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Jews: Ancient nation and ethnoreligious group from the Levant
Jews or Jewish people are an ethnoreligious group and a nation, originating from the Israelites and Hebrews of historical Israel and Judah. Jewish ethnicity, nationhood, and religion are strongly interrelated, as Judaism is the ethnic religion of the Jewish people, while its observance varies from strict observance to complete nonobservance.

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Islamic State urges attacks against Jews in effort to thwart Trump plan: recording

The Islamic State militant group urged its fighters and other Muslims to attack Jews in a purported audio recording released on Monday in an attempt to thwart U.S. President Donald Trump's..
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German Auschwitz prosecutor recalls powerful tales from Holocaust survivors

Of the hundreds of testimonies he heard from survivors of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz, retired German prosecutor Gerhard Wiese says the one that touched him most was of a Jewish father who had..
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Videos for Jews


Michael Bloomberg Promises To Support Israel [Video]Michael Bloomberg Promises To Support Israel

Presidential contender Michael Bloomberg promised to “always have Israel’s back.” Bloomberg joked he’s the only Jewish candidate who doesn’t want to turn the U.S. into a “kibbutz.”..

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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet Holocaust survivors [Video]Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet Holocaust survivors

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met with Holocaust survivors ahead of the UK Holocaust Memorial Day Commemorative Ceremony in London. The event also marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of..

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‘Leave history research to historians, not politicians': Israeli President in Auschwitz [Video]‘Leave history research to historians, not politicians': Israeli President in Auschwitz

The presidents of Israel and Poland call for the end of historical revisionism on Holocasut memorial day, after Vladimir Putin's latest comments regarding World War II. Adam Reed reports.

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Dutch PM's apology for country's role in Holocaust [Video]Dutch PM's apology for country's role in Holocaust

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Sunday (January 26) he was sorry for his country's role during the Holocaust and the lack of action against the persecution of Jews, becoming the first Dutch..

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Locals still searching for answers over Jewish cemetery attack [Video]Locals still searching for answers over Jewish cemetery attack

Locals still searching for answers over Jewish cemetery attack

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Jewish and Muslim leaders in joint visit to Nazi death camp Auschwitz [Video]Jewish and Muslim leaders in joint visit to Nazi death camp Auschwitz

The historic visit comes ahead of commemorations to mark 75 years since its liberation.View on euronews

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75 years after, Holocaust survivor struggles to recover property in Poland [Video]75 years after, Holocaust survivor struggles to recover property in Poland

Lea Evron saw much of her family die during the Holocaust. Now living in New York, she is seeking restitution for the property her family once owned.

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Pence and Netanyahu criticise 'anti-Semitic Iran' at Holocaust memorial event [Video]Pence and Netanyahu criticise 'anti-Semitic Iran' at Holocaust memorial event

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu both accused Iran of being anti-Semitic as world leaders gathered in Jerusalem to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the..

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Prince Charles meets British Holocaust survivors [Video]Prince Charles meets British Holocaust survivors

At the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, Prince Charles met Marta Wise, who as a 10-year-old girl was sent to Auschwitz and subjected to experiments at the hands of notorious Nazi doctor Josef Mengele. He..

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The awkward moment Prince Charles misses a handshake with Mike Pence [Video]The awkward moment Prince Charles misses a handshake with Mike Pence

Britain's Prince Charles failure to shake hands with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence at the start of a World Holocaust Forum at the Yad Vashem memorial centre in Jerusalem on Thursday raised..

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Macron: "Anti-semitism is not only a problem of the Jews" [Video]Macron: "Anti-semitism is not only a problem of the Jews"

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Auschwitz-Birkenau as it's never been seen before [Video]Auschwitz-Birkenau as it's never been seen before

Drone footage captures the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau as the museum on the site prepares to mark 75 years since the camp's liberation by the Soviet Red Army during the closing months..

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'I stayed alive to tell': Auschwitz's dwindling survivors recount the horror [Video]'I stayed alive to tell': Auschwitz's dwindling survivors recount the horror

Ahead of the 75 anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz, survivors have been talking about their memories three quarters of a century on. Joe Davies reports.

