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News and updates about Syrian Refugees

Watch: Syrian immigrants hoping to influence German elections

With less than a week till federal elections, Syrian refugees who arrived in the country in 2015 will have a strong impact on the outcome.

Watch: Syrian immigrants hoping to influence German elections

One million Syrian refugees have returned to Syria

Roughly one million Syrian refugees have returned to Syria, says senior Syrian official.

One million Syrian refugees have returned to Syria

The Muslim plot to bomb a black church the media won't talk about

The Muslim plot to bomb a black church the media won't talk about

Event comparing Syrian refugees to Holocaust victims canceled

Citing violent threats by Jews, Dutch Holocaust museum nixes event for refugees.

Event comparing Syrian refugees to Holocaust victims canceled

Stabber shot by Dutch police targeted Jewish, Christian victims

Syrian assailant who stabbed three in The Hague was seeking Jewish and Christian victims.

Stabber shot by Dutch police targeted Jewish, Christian victims

Canada: Syrian refugee charged with murdering teenage girl

Ibrahim Ali, 28, is charged with murdering a Chinese teen last year in British Columbia.

Canada: Syrian refugee charged with murdering teenage girl

Will Israel accept waves of incoming Syrian refugees?

With some 60,000 refugees in southern Syria heading towards Israeli border, senior official says Israel won't accept refugees.

Will Israel accept waves of incoming Syrian refugees?

Thousands of Syrian refugees heading towards Israel

60,000 Syrians reportedly making their way from Syria towards Israelis border following bombings by regime forces.

Thousands of Syrian refugees heading towards Israel

Merkel denounces Arab immigrants' anti-Semitism

German Chancellor, who maintained open-door immigration policy for Syrian refugees, condemns 'new anti-Semitism' from Arab migrants.

Merkel denounces Arab immigrants' anti-Semitism

Aid group allegedly discriminated against woman with Jewish ties

Dutch aid group for Syrian immigrants accused of discriminating against job-seeker with ties to Jewish community.

Aid group allegedly discriminated against woman with Jewish ties

Syrian baby to undergo operation in Israel

Cyprus, Israel, work together to fly two-day-old son of Syrian refugees living in Cyprus to Israel for complex heart surgery.

Syrian baby to undergo operation in Israel

'Germany murdered the Jews - now it's taking in their enemies'

German-born Chanel fashion designer blasts Germany's immigration policy, says country 'murdered the Jews, then welcomed their enemies.'

'Germany murdered the Jews - now it's taking in their enemies'

Berlin Rabbi, German FM discuss radicalism and Syrian refugees

Touring his birthplace, German Foreign Minister recites Psalms at the old Jewish cemetery of Goslar.

Berlin Rabbi, German FM discuss radicalism and Syrian refugees

Syrian refugees in Israel?

Poll shows Israelis strongly back Trump's bombing of Syrian base after chemical attack, but are divided on accepting refugees into Israel.

Syrian refugees in Israel?

Israel cancels plan to take in 100 Syrian refugees

Amid global debate over ability of Western countries to assimilate refugees from Mideast war-zones, Israel nixes plans to admit 100 Syrians.

Israel cancels plan to take in 100 Syrian refugees

Assad: Some of the refugees are 'terrorists'

Syrian President asserts that some of the millions of refugees who have fled his country conflict are "terrorists".

Assad: Some of the refugees are 'terrorists'

National day of 'Jewish action' on refugees on Sunday

Jewish resettlement agency planning a national day of "Jewish action" on refugees. Taking part are non-Orthodox rabbinical associations.

National day of 'Jewish action' on refugees on Sunday

Israeli volunteers rescue Syrian refugees

Israeli citizens take in and treat Syrian refugees off the Greek coastline.

Israeli volunteers rescue Syrian refugees

Jewish refugee group helps reunite Syrian family

Syrian family reunited with help from the resettlement agency HIAS.

Jewish refugee group helps reunite Syrian family

Trump to temporarily halt entry of Muslim refugees

U.S. President to sign executive action temporarily stopping all entries from some majority-Muslim nations.

