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French Jewish Groups Urge Members to Rally Against Islamic Terrorism

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French Jewish groups have called on their supporters to join a rally Sunday in memory of the schoolteacher murdered Friday after facing criticism for...

Jewish Prisoner in Russian Penal Colony Goes on Hunger Strike to Get Shabbat Off

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By Cnaan Liphshiz A Russian-Jewish man imprisoned near Moscow said he’s going on a hunger strike to protest the violation of his religious rights. Danil Beglets,...

British Journalist Leaves BBC After Discovery That He Backed Allegedly Anti-Semitic Rapper

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By Cnaan Liphshiz A journalist resigned from the BBC after a British Jewish paper revealed he had defended a rapper accused of anti-Semitism. Nimesh Thaker, who...

Twitter Joins Facebook in Banning Holocaust Denial

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By Ben Sales Twitter will now ban posts that deny the Holocaust. Bloomberg News reported Wednesday that a Twitter spokesperson said posts that “deny or distort”...

British Supreme Court Permits Orthodox Housing Associations to Decline Non-Jewish Applicants

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By Cnaan Liphshiz Orthodox Jewish housing associations in the United Kingdom may continue to restrict residency to Orthodox Jews, Britain’s highest court ruled. In a ruling...

Nationalist Marchers in Kyiv Say Ukraine is Under ‘Occupation’ by ‘Jewish Clan’

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By Cnaan Liphshiz Participants in a nationalist march in Ukraine raised a banner decrying the country’s “occupation and robbery” by a “Jewish clan.” The banner, aimed...

Germany Allocates $662 Million in Emergency Funding for Holocaust Survivors Worldwide

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By Cnaan Liphshiz Germany has pledged an extra $662 million toward helping Holocaust survivors during the coronavirus pandemic. The money will be given out in two...

British Politician Gets Death Threats Over His Support for London Holocaust Memorial

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By Cnaan Liphshiz A British state secretary and his family received death threats over his support for erecting a Holocaust memorial in London. Robert Jenrick, the...

Facebook Will Now Ban Holocaust Denial, in a Major Shift

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By Ben Sales Facebook announced that it will now ban any posts that deny or distort the Holocaust, a landmark change from its previous policy. For...

Diego Schwartzman Loses in French Open Semifinal, but Enters Top 10

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By Emily Burack Diego Schwartzman put up a solid fight but ultimately couldn’t take down Rafael Nadal in his French Open semifinal match on Friday. Still,...