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Watchdog Decries ‘Anti-Semitic Whirlwind’ on Mexican Twitter

By JTA

A Spanish phrase about Jews set off “a whirlwind of anti-Semitic” messages on Twitter and became the second-most popular hashtag among Mexican users, according to a watchdog.Read More


Dutch Workers Brave Thin Ice To Remove Swastika

By JTA

Workers in a Dutch town braved thin ice to remove Nazi symbols etched into the surface of a frozen lake.Read More


Hebrew-Language Charter School Approved for LA

By JTA

A dual-language Hebrew and English charter school was approved for Los Angeles.Read More


IAEA To Israel: Iran Nuclear Issue Must Be Resolved Peacefully

By Reuters

The U.N. nuclear watchdog chief has underlined to Israel’s president the need to resolve differences with Iran diplomatically, Yukiya Amano’s office said on Friday, rather than war as Israeli leaders have mooted.Read More


'Dump Veolia' Water Debacle in St. Louis Is Latest in BDS Battle

By Anne Cohen

A potential contract between the St. Louis Water Division and Veolia Water, a water treatment and service company, has become a battleground issue for Palestinian human rights activists.Read More


Natalie Portman's Husband Benjamin Millepied Gets Top Paris Ballet Post

By Reuters

French dancer Benjamin Millepied, who was the choreographer of the film “Black Swan,” was on Thursday named director of dance at the Paris Opera Ballet, one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious dance companies.Read More


Secretary of State Pick John Kerry Talks Tough on Iran and Economy in Senate

By Reuters

John Kerry urged Congress to fix the U.S. economy to ensure the country’s role as a world leader and pledged to keep pressure on Iran at a Senate hearing on Thursday that left little doubt he will win easy confirmation as secretary of state.Read More


French Court Tells Twitter to ID Anti-Semitic Users

By Reuters

A French court on Thursday ordered Twitter Inc to help identify the authors of anti-Semitic posts or face fines of 1,000 euros ($1,300) per day, as the social network firm comes under renewed pressure to combat racist and extremist messages.Read More


Rabbis Slam Winnipeg JCC for Early Shabbat Opening

By JTA

Rabbis in Winnipeg have criticized a decision by the Jewish community center in the Canadian city to open earlier on Shabbat.Read More


Rome's Coliseum Lights Dim To Protest Hungary's Anti-Semitic 'Jewish List' Party

By JTA

The lights of the ancient Coliseum in Rome will be dimmed next week to protest anti-Semitic and racist acts and statements by Hungary’s far-right Jobbik Party.Read More


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