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Kosher Food Becomes a BDS Flashpoint at Toronto College

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After an outcry and a rebuke from the University of Toronto president, the student union at a satellite campus modified a proposed ban on kosher foods.

Amsterdam Gets Liberace-style Menorah for Annual Chanukah Concert

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A historic menorah that was retired from show business is getting a rhinestone-studded replacement.

Video Shows London Jews’ Chanukah Party Bus Being Intimidated, Spat On

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Jews celebrating Chanukah in central London said they had to leave because of intimidation.

U. of Toronto Student Union Walks Back BDS Resolution Calling for Kosher Foods Ban

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After an outcry and a rebuke from the University of Toronto president, the student union at a satellite campus of the university modified a proposed ban on kosher foods in any way affiliated with Israel.

Far-right French-Jewish Commentator Éric Zemmour Announces Presidential Bid

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Éric Zemmour, a French-Jewish writer and former television commentator, has announced that he is running in the 2022 French presidential elections.
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Remains of Seven Jewish COVID-19 Victims Transferred From Morocco to Israel for Reburial

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The bodies of seven Moroccan-Jewish COVID-19 victims were flown to Israel last week after being interred in a Casablanca Jewish cemetery.

Italian Politician Apologizes for Referring to Holocaust Survivor by Her Auschwitz Tattoo Number

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 An Italian politician apologized for referring to Holocaust survivor Liliana Segre by her concentration camp tattoo number.
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Sally Rooney’s Boycott of Israel Publishers Backed by 70 Writers

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Seventy notable writers and publishers including Rachel Kushner, Francisco Goldman and Eileen Myles have signed a letter supporting Irish novelist Sally Rooney.

Brazilian Journalist Apologizes for Saying His Country Would Need to Kill its Jews to...

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A journalist apologized for saying that the only way his country could match Germany’s wealth is by killing its Jews.

A Mile From Auschwitz, a Restored Synagogue Recalls Thriving Jewish Life

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In a typical, pre-pandemic year, about 2.3 million people a year visit Auschwitz, the infamous Nazi death camp where nearly 1 million Jews were murdered.