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Netanyahu Visits Lithuania, First Israeli PM Ever

VILNIUS, Lithuania — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to arrive Thursday in Lithuania for a four-day visit during which he will also meet his Latvian and Estonian counterparts, local officials and the Jewish community.

In this Tuesday, April 10, 2018 photo, Baruch Shub, a Holocaust survivor poses for a photo at his apartment in a senior citizens' home in Kfar Saba, Israel. While most of his fellow Jews were being killed or brutalized in Nazi death camps and ghettos, Shub and his friends were …

Holocaust Memorial Day: Jews Who Fought Nazis Recall Struggle

KFAR SABA, Israel — While most of his fellow Jews were being killed or brutalized in Nazi death camps and ghettos, Baruch Shub and his friends were hiding in the forests of the former Soviet Union, trying to undermine the Nazis by derailing trains, burning bridges, sabotaging communication lines and killing the occasional collaborator.

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Fusion GPS Founder Unhinged: Putin Uses Jews to Control the World

Glenn R. Simpson, the co-founder of the controversial opposition research firm Fusion GPS, espoused a conspiracy theory claiming that Vladimir Putin “essentially took over the Russian Jewish community” and that Putin uses “the Jewish Diaspora” as a route for Russian influence.

Teachers stand next next to a swastika painted onto a wall of the high school in Agde, in southern France, on September 4, 2008. Some forty swastikas as well as other racist affronts were painted on the night of September 3-4 by one or many unknown persons on the walls …

Israel Launches Online Anti-Semitism Monitoring System

Israel’s Minister of Diaspora Affairs Naftali Bennett on Thursday unveiled a new tool developed by the Israeli government during the past year that is capable of providing real-time data and analysis on online antisemitism.

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Netanyahu Trip Highlights India’s Tiny Jewish Community

MUMBAI – Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu makes an emotional visit this week to a Jewish centre targeted in the 2008 Mumbai attacks, in a trip that India’s tiny and shrinking Jewish community hopes will boost its profile.

Members of the emergency services work outside Parsons Green underground tube station in west London on September 15, 2017, following an incident on an underground tube carriage at the station. Police and ambulance services said they were responding to an 'incident' at Parsons Green underground station in west London on …

Jewish Groups Call for Vigilance After London Subway Terrorism

Jewish groups in the United Kingdom were united in their condemnation of a terrorist attack on a subway train in southwest London on Friday morning, in which 22 people were wounded by what Scotland Yard’s anti-terror squad described as an “improvised explosive device.”