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Secretary at Nazi Concentration Camp Guilty of Complicity In Over 10,500 Killings

(JNS) The former secretary of the Nazi commander of the Stutthof concentration camp was convicted this week of complicity in the murders of more than 10,500 people.

Irmgard Furchner, 97, who worked as a typist at the camp in the German-annexed Free City of Danzig between 1943 and 1945, received a

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Secret Document Reveals EU Plans to Help Palestinian Takeover of Area C

(JNS) A document composed by the European Union’s mission in eastern Jerusalem and defined as secret exposes the EU’s intention to help Palestinians gain control over Area C of Judea and Samaria, commonly known as the West Bank, Israel’s Channel 13 revealed this week.

Under the Oslo Accords, Judea

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Feds Boost Nonprofit Security With Newest Bill

Since the terrorist attack on Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas, Jewish organizations have urged Congress to double the budget.

The new federal omnibus bill includes $305 million for the Nonprofit Security Grant Program, a significant increase from the current year’s $250

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White House Launches Task Force

“We look forward to working with advocates, civil rights leaders, civil society and members of Congress on both sides of the aisle to continue countering the scourge of antisemitism,” said White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre.

The White House announced on Monday the

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Transforming Education In Israel: AMIT Kfar Batya Campus

Nearly 100 years ago, Bessie Gotsfeld, the visionary founder of American Mizrachi Women (today known as AMIT Children), traveled to pre-state Palestine with a suitcase and a dream of educating the children of Israel to help develop a Jewish homeland.

In 1927, Gotsfeld saw Israel’s future. She

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UN Rapporteur Said ‘Jewish Lobby’ Controls US, Compared Israelis to Nazis

(JNS) The individual tasked by the United Nations Human Rights Council with probing alleged Israeli violations against the Palestinians had previously said that the “Jewish lobby” controls the United States and compared Israelis to Nazis, The Times of Israel reported on Wednesday, Dec. 14.

Francesca

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New York Times Blasted for Coverage ‘Defaming and Misrepresenting’ Orthodox Jewish Community

(JNS) Agudath Israel of America has expressed “deep chagrin” with a front-page article in The New York Times for its continuation of the newspaper’s pattern of “defaming and misrepresenting” the Orthodox Jewish community.

The Dec. 12 article, headlined “Why Some Hasidic Children Can’t Leave

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Netanyahu: This Will Be a ‘Liberal-Nationalist’ Government

(JNS) Israeli Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu rejected criticism that his coalition will pursue a right-wing extremist agenda.

During a Knesset plenum, Netanyahu said, “Everyone will live in accordance with their own faith. This will not become a nation of religious law. It will be a

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‘Iron Fist’: Israeli Active Protection System Passes Live-Fire Test

(JNS) The Iron Fist active protection system has successfully completed a series of interception tests as part of its development process and installation on board Israel Defense Forces armored personnel carriers and D9 armored bulldozers.

Iron Fist provides 360-degree protection against a range of

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‘All Bets Are Off’ If Iran Goes Nuclear, Said Saudi Foreign Minister

(JNS) Iran’s Gulf Arab neighbors will “ensure their own security” in the event Tehran obtains nuclear weapons, Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister has announced

“If Iran gets an operational nuclear weapon, all bets are off,” Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud said during the World Policy Conference

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Foundational Texts of Chabad Movement Launched in Digital Form

(JNS) Sefaria, a provider of digital Jewish texts at no cost, has launched its offering of the four foundational texts of the Chabad-Lubavitch Chasidic movement.

The newly available texts include a fully bilingual edition of the Tanya, the cornerstone philosophical text of the Chabad movement; a Hebrew

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Jewish Groups Call on FBI to Fix 2021 Hate Crimes Report

Jewish groups slammed the FBI’s annual hate crimes report for 2021 for grossly underreporting the rising number of antisemitic incidents.

Ted Deutch, CEO of the American Jewish Committee, said the blame did not fall solely on the FBI, but rather that the document depends on voluntary reporting from law

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