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15th Annual Russian Heritage Month – rhmonth.org

| September 20, 2017

The Annual Russian Heritage Month celebrates and honors the rich diversity of cultural traditions brought to the U.S. from the many countries of the former Soviet Union. The Russian-speaking community plays an indispensable role in the culture, economic and social life of New York, the US and the world.

When Nazi violence came to Cohoes – Albany Times Union

| August 25, 2017

Cohoes Fifty years ago this weekend, a former American Nazi Party member killed a 59-year-old Jewish man in Cohoes. Francis Mainville laid in wait for Harry Pearlberg, a door-to-door salesman from Troy, before gunning him down on Saturday, Aug

Charlottesville synagogue on fear, resolve and more security – The Charlottesville Newsplex

| August 20, 2017

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — For Diane Gartner Hillman, the new reality of being Jewish in Charlottesville sunk in when she had to leave Congregation Beth Israel through the back door. On any other Saturday, worshippers at the city’s lone synagogue would have left through the front and walked without fear to their cars, parked near the statue of Gen

Charlottesville says it provided protection to synagogue, refuting initial account – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

| August 18, 2017

Police blocking off the street after a car rammed into a crowd of counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Va., Aug. 12, 2017. (Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) (JTA) Local officials said police provided protection to a synagogue during a far-right rally last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia refuting a claim by a Jewish community leader that they had refused to do so

US Conference of Mayors forms compact with Anti-Defamation League to ‘combat hate’ – Washington Times

| August 18, 2017

The U.S. Conference of Mayors and the Anti-Defamation League announced a partnership to combat hate in wake of the violent protests in Virginia last weekend

Barcelona Synagogue, Jewish Institutions Protectively Shuttered Following Terrorist Atrocity – Algemeiner

| August 17, 2017

Email a copy of “Barcelona Synagogue, Jewish Institutions Protectively Shuttered Following Terrorist Atrocity” to a friend Barcelona police vehicles rush to the site of Thursdays terror attack. Photo: Screenshot

This Undercover Spy Operation Helped Foil a Nazi Plot in 1930s LA – L.A. Weekly

| August 16, 2017

German American Bund meeting, 1935 CRC Papers In the spring of 1933, a police report submitted to LAPD captain William “Red” Hynes noted “considerable quantities” of Nazi literature littering the streets of downtown Los Angeles.

Clayton County Calendar of Events – News-Daily.com

| August 16, 2017

The Clayton Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Council will host a spotlight luncheon from 11:30 a.m.

One dead and 19 injured as car strikes crowds along route of white nationalist rally in Charlottesville – Washington Post

| August 12, 2017

CHARLOTTESVILLE A chaotic and violent day turned to tragedy Saturday as hundreds of white nationalists, neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klan members planning to stage what they described as their largest rally in decades to take America back clashed with counterprotesters in the streets and a car plowed into crowds, killing one person and injuring 19 others. Video recorded at the scene shows a gray car accelerating into crowds on a pedestrian mall, sending bodies flying and then reversing at high speed, hitting yet more people.

‘French Jews in Hebron best answer to UNESCO’ – The Jerusalem Post

| August 10, 2017

PARTICIPANTS IN the annual Hebron march show the flag, with the Tomb of the Patriarchs in the background yesterday. (photo credit:TOVAH LAZAROFF) As a new immigrant, Yigal Naouri first marched through the streets of Hebron in 1987 with some 500 French Jews in a show of solidarity with the fledgling Jewish community. Thirty years later, the 49-year-old Jerusalem resident again paraded through Hebron, this time with more than 1,000 French Jews under the hot August sun on Wednesday, and to the beat of loud religious music.


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