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# Miami
At least 99 unaccounted for and one dead in Miami apartment collapse
Rescuers are still combing the rubble for victims.
# Attack
German police probing 'attempted murder' of Jewish student
The suspect, 29, was arrested by police officers who were assigned to protect the synagogue.
# Halle
Jewish community demands action from Germany after deadly anti-Semitic attack
At least two people were shot dead in the eastern German city of Halle yesterday.
# Anti-Semitism
German jews warned by top anti-semitism official over wearing traditional kippah cap in public
In issuing the warning, he said he had “alas, changed my mind (on the subject) compared to previously.”
# Holocaust
Polish PM cancels Israel trip after reports of Netanyahu saying 'Poles collaborated with Nazis'
The Israeli prime minister’s office has said that he was “misquoted” in the article, and said that he meant individual Poles.
# discrimination fears
Israel passes controversial law defining itself as a state of the Jewish people
Critics fear this will spark discrimination against its Arab citizens, which make up 20% of the population.
# Mahmud Abbas
Palestinian president apologises over alleged anti-semitic Holocaust remarks
His comments sparked global anger, with the United States, United Nations, European Union and others criticising them.
# Paris
French officials believe fatal stabbing of 85-year-old woman was anti-Semitic attack
The woman was stabbed a number of times before her apartment was set on fire.
# triptych of the crucifixion
France hands back Nazi looted art to Jewish family
The family fled to Paris from Germany in 1938 and were forced to sell the 16th painting.
# Holocaust
Poland seeking to pass laws making it illegal say it was complicit in Holocaust
The measure must still pass the Senate before being signed by the president.
# Jerusalem
'Deplorable and unacceptable': Trump's Jerusalem declaration sparks anger amongst global leaders
US President Donald Trump has recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
# moving us embassy
Trump announces he recognises Jerusalem as Israeli capital
The status of Jerusalem is a central issue in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, with both sides claiming the city as their capital.
# Anti-Semitism
Sunday Times 'deeply sorry' for publishing controversial Kevin Myers column
An apology printed today said the article “included unacceptable comments that caused offence to many”.
# myerd in controversy
Members of Irish Jewish community defend Kevin Myers after controversial column
Some people have claimed Myers has done a lot to educate people about the Jewish faith.
# rave reviews
German opera confronts Wagner's antisemitism head-on
Angela Merkel attended the opening night of the Mastersingers of Nuremberg.
# Scotland
Outrage as pictures emerge of man dressed as Hitler at Orange Lodge fancy dress competition
The picutures also feature children dressed in rags with the Star of David sewn onto their clothes.
# hate crime
Extremist who called Jewish people 'subhuman animals' jailed in London
Lawrence Burns has been sentenced to four years in prison.
# heinous acts
Jewish communities in the US have faced a string of anti-semitic threats so far this year
Over 500 headstones were damaged at the weekend at the Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia.
President Higgins: "We must share vigilance of not letting anti-Semitism spread again"
World Jewish Conference delegates hear Higgins address concerns over ‘walls’ and ‘fear’ challenging the world.
# stephen bannon
Trump campaign chief denies anti-Semitic remarks about daughters' school
The revelation comes a day after reports emerged that domestic charges were filed against him 20 years ago.
Tributes paid to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel
Elie Wiesel wrote tens of books and was a professor and Nobel Prize winner.
# radical messages
Jewish extremists vandalise church where Virgin Mary is said to have died
The graffiti included threats of violence, messages degrading Jesus and a call for Christians to “go to hell”.
# Lawsuit
Facebook is being sued over posts that "encourage the killing of Jews"
An Israeli NGO has filed a suit.
# yom kippur
TV station uses Nazi Holocaust symbol in a story about Jewish holiday
WGN TV say they are “extremely embarrassed” by their mistake.
# West Bank
Palestinian baby killed in fire started by Israeli settlers at his home
The child’s parents and older brother were severely injured in the blaze.
What I've learned from volunteering in Palestine
A member of Tipperary’s 2010 hurling All-Ireland winning squad writes about volunteering with Palestinian youth as part of the Palestine Summer Encounter Project.
# wheely bad idea
Jewish group tried to ban mums from driving their kids to its schools
It is now reported to have backed down and said it shouldn’t have sent out the letter announcing the ban.
# Solidarity
Muslims form 'human shield' around Oslo synagogue
After prayers, the symbolic ring was formed outside the building.
# ten hours
Video shows Jewish journalist spat at and insulted as he walks through Paris
The video was filmed in a similar fashion to the popular “10 hours of walking in NYC as…” videos to show what Jews living in Paris face.
'I think about the different family I might have had – if only she had been given sanctuary'
My grandfather pleaded with the authorities for permission to bring his niece to Ireland in 1938. He was refused – and then the Nazis invaded Poland.
# Anti-Semitism
Steven Spielberg warns of 'demons' faced by Jewish people
The director was speaking to a group of Holocaust survivors in Poland today.
# Security concerns
Police worried about the Jewish community in UK after Paris attacks
Security and patrols are being stepped up.
# Charlie Hebdo
Profile: These are the four Jewish men killed in the Paris kosher supermarket attack
They were all buried today.
# no wiccans though
JK Rowling says that Hogwarts is a 'safe place for LGBT students'
She’s got strong Twitter game.
# Albania
Pope Francis: Religion can never justify violence
He said that Albania was an “inspiring example” of religious harmony.
# zara
Zara removes top similar to Jewish 'Star of David' uniform from sale after backlash
Twitter users criticised the garment for its resemblance to the uniform Jews were forced to wear during the Holocaust.
Opinion: On what would have been Anne Frank's 85th birthday, let's remember our shared history
Anne Frank never lived to tell her tale but we can honour her memory, and that of all the murdered, by challenging anti-Semitism where we find it.
# can't hold him
UPDATE: Macklemore issues apology for costume following accusations of anti-semitism
The rapper has been getting some backlash for the suspicious disguise.
# Judaism
30% of Irish people 'think Jews talk too much about the Holocaust'
That’s one of the findings from a worldwide survey on anti-Semitism.
# street legal
Bob Dylan has escaped a jail term in France, after hate speech charges were thrown out
The legendary singer was charged with incitement to hatred over comments made to Rolling Stone in a 2012 interview.