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Corbyn Sparks Controversy For Rosh Hashanah Video Featuring Hamas Supporter

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LONDON (JNS) - Jeremy Corbyn sparked outrage for releasing a Rosh Hashanah video that features an activist who last year led a public Jewish mourning prayer for dead members of Ham...

Powerful Video Serves as Lesson for all Educators – Remembering Malky Klein A’H

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NEW YORK (VosIzNeias) —  A powerful video has been released by the Yad Malky Legacy organization. The video is in tribute to Malky Klein A'H. The narration in the video was comp...

Sleeping Hasidic Man Has ‘Palestine’ Sticker Placed Over His Mouth On Metro

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UNITED KINGDOM (VosIzNeias) — Nottingham Trent University has been made aware of an apparent hate crime and have since suspended the perpetrator from it's campus. The university...

Swastika And Other Graffiti Painted On Wall Of Former Krakow Ghetto

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WARSAW (JTA) — A swastika and other graffiti were painted on the wall of the former ghetto in Krakow. “Whores Jews, get the f*** out of Poland” alongside the swastika were disco...

Wig Ripped Off Williamsburg Woman In Front Of Her Children On Rosh Hashanah [VIDEO]

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WILLIAMSBURG (VosIzNeias) - On the first night of Rosh Hashanah, a Jewish woman was walking with her children in Williamsburg. While she was walking, a youngster ran up from beh...

Anti-Semite Al Sharpton Invited To East Side Synagogue On Rosh Hashanah; Petition Started

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NEW YORK (VosIzNeias) - Rev. Al Sharpton has a well documented history of anti-semitic and hateful rhetoric. Jews all over still recall his racist incitement that led to the Crown ...

Legoland NY Resort Announces Opening Day

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GOSHEN (VosIzNeias)  LEGOLAND New York Resort is scheduled to open in 2020 in the beautiful Hudson Valley town of Goshen, near Route 17′s Exit 125, Orange County, New York, just 60...

Hoodlums Smash Williamsburg Synagogue Windows On Rosh Hashanah [VIDEO]

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WILLIAMSBURG (VosIzNeias) - In a shocking display of hate, a group of hoodlums can be seen smashing the windows of a Williamsburg synagogue during Rosh Hashanah prayers. In a re...

Sheldon Adelson Ordered To Pay Damages To Jewish Democratic Group

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NEW YORK (JTA) — A federal judge in New York has ordered billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson to pay compensatory damages and legal fees to the National Jewish Democratic Cou...

Chaim Deutsch Leads The Way, Parks His Car And Commutes To City Hall

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NEW YORK (VosIzNeias) Chaim Deutsch, a Councilman for Southern Brooklyn, has decided to give up his car and commute by subway in the wake of the accident in which a 10-year-old boy...

‘Reverse Tashlich’ Program Encourages Jews To Keep The Oceans Clean

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FLORIDA (JNS) - A Florida-based program aimed at reconnecting Jewish people to the ocean and empowering them to help keep the sea clean is attracting attention from communities aro...

Over 50,000 Worshippers Traveling to Uman for Rosh Hashanah

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Tens of thousands of Jews from around the world have arrived in Uman, Ukraine to spend Rosh Hashanah near the tomb of spiritual leader Rabbi Nachman of Breslov. The two-day holiday...

A Bee-Keeping Rabbi Explains What The Buzz Is All About

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New York (JNS) - Human instinct may be to swat, run away or do a frantic little dance to avoid contact with bees, but like most small living creatures, they have more to fear from ...

Judge Calls On Ocasio-Cortez to Testify As To Why She Blocked Dov Hikind on Twitter

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“It’s a great development as she will have to answer very specifically what about my critical tweets crossed a line,” said Hikind During the two-hour hearing  held in federal co...

Jewish Day School Lowers Tuition To Increase Enrollments

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SAN DIEGO (JNS) - When students returned to the San Diego Jewish Academy just a few weeks ago, they were greeted not only by new teachers, but new classmates as well. “For the c...

Jewish Groups Demand Italy Take Action Against Wine Bottles Saluting Nazis

VENICE (JNS) - Italy is facing renewed backlash for allowing the continued sale of wine bottles that feature Adolf Hitler’s face and Nazi slogans on its labels. The controversia...

Wisconsin Speaker Demands Governor Move Primary That Conflicts With Hanukkah

WASHINGTON (JTA) — The speaker of Wisconsin’s Assembly wants the governor to cancel a special election primary that falls on Dec. 30, the last day of Hanukkah. Speaker Robin Vos...

Poignant New Year For Jewish Community Scarred By Massacre

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PITTSBURGH (AP)  There will be some differences — and some constants — over the coming days as the New Light congregation observes Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, for the first ...

Yeshiva University Student Councils Reinstate Group That Protested For Gay Rights

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(JTA) — The Yeshiva University student councils reinstated a group that had lost its official status on campus after organizing a protest march connected to gay rights. The coun...

Listen to the ‘High Holidays’ Teleconference with President Donald Trump

The Orthodox Union, the Coalition for Jewish Values, Chabad-Lubavitch, the Union for Reform Judaism and the National Council of Young Israel had representatives on the call. Ami...