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Antisemitic Mural Appears After Dutch Soccer Star Signs with ‘Jewish’ Team Ajax

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After a Dutch soccer star left his team to sign with its rival Ajax, a team with many fans that affectionately call themselves “Jews,” he was drawn into an antisemitic mural in Rotterdam.
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Four Dead, Including Three Jerusalem Yeshiva Students, in Ukraine Plane Crash

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Three Jerusalem yeshiva students and their pilot died when their small plane crashed into a house in western Ukraine on Wednesday, according to reports in Ukrainian and Haredi media. 

A Jewish Library’s Treasure Surfaced at Auction. How Did it Get There?

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When an auction house recently unveiled a new catalog of rare Jewish books and manuscripts, Rabbi Elli Fischer was among the many who rushed to examine the goods.

US Authorities Seize Judaica from Brooklyn Auction House in Probe of Holocaust Loot

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Federal authorities in New York seized 17 items from a Brooklyn auction house that they suspect were looted from their rightful owners during the Holocaust.

Jewish Vaulter Lilia Akhaimova Helps Russia to Gymnastics Gold in Tokyo

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Lilia Akhaimova, a Russian Jewish gymnast competing in her first Olympics, had the lowest all-around score on her team during the qualifying round for the finals, in part because of a balance beam fall.

Australian Jewish Kayaker Jessica Fox Wins Bronze — Again — at Tokyo Olympics

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Jessica Fox, considered by many to be the greatest paddler of all time, was heavily favored to win gold in the Tokyo Olympics women’s slalom K-1 competition.

Olympics Opening Ceremony Honors Israeli Athletes Murdered in Munich for First Time

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For the first time ever, the Olympic Games held a moment of silence during the opening ceremony for the 11 Israeli athletes murdered during the Munich Olympics in 1972.

Jewish World Responds to Ben & Jerry’s

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Kosher supermarkets are rethinking their inventory. Politicians are emptying their freezers.

Tokyo Olympics Creative Director Fired Over 1990s Comedy Skit Mocking the Holocaust

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The creative director of the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony was fired after a Holocaust joke he made during a 1990s comedy skit drew attention this week.
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Britain’s Labour Party Bans Four Far-left Factions to Change Reputation on Antisemitism

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The Labour Party in Britain has banned four far-left factions as part of an effort to address frustration about the party’s handling of antisemitism.