“As a result of the mission, I want to work more with my local Hillel to spread positive information about Israel,” said Brian Huang, a U.S. Navy ROTC and student at Union College in Schenectady, N.Y.
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“The very founding of this organization is in part to help arrest some of the troubling rhetorical trends we see on the fringes,” according to founder and chair Noah Arbit.
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It was clear from the get-go that this international assembly meant business, starting as it did without preamble, showing statistics itemizing the dramatic increase in anti-Semitic acts across a giant screen.
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He said he would “direct the Justice Department’s Community Relations Service to prioritize its efforts to combat anti-Semitism and reduce tensions in communities where anti-Semitic incidents occur.”
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“Nearly 75 years ago, Allied troops liberated Auschwitz and saw with their own eyes the Nazi regime’s evil and barbaric persecution of Jews and other minorities,” said Grace Meng (D-N.Y.). “Since then, the United States has resolved to teach future generations about the Holocaust, and why anti-Semitism and bigotry must be fought whenever and wherever these acts of hate occur.”
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Seen as an outpost against global technological warfare, the IDF has also opened its simulator to visits by several foreign militaries.
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U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin noted that these are “primary sources of funding for the Iranian regime’s terrorist activities and enable its persistent use of violence against its own people.”
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“I think the regime now understands that they cannot attack America at will and expect to get away with it,” said U.S. special representative for Iran Brian Hook.
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence called on the world to unite against growing anti-Semitism, and notably called out Iran for its Holocaust denial and threats to wipe out Israel.
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Read JNS news coverage as well as columnists' opinions, as slates compete to represent American Jewry at the 38th World Zionist Congress.
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It reportedly consisted of an attached flier that included a link to the Nation of Islam’s book “Jews Selling Blacks.” Recipients were urged to print and distribute “a few hundred or thousand” copies of them.
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Emmanuel Macron accuses Israeli officers of breaking “centuries old” rules preventing them from entering a Crusader-era church in Jerusalem’s Old City that is considered French territory.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin reassures Yaffa Issachar, whose daughter is imprisoned in Russia on drug charges, after meeting her together with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem.
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The Memorial Candle monument in the capital’s Sacher Park honors the hundreds of thousands of Russians who died during the 900-day Nazi siege of Leningrad.
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The World Zionist Congress holds the checkbook to a number of crucial causes for the future of Judaism, and the voting is underway. It is critical for the Orthodox community in America to mobilize, and to vote.
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Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh’s predecessor Khaled Mashaal said to slam his trip to Tehran for Gen. Qassem Soleimani’s funeral as a “strategic mistake.”
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Senior Trump adviser Jared Kushner, along with other White House envoys, will return to the U.S. from Switzerland together with the president after inclement weather prevented them from catching their flight to Israel.
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“The U.S. withdrawal has allowed Iran to abandon its own obligations under the deal and has left the world with few tools to stop it,” according to a campaign spokesperson.
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“I hope and pray that from this room, the message will go out to every country on earth that the leaders of the world will stand united in the fight against racism, anti-Semitism and extremism, in defending democracy and democratic values. This is the call of our time,” said Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin.
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“At every event to mark the day, people know more about the past, develop empathy for others and commit to taking action to create a better future,” said Holocaust Memorial Day Trust chief executive Olivia Marks-Woldman.
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