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Virginia Tech Jewish leaders slam campus speech by anti-Zionist ex-academic

Jewish leaders urge cancellation of keynote address by ex-academic with a “long history of targeting the Jewish community."

Virginia Tech Jewish leaders slam campus speech by anti-Zionist

Swastika spray painted on Virginia overpass

Latest incident of antisemitic vandalism on a highway overpass occurs in Manassas, Virginia.

Swastika spray painted on Virginia overpass

Gov. Youngkin: Virginia will be leader for religious freedom, combating hatred

Virginia governor discusses steps in wake of Texas synagogue hostage incident in his first television interview since taking office.

Gov. Youngkin: Virginia will be leader for religious freedomplayer

Virginia Lt. Governor-elect Winsome Sears: Why I took that photo with a gun

Virginia Lt. Governor-elect Winsome Sears talks about Second Amendment and reacts to attacks against her in mainstream media.

Virginia Lt. Governor-elect: Why I took that photo with a gun player

The media slipped up in Virginia - and Youngkin outsmarted them

From print to broadcast, too much power, it surely seems, is in the hands of the wrong people. But Virginia leads us to hope. Op-ed.

The media slipped up in Virginia - and Youngkin outsmarted them

On Youngkin, Biden, the Land of the Free and the Home of the Braves

There are so many take-aways from the Virginia and New Jersey gubernatorial elections on the night the World Series also concluded. Op-ed

Youngkin, Biden, the Land of the Free and the Home of the Braves

Glenn Youngkin wins Virginia governor race

Youngkin was endorsed by former US President Donald Trump, and his victory is a major upset to Democrat incumbent Terry McAuliffe.

Glenn Youngkin wins Virginia governor race

Neo-Nazis are not a political metaphor

A dirty trick backfired in the Virginia election. Misusing Charlottesville as a partisan ploy makes fighting antisemitism a joke. Op-ed.

Neo-Nazis are not a political metaphor

Anti-Trump protesters posed as neo-Nazis to target GOP nominee in Virginia’s governor race

Activists from anti-Trump Republican group pose as neo-Nazis to implicate Republican gubernatorial campaign in Virginia.

Anti-Trump protesters posed as Nazis to target VA GOP candidate

Neo-Nazi who spoke of killing Jewish Virginia politician gets 9 years in jail

U.S. prosecutors had asked for 25 year sentence for ex-Canadian Armed Forces reservist who plotted to start race war.

Man who spoke of killing Jewish politician gets 9 years in jail

Virginia Tech graduate student senate blasted for adopting BDS motion

Campus Jewish group says that the student body's anti-Israel resolution puts the "campus environment at risk."

Virginia Tech graduate senate blasted for adopting BDS motion

Virginia Democratic delegate blames Israel for ‘fossil fuel’ wars

Ibraheem Samirah also said "It’s anti-Semitic to confuse Judaism, a whole religion, with Zionism, an ethno-religious supremacist ideology."

Virginia Democratic delegate blames Israel on ‘fossil fuel’ wars

Glenn Youngkin, GOP nominee for Virginia governor, hits George Soros over school boards

Glenn Youngkin, GOP nominee for Virginia governor, accuses George Soros of filling school boards with ‘disguised’ political operatives.

GOP nominee for Virginia governor under fire for Soros comments

Prosecutors seek domestic terrorism jail terms for neo-Nazis targeting Jewish politician

Jewish speaker of the Virginia House Eileen Filler-Corn was among the targets discussed by two members of a neo-Nazi group.

Terror charges urged for neo-Nazis targeting Jewish politician

In Virginia, elections flier invokes age-old anti-Semitism

GOP flier in Virginia House race shows Jewish Democrat and a pile of gold coins.

In Virginia, elections flier invokes age-old anti-Semitism

Virginia Republican apologizes for criticizing Democrat's nose - but not for anti-Semitism

Virginia Republican Hahns Copeland apologizes, but not for anti-Semitism, after mocking Jewish House speaker’s nose.

Republican sorry for criticizing nose, but not for anti-Semitism

'Being a conservative teacher is like being a Jew among Nazis'

Virginia history teacher running for Virginia legislature comes under fire for comparing conservative teachers to Jews in the Holocaust.

'Being a conservative teacher is like being a Jew among Nazis'

Over 50 swastika flyers discovered in Virginia shopping center

Anti-Semitic flyers featuring swastikas and the phrase "We are everywhere" glued to the outside of stores.

Over 50 swastika flyers discovered in Virginia shopping center

Virginia school board targeted by anti-Semitic KKK flyers

Approximately 30 hate flyers targeted Fairfax Country school board members last week.

