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Austria Presents National Strategy Against Anti-Semitism

The Austrian government on Thursday presented a national strategy on fighting rising anti-Semitism that includes improving the protection of synagogues, improved education about Judaism and stricter prosecution of hate crimes…

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An Interview With North London Eruv Askanim

Hamodia conducted an interview with askanim involved with the North London Eruv, Reb Yoel Stern and Rabbi Chaim Shulem Steinhart. How did the eiruv start? Last year before Pesach we…

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Poll: Nearly Half of Brits Harbor Anti-Semitic Views

Nearly half of people in the U.K. hold some anti-Semitic views, according to a recent poll. Researchers from YouGov, a well-respected global polling company, and King’s College London (KCL) found…

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Tragedy in Kiryas Yoel

In a tragic accident in Kiryas Yoel, a young child was hit by a delivery van as he disembarked from his school bus, Mid Hudson News reported. Hatzolah responded and…

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BD”E: Rebbetzin Gita Malka Cohn, A”h

Rebbetzin Gita Malka Cohn, a”h, the widow of Rabbi Avraham Cohn, passed away Sunday at the age of 93. Rebbetzin Cohn was married to Rabbi Avraham “Romi” Cohn, z”l, renowned…

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Jewish Home in Williamsburg Shot at With BB Gun; No Injuries

A Jewish family’s home in Williamsburg was shot at by an unknown attacker Thursday night. A 13-year-old boy returning from yeshiva at 9:30 p.m. was walking into his home at…

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Boro Park JCC Streamlines Vaccine Process for Survivors

The Boro Park Jewish Community Council, in conjunction with the Boro Park Y and Ezra Medical Center, will be providing Holocaust survivors with a streamlined vaccination process, from registration to…

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De Blasio Vows to Fight Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday reiterated his and the NYPD’s commitment to protecting the Jewish community, as the city continues to suffer from significant numbers of…

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Harav Yehudah Kelemer, Zt”l

Hamodia is saddened to report the petirah on Friday, 24 Teves, of Harav Yehudah Kelemer, zt”l, a prominent talmid chacham and the Rav of the Young Israel of West Hempstead…

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