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Abraham - the paradigm for all Jewry

"How many individuals across the face of history have made a real difference simply because they were willing and able to finish the task?"

Abraham - the paradigm for all Jewry

Islamic Scholar Calls for a 'United Levant'

Speaking at Berlin conference, British Muslim scholar makes calls for 'unity' as sectarian strife worsens.

British Islamic Scholar Calls for a 'United Levant'

'Knockout' Suspect Nabbed for Attack on Jewish Boy

Teen arrested for allegedly attacking 12 year old Jewish boy in New York, part of wave of violent anti-Semitic 'game.'

NY: Arrests Over 'Knockout' Attack on 12 Year-Old Jewish Boy

Understanding 'Dhimmitude'

Egyptian-Jewish author takes on the bogie-man of Muslim oppression of Jews and Christians - and its psychological results - in a new book.

Understanding 'Dhimmitude'

40% of US Jews: God Gave Israel to Jews

Jews' bond to Israel essentially unchanged since the turn of the 21st century.

40% of US Jews: God Gave Israel to Jews

Newspaper Apologizes for 'Shylock' Crossword Clue

Editors of Tribune Media issued an official apology after newspaper published an offensive 'Shylock' crossword clue.

Newspaper Apologizes for 'Shylock' Crossword Clue

Jews Urge Education Following Attack on Rabbi

Jews urge German lawmakers to enhance educational tolerance programs following recent attack on German rabbi.

Jews Urge Enhanced Education Following Attack on Rabbi

Chabad Rabbi Attacked in German Shopping Center

A 39-year-old Chabad rabbi was attacked by a group of youth in the German city of Offenbach, near Frankfurt.

Chabad Rabbi Attacked in German Shopping Center

Jewish Group Raps Greece Over Anti-Racism Bill

World Jewish Congress criticizes Greece's delay in adopting tougher anti-racism legislation aimed at curbing neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn.

World Jewish Congress Raps Greece Over Anti-Racism Bill

Jews, Christians Celebrate Israel in Moscow

Jewish and Israeli delegations meets Knesset Christian Allies Caucus in Moscow in celebration of state of Israel.

Jewish, Christian Delegations Celebrate Israel in Moscow

Farrakhan's 'Satanic Jews' Remarks 'Unacceptable'

US lawmaker denounces Louis Farrakhan’s remarks as “unacceptable, racist, anti-Semitic, and homophobic.”

Farrakhan's 'Synagoge of Satan' Remarks Under Fire

US Imams to Visit Auschwitz

US envoys will join imams for a visit to Auschwitz, the State Department said Tuesday.

US Imams to Visit Auschwitz

Chabad Issues Oklahoma Relief Appeal

Chabad of Oklahoma City has issued appeal to worldwide Jewish community to contribute “as generously as possible” to relief organizations.

Chabad Issues Oklahoma Relief Appeal to Jews Worldwide

Hungarian Martial Artist 'Covered in Nazi Tattoos'

A Hungarian martial arts fighter banned from Prague tournament for being “covered from head to toe in Nazi tattoos.”

Player Barred Over Being 'Covered Head to Toe in Nazi Tattoos'

Iranian Leader Accuses Jews of Engaging in Sorcery

An Iranian leader with close ties to Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei recently accused the Jews of engaging in sorcery.

Iranian Leader Accuses Jews of Engaging in Sorcery

Jews Pilgrimage to Africa's Oldest Synagoge

Hundreds of Jewish worshippers completed an annual pilgrimage to Africa's oldest synagogue, amid heightened security.

Hundreds Complete Annual Pilgrimage to Africa's Oldest Synagoge

US Lawmaker Under Fire Over 'Jew Me Down' Slur

US lawmaker apologizes after making derogatory slur against Jews while debating a bill on the House floor.

US Lawmaker Under Fire Over 'Jew Me Down' Slur

'Jews Are Evil' Teacher Gets Leave

High school English teacher on leave assigning students a writing composition that sought to persuade reader that “Jews are evil”.

'Jews Are Evil' Teacher Gets Leave

'Intellectual Exile' for Hateful Polish Historian?

Wiesenthal demands suspension of Polish historian who claimed "Jews themselves participated in murder of their own people."

'Intellectual Exile' Demanded for Anti-Semitic Polish Historian

'Spider-Man' Producers Shift Schedule for Passover

Producers agreed to rearrange filming of "Spider-Man” after complaints by the Jewish community in Brooklyn.

'Spider-Man' Filmmakers Shift Schedule for Passover

Film on Egyptian Jews Cleared For Screening

A documentary on Egyptian Jews that had been blocked by the country's security service will screen in theaters.

