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Germany: Merkel Warns of Modern Racism on Kristallnacht 80th

BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel and Germany's main Jewish leader warned against tolerating modern-day anti-Semitism and racism as they marked the 80th anniversary Friday of the Nazis' anti-Jewish Kristallnacht, or "Night of Broken Glass," pogrom. On Nov. ...

Portman Getting It From Both Sides for Israel Snub

Natalie Portman may be one of the few people who can bring Jews of disparate opinions to agree on something: Her recent absence from an Israeli award ceremony was wrong. The Hollywood actress recently reject...

Germans Rally to Jewish Community’s Defense

Weeks after the United States observed Holocaust Remembrance Day, residents of Berlin, Germany, are standing up to anti-Semitism in their city. It resulted from an experiment by an Israeli-Arab, who wore a k...

Did Far-Right Extremist Violence Explode in 2017?

Opinion by William Parkin, Seattle University; Joshua D. Freilich, City University of New York, and Steven Chermak, Michigan State University Intense media coverage of a so-called “alt-right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that turned deadly...