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Antisemitism ‘higher than ever’ on Twitter, finds report

The study by the Institute for Strategic Dialogue and CASM Technology found that hostile and discriminatory content towards Jewish people not only spiked after Elon Musk's takeover, but has remained at heightened levels ever since.

Albania to open Holocaust museum in Tirana

The Albanian Culture Ministry has announced the creation of the ‘Besa Museum’ in the capital of Tirana to celebrate the history of Jews in Albania and the actions of the Albanians that sheltered and saved them during WWII.

Arkansas governor adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism

Over 1000 government entities and NGOs have endorsed the IHRA definition in recent years.

Vatican publishes full “Jews” series of historical archive online

The Vatican Secretariat of State has completed its virtual reproduction of a collection of 170 volumes preserving the requests for help addressed to Pope Pius XII by Jews from all over Europe after the beginning of Nazi-Fascist persecution.

Arab world’s ‘1st purpose-built synagogue in century’ opens at UAE interfaith center

The United Arab Emirates opened a center housing a mosque, church and the country’s first official synagogue with the aim of promoting interfaith coexistence in the Muslim nation.

Suspect in shootings of two Jewish men in L.A. is charged with federal hate crimes

A man with a history of making antisemitic statements was charged with federal hate crimes after he allegedly shot two Jewish men as they left religious services in Los Angeles. 

Scandinavian Jewish communities join to express the importance of democracy and say no to hatred

Scandinavian Jewish communities (Denmark, Sweden, Norway) and Amanah joined to express the importance of democracy and say no to hatred in a public statement. 

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European Jewish Congress and Conference of European Rabbis call on all parties in Israel to pursue dialogue over conflict

As representatives of the leading Diaspora organisations in Europe, and in affirming our unwavering affiliation and commitment to the security and welfare of Israel as a Jewish and democratic state based on the principles of its Declaration of Independence, we express our deep concern and sadness as we witness the current sharp divisions in Israel and the subsequent threat this has on the unity of the Jewish People and the security of our one Jewish State.