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Britain

UK Jewish Leader Urges Apology Over Labour Anti-Semitism

LONDON (AP) — The president of one of the U.K.’s main Jewish groups called Thursday on the leader of the Labour Party to make an “abject apology” to British Jews for allowing anti-Semitism to fester in the left-of-center opposition party.

Polish survivor Edward Mosberg (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

‘March of the Living’ at Auschwitz Stresses Polish-Jewish Ties

AUSCHWITZ, Poland — Participants in the 30th annual March of the Living stressed common bonds between Jews and Poles despite ongoing controversy about Poland’s controversial law criminalizing claims about Polish involvement in the Holocaust. Edward Mosberg, 92, a Holocaust survivor,

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White Supremacists Hang Antisemitic Banners in Southern California

White supremacist groups in Southern California, and throughout the United States, have reportedly been hanging hateful, antisemitic, and anti-immigrant banners on rooftops and across freeway overpasses to recruit more members for the past 10 months.

Barack Obama and Louis Farrakhan (Askia Muhammad via TriceEdnyWire.com)

Obama: ‘I’m Basically a Liberal Jew’

Former President Barack Obama told a Jewish congregation in Manhattan that he is “basically a liberal Jew” as he defended his administration’s record on Israel and his decision to criticize Israeli settlements in Judea and Samaria.

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Congregations Across America Celebrate Trump’s Jerusalem Decision

Jewish and Christian religious communities across the nation are celebrating President Donald Trump’s decision this week to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel — a promise presidents from both parties have made, but only Trump has honored.

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Rabbi Shmuley: Jewish Community for Sale to Qatar?

At the ZOA dinner, I was shocked to see a highly placed communal leader whom I greatly respect escorting the former Qatari ambassador to the United States to meet attendees.

In this photo taken on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, Jose Oulman Bensaude Carp, President of the Jewish community in Lisbon, waits to be interviewed by The Associated Press at the main Jewish synagogue in Lisbon. Portugal is following Spain and granting citizenship rights to the descendants of Jews it persecuted …

Morocco’s Jewish Community Joins Call for Religious Freedom

RABAT, Morocco — Representatives of Morocco’s Jewish community joined other religious minorities on Saturday to urge the government to clarify the law on freedom of worship in Morocco, where Islam is the state religion.

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Muslim Bus Driver Transforms Jerusalem Bus Into Sukkah

Jewish commuters in Jerusalem were delighted to alight upon a bus decked out as a traditional Sukkah – replete with bamboo roof and festooned with decorations – courtesy of a Muslim bus driver who was hoping the Sukkah-bus would “improve relations” with his passengers.