“The Durban Declaration is laced with anti-Semitism, and the goal of those who celebrate it is not racial equality but the undermining and eventual destruction of the state of Israel,” stated former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
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Jim Fleischer, CEO of AEPi, called the results “staggering and alarming,” saying that more needs to be done to “not only push back against the rise of anti-Semitism on campuses.”
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Saul Friedlander, 88, at one point considered becoming a priest, though said that after he was told in 1946 that his parents were killed at Auschwitz, “my Jewish identity was restored.”
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Karen Parry, executive director of Hillel of San Diego, said the center will be “a hub for Jewish life and is critical to ensuring that students have a place to gather, connect and learn.”
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France has the world’s third-largest Jewish community with 446,000 people, followed by Canada at 393,000 and the United Kingdom with 292,000.
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Normalization leads to greater stability, more cooperation, mutual progress—all things the region and the world need very badly right now,” said the U.S. secretary of state.
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Their ancestors wandered Central Asia and the Far East for centuries before settling along the borders of Burma and Bangladesh.
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The Alliance of Rabbis in the Islamic States worked with the Jewish Agency and the Meromim Foundation to deliver the “Four Species” to Jewish communities in other Muslim countries, including Turkey, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.
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Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid said he appreciated Swedish Foreign Affairs Minister Ann Linde’s “solid commitment to Israel’s security,” as well as the recognition as Israel as the “homeland of the Jewish people.”
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Matthew McGrath, 37, of Middletown, N.Y., broke into Camp Young Judea in the town of Union Vale and caused damage to the property.
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The monument was commissioned by the Dutch Auschwitz Committee but funded in part by the public, with 84,000 people paying $58 each to dedicate one of the bricks.
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“When troubling events such as the situation in Afghanistan occur in the world, we have an obligation to act as leaders,” said Aaron Frenkel.
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“We are in the midst of a war of consciousness, and the State of Israel has to develop new, strong and profound tools to deal with this challenge,” said Michael Herzog.
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The criminologist and former Knesset member has spent decades researching the psychology of suicide bombers and their handlers, including one-on-one talks with senior Hamas figures such as the terror group’s founder, Ahmed Yassin. “There's no potential of rehabilitating them because, from their perspective, they didn't do anything wrong,” she says.
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Colel Chabad has also set up sukkahs at its 18 soup kitchens nationwide for those looking for a place to eat their meals.
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“We owe our existence in a prosperous and strong country to the fallen,” says Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz.
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“I would like to thank the security forces that worked day and night ... to bring the event to a close,” says Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett.
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