Virginia school board targeted by anti-Semitic KKK flyers

FBI agents shoot intruder near entrance to CIA headquarters

Intruder tries to drive into the CIA facility in Virginia without access, stopped by armed guards.

FBI agents shoot intruder near entrance to CIA headquarters

Virginia Republicans reverse decision, will accommodate voting for Shabbat observers

Reversing previous decision, Virginia Republican Party to allow voting before Shabbat, to accommodate Orthodox Jews and 7th Adventists.

Virginia Republicans to accommodate voting for Shabbat observers

Virginia Republicans won’t move convention voting off Shabbat

Virginia Republican Party will not allow religious exemption to voting at May convention, State Central Committee decides.

Virginia Republicans won’t move convention voting off Shabbat

Virginia abolishes the death penalty

Virginia becomes the 23rd state to abolish the death penalty and the first in the south to do so.

Virginia abolishes the death penalty

Enroute to inauguration? Virginia resident arrested with weapons fake ID and weapons

Man reportedly attempted to pass through police checkpoint with fake inaugural credentials, loaded handgun, over 500 rounds of ammunition.

Enroute to inauguration? Virginia resident arrested with weapons

FBI: Michigan armed militia also targeted Virginia governor

FBI agent says right-wing militia that plotted to kidnap Michigan's governor also discussed similar action against Virginia's governor.

FBI: Michigan armed militia also targeted Virginia governor

Jewish and Black historical cemeteries vandalized in Virginia with Nazi symbol

White nationalist symbols spray-painted at Jewish and African American cemeteries in Virginia.

Virginia: Jewish and Black cemeteries vandalized

Neo-Nazi leader Christopher Cantwell quotes Hitler in motion filed in federal court

White supremacist podcaster who blasted Trump for Ivanka's marriage to Jared Kushner quotes Hitler's Mein Kampf in federal court motion.

Neo-Nazi leader quotes Hitler in motion filed in federal court

Three members of neo-Nazi group 'The Base' are arrested in Georgia

Members of white supremacist group are arrested on suspicion of planning double murder.

Three neo-Nazis arrested in Georgia

Virginia man charged for sending Jews, African Americans fake bomb threats

19-year-old member of White Supremacist group indicted for attempting to cause panic among Jewish, African American institutions.

Virginia man charged for sending Jews, blacks fake bomb threats

At least 51 people injured in massive 69-car pileup

Officials say ice and fog causative factors in the crash, Brittany McBride of the Virginia Department of Transportation weighs in.

At least 51 people injured in massive 69-car pileupplayer

Virginia House will have its first Jewish speaker

After Democratic victory in Virginia state elections, House of Delegates minority leader Eileen Filler-Corn becomes Speaker.

Virginia House will have its first Jewish speaker

Democrats record achievements in Virginia and Kentucky

Democratic Party wins control of the Virginia General Assembly. Meanwhile, its candidate wins the race for Kentucky Governor.

Democrats record achievements in Virginia and Kentucky

Official search for Virginia rabbi swept out to sea called off

Coast Guard calls off search in light of low 'likelihood of survivability.' Jewish volunteer groups will reportedly continue search.

Official search for Virginia rabbi swept out to sea called off

Search underway for rabbi who went missing in Virginia

Rabbi who serves as counselor at a day camp in Norfolk swept out to sea after going into water to help a student.

Search underway for rabbi who went missing in Virginia

11 dead in shooting incident in Virginia Beach

11 killed in shooting in the Virginia Beach municipal complex. Suspect killed, motive not yet known.

11 dead in shooting incident in Virginia Beach

Anti-Semitic and racist graffiti painted on Virginia high school

Graffiti included image 'depicting violent threat': 'KKK forever' and 'You will die'.

Anti-Semitic and racist graffiti painted on Virginia high school

Virginia legislature candidate apologizes for anti-Semitic posts

Democratic-party “second-generation Palestinian refugee” had accused Israeli teens of murder, wrote funding Israel "worse" than funding KKK.

Virginia legislature candidate apologizes for anti-Semitic posts

Lieberman: Don't rush to judgment on Gov. Northam's racist photo

Ex-Senator and 2000 vice presidential candidate Joe Lieberman warns against 'rush to judge' Virginia governor for racist yearbook photo.

Lieberman: Don't rush to judgment on Gov. Northam's racist photo

Virginia Governor in hot water over racist photo

Democratic Virginia Governor denies prior knowledge of racist picture in medical school yearbook, a day after apologizing for it.

Virginia Governor in hot water over racist photo

Charlottesville protester found guilty of murder

White nationalist convicted of murdering counter-protester at far-right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Charlottesville protester found guilty of murder