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Brutal Anti-Semitic Attack in France

Two Jewish brothers were beaten, and one’s finger was sawed off, in a horrific anti-Semitic attack near Paris this week, JTA reported, based on a French case report published Thursday…

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Court Upholds Religious Slaughter in Belgium

Leaders of Belgium’s Jewish community cautiously celebrated a high court decision that pronounced a proposed ban on shechitah and halal slaughter to be unconstitutional. Rabbi Pinchos Kornfeld, president of Antwerp’s…

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180 Matzeivos Vandalized in Missouri Cemetery

When workers at the Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri arrived at their jobs on Monday morning, they were shocked to find that the cemetery had been vandalized…

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Fire Destroys Nitra Yeshivah Building

A blaze tore through the Nitra Yeshivah in Mount Kisco, New York, over Shabbos, destroying the building in a fire that took firefighters over 12 hours to fully extinguish. Baruch…

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Community Mourns Mr. Omid Gholian, Z”l

Police Investigating As Possible Murder The Jewish-Iranian community of Marine Park, Brooklyn was shocked and saddened by news of the petirah of Omid Gholian, z”l, 43, which is being investigated…

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Appeals Court Denies Stay to Kiryas Joel Expansion

An appeals court allowed a long-awaited expansion of the village of Kiryas Joel to begin, upholding a lower court ruling which rejected legal challenges to the growth. In a decision…

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“A Day Without Immigrants” in Lakewood

As immigrants across America stayed home from work and rallied in protest of the Trump administration’s crackdown on illegal migration to the United States, Jewish institutions and businesses in Lakewood,…

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Rebbetzin Chana Wieder, Linzer Rebbetzin, A”h

Rebbetzin Chana Wieder, the Linzer Rebbetzin of Boro Park and mother-in-law of the Klausenburger Rebbe, shlita passed away on Tuesday afternoon, she was 92. Rebbetzin Wieder was a chessed powerhouse, helping…

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