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Feb 10, 2019
Mumbai's iconic 'blue' Knesset Eliyahoo Synagogue open to public, after year-long restorationAn example of neo-Classical architecture, the Knesset Eliyahoo Synagogue is home to beautiful stained glass panels and cast-brass lighting. Non-Jews will now be allowed to not just witness prayers here but also participate in them
Jan 30, 2019
Amid Brexit uncertainty, British Jews seek German citizenship; embassy received 3,380 applications since June 2016 referendumWith UK due to leave the European Union on 29 March, i.e. Brexit, British Jews have more emotional reasons to acquire German citizenship than just retaining the ability to travel easily or maintain business ties.
Dec 24, 2018
Citizenship Amendment Bill: BJP dumps indigenes in Assam in a bid to make Hindu Bengali refugees citizens for poll gainsThe BJP feels it would be able to make electoral inroads by pandering to a major section of the Bengali voters by invoking sentiments of Bengali linguistic nationalism especially in respect of those Hindu ‘refugees’ likely to enter India from Bangladesh.
Nov 14, 2018
FBI report says hate crimes in US rose by 17 percent last year; more than half motivated by bias against race, ethnicityThere were 7,175 reported hate crimes last year, up from 6,121 in 2016. The FBI's annual hate crimes report defines hate crimes as those motivated by bias based on a person's race, religion or sexual orientation, among other categories.
Nov 09, 2018
Letter shows fearful Albert Einstein long before Nazis' rise: 'Here are brewing economically and politically dark times...'More than a decade before the Nazis seized power in Germany, Albert Einstein was on the run and already fearful for his country's future, according to a newly revealed handwritten letter.
Nov 08, 2018
Canada apologises for turning away Jewish refugee ship fleeing Nazi Germany in 1939, before start of World War IIOn 15 May, 1939 the ocean liner MS St. Louis departed Germany and crossed the Atlantic with 907 German Jews aboard, desperate for refuge from persecution.
Nov 01, 2018
Synagogue in California's Irvine defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti; police patrolling increased at Jewish facilities across citySecurity footage showed an individual wearing a hoodie, sunglasses and a surgical facemask jumping over the fence of the synagogue around 1:18 am and then leaving on a bicycle stolen at the premises.
Oct 31, 2018
'President Hate, leave our state': 1,500 people march to protest Donald Trump's visit to Pittsburgh synagogueTrump flew into Pittsburgh with wife Melania to pay his respects at the Tree of Life synagogue, but many in the largely Democratic city say his rhetoric and vitriolic tweets have fanned white supremacy and are fueling a spike in anti-Semitism across the United States.
Oct 30, 2018
Synagogue massacre suspect appears in court, faces death penalty; Donald Trump to visit Pittsburgh to pay condolencesShackled to a wheelchair, the man accused of shooting 11 worshippers to death at a Pittsburgh synagogue made a stony-faced and largely silent appearance on Monday in a federal courtroom, where he was ordered held without bond for the deadliest attack ever on America's Jewish community.
Oct 28, 2018
Suspect in Pittsburgh synagogue shooting made anti-Jew remarks on far-right social media platform before attackThe man arrested in the mass shooting Saturday at a Pittsburgh synagogue appears to have made virulently anti-Semitic posts on a social media platform popular with far-right extremists, including one made shortly before the attack.