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Palestinians Clash With Soldiers in Protest Over Settler Accused of Beating

By Reuters

Scores of Palestinian youths clashed with Israeli soldiers for a second day in the occupied West Bank on Friday, after locals accused Jewish settlers of beating a man with steel pipes.Read More


'Normal' Neo-Nazis' Trial Forces Germany to Confront Painful Truth of Anti-Semitism

By Reuters

Twenty years ago in the drab pre-fab housing blocks outside the east German town of Jena, swaggering youths gave Sieg-Heil salutes and flaunted their far-right views, as the structures of the only state they’d ever known crumbled around them.Read More


No John Galliano for You! Israeli Songbird Told To Shun 'Anti-Semitic' Coutier

By JTA

Israel’s contestant in the international Eurovision music contest was barred from wearing a dress by designer John Galliano.Read More


American Teacher David Kramer Convicted of 6 Abuse Counts at Australian Chabad Yeshiva

By JTA

An American Jew pleaded guilty to charges of sexual assault against students at an Orthodox boys school in Melbourne.Read More


Holland Holds 'Open Houses' at Homes of Jewish Holocaust Victims

By JTA

Dozens of houses that belonged to Dutch Jewish Holocaust victims across the Netherlands will be open to visitors on May 4, the country’s official memorial day for the victims of World War II.Read More


Palestinians Face Pressure to Keep Salam Fayyad

By Reuters

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas faced pressure from Western allies on Thursday not to let Prime Minister Salam Fayyad quit at a time when Washington is seeking to resurrect Middle East peace talks.Read More


14-Year-Old Arab-American Boy on Trial for West Bank Stone-Throwing

By Reuters

A 14-year-old boy with dual U.S.-Palestinian citizenship went before an Israeli military court on Thursday accused of throwing stones at Israeli cars in the occupied West Bank.Read More


Fake Rabbi Gets 5 Years in Immigration Scam

By Seth Berkman

A lawyer who posed as a rabbi and ran an immigration fraud mill was sentenced to five years in prison on Thursday.Read More


Brooklyn Mezuzah-Burning Suspect Takes to Facebook: 'I Don't Hate Jews'

By JTA

A man arrested for allegedly setting mezuzahs on fire in a Brooklyn apartment building addressed the accusations on his Facebook page — claiming he doesn’t ‘hate Jews.’Read More


Embattled French Chief Rabbi Gilles Bernheim Quits Amid Plagiarism Scandal

By Reuters

Gilles Bernheim, the Chief Rabbi of France, quit his post on Thursday after admitting to plagiarism in two books and to deception about his academic credentials.Read More


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