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Auschwitz: Red Army soldier recalls moment his tank broke through fence [Video]Auschwitz: Red Army soldier recalls moment his tank broke through fence

David Dushman is one of the last surviving Russian soldiers to have taken part in the liberation of the camp in January 1945

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Eyewitness to horror: New York museum opens exhibit of art by Holocaust victims [Video]Eyewitness to horror: New York museum opens exhibit of art by Holocaust victims

Museum of Jewish Heritage's officials Elyse Buxbaum and Michael Morris highlight a new exhibit which "uses creativity in the face of depravity to share essential stories about life, after, and during,..

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Hanukkah attack suspect pleads not guilty to federal hate crimes [Video]Hanukkah attack suspect pleads not guilty to federal hate crimes

The man accused of stabbing at least five people in a machete rampage at the home of a Hasidic rabbi during a Hanukkah celebration pleaded not guilty to federal hate crime charges on Monday. Lisa..

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Five years since attack on Jewish supermarket [Video]Five years since attack on Jewish supermarket

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Ilhan Omar Voted Anti-Semite Of 2019 [Video]Ilhan Omar Voted Anti-Semite Of 2019

StopAntiSemitism.com has voted Ilhan Omar is 2019's biggest antisemite. The NGO announced that Omar would be awarded the contested title of biggest antisemite of the year on Monday. She has accused..

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Feds charge Hanukkah stabbing suspect with hate crime [Video]Feds charge Hanukkah stabbing suspect with hate crime

Federal prosecutors on Monday filed hate crime charges against a man accused of going on a stabbing rampage during a Hanukkah celebration at a rabbi's home north of New York City, saying the suspect..

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Attacker stabs five at rabbi's New York home [Video]Attacker stabs five at rabbi's New York home

Five people were stabbed at the home of a Hasidic rabbi in New York state late on Saturday, amid increased tension over anti-Semitic assaults. David Doyle reports.

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Scarlett Johansson says 'Antisemitism is alive' [Video]Scarlett Johansson says 'Antisemitism is alive'

Scarlett Johansson has insisted antisemitism is more prevalent and causing a lot of fear among the Jewish community.

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U.S. candidate Bloomberg vows to back Israel, takes dig at Sanders

U.S. presidential contender Michael Bloomberg pledged on Sunday to "always have Israel's back," while separately joking he was the only Jewish candidate who does not want to turn the United States into..
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Bloomberg Warns of Anti-Semitism ‘Rearing Its Ugly Head’

Speaking at a prominent synagogue near Miami, the former New York City mayor spoke of his Jewish heritage and his support for Israel.
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Trailing Sanders, Bloomberg pans a 'kibbutz' vision for America

U.S. presidential contender Michael Bloomberg joked on Sunday he was the only Jewish candidate who does not want to turn America into a "kibbutz," a reference to collectivist farming and an apparent..
Reuters - Published

Dutch Prime Minister apologizes for country's role in Holocaust

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Sunday he was sorry for his country's role during the Holocaust and the lack of action against the persecution of Jews, becoming the first Dutch premier to make..
Reuters - Published

Rabbis call for removal of church at Auschwitz

Four U.S. rabbis led by New York's Avi Weiss gathered on Sunday in front of a church next to the Nazi German death camp at Birkenau in Poland arguing for its removal from a site where more than a..
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Germany still dealing with 'same evil' that led to Holocaust, president says in Jerusalem

Germany has still not learned "once and for all" its lesson from the Holocaust, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Thursday, as he expressed sorrow for his country's role in the murder of..
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UK's Prince Charles, in Jerusalem, honors grandmother's wartime heroism saving Jews

Britain's Prince Charles paid homage on Thursday to his grandmother, Princess Alice, for sheltering Jews in Nazi-occupied Greece, saying the royal family took great pride in Israel's recognition of her..
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Cobblestones commemorating murdered Jews turn a new corner

A German artist who is laying bronze-capped cobblestones commemorating members of families who were deported and killed by the Nazis says he can never honor all the victims of Hitler's atrocities, but..
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Polish art project marks sites of vanished Jewish cemeteries