Trump to temporarily halt entry of Muslim refugees

Report: Trump to restrict immigration from some Muslim countries

Trump expected to sign several orders restricting immigration from Syria and six other Middle Eastern or African countries, say sources.

Report: Trump to restrict immigration from some Muslim countries

At Holocaust Museum, a virtual encounter with a Syrian refugee

A new exhibit at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum allows visitors to video chat with refugees.

At Holocaust Museum, a virtual encounter with a Syrian refugee

NJ synagogues seek help in welcoming Syrian refugees

Three synagogues in New Jersey are seeking help in resettling a Syrian refugee family.

NJ synagogues seek help in welcoming Syrian refugees

Israeli youth collect winter supplies for Syrian children

Two Israeli youth organizations organize 'Operation Human Warmth' to help Syrian refugees.

Israeli youth collect winter supplies for Syrian children

Trudeau praises Canada's Muslim community

Canadian Prime Minister commends Muslim community for its contributions to Canada and promises to continue absorbing Syrian refugees.

Trudeau praises Canada's Muslim community

Trudeau: Muslims should also join opposition parties

Canada's Prime Minister encourages the Muslim community to join opposition parties so that no party campaigns against Muslims.

Trudeau: Muslims should also join opposition parties

Israeli medical clowns help Syrian refugees

Medical clowns from Ichilov cheer Syrian refugees in Germany.

Israeli medical clowns help Syrian refugees

Canada, Europe get new immigration policies

Canada announces intent to raise number of Syrian immigrants.

Canada, Europe get new immigration policies

Who is making clothes for international chains?

Syrian refugees are being collected from Turkish streets and sent to factories where they make clothes for international companies.

Who is making clothes for international chains?

Canada: We didn’t know that refugees had so many children

Canadian Minister of Immigration explains that the government didn’t take size of Syrian families into account.

Canada: We didn’t know that refugees had so many children

Syrian refugees in Germany face racism

Some Syrian refugees in Germany face xenophobia and racism, feel isolated; others feel more welcomed.

Syrian refugees in Germany face racism

EU launches debit cards for refugees in Turkey

Europen Union launches 350 million Euro program for pre-paid debit cards to be given to Syrian refugees in Turkey.

EU launches debit cards for refugees in Turkey

Jewish organization helps Syrians receive treatment in Israel

The Amaliah organization brings Syrians to receive medical treatment in Israel, and helps them understand that Israel isn't the enemy.

Jewish organization helps Syrians receive treatment in Israel

Texas rabbis call on governor to remain in resettlement program

Letter signed by 43 rabbis in Texas calls on the state's governor to remain in the U.S. refugee resettlement program.

Texas rabbis call on governor to remain in resettlement program

HIAS chief blasts Trump's son for 'politicizing' refugees

Head of HIAS blasts Donald Trump Jr. for comparing Syrian refugees to the fruit-flavored candy Skittles.

HIAS chief blasts Trump's son for 'politicizing' refugees

Germany arrests Syrian teen suspected of planning bomb attack

Syrian teen who was in contact with a person who had ties to ISIS arrested after mosque reports his suspicious behavior.

Germany arrests Syrian teen suspected of planning bomb attack

Syrian refugees participate in Jewish parade in Berlin

Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal, Rabbi of the Jewish community, called for unity ahead of the upcoming elections in the city.

Syrian refugees participate in  Jewish parade in Berlin

184 US synagogues pledge to welcome, support refugees

Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society pledges to aid migrant refugees seeking asylum in US.

184 US synagogues pledge to welcome, support refugees

Syrian Jews secretly evacuated to Kentucky

Three Syrian-Jewish families, including seven children, spirited out of war-torn country and resettled in Jewish community in Louisville.

Syrian Jews secretly evacuated to Kentucky

Merkel: No connection between Muslim immigrants and terror

"An Islam that works and lives according to the German constitution has a place here."

Merkel: No connection between Muslim immigrants and terror

Israel offers security help as Argentina absorbs Syrian refugees

Israel has offered to help with security issues in the absorption of 3,000 Syrian refugees in Argentina.

