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Shadow are cast on a memorial plaque at platform 17, during a ceremony to commemorate Jewish citizens deported during WWII in Berlin, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. October 18, 1941 marks the start of the systematic deportation of Berlin's Jewish people. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Outrage After Plaques Honoring Rome’s Deported Jews Stolen

ROME — Rome’s mayor, Catholic groups and politicians of every stripe joined Italy’s Jewish community on Monday in denouncing the theft of 20 small bronze plaques honoring a Jewish family deported during the Holocaust.

Antisemitism in Poland 2 (Artur Reszko / AFP / Getty)

EU Poll: 90% of European Jews Feel Rise in Anti-Semitism

TEL AVIV – Nearly 90% of European Jews feel that anti-Semitism has been on the rise since 2013 and close to 40% say they have considered leaving their home countries, a European Union poll — the largest of its kind in the world — revealed.

An Israeli man holds the US flag as youths gather in center Jerusalem on October 28, 2018, during a tribute to the victims of a shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue. - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on October 28 expressed grief and solidarity with the United States, after a gunman …

Pictures: Vigils Mourn Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre

Some 500 Americans and Israelis gathered Sunday night to sing somber songs in Hebrew and English at Jerusalem’s Zion Square in a candle-lit vigil in memory of the 11 victims of Saturday’s massacre at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh organized by The Meeting Place Dialogue Group, The Jerusalem Movement and the Hartman Institute Hevruta program.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on October 14, 2018

Netanyahu: Pittsburgh Victims Murdered Because They Were Jews

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu led a minute of silence at the weekly cabinet meeting in honor of the 11 victims of the Pittsburgh anti-Semitic shooting attack, saying after that his country was mourning those who were “murdered because they were Jews.”

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Watch – Palestinian Sharia Judge: ‘Jews Live on the Body Parts of Others’

JERUSALEM – A Sharia judge for the Palestinian Authority claimed in a sermon that was broadcast on the PA’s official TV network that Jews “dance and live on the body parts of others, and on the blood of others,” and that “there is no global corruption that their rabbis did not allow.”

This undated video image released by the Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation shows Sonia Orbuch during a video testimony in California. (Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation via AP)

Sonia Orbuch, Who Fought Nazis as a Girl, Dies in California

CORTE MADERA, California — Sonia Orbuch, who survived the Holocaust as a teenager in eastern Europe by joining a resistance group that was sabotaging the Nazis, has died in Northern California, a newspaper reported. She was 93.

An ultra-Orthodox Jew walks between the Sukkahs (tabernacles) that fill a narrow street in the religious Mea Shearim neighbourhood as another Jewish man works on his booth which will be used during the upcoming festival of Sukkot, on October 1, 2009, in Jerusalem, Israel. The eight-day Jewish Feast of the …

Sukkah Saves Israeli Who Fell from 4th Floor Balcony

TEL AVIV – A man fell off of a fourth floor balcony on on the eve of the Jewish holiday of Succoth but the sukkah of a neighbour broke the fall and likely saved his life, Jerusalem paramedics said. 

Israeli-Russian Yulia Tskhay, 17, a fully trained medic is seen at the Magen David Adom (MDA) center 05 September 2006, in her hometown of Tiberias on the shores of the Sea of Galilee. In Israel, where life is regulated by security alerts and years of conflict, thousands of teenagers spend …

Israeli Paramedics Treat 2,243 People on Yom Kippur

TEL AVIV – More than 2,240 Israelis were treated by paramedics from Magen David Adom over Yom Kippur, the emergency medical service said. MDA treated 228 children and adults who were injured while riding bicycles. On Yom Kippur, secular Israelis head

A massive fire engulfs the National Museum in Rio de Janeiro, one of Brazil's oldest, on September 2, 2018. - The cause of the fire was not yet known, according to local media. (Photo by STR / AFP) (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Museum: Centuries Old Torah Not Burned in Rio Blaze

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil’s National Museum said Wednesday that centuries-old Torah scrolls, considered to be some of Judaism’s oldest documents, had been moved before a massive fire ravaged the place and gutted much of the largest collections of national history artifacts in Latin America.

Men react during a visit to the Babi Yar menorah monument in Kiev on September 23, 2016. Ukraine will mark the 75th anniversary next week of the September 1941 mass executions at Babi Yar, in Kiev, of Jews by the Nazis during WWII. Some 34,000 Jews were murdered over two …

Ukrainian City Honors Jews on Holocaust Anniversary

LVIV, Ukraine — The Ukrainian city of Lviv, once a major center of Jewish life in Eastern Europe, is commemorating the 75th anniversary of the annihilation of the city’s Jewish population by Nazi Germany and honoring those working today to remember and preserve what they can of that vanished world.