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Torah Portion – Sukkot

Torah Portion – Sukkot

By Shlomo Riskin This three-week festival period – Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot – may be viewed and experienced in two dimensions simultaneously; the universalist, nationalist dimension, and the particularistic,… Read more »

KOLOT – My First Swastika

KOLOT – My First Swastika

Rabbi Stephen Fuchs It was supposed to be just a pleasant walk through the woods by the picturesque River Trave in Bad Segeberg. The moss at river’s bottom gave the… Read more »

Swastikas scrawled on Jewish fraternity house at Emory

Swastikas scrawled on Jewish fraternity house at Emory

(JNS.org) A Jewish fraternity house at Emory University in Atlanta was targeted with anti-Semitic graffiti on the day after Yom Kippur, as swastikas were found spray-painted on Alpha Epsilon Pi’s… Read more »

Sweden backtracks on Palestinian statehood recognition

Sweden backtracks on Palestinian statehood recognition

(JNS.org) Days after new Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven’s controversial declaration that his country would recognize a Palestinian state, Swedish Ambassador to Israel Carl Magnus Nesser said in a statement… Read more »

European prize pulls candidacy of Egyptian who called for murder of Israelis

European prize pulls candidacy of Egyptian who called for murder of Israelis

(JNS.org) The European United Left/Nordic Green Left (GUE/NGL) coalition stripped Egyptian activist and blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah’s nomination for the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, established by the European… Read more »

Jewish group joins IsraAID’s Ebola relief effort in West Africa

Jewish group joins IsraAID’s Ebola relief effort in West Africa

(JNS.org) The American Jewish Committee (AJC) announced that it is partnering with IsraAID, a leading Israeli humanitarian relief organization, to provide assistance to Ebola victims in West Africa. “Medical experts… Read more »

British editor ‘deeply’ regrets anti-Israel letter

British editor ‘deeply’ regrets anti-Israel letter

(JNS.org) Richard Horton, the editor of the British medical journal The Lancet, said Thursday, Oct. 2, that he “deeply” regrets publishing an open letter this summer that accused Israel of a… Read more »

British conference tries to force Israeli scholars to hide affiliation

British conference tries to force Israeli scholars to hide affiliation

(JNS.org) Two scholars from Samaria-based Ariel University withdrew from an academic conference in London last month after organizers told them they would not be permitted to reveal their institutional affiliation,… Read more »

NYC transit authority sued for rejecting bus ad

NYC transit authority sued for rejecting bus ad

(JNS.org) The American Freedom Defense Initiative, a pro-Israel organization run by blogger Pamela Geller, has sued New York City’s Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) for refusing to place a bus advertisement… Read more »

Report: Iran, not Israel, killed nuclear scientist

Report: Iran, not Israel, killed nuclear scientist

(JNS.org) A new report by The Media Line news agency indicates that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, not Israel, was behind the mysterious deaths of Iranian nuclear scientists in 2007. Since the… Read more »

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