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Nigeria Can’t Use Israeli Drones To Find Missing Girls

05/22/2014
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In the search for more than 200 abducted schoolgirls, Nigeria will not be able to use Israeli drones it purchased due to poor maintenance.

Bloomberg To Use Prize For New Genesis Fellowship

05/22/2014
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Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will use his $1 million Genesis Prize to establish a new fellowship under the auspices of the Genesis Philanthropy Group, which will award him the prize.

At The Anne Frank Center, A Jewish Story Morphs

From here to L.A., the way we see and say her life is changing.

05/21/2014
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Downtown, just blocks from Ground Zero, is the Anne Frank Center USA, with its echoes of that other Ground Zero still smoking in the soul.

The Anne Frank Center USA on Park Place. Via Annefrank.com

Survey: 74% Of French Jews Mulling Emigration

05/20/2014
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Nearly 75 percent of thousands of French Jews who participated in a recent survey said they are considering emigrating.

Under Tight Security, Odessa Jews Celebrate Lag B’Omer

05/19/2014
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KIEV, Ukraine  — Hundreds of Odessa Jews celebrated Lag b’Omer under guard in the city’s first large Jewish gathering since deadly riots there two weeks ago.

Odessa’s Jews Lay Low As Violence Engulfs Their Oasis Of Calm

05/15/2014
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Although Ukraine has been charting a bloody course toward civil war for months, Irina Zborovskaya had always felt safe in Odessa.

Iraqi Archives To Stay In U.S.

05/15/2014
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Following an international lobbying campaign conducted by several members of Congress and prominent American Jewish organizations, the Iraqi government announced this week that it will allow the country’s Jewish Archive remain in the United States indefinitely.

In Poland, A New National Debate On Hate

05/14/2014
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Warsaw — A middle-aged, non-Jewish Polish man, driving a Jewish visitor from the States on a shopping errand one recent morning turned abruptly to his guest and asked, “What do you think of the Polish people?”

Anti-Semitism in Poland “still exists on a level that’s unacceptable,” says Rafal Pankowski. Steve Lipman/JW

World Anti-Semitism Seen As ‘Pervasive’ And ‘Persistent’

ADL global poll findings are startling, as ultra-nationalist parties gain traction across Europe.

05/14/2014
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Anti-Semitic stereotypes are so pervasive that fully 26 percent of adults surveyed worldwide — representing an estimated 1.09 billion adults — are “deeply infected,” even though 70 percent have never met a Jew.

Gravestones defaced in a Jewish cemetery in Herrlisheim, France, near the German border. Getty Images

Anti-Semitism Seen ‘Pervasive, Persistent’

First-of-its-kind ADL poll finds startling levels of hatred, little knowledge of Holocaust.

05/13/2014
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Anti-Semitic stereotypes are so pervasive that fully 26 percent of adults surveyed worldwide — representing an estimated 1.09 billion adults — are “deeply infected,” even though 70 percent have never met a Jew.

Jewish graves in Berlin were vandalized in 2008. Getty Images
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