An ethnologist and photographer are trying to recover a lost chapter of Poland's past by marking the sites of now vanished Jewish cemeteries with transparent 'headstones' and taking photographs of..
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Pain still acute as Hungary's Jews mark liberation of Budapest ghetto

Hungarian Jews on Friday marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Budapest ghetto and the end of the Holocaust, which killed more than 500,000 Jews and destroyed a once-vibrant Jewish..
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New Jersey kosher market shooters planned another attack, possibly on Jews: prosecutor

The two people who carried out a fatal gun rampage at a kosher grocery store in northern New Jersey last month were planning another attack and may have targeted Jewish people, a spokesman for the U.S...
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Stabbings, shootings, assaults weigh on US Jewish youth

Many young Jewish Americans are searching for ways to cope with a string of anti-Semitic attacks. (Jan. 8)  
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Thousands march in New York City against anti-Semitism in wake of attacks

Thousands marched over the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City on Sunday in a show of solidarity with the area's Jewish community following a spate of anti-Semitic violence in recent weeks, including the..
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March against anti-Semitism brings thousands to streets of New York City: 'No Hate, No Fear'

Thousands of Jews and non-Jews alike took to the streets Sunday, assembling at Foley Square in a dramatic show of unity after a string of attacks.
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'We're not going to cower': Small Jewish communities prepare for increasing anti-Semitic attacks

With anti-Semitic attacks on the rise, Jewish leaders grapple with how to create welcoming environments while keeping their congregation safe.
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Security tight, Jews gather at stadium

A large gathering of Jews at MetLife Stadium drew a heavy security presence after recent anti-Semitic attacks in the New York City area. Organizers of an event called Siyum HaShas said more than 92,000..
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Attacker stabs five at rabbi's home in New York

An attacker stabbed five people late on Saturday at a Hasidic rabbi's home in New York state and fled before apparently being arrested, a Jewish organization said, a rampage that came after days of..
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FBI probes pawn shop in kosher market attack

FBI agents were at a second pawnshop Monday that is connected to a man whose number was found in the pocket of one of the perpetrators of last week's fatal attack on a Jewish market in New Jersey...
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Anti-Semitism or Free Speech? College Students Cheer and Fear Trump Order

Students across America wondered whether an executive order targeting anti-Semitism would “backfire” on Jewish students.
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How a Jewish Santa helps 'repair the world' at Christmas

For 45 years, Art Hoffman has made Christmas happier for children, undeterred by logic that says, "Not your religion, not your holiday."
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Trump’s Order to Combat Anti-Semitism Divides Its Audience: American Jews

Jewish communities across the country viewed the order, which is aimed at college campuses, in competing and discordant ways.
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Jersey City shooting follows a rise in hate crimes, frightening pattern of attacks on Jewish sites

For Jews in North Jersey and beyond, the deadly Jersey City shooting follows a frighteningly familiar pattern.
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Israel 'very troubled' by Corbyn run in British election

Israel voiced worry about Britain's election on Thursday, describing the possible rise of the Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn as a threat to bilateral ties and alarming for British Jews.
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Funerals held for two NJ shooting victims

Members of New York's Ultra-Orthodox Jewish community gathered for funerals for Moshe Deutsch and Mindel Ferencz, two victims of Tuesday's shooting at a grocery in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Dec...
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NJ Officials ID shooters in Kosher market killing

The New Jersey Attorney General said the two Jersey City attackers who stormed a Jewish market are also the prime suspects in the death of a man whose body was found in a car trunk over the..
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Associated Press top stories from December 11th

Here's the latest for Wednesday December 11th: Jewish market was targeted in Jersey city shooting; FBI watchdog caught in political crossfire  
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De Blasio: Jersey shooting an 'Anti-Semitic crime'

A day after gunmen targeting a Jewish market in Jersey City left several dead, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio called the incident an 'Anti-Semitic crime.' He says city officials must lead by..
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U.S. officials do not view New Jersey Jewish grocery attack as act of terrorism: source

