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Headstones smashed at Jewish cemeteries in Ukraine and Romania

Mon, 2021-06-07 15:12
The two incidents are only the latest in a long running trend of destruction at European Jewish cemeteries.

David Dushman, last surviving Auschwitz liberator who drove a tank through its fence, dies at 98

Mon, 2021-06-07 13:26
Dushman drove a tank for the Soviet Army when his division arrived at Auschwitz on Jan. 27, 1945, which he used to mow down its fence.

Why the new Israeli coalition seems like something out of an ‘Avengers’ movie

Mon, 2021-06-07 11:36
The politics of the Avengers, Captain America and Iron Man, roughly map onto the Israeli coalition. But the similarities don’t stop there.

How an upstart L.A. group crushed the Jewish internet

Mon, 2021-06-07 08:51
Jews United for Democracy and Justice became the ‘92nd street Y of the West’

Naftali Bennett, Israel’s next PM: Meet the man behind the slogans and stereotypes

Mon, 2021-06-07 03:00
Bennett at 49 is the man who has come closest to the holy grail of Israeli politics, replacing Benjamin Netanyahu.

Three teens charged in murder of Israeli in Baltimore

Sun, 2021-06-06 21:09
Efraim Gordon, 31, was shot while walking to his aunt and uncle’s house on May 3.

A brief history of Jewish video game characters

Sun, 2021-06-06 00:05
The good, the bad and the questionable representation found in the medium.

Facebook extends its suspension of Trump — and changes its whole philosophy on platforming politicians

Sat, 2021-06-05 09:00
Trump is now suspended from Facebook until 2023, and the company has changed its policy of allowing politicians to break its terms of use.

Was I wrong to offer my new employee time off for the Jewish holiday?

Fri, 2021-06-04 20:56
I’m not Jewish, and it turns out, she might not be either. Did I jump to conclusions?

Israel says 1967 land conquests weren’t planned. Declassified documents tell a more complicated story.

Fri, 2021-06-04 20:27
Israel has long asserted that its 1967 land conquests in the Six Day War were unplanned.

The Hebrew Israelites are our friends — and their pending deportations are a miscarriage of justice

Fri, 2021-06-04 18:41
The Israel we love has compassion for the other, and more crucially, is open to fully accepting others as sisters and brothers.

A remarkable photo exhibit captures ‘a joyful moment’ for Jews and Blacks in Miami Beach

Fri, 2021-06-04 17:18
Andy Sweet’s photos capture a moment of Black-Jewish unity

The New York Times called Isaac Bashevis Singer a Polish writer. Here’s how Wikipedia warriors made him Jewish again.

Fri, 2021-06-04 16:41
The fight over Singer offers lessons on the pitfalls and continued promise of decentralized knowledge in the era of disinformation.

French court sentences Holocaust denier to 5 years for making death threats

Fri, 2021-06-04 16:16
The blogger who posted videos of himself calling for the murder of prominent French Jews.

A bake sale to combat antisemitism draws high-profile Jewish foodies, but few non-Jewish allies

Fri, 2021-06-04 15:53
“There definitely have been people who claim to be allies for social justice and civil rights just straight up ignore me,” the organizer said.

With Israel (maybe) about to get a new prime minister, a look back at an old one (and his wife)

Fri, 2021-06-04 15:30
He was called a terrorist and a fascist, but he was also a lover. New Begin documentary centers his relationship with his wife and soulmate, Aliza.

This Muslim market in Tucson offers kosher food and intercultural dialogue

Fri, 2021-06-04 14:56
“It provides an opportunity for people to see each other as real people,” one shopper said.

A racist secret society crowned Ellie Kemper queen. But what on earth is the Veiled Prophet?

Fri, 2021-06-04 14:53
The “Kimmy Schmidt” star was crowned debutante queen by a secret society with racist underpinnings — and a mysterious prophet. Um, what?

Switzerland adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism

Fri, 2021-06-04 14:34
The IHRA working definition describes various forms of antisemitism, including hatred and discrimination against Jews and Holocaust denial.