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‘The Auschwitz Report’: Slovakian film follows real-life escapees who tried to warn the world

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The movie obscures its heroes’ efforts to convince people of Auschwitz, but does make time for extended, explicit depictions of Auschwitz itself.


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A German police officer allegedly sent fan mail to the gunman who attacked a synagogue on Yom Kippur

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The officer reportedly wrote admiring letters over a period of months to the right-wing extremist, expressing sympathy for his crime


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Unscrolled: V’Zot Ha’Berachah: Somewhere Over the Rainbow

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It is surely one of the most fascinating endings of a story ever conceived.

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Unscrolled: V’Zot Ha’Berachah: Somewhere Over the Rainbow

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It is surely one of the most fascinating endings of a story ever conceived.

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A Jewish male model is running for Germany’s parliament — on the far-right ticket

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Marcel Goldhammer, who moved to Israel and served in the IDF, is running to represent a heavily Muslim area of Berlin for the AfD, the country’s right-wing nationalist party.


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The Parvenu and the Jew—Objects of Scorn in Bolesław Prus’s Classic Polish Novel, “The Doll”

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I want to highlight one of Prus’s strongest preoccupations—not only his, but so many of his generation: the Jewish problem.

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The Parvenu and the Jew—Objects of Scorn in Bolesław Prus’s Classic Polish Novel, “The Doll”

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I want to highlight one of Prus’s strongest preoccupations—not only his, but so many of his generation: the Jewish problem.

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LA Teachers Union Won’t Vote on Pro-BDS Motion

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The United Teachers Los Angeles union decided against putting a motion supporting the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement to a vote.

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LA Teachers Union Won’t Vote on Pro-BDS Motion

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The United Teachers Los Angeles union decided against putting a motion supporting the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement to a vote.

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Mervyn Taylor, Ireland’s first Jewish cabinet minister, dies at 89

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“It comes from 2,000 years of history,” Taylor told a reporter about his drive to help minority groups and marginalized populations as the Irish Labour Party’s top equality officer.


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Norwegian church hosts photo exhibition saying Palestinians are ‘crucified daily’

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A leader of the Jewish community in Oslo and a pro-Israel group charged that the language evokes age-old Christian antisemitic allegations that Jews are guilty of deicide.


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‘A steadfast ally’: Angela Merkel’s departure from politics is a sad moment for many German Jews

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Despite Merkel’s mixed legacy at home, the European Jewish establishment sees her departure as the loss of “a reliable partner for the Jewish community.”


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