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Israel Readies New Push To Deport African Immigrants

By Haaretz

Israel is preparing to start a large-scale campaign to pressure immigrants from Sudan and Eritrea to voluntarily leave the country after the September holidays, Interior Minister Gideon Sa’ar announced on Wednesday.Read More

Santa Cruz Anti-Semitism Complaint Rejected Along With Berkeley


Federal complaints accusing the University of California campuses in Berkeley and Santa Cruz of failing to curb hostile environments for Jewish students were dismissed.Read More

Majdanek Prisoner's Cap Will Be Returned to Concentration Camp Museum


A prisoner’s cap from the Majdanek concentration camp — likely stolen decades ago from the museum there — was found in the United States.Read More

Final Planes of Ethiopian Jews Arrive in Israel


A steady trickle of approximately 200 Ethiopian immigrants per month has been coming to Israel since 2010, when Israel launched Operation Wings of a Dove after checking the aliyah eligibility of an additional 8,000 Ethiopians.Read More

Moscow Mayor Candidate Denies Praising Holocaust


Jewish staffers for the campaign of Moscow mayoral candidate Alexei Navalny have denied reports that he praised the Holocaust.Read More

Nod to Orthodox as 'Sex Party' Downgraded by Australian Candidate


A Jewish lawmaker in Australia is under fire for changing his sample ballot cards in deference to the large Orthodox Jewish community in his electorate.Read More

Jewish Civil Rights Complaint Against Berkeley Tossed Out by Feds


The U.S. Department of Education dismissed a complaint against the University of California Berkeley that claimed anti-Israel protests on campus created a hostile environment for Jewish students, and that the university was legally obligated to curb them.Read More

Bedouins of Negev Desert Feel Betrayed by Israel Resettlement Plan

By Reuters

Khader Abu al-Kian’s dusty village of Atir has never existed on any official map, and now it is disappearing before his eyes.Read More

Israel Readies Defenses as Possible Syria Strike Looms

By Reuters

Israel is deploying all of its missile defences as a precaution against possible Syrian retaliatory attacks should Western powers carry out threatened strikes on Syria, Israeli Army Radio said on Wednesday.Read More

A Satmar Rally To Endorse Mayoral Candidate Bill Thompson Veers Off-Script

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

Hasidic activists accosted a man who disrupted a rally by Satmar Hasidim endorsing New York City Democratic mayoral candidate Bill Thompson, briefly detaining him inside a nearby Judaica store.Read More

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