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Suspect Arrested in Attack on Jewish Communal Exec at Basketball Protest

By Paul Berger

The man suspected of punching Jewish communal leader Leonard Petlakh at a Brooklyn Nets game has been arrested. He is not being charged with a hate crime.Read More

Did Belgian Minister Condone Nazi Collaborators?


A representative of Flemish Jews asked a deputy prime minister of Belgium to clarify statements in which he appeared to condone the actions of Nazi collaborators.Read More

Dutch Boycott 'Room No. 4' Exhibit on Jailed Palestinian Children


A group of Dutch Christians vowed to boycott Utrecht’s Domkerk Church for the duration of an exhibition on jailed Palestinian children, which they said encourages anti-Semitism.Read More

Metropolitan Opera Braces for 'Klinghoffer' Protests

By Jonathan Allen

New York’s Metropolitan Opera is bracing for its most tumultuous opening in decades on Monday as protesters get ready to picket “The Death of Klinghoffer,” the John Adams opera about the 1985 hijacking of a cruise ship by Palestinian guerillas.Read More

Sidney Shapiro, China's Jewish Translator, Dies Aged 98

By Reuters

Sidney Shapiro, a famed U.S.-born translator who was one of the few Westerners to gain Chinese citizenship and become a member of a high-level parliamentary body, died on the weekend in Beijing, his granddaughter said. He was 98.Read More

Yaalon Heads to D.C. as Israeli Ministers Rip Kerry Remarks


Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon left for a five-day U.S. trip amid criticism by Israeli ministers of remarks made by Secretary of State John Kerry.Read More

Rivlin: Violence Is an Epidemic in Israeli Society


The epidemic of violence permeates every sector of Israel, the country’s president, Reuven Rivlin, said in an address.Read More

Daughter of Hamas Leader Treated at Israeli Hospital


A daughter of Gazan Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh was treated this month at a Tel Aviv hospital, according to reports.Read More

Argentine Far-Left Leader Gets Prison Term for Threatening Jewish Rally


The leader of the Argentine far-left group Quebracho was sentenced to 4 1/2 years in prison for threatening a Jewish community demonstration.Read More

Spain's Anti-Semitic Graffiti Due to Gaza War Coverage, Watchdog Group Says


A Spanish pro-Israel group said the recent spraying of anti-Semitic graffiti in Toledo was the result of media coverage of the latest Gaza war and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.Read More

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