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— The Muslim man who started a crowdfunding page to help repair a mosque in Tampa damaged in an arson attack realized that many of the donors were Jewish after noticing the donations came in multiples of 18. Adeel Karim set up the “Stand With New Tampa Muslims Against Hate” crowdfunding page on the…
After hundreds of fans in Tampa bolted on her following anti-Trump jokes, Amy Schumer responded on Tuesday with a heartfelt ‘apology’ at Madison Square Garden.
(JTA) — An American flag was desecrated with anti-Semitic messages and then thrown in front of a synagogue in Tampa, Florida. Messages on the flag, discovered on a wall in front of Congregation Schaarai Zedek in south Tampa, blamed Jews for media bias and immigration policies, WTSP, the Tampa-area CBS affiliate, reported. The flag was…
A Jewish agency head who had been deeply involved with caring for migrant children was found dead with her longtime partner in what police are calling an apparent murder-suicide.
In a few short weeks, Tariq Abu Khdeir visited east Jerusalem, grappled with the murder of his cousin, got savagely beaten and became an international symbol.
The Palestinian-American teen beaten by Israeli soldiers in an attack caught on video has returned home to a hero’s welcome in Tampa, Florida.
The videotaped beating of Tariq Khdeir, the American cousin of revenge attack victim Mohammed Abu Khdeir, has sparked protests from diplomats and worldwide anger.
For Israelis, the enduring image of the past few weeks may be the montage of the three Israeli teens murdered last month after being abducted from a hitchhiking post in the West Bank.
Family and friends of a Florida teenager who says he was beaten by Israeli police while in detention describe him as a typical U.S. high school student.