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Transylvanian synagogue vandalized on anniversary eve of pogrom

Transylvanian synagogue vandalized on anniversary eve of pogrom

Police are searching for the suspects who smashed the windows of the 100-year old Synagogue of Orăștie.Dan Verbin, 29/06/2021 19:35
Sometimes it takes a few pogroms

Sometimes it takes a few pogroms

Sometimes it takes a few pogroms to drive home the solution, inducing Diaspora Jews to make Aliyah as their forebears left Europe. Op-ed.Howard Rotberg, 17/06/2021 18:42
Stories my father never told me

Stories my father never told me

What would my father say if he saw people bending the knee to others in shame for being so privileged after everything he survived. Op-ed.Diane Bederman, 23/06/2020 14:00
Systemic racism and bigotry are not the lifeblood of the Left: A response to Rabbi Fischer

Systemic racism and bigotry are not the lifeblood of the Left: A response to Rabbi Fischer

The writer disagrees with the beliefs expressed in the rabbi's article, claims that its style is intended to make him feel threatened. Op-edMoshe Greenebaum, 15/06/2020 22:27
America’s “Nights of Rage”

America’s “Nights of Rage”

The November elections are not a referendum about Trump. They are a referendum about America. Opinion.Rafael Castro, 04/06/2020 12:21
 European Muslim antisemitic violence isn’t “new”

European Muslim antisemitic violence isn’t “new”

Across nearly a thousand years, the same canonical Islamic themes of Jew-hatred—punctuated by the Koranic epithet for Jews as “despicable apes”—have been invoked to incite violence against European Jews. Dr. Andrew G. Bostom, 21/01/2020 21:39
Report: About 30 Ukrainians rampage, beat Jews in Uman

Report: About 30 Ukrainians rampage, beat Jews in Uman

Witnesses describe 'pogrom' as 30 men attack Jewish worshipers near grave of Rebbe Nachman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/01/2020 14:47
Walking the dog

Walking the dog

Dogs were not popular with Jews in the past because they were used in anti-Semitic pogroms to attack Jews and to ferret out those who were in hidingRabbi Berel Wein, 12/01/2020 10:57
They do not care if they go down in history as barbarians

They do not care if they go down in history as barbarians

That is what they are and they do not care. They would probably do it again if they could.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 30/06/2019 14:14
Polish soccer team calls win over Israeli team a 'pogrom'

Polish soccer team calls win over Israeli team a 'pogrom'

Official Facebook page of Polish soccer team says it inflicted "a pogrom" on Israeli team with 4 to 0 win.Cnaan Liphshiz, 12/06/2019 11:56
FDR gets credit for his response to Kristallnacht. He shouldn't

FDR gets credit for his response to Kristallnacht. He shouldn't

Even after 80 years have passed since Kristallnacht, as of this week, the truth about FDR's betrayal of the Jewish people is still not widely known.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 08/11/2018 20:18
'Severe blow to the memory of the sacred martyrs'

'Severe blow to the memory of the sacred martyrs'

Monument in memory of Symon Petliura erected in Vinnitsa, Ukraine, not far from local synagogue.Mordechai Sones, 18/10/2017 11:16
A captivating tour of Jewish life just before the Holocaust and Israel

A captivating tour of Jewish life just before the Holocaust and Israel

Translated into English for the first time, The Wandering Jew Has Arrived captures the breadth of Jewish life from London to Eastern Europe to Palestine just before it all changed.Dr. Michel Gurfinkiel, 21/08/2017 23:56
Historian seeks to exhume bodies of Jedwabne massacre victims

Historian seeks to exhume bodies of Jedwabne massacre victims

Polish state historian wants to examine bodies of 340 Jews murdered by their neighbors following new testimony on massacre.JTA, 16/08/2017 15:22
Has the wandering Jew arrived?

Has the wandering Jew arrived?

Has the answer to that question changed since Albert Londres asked it in his 1930-31 masterpiece, just reissued by Gefen publishers?Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 06/07/2017 12:15
Ukrainian city to hold festival in honor of Nazi collaborator

Ukrainian city to hold festival in honor of Nazi collaborator

Ukrainian Jews condemn festival celebrating Nazi collaborator whose troops killed Jews on anniversary of major pogrom.JTA, 28/06/2017 16:07
Moldova synagogue attacked in shocking pogrom

Moldova synagogue attacked in shocking pogrom

Torah scroll thrown to the ground, menorahs ripped off walls and stolen by attackers who remain at large.Chaim Lev, 02/03/2016 14:12
European Jewry's Suffering in 1915 - One Century Later

European Jewry's Suffering in 1915 - One Century Later

It was a year of tragedy and disaster for the Jews of Europe, but also a year in which some of the seeds of the Jewish state were planted. Larry Domnitch, 15/01/2015 17:09
Senior Israeli Journalist Presents 'Lie Industry'

Senior Israeli Journalist Presents 'Lie Industry'

Ben-Dror Yemini dissects how a badly translated article was distorted, from 'settler bonfire' to 'torching of orchard,' on to 'pogrom.'Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 23/05/2014 11:54
Egypt: Christian Beheaded as Violence Worsens

Egypt: Christian Beheaded as Violence Worsens

Hostage "beheaded" as Egyptian Islamists take advantage of unrest to target the country's Coptic Christian minorityChana Ya'ar and Ari Soffer, 11/07/2013 16:22
Jerusalem Remembers Victims of Arab Pogrom

Jerusalem Remembers Victims of Arab Pogrom

Residents of Jerusalem remember the slaughter of dozens of Jews at the hands of their Arab neighbors in 1929.Maayana Miskin, 05/08/2012 18:51
Murdered Rabbi’s Burial Complete after 67 Years

Murdered Rabbi’s Burial Complete after 67 Years

Libyan rabbi’s burial is to be complete, 67 years after he was slaughtered in riots abetted by British soldiers.Maayana Miskin, 15/07/2012 19:02
Vandals Deface Jedwabne Holocaust Memorial

Vandals Deface Jedwabne Holocaust Memorial

Vandals have destroyed a Holocaust memorial in eastern Poland dedicated to Jewish victims. Chana Ya'ar, 01/09/2011 14:35
'Hitler Youth' Synagogue Renewed

'Hitler Youth' Synagogue Renewed

After decades of remaining empty, a synagogue in Poland formerly used by the “Hitler Youth” (Hitlerjugend) reopened for the Jewish New Year.Hana Levi Julian, 21/09/2009 14:09