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Noam Chomsky Makes First Gaza Visit

By JTA

Noam Chomsky, the prominent American academic and critic of Israel, has made his first trip to the Gaza Strip.Read More


Jewish Graves Vandalized in New Zealand

By JTA

Unidentified vandals defaced headstones in a Jewish cemetery in Auckland, New Zealand, with swastikas, anti-Semitic and anti-Israel graffiti.Read More


Germans Mull Revamped Holocaust Education Plan

By Don Snyder

Germany’s parliament is considering a review of education programs in its schools after receiving a government commissioned report showing that anti-Semitism in the country remains at disturbingly high levels.Read More


Israel Approves More Settlements Near Jerusalem

By Reuters

Israel on Thursday issued a detailed plan for the building of some 800 new homes on annexed land in the West Bank that is certain to attract further international condemnation of its settlement policies.Read More


Facebook Dumps Hezbollah Pages

By JTA

Facebook removed pages for Hezbollah, its affiliated Al-Manar television station and its leader, Sheik Hassan Nasrallah.Read More


Pro-Palestinian Activist's Book Talks Scrapped

By JTA

Free Gaza Movement co-founder Greta Berlin, who has come under fire for tweeting that Zionists created and ran the Nazi concentration camps, had book talks canceled by at least two California venues.Read More


Reform Leaders Demand Wailing Wall Arrest Probe

By JTA

Reform Jewish leaders are calling for an investigation following reports that an Israeli colleague was roughed up by police after leading a women’s prayer group at the Western Wall.Read More


New Flotilla Boat Heads for Gaza

By JTA

Israel asked the United Nations to stop a Swedish-owned ship carrying human rights activists from attempting to break Israel’s naval blockade of Gaza.Read More


Dutch Town Backs Down on Holocaust Memorial

By JTA

Following protests, the Dutch town of Geffen will not display the names of German Wehrmacht soldiers along with Jewish Holocaust victims on a new monument.Read More


Twitter Blocks German Neo-Nazis' Account

By Reuters

Twitter has blocked messages in Germany from a group banned by local authorities over right-wing extremism, using its powers to withhold content in one specific country for the first time.Read More


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