This week's deadly attack on a New Jersey kosher grocery store does not appear to be an act of organized terrorism in the eyes of U.S. federal investigators, a law enforcement source said on Wednesday.
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Jersey City Mayor: Gunmen targeted kosher market

The mayor of Jersey City said Wednesday it's clear that the gunmen in a furious shooting that left six people dead targeted a Jewish market. A police officer, three bystanders and two suspects all died..
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AP Top Stories December 11 A

Here's the latest for Wednesday December 11th: Jersey City Mayor says gunmen targeted Jewish market; New Zealand volcano vents more steam and mud; President Trump says articles of impeachment name no..
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NJ Gov: no known threats linked to shooting

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy said there are no known threats linked to Tuesday's deadly shootout that left two suspects and four others dead. Jersey City's Mayor tweeted that authorities believe a..
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Jersey City gunmen targeted Jewish grocery for lethal attack: mayor

Police in the New York metropolitan area were put on high alert to protect Jewish neighborhoods after an hours-long gunbattle with two men around a Jersey City kosher market that killed six people,..
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Ron Lauder Pledges $25 Million for Anti-Semitism Campaign

Mr. Lauder, a billionaire and longtime Republican contributor, cast the effort as more aggressive than that of other Jewish advocacy groups, outlining plans to air television and radio ads.
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'Vile and bigoted remarks': Left-leaning Jewish groups accuse Trump of anti-Semitic stereotypes

"You have people that are Jewish people, that are great people – they don't love Israel enough," Trump said Saturday.
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U.S. House passes resolution breaking with Trump on Israel policy

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a symbolic resolution on Friday backing a two-state solution to the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, following initiatives from President Donald..
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Allan Gerson, Who Sought Justice for Terror Victims, Dies at 74

A lawyer and the son of Jewish refugees from Poland, he helped families of those killed in the Lockerbie bombing hold Libya accountable.
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French lawmakers tackle anti-Semitism as Jewish graves desecrated

Scores of Jewish graves were found desecrated in a cemetery in eastern France, police said, hours before lawmakers adopted a resolution equating anti-Zionism with anti-Semitism.
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Today in History for November 26th

China enters Korean War; Nazis force half a million Jews into walled ghetto; Nixon's secretary tries to explain gap on Watergate tapes; 'Casablanca' premieres at Hollywood Theater; Tina Turner is born...
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Pope compares politicians who rage against gays to Hitler

Pope Francis said on Friday politicians who rage against homosexuals, gypsies and Jews remind him of Hitler.
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Khamenei: Iran not calling for elimination of Jews, wants non-sectarian Israel

Iran is not calling for the elimination of Jewish people, but it thinks people of all religions should decide Israel's future, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Friday in a speech..
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As bigotry stirs globally, Bosnian Jews, Muslims recall lesson in tolerance

Bosnia's Jews and Muslims on Thursday marked the bicentenary of the rescue of a dozen Jews from an Ottoman-era governor's jail, saying their liberation by Sarajevo Muslims is a great example of..
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Local German conservatives cause uproar with call for talks with far right

A group of eastern German conservatives have caused outrage within Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) and among Jewish groups by demanding the party hold talks with the far right in the eastern..
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Photos from inside Lodz Ghetto

The ghetto in Lodz, Poland, was one of hundreds created by the Nazis across Europe, used to temporarily separate Jews from the rest of the population. Most residents would be sent to killing centers,..
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The capture and trial of Adolf Eichmann

“Operation Finale” is a travelling exhibition that tells the story of the pursuit of the Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann, who made his way to Argentina after World War II. At his trial, Eichmann..
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The rise of anti-Semitism

As the faithful celebrate the festival of Hanukkah, hate incidents targeting Jews - involving vandalism, incitements to violence, mass shootings and online attacks - have increased dramatically...
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Inside the pages, and websites, of New York Magazine

In 1968 editor Clay Felker, a Midwesterner whose nose was pressed against the windows of the rich and famous in New York City, and Milton Glaser, a Jewish, Bronx-born art director, launched New York, a..
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