PRAGUE (AP) — The number of anti-Semitic incidents in the Czech Republic doubled last year, the Jewish community said Wednesday. In its annual report, the Federation of the Jewish Communities said.. Seattle Times - Published
LONDON (AP) — It’s nothing flashy. But then, it’s not supposed to be.
The plywood wall that surrounds a building site, painted with the words ``WE GRIEVE″ in massive letters, has become a.. SeattlePI.com - Published
A new report from the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at California State University in San Bernardino finds hate crimes against the Jewish community are on the rise across the United.. CBS News - Published
U.S. Attorney General William Barr met with Jewish community leaders in Brooklyn, New York on Tuesday, where he announced the Department of Justice would ramp up federal prosecutions for hate crimes.. CBS News - Published
They came in waves throughout the day, large groups in car pools and married couples taking advantage of their newfound health for a road trip through the mountains of Eastern Pennsylvania. By the time.. Seattle Times - Published Also reported by •NYTimes.com
Vatican City, May 9, 2020 / 04:00 am (CNA).- The devil uses envy to try to thwart the proclamation of the Gospel, Pope Francis said at his morning Mass Saturday.
In his homily in the chapel at Casa.. CNA - Published
JERUSALEM (AP) — A television series aired by a Saudi broadcaster during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan has sparked controversy by offering a positive depiction of a Jewish community in the Gulf at.. Seattle Times - Published
NEW YORK (AP) — Tensions between police and members of New York City’s Hasidic Jewish community flared again Thursday as officers interrupted a crowded funeral procession to crack down on social.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
exas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz called on the Justice Department to “closely monitor New York City” for potential religious discrimination after Mayor Bill de Blasio singled out the Jewish community.. FOXNews.com - Published
CNA Staff, Apr 29, 2020 / 03:30 pm (CNA).- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio apologized on Wednesday afternoon, hours after sending a tweet that singled out “the Jewish community” while warning of.. CNA - Published
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio doubled down Wednesday on his criticism of those involved in a large gathering at a Jewish funeral in Brooklyn -- but also apologized for his overnight warning to.. FOXNews.com - Published
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio oversaw the dispersal of a large, tightly packed Hasidic Jewish funeral and lashed out at the mourners who had gathered in defiance of social.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is being accused of singling out his city’s Jewish community after a Brooklyn funeral was broken up by police for allegedly violating social distancing.. FOXNews.com - Published
BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge released a Massachusetts man on Wednesday to home confinement after he was accused of trying to set fire to a Jewish-sponsored assisted living center.
Judge Katherine.. SeattlePI.com - Published
The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh has announced it will offer virtual classes, programs and services during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a press release, the center said it would set up.. bizjournals - Published
NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn caterer Israel Frischman is continuing to prepare dozens of meals for elderly Holocaust survivors even though the Jewish community center that provides them owes him money... Seattle Times - Published
BERLIN (AP) — Gertrud Steinl, the last surviving German honored for saving Jews during the Holocaust, has died. German news agency dpa on Sunday quoted the head of Nuremberg’s Jewish community,.. Seattle Times - Published
The announcement last week that the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center was preparing to break ground on a $50 million expansion and renovation project could be viewed as a success story on.. bizjournals - Published
The Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center plans to break ground on a $50 million renovation and expansion effort during the third quarter of 2020, the organization announced in a news release. The.. bizjournals - Published
Women Holocaust survivors meet several times a week at a Jewish community center in Brooklyn for meals, conversation, Torah readings and exercise. "It keeps us going a little," says one survivor. (Feb... USATODAY.com - Published
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Albany Jewish Community Center was evacuated and searched Sunday morning after it and several other centers around the country received anonymous emails with vague threats.. Seattle Times - Published
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*TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / February 6, 2020 /* The Canadian Shaare Zedek.. Accesswire - Published
The SXSW festival has announced its program for the Midnighters, Festival Favorites, Shorts, Special Events, Episodic Pilot Competition, and late addition Features for its 2020 film festival.
This.. The Wrap - Published
“Catholics in our country are deeply concerned about the rise in hateful acts against the Jewish community in Finland and other religious communities,” said the chancellor of the Diocese of.. Catholic Culture - Published