Israel offers security help as Argentina absorbs Syrian refugees

Gay Syrian in Turkey slaughtered

After going missing on July 23, the body of Muhammed Wisam Sankari has been found. "Two knives had broken inside of him."

Gay Syrian in Turkey slaughtered

Syrians protest after woman dies in Greek camp

Syrian refugees in Greece protested after a young Syrian woman was found dead in a public shower for refugees and migrants.

Syrians protest after woman dies in Greek camp

Germany intelligence breakthrough: Terrorist had accomplices

Authorities may have discovered the person who pushed the Ansbach terrorist over the edge.

Germany intelligence breakthrough: Terrorist had accomplices

Erdogan threatens EU: Pay up, or take the migrants

Turkish President Erdogan threatened to open his border with Europe to migrants, if the EU doesn't hold up its end of the bargain.

Erdogan threatens EU: Pay up, or take the migrants

Refugee suicide-bomber in Germany was set to be deported

Details about the bomber who wounded 12 last night at the Ansbach music festival emerge, while Germany reconsiders its refugee policy.

Refugee suicide-bomber in Germany was set to be deported

'Come back to Syria to rebuild the homeland'

Syrian clerics call for refugees to return to Syria to help rebuild the country, say mass emigration serves Assad and Iranian interests.

'Come back to Syria to rebuild the homeland'

US will welcome target of 10,000 Syria refugees

Secretary of State John Kerry promises that US will take in 10,000 Syrian refugees this year.

US will welcome target of 10,000 Syria refugees

Texas loses bid to keep Syrian refugees out

Federal judge dismisses Texas lawsuit over resettlements from Syria. State officials considering their next move.

Texas loses bid to keep Syrian refugees out

Canada touts welcoming refugees in bid for Security Council seat

Canada's UN ambassador says the country's experience welcoming Syrian refugees helps qualify it for a seat on the UN Security Council.

Canada touts welcoming refugees in bid for Security Council seat

Migrants rescued off Sicily are not Syrians, UN says

Oops: Migrants arriving in Italy and in Europe mostly from Egypt, Yemen, and other Arab countries, UNHCR rep admits.

Migrants rescued off Sicily are not Syrians, UN says

Europe can't take in millions of migrants: ex-chancellor Kohl

Former German chancellor advocates Middle-East based solution for Syria refugee crisis, noting danger of cultural clash.

Europe can't take in millions of migrants: ex-chancellor Kohl

First Syrians arrive in Germany under EU-Turkey pact

Initial steps in deal for EU to accept refugees from Turkey in exchange for giving over refugees from Greece.

First Syrians arrive in Germany under EU-Turkey pact

Syrian refugees face mass expulsion

As Europe ships Syrians to Turkey, Turkey begins its own mass expulsion of refugees.

Syrian refugees face mass expulsion

Syrian refugees rescue German neo-Nazi politician

In ironic twist of fate, two Syrian asylum seekers provide first aid saving member of NPD party who was badly wounded in car crash.

Syrian refugees rescue German neo-Nazi politician

Canada gives Syrian refugees free computers

Canadian government provides 7,500 computers to help Syrian refugees study, find jobs.

Canada gives Syrian refugees free computers

Canada meets deadline to accept 25,000 Syrian refugees

Canada meets its self-imposed deadline to accept 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of February.

Canada meets deadline to accept 25,000 Syrian refugees

Kerry to announce 'significant' new aid to Syrian refugees

Secretary of State to announce new American contributions to support relief efforts for Syrian refugees later this week.

Kerry to announce 'significant' new aid to Syrian refugees

Anne Frank's stepsister says Trump 'acting like Hitler'

In op-ed, Holocaust survivor Eva Schloss says Trump anti-Muslim rhetoric reminiscent of Hitler's 'inciting racism' against Jews.

Anne Frank's stepsister says Trump 'acting like Hitler'

Germany admits it lost track of over 1 million 'refugees'

Interior Ministry admits 600,000 migrants have gone missing in or outside Germany, as police investigate mass New Year sex assault campaign.

Germany admits it lost track of over 1 million 'refugees'