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Jewish collector’s descendant gets Nazi-looted Renoir back

The granddaughter of a Jewish art collector whose paintings were stolen by the Nazis had a family reunion with one of the works on Wednesday after almost eight decades, an …


100 years ago in Spokane: Fort George Wright soldiers allowed furlough to celebrate Rosh Hashanah

All Jewish soldiers at Fort George Wright and other Army training schools were being allowed a furlough for the weekend “to celebrate the Jewish New Year.”


Germans don Jewish skullcaps to protest anti-Semitism

Germans of various faiths donned Jewish skullcaps and took to the streets Wednesday in several cities to protest an anti-Semitic attack in Berlin and express fears about growing hatred of …


Johan van Hulst, Dutch schoolteacher who saved hundreds of Jewish children during Holocaust, dies at 107

Johan van Hulst, who was credited with saving more than 600 Jewish babies and children during World War II and, in 1972, was named Righteous Among the Nations by the …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 2:49 p.m.

U.S. Jewish group sparks anger in Poland with Holocaust video

A prominent Jewish-American foundation removed a video from YouTube, which had sparked outrage in Poland and beyond on Wednesday with its provocative use of the historically inaccurate term “Polish Holocaust” …


Prosecutor blasts court for decision on oldest U.S. synagogue

Rhode Island’s attorney general is criticizing an appeals court decision handing ownership of the nation’s oldest synagogue to a congregation in New York, saying it ignored state law and “overwhelming …


Rabbis protest Trump by dropping holiday conference call

American rabbis critical of President Donald Trump will not try to organize a conference call with him for the Jewish High Holy Days in protest of his response to a …


UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 20, 2017, 12:56 p.m.

Mnuchin defends Trump’s response to protests

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is defending President Trump’s response to the violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, and rejecting calls from a group of his Yale University classmates that he resign …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 9:57 p.m.

U.S. Jewish criticism of Trump expands to some supporters

Ivanka Trump’s rabbi denounced President Donald Trump for blaming “both sides” in a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, as the number of American Jewish leaders willing to criticize him …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 9:23 p.m.

Orthodox Jewish group sues town to keep religious markers

An Orthodox Jewish community group has sued a New Jersey town that has moved to block the group from building a religious boundary made up of white plastic piping through …


Anti-Semitic signs found hanging over Oregon highway

Two signs claiming that Jewish people were responsible for 9/11 were found hanging over an Oregon highway this past weekend.


Trump condemns Holocaust as ‘the most savage crime’

President Donald Trump paid a short visit to Israel’s national Holocaust memorial on Tuesday, calling the Nazi extermination of 6 million Jews “the most savage crime against God and his …


Venezuela leader: Officials treated like Jews under Nazis

Venezuela’s embattled socialist president likened the sour reception many of his government’s officials are receiving abroad to the harassment of Jews in Nazi Germany, provoking outrage Tuesday from the small …


Idaho Anne Frank memorial defaced with racist language

Idaho officials say an Anne Frank memorial was defaced with racist and anti-Semitic language.


Jewish Idaho inmates take legal action for kosher meals

The American Civil Liberties Union of Idaho has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Corrections on behalf of four inmates seeking kosher meals for Jewish prisoners.


UPDATED: Sat., May 6, 2017, 9:11 p.m.

Texas adoption agencies could ban Jews, gays, Muslims

Parents seeking to adopt children in Texas could soon be rejected by state-funded or private agencies with religious objections to them being Jewish, Muslim, gay, single, or interfaith couples, under …


Trump condemns Holocaust deniers

Pledging to confront anti-Semitism in all its forms and to “never be silent,” President Donald Trump on Tuesday denounced as accomplices to “horrible evil” anyone who denies that 6 million …


UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017, 7:41 p.m.

Thousands at Auschwitz for yearly Holocaust memorial event

Thousands of people from around the world, many of them young Israelis, paid homage Monday to the millions who perished in the Holocaust at the former Nazi German death camp …


UPDATED: Thu., March 23, 2017, 7:32 p.m.

Israel arrests hacker linked to threats on U.S. Jewish centers

Israeli police on Thursday arrested a 19-year-old Israeli Jewish man as the primary suspect in a string of bomb threats targeting Jewish community centers and other institutions in the U.S., …


Anti-Defamation League, Jewish centers get more threats

The Anti-Defamation League and several Jewish community centers across the country got a new round of bomb threats Tuesday, prompting a school in Chicago to evacuate and adding to the …


UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 11:22 a.m.

Man arrested over threats to Jewish institutions nationwide

A jilted ex-boyfriend is behind at least eight of the scores of threats made against Jewish Community Centers nationwide, plus a bomb threat to New York’s Anti-Defamation League, in an …


Up to 200 headstones damaged at Jewish cemetery in Missouri

As many as 200 headstones at a Jewish cemetery were toppled over the weekend here in a case that is making national headlines. Anita Feigenbaum, executive director of the Chesed …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 9:47 p.m.

Trump denounces ‘horrible’ threats against Jewish centers

President Donald Trump on Tuesday denounced recent threats against Jewish community centers as “horrible” and “painful.” He said they are a “very sad reminder of the work that still must …


UK leader introduces official definition of anti-Semitism

British Prime Minister Theresa May introduced an official definition for anti-Semitism on Monday in hopes of curbing attacks against Jewish people.


Little windows into Dr. Ruth’s world

Ruth Westheimer was 10 years old in 1939, when she boarded a train leaving Germany with 300 other Jewish children. She brought along one doll, a favorite named Matilda. But …


CNN and Jake Tapper apologize for ‘unacceptable’ banner text

CNN and host Jake Tapper have both apologized for an on-screen banner that Tapper said was “unacceptable” and “horrified” him when it appeared during his show on Monday.


Trump: Charges of anti-Semitism over tweet are ‘ridiculous’

Donald Trump is blaming the press for the fuss over an anti-Hillary Clinton tweet that appeared to depict the Star of David atop a pile of cash.


Israel marks annual Holocaust remembrance day

Israel is marking its annual Holocaust remembrance day, in memory of the 6 million Jews killed by Nazi Germany and its collaborators.


Organization opens center in Poland amid Jewish revival

A major Jewish organization has opened its first chapter in Poland, the most recent sign of a Jewish revival in the Central European nation that comes even as Jews have …


UPDATED: Wed., March 16, 2016, 12:58 p.m.

Standout in the law, Garland would blend in at Supreme Court

President Barack Obama will nominate federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, congressional sources said Wednesday. The pick sets up a confrontation with Republicans who say they …