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ADL: 17 BDS Resolutions Considered, 11 Passed at US Colleges Last Year

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Student governments considered BDS resolutions at 17 college campuses in the United States during the 2020-2021 school year.

While US Officials Plan to Boycott Beijing Olympics, Israeli Officials Expected to Attend

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Israeli officials are expected to attend the Winter Olympic Games in Beijing next year, unlike their American counterparts.

Israeli Woman Stabbed Near East Jerusalem Neighborhood Sheikh Jarrah

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An Israeli woman was stabbed by a Palestinian teenage girl near the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah Wednesday morning.

Michael Steinhardt Barred for Life from Collecting Antiquities

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Michael Steinhardt, the hedge funder and megadonor to Jewish causes, has agreed to surrender 180 stolen antiquities worth $70 million.

Wolf Announces $6.6M in State Funding to Redevelop Tree of Life Site

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Pennsylvania will allocate $6.6 million in funding for the redevelopment of the Tree of Life synagogue campus where 11 people were killed in an antisemitic attack in 2018.

Massachusetts Town Apologizes After Using Christian Menorah in Holiday Display

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A small municipal holiday event turned into a big problem for Medford, Massachusetts.
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Philadelphia Commerce Director Quits After Reports of Antisemitic Comments

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City of Philadelphia Commerce Director Michael Rashid resigned Dec. 5 after reports surfaced that he made antisemitic remarks, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported.

Community Briefs: Survivor’s Grandson’s Album, Security Head Hired

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Philadelphia songwriter Avi Wisnia released an album in November called “Catching Leaves” that was inspired by his grandfather David Wisnia’s legacy as a Holocaust survivor.

New Hampshire Legislature Leaders Condemn Antisemitism Among State Reps

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Leaders of the New Hampshire House of Representatives released a statement last week condemning antisemitism.

Palestinian Car Ramming Attack Injures Israeli Border Guard

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A Palestinian teenager rammed a car into an Israeli border police officer at a checkpoint early Monday morning.