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DeSean Jackson, harshly criticized, says he’ ll visit Auschwitz

PHILADELPHIA — NFL star DeSean Jackson, who last week apologized for posting anti-Semitic quotes attributed to Adolf Hitler and Louis Farrakhan, accepted a Holocaust...

In Brazil, Jewish community a lot more caution than president

By Marcus M. Gilban RIO DE JANEIRO — The bombshell news on July 7 was ironic for some — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, one of the world leaders who has most...

Mark Zuckerberg (Justin Sullivan/Getty)

ADL grapples, rumbles with Facebook

NEW YORK (JTA) — It was when Mark Zuckerberg said he would allow Holocaust denial on his platform that the Anti-Defamation League realized its partnership with...

Lawyer by day; Instagram sensation by night

By Rachel Ringler, the Nosher I came across his Instagram site several months ago, and it stopped me mid-scroll. His food was beautiful, the vegetables carefully...

Bolton book: Bibi doubted Kushner

NEW YORK — John Bolton, a former Trump administration national security adviser, says in his new book that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu questioned Jared...

In Germany, Judensau goes to federal court

By Toby Axelrod BERLIN — They date back to the late Middle Ages: The Judensau (literally “Jewish sow”) is a Christian folk image that depicts Jews sucking on the...

What war could not stop, pandemic did: ‘Fiddler’

By Stephen Silver NEW YORK — The coronavirus pandemic has done something that no war, natural disaster or other calamity has been able to do for more than 50 years:...

Jewish sites in Syria, Iraq destroyed

LONDON — Nearly half the Jewish sites in Syria and a quarter of the sites in Iraq have been destroyed, according to a research project. In Iraq, at least 68 out of...

First post-COVID wedding in Rome

ROME — Italian Jews celebrated their community’s first wedding since the country’s synagogues, along with many other institutions, were shut down due to the...

Jewish day school teacher wins big on ‘Jeopardy’

By Philissa Cramer Astute viewers could find plenty of signs during the recent “Jeopardy!” Teachers Tournament that one leading contestant had some Jewish bona...