Fire, anti-Arab graffiti damage West Bank mosque | AFP

A mosque in the Israeli-occupied West Bank town of Al-Bireh was damaged by fire and Hebrew-language graffiti, in a pre-dawn attack that Palestinians blamed on Jewish settlers.

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Jewish leaders condemn ‘hurtful words’ by Nick Cannon

The Anti-Defamation League and Jewish community leaders are condemning what they call “hurtful words” and anti-Semitic theories expressed by Nick Cannon in a podcast. Cannon later apologized. (July 16)

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ShowBiz Minute: Cannon, Megan Thee Stallion, West

Nick Cannon apologizes to Jewish community for hurtful words; Megan Thee Stallion says she was shot, expects to recover; Rapper Kanye West files for Oklahoma presidential ballot. (July 16)

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Music, dancing as hundreds attend annual Jerusalem Pride parade | AFP

Hundreds take part in a Gay Pride event in Jerusalem, with numbers limited because of coronovirus rules. Police were out in force to secure the event that took place just under five years after a person at an LGBT rally was murdered by a Jewish religious extremist.

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College dream fulfilled for student lost to COVID

Saadya Ehrenpreis fulfilled his lifelong dream of attending Yeshiva University through the Makor College Experience. Ehrenpreis was born with Down syndrome and he died from COVID-19 one month before his graduation ceremony at the Jewish Orthodox university. (June 18)

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NYC mayor explains breaking up Jewish funeral

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said it was unacceptable to gather in large numbers in times of a pandemic, and promised consequences for those who don’t follow the rules _ even if the gathering is for a funeral. (April 29)

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Jewish families share Passover meal online

A long-standing Jewish tradition is surviving the coronavirus pandemic by moving online. While they cannot gather at one table, families are sharing the Passover meal known as Seder through platforms like Zoom. (April 8)

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Virtual Passover observances replace gatherings

The coronavirus has forced Jewish families to limit the celebratory Passover meals known as seders and embrace digital connections with socially distant family and friends. (April 8)

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Coronavirus: Israel’s Tel Aviv streets lie empty as Passover curfew begins | AFP

The streets of Tel Aviv lie empty as a full lockdown begins after Israel bans inter-city travel from Tuesday to Friday in order to forestall the spread of coronavirus during the Passover holidays. The COVID-19 disease has so far killed 57 people in the Jewish state and infected more than 8,900, according to official figures. IMAGES

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Unsual friendship between Holocaust survivor and ‘son of a Nazi’ in Belgium | AFP

One is Jewish, a Holocaust survivor, the other calls himself the “son of a Nazi”. Two Belgians, both of whom suffered the tragedy of World War II, now bear witness together to their history and to the deep friendship that unites them. Simon Gronowski and Koenraad Tinel, aged 88 and 85, are to receive honorary doctorates from the Free Universities of Brussels — the Dutch-speaking VUB and the French-speaking ULB — later this year in the Belgian capital.

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NY town rocked by virus fear

Purim is traditionally one of the most joyous Jewish holidays, but some celebrations are being scaled back or canceled due to the coronavirus threat. One of the biggest jolts has come in the city of New Rochelle, a few miles north of New York City, where the rabbi of the Young Israel synagogue has the virus. (March 10).

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Families affected by virus celebrate Purim at home

In New York, 45 student volunteers from a Jewish school fanned out in teams to read the Megillah in celebration of the Jewish holiday of Purim outside the homes of about 120 families who are quarantined because of the coronavirus. (March 10)

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Women Holocaust survivors meet for meals, exercise

Women Holocaust survivors meet several times a week at a Jewish community center in Brooklyn for meals, conversation, Torah readings and exercise. “It keeps us going a little,” says one survivor. (Feb. 24)

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ShowBiz Minute: Weinstein, Waters, 50 Cent

Weinstein says he hired private eyes ‘for days like this’; Jewish advocacy org criticizes MLB promotion of Roger Waters; Eminem honors 50 Cent at Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony. (Jan. 31)

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Netanyahu says US to recognize settlements as part of Israel | AFP

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the US is to recognize settlements as part of Israel. “Today Mr. President,” he says, “you are recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over all the Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria, large and small alike.” SOUNDBITE

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Argentines remember prosecutor killed while probing attack on Jews | AFP

Argentines pay tribute to a prosecutor on the fifth anniversary of his unsolved death while probing the bombing of a Jewish community center — an attack in which he alleged a presidential cover-up to shield Iran in exchange for trade. Prosecutor Alberto Nisman led the probe of the 1994 bombing of the Argentine Israelite Mutual Association headquarters, which left 85 dead and 300 wounded.

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Protest marks fifth anniversary of the death of Argentine prosecutor | AFP

Hundreds gather in Buenos Aires to mark the fifth anniversary of the death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who was investigating the deadly bombing against Jewish centre AMIA in 1994 when he died. IMAGES

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Stabbings, shootings, assaults weigh on US Jewish youth

Many young Jewish Americans are searching for ways to cope with a string of anti-Semitic attacks. (Jan. 8)

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Haddish: ‘I’ve got more mezuzahs than I’ve got doors’

Tiffany Haddish expresses her joy at discovering her Jewish heritage and reveals what gifts she received from celebrities at her bat mitzvah. (Jan. 8)

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Istanbul’s Jews fight to save the language of their ancestors | AFP

Members of Istanbul’s small Jewish community are fighting to save the language of their ancestors who were expelled from Spain in the 15th century: Ladino, or Judeo-Spanish, which is made up of old Castilian and several languages spoken under the Ottoman Empire. However, Ladino is now only spoken by a few thousand people in Turkey.

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AP Top Stories January 1 5 P

Here are the top stories for Wednesday, Jan. 1st: Iran-backed militiamen withdraw from U.S. Embassy; Tight security for Jewish religious event near NYC; Netanyahu seeks immunity from prosecution; More celebrations mark start of 2020.

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Security measures increased in NY after attacks on Jewish communities | AFP

A heavy police presence is seen in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Crown Heights, after Mayor Bill de Blasio announced new protection measures in the wake of another attack on a New York Jewish community. A stabbing at a rabbi’s home in upstate New York on Hanukkah is the latest in a spate of attacks.

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