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July 15, 2016  RSS feed
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Austria drafts law to take over Hitler’s birthplace

(JTA) — The Austrian government has written a draft law that would transfer ownership of Adolf Hitler’s birthplace to the state. The draft law, which was announced Tuesday, July 12 by the country’s Interior Ministry, must be approved by the Parliament and should come before the legislative body sometime this year, according to reports.  More...

Man who shot Dallas police officers had links to groups tainted by racism, anti-Semitism

Investigators may never know with certainty what combination of factors led Micah Xavier Johnson to methodically fire upon police officers in Dallas. Five white officers were killed in the attack, which came during a peaceful rally protesting the shooting deaths of young black men by law enforcement in other cities.  More...

Ivanka Trump’s rabbi withdraws from Republican convention

CLEVELAND (JTA) – Rabbi Haskel Lookstein, the prominent Modern Orthodox rabbi who oversaw Ivanka Trump’s conversion to Judaism, has withdrawn from speaking at the Republican National Convention. More...

Anti-Semitic incidents on rise in nation, Florida

When a couple were nominated for the positions of president and secretary of their condominium association in St. Petersburg, and won the positions in a board election, an outgoing association leader was incensed. More...

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