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Documents Link Jackson Code Crackdown to Eruvin Complaints

Officials in Jackson Township, N.J., have steadily insisted that the recent ordinance effectively banning the construction of eruvin and a sharp uptick in enforcement of a long-ignored law regulating private…

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Israeli Database of U.S. Jewish Students Nipped in Bud

An Israeli government initiative to establish a database of all Jewish university students and campus activities in the U.S. for purposes of strengthening Jewish identity and connection with Israel has…

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Trial Begins Over 2012 Toulouse Terror Attack

More than five years after a French-Algerian terrorist killed three children and a teacher at a Jewish school and three soldiers in a shooting rampage in the southern Toulouse region,…

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Jewish Family Attacked in France

French authorities and Jewish groups say a Jewish family was beaten, tied up and robbed in what the government described as an intentionally anti-Semitic act. The Interior Ministry denounced the…

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Muslim Civil Liberties Group Defends Eruv

A Muslim civil liberties organization is defending an Orthodox Jewish community in New Jersey to erect an eruv. The New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations defended Orthodox…

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Polish Police Suspect Old Jewish Cemetery Was Damaged

Police are investigating whether a historic Jewish cemetery in Maszewo, western Poland, was damaged after workers uncovered human remains and tombstones at a construction site. Anna Dygas, from the police…

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Fight Brews Over Eruvin in Jackson Township, N.J.

A sudden uptick in enforcement of a Jackson ordinance forbidding placing objects on public property has left many of the town’s Orthodox residents suspicious that the move is intended to…

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