador to Germany asks gov to protect community

Proposed bike corridor pits Australian city against Jewish community

Glen Eira's “safe cycling corridor” cuts through road with three synagogues who fear that plan will put accessibility in jeopardy.

Australian city's bike path “an assault on the Jewish community”

Rabbi Braves Flames to Rescue Torah Scroll at Cape Town University

Jewish community houses evacuated as fires continue to burn

Rabbi Braves Flames to Rescue Torah Scroll

Austria to triple its spending on Jewish community security

Austrian government promises $4.7m to help secure Jewish community.

Austria to triple its spending on Jewish community security

Kiddush, Torah learning, and gefilte fish in Dubai

President of UAE Jewish community speaks of the acceptance the community has received in Dubai, from the people and the government.

Kiddush, Torah learning, and gefilte fish in Dubai

Rome names central street after community rabbi

In historic ceremony, Rome names street after Rabbi Eliyahu Toaff, Holocaust survivor and chief rabbi of Rome for 50 years.

Rome names central street after community rabbi

Maryland suburb of DC to screen anti-Israel film

Jewish community slams 'discriminatory' decision to use taxpayer funds to present 'one-sided, highly biased' anti-Israel film.

Maryland suburb of DC to screen anti-Israel film

US Jewish community looks to defend itself as attacks rise

As the number of anti-Semitic incidents rises, twin efforts aim to prevent and recognize shootings, and arm worshipers.

US Jewish community looks to defend itself as attacks rise

White House invites Jewish leaders over for a talk

Trump administration invites Jewish leaders to talk about 'pertinent issues' impacting community.

White House invites Jewish leaders over for a talk

Soccer teams ask to change finals ‘to respect Jewish community’

Presidents of two soccer club finalists for Libertadores cup ask that final match be rescheduled 'to respect our Jewish fans'.

Soccer teams ask to change finals ‘to respect Jewish community’player

Latin American Jews support two-state solution, new survey shows

Latin American Jewish leaders say internal divisions, community leadership are main problems.

Latin American Jews support two-state solution, new survey shows

Open letter to Jewish community from single parent

What we need are genuine invites that convey a desire to spend time with us and make us feel that we are valued members of our community.

Open letter to Jewish community from single parent

Jewish community in India mostly unaffected by deadly floods

At least 324 people killed in flooding in southern Indian state of Kerala in what local officials call worst flooding in 100 years.

Jewish community in India mostly unaffected by deadly floodsplayer

General signs order granting Hevron community official status

Order establishes official municipal services administration for the Jewish community of Hevron.

General signs order granting Hevron community official status

'Hurricane Harvey is a disaster larger than Katrina'

Jewish Federation official says Houston Jewish community 'could take years' to recover.

'Hurricane Harvey is a disaster larger than Katrina'

Nonexistent Jewish community condemns Israel

Chechnya’s Jewish community doesn’t exist — but it’s angry at Israel.

Nonexistent Jewish community condemns Israel

Jewish community's donation 'renews hope and faith in future'

Jewish community donates soccer field to Italian town devastated by earthquakes.

Jewish community's donation 'renews hope and faith in future'

DC Jewish community to hold vigil for slain Muslim teen

Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington to hold vigil in memory of 17 year old Muslim girl murdered outside her mosque.

DC Jewish community to hold vigil for slain Muslim teen

In Muslim Indonesia, tiny Jewish community lives on

The modest synagogue on Sulawesi island is the only synagogue in the nation of 255 million people.

In Muslim Indonesia, tiny Jewish community lives on

'Dutch Jewish community is unsustainable'

Dutch Jewish leaders claim the future of Jewish life in the Netherlands is grim.

'Dutch Jewish community is unsustainable'

Couple trapped in their home in Houston, Texas

Firefighters were called to the scene when neighbors reported smoke billowing out of the elderly Jewish couple's apartment.

Elderly couple trapped in blaze in Houston, Texas

'We need to listen to our children'

Rabbi Ari Neuwirth discusses the issue of drug abuse and alcohol among children in the Jewish community, and how to solve it.

'We need to give our children a platform to be listened to'player

Redefining female Jewish leaders in Europe

Wives of European rabbis converge in Vienna for a training program about the important role of rebbetzins working alongside their husbands.

Redefining the role of female Jewish leaders in Europe

Police dispatched to Jewish school in Zurich

Zurich police say no indication of criminal action near Jewish school

Fear in Zurich as police dispatched to Jewish school

Croatia Returns $4 Million Property to Zagreb Jews

Croatia announces plan to return office building in Zagreb, expropriated from Jews during Holocaust, back to Jewish community.

Croatia Returns $4 Million Property as Holocaust Restitution