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Mississippi Rabbi Ordered To Leave Restaurant in 'Jew Size' Flap

By JTA

A rabbi in Jackson, Miss. said he was thrown out of a local restaurant due to his religion.Read More


Anti-Semitism Drives 28% Jump in Aliyah

By Ben Sales

Aliyah to Israel jumped 28 percent in the past Jewish year, according to the Jewish Agency for Israel, for a total of 24,800 — the highest figure in five years.Read More


Hasidic Pilgrims Fined $15K for Ukraine Tent City

By JTA

The Jewish community of Uman paid the city approximately $15,000 in fines for erecting an unlicensed tent city for holiday pilgrims.Read More


Yad Vashem Among World's Top 10 Museum

By JTA

Israel’s Holocaust museum and memorial, Yad Vashem, was ranked by the website TripAdvisor as one of the top ten museums in the world.Read More


French Jews Move Toward National Front as Right Pushes Fight on 'Islamization'

By Cnaan Liphshiz

From the window of his Paris home, Michel Ciardi can see into the waiting room of a government welfare agency where a predominantly Arab and African crowd awaits government checks.Read More


N.Y. Officials Slam Anti-Muslim Bus Ads

By Reuters

New York City politicians and religious leaders on Tuesday criticized a series of anti-Islam advertisements due to appear on 100 city buses, with many critics calling for the campaign to be blocked.Read More


The Lancet Won't Retract Anti-Israel Letter on Gaza Despite Authors' Radical Ties

By JTA

The Lancet will not retract a letter slamming Israeli policy in Gaza in light of evidence tying two of the authors to support for white supremacist David Duke.Read More


Mediator Martin Indyk Describes Collapse of Peace Talks

By Ron Kampeas

What was supposed to have revived the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks – allowing negotiations to develop organically – instead helped kill them, Martin Indyk, until recently the top U.S. peace broker, told JTA in a candid and wide-ranging interview.Read More


Just 12 Jews Remain in Egypt

By JTA

Only 12 Jews remain in Egypt, the remnant of a community of some 100,000 that lived there until the 1950s, the community’s leader said.Read More


French Chief Rabbi Compares ISIS to Nazis

By JTA

French Chief Rabbi Haim Korsia made an urgent plea to Europe to defend non-Muslims in the Middle East, whom he likened to Holocaust victims.Read More


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