Film on Egyptian Jews Cleared For Screening

Passover Filming of 'Spider-Man' Plagues NY Jews

Brooklyn Jews are blasting the producers of “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” movie for plans to film in the area during the Passover holiday.

Passover Filming of 'Spider-Man' Plagues Brooklyn Jews

Ban of German Neo-Nazi Party Likely to Fall Short

A Germany bid to ban NPD neo-Nazi party faced opposition as junior coalition partners of the Free Democrats (FDP) came out against the move.

Ban of German Neo-Nazi Party Likely to Fall Short

Wiesenthal Center Protests Dutch Video

Wiesenthal Center writes letter to Dutch PM on shocking video in which Dutch teens say they regret that Hitler didn't finish job he began.

Wiesenthal Center Protests Dutch Video

'Real Treat to be Attending AIPAC Conference'

Director for Israeli Center for Political Training told Arutz Sheva that it is “a real treat” to be attending 2013 AIPAC policy conference.

Political Training Director: 'Real Treat' to be Attending AIPACplayer

Bulgaria Admits Failing to Save Thousands of Jews

Bulgarian parliament for the first time admitted Friday failing to save over 11,000 Jews from territories under its control in Holocaust.

Bulgaria Admits Failing to Save Thousands of Jews

Israeli Ambassador Cancels Event, Cites Turkish PM

Israel's ambassador has joined other Jewish leaders in abandoning a high-level interfaith German event to protest Turkish participation.

Israeli Envoy Abandons German Event, Cites Turkish PM's 'Lies'

Poll: 38 Percent of Americans Oppose Hagel

A new poll has shown that 38 percent of Americans hold an unfavorable opinion of Chuck Hagel as secretary of defense.

New Poll: 38 Percent of Americans Oppose Hagel Nomination

Hungarian Jews Urge Ban on Hitler-Ally Street

Hungarian Jewish organization calls for ban on naming of public areas after country's wartime leader and ally of Adolf Hitler.

Hungarian Jewish Group Urges Ban on Hitler-Ally Street Names

Jews Denounce 'Mischievous' Mossad Claims

Zionist Federation of Australia denounced “totally uninformed and mischievous” reports that purpose of Israel programs is Mossad recruitment

Australian Jews Denounce 'Mischievous' Mossad Allegations

Netanyahu Recommends Sharansky For Second Term

PM Netanyahu recommends Natan Sharansky be appointed to a second term as head of the Jewish Agency.

Netanyahu Recommends Sharansky For Second Term

Surviving Auschwitz Synagogue on Verge of Collapse

A synagogue near the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz is on the verge of collapse, officials warned last week.

Only Surviving Synagogue Near Auschwitz on Verge of Collapse

Savior of Jews Turned Israel Boycotter

French group that helped Jews during Holocaust declined to attend commemoration, deeming its sponsor overly supportive of Israel.

One-Time Savior of Jews Spearheads Efforts to Demonize Israel

Chomsky Backs British MP's Attack on 'The Jews'

Virulent Israel-basher Noam Chomsky has lent his support to British MEP David Ward who has come under fire for "the Jews" remarks.

Noam Chomsky Backs British MP's Attack on 'The Jews'

British MEP Renews 'Jew' Attacks

British MEP David Ward may face new disciplinary action over his offensive and derogatory comments about "the Jews."

British MEP May Face New Disciplinary Action Over 'Jew' Remarks

Detroit Auschwitz Sign 'Malicious Act' of Hatred

ADL expresses outrage over 'Arbeit Macht Frei' Auschwitz sign at Packard Plant in Detroit.

Detroit Auschwitz Sign An 'Intentional, Malicious Act' of Hatred

Latest Anti-Semitic Conspiracy Theory 'Too Absurd'

“It would seem that no allegation made against Jews and Israel is too absurd,” says ADL of latest anti-Semitic conspiracy theory.

Latest Anti-Semitic Conspiracy Theory 'Too Absurd'

Morsi: Jewish Slurs Taken Out of Context

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi defended his rancorous anti-Semitic comments, claiming that they were taken out of context.

Morsi: Jewish Slurs Misunderstood, Taken Out of Context

Germany Marks 80 Yrs Since Hitler's Rise to Power

Germany is marking the 80th anniversary of Adolf Hitler's rise to power with the inauguration of an exhibition in Berlin.

Germany Marks 80th Anniversary of Hitler's Rise to Power

Obama: We'll Preserve Principle of 'Never Again'

Obama commemorated Holocaust Remembrance Day by vowing “to stand in the way of any tyrant or dictator who commits crimes against humanity.”

Obama: We Will Stay True to Principle of 'Never Again!'