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Pittsburgh Jewish Community Prepares to Mark Two Years Since Shooting

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By Kayla Steinberg “Trauma seeks to disconnect us,” said Maggie Feinstein, director of the 10.27 Healing Partnership. “The best way to mitigate the impact of...

Jewish Students at U. of Illinois File Federal Harassment Complaint

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By Josefin Dolsten A complaint filed with the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights alleges that Jewish students at the University of Illinois at...

State Department Plans to Label Three Large Human Rights Groups as Anti-Semitic

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By Ron Kampeas and Ben Sales WASHINGTON, DC — In an unusual move, the State Department is planning to formally identify three large international human...
A memorial to Tree of Life shooting victims

Two Years Later, Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Victims Talk Healing, Loss

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By Toby Tabachnick It’s been two years since an anti-Semite wielding an assault rifle stormed the Tree of Life building in the heart of...

Northwestern U. President Spars Over Anti-Semitism With Activist Group, Professors

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By Ben Sales Was a left-wing activist group being anti-Semitic when it called Northwestern University’s Jewish president “piggy Morty”? The president, Morton Schapiro, said it could...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Get a Statue in Her Native Brooklyn

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By Ron Kampeas The late Jewish Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is getting her own statue in her native Brooklyn. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo...

Self-Described ‘Skinhead’ Pleads Guilty to Trying to Blow Up a Colorado Synagogue

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By Ben Sales A man who plotted to blow up a synagogue in Colorado has pleaded guilty to federal hate crimes and explosives charges. Richard Holzer,...

Jewish American Paul Milgrom Shares Nobel Prize in Economics

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By Marcy Oster Jewish American economist Paul Milgrom will share the Nobel Prize in economics with American economist Robert Wilson for their work in auction...

Iran Ordered to Pay $1.45B to Family of Jewish Former FBI Agent Robert Levinson

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By Marcy Oster Iran has been ordered to pay $1.45 billion to the family of Robert Levinson, the Jewish former FBI agent who went missing...

NYC Mayor de Blasio: Attack on Orthodox Journalist ‘Disgusting’

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By Ben Sales | New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said the assault of Orthodox journalist Jacob Kornbluh by a crowd in Borough Park...