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Instagram story aims to engage new generation with Holocaust

For seven decades, survivor testimony has been the centerpiece of Holocaust commemoration. But with the world’s community of aging survivors rapidly shrinking and global understanding of the genocide that killed 6 million Jews declining, advocates of Holocaust remembrance are seeking new a…

In Calif., home to many hate groups, officials struggle to spot next threat

The head of SCN says new statistics released by the ADL about anti-Semitic incidents are a "call to action" for Jewish institutions. Read more.

Holocaust survivor's take on Poway synagogue shooting

LA JOLLA, Calif., (KGTV) -- Hundreds of people from the San Diego Jewish community attended Yom Hashoah, or the Holocaust Remembrance Event, at the Lawrence Family Community Center. This planned event took place one day after the Poway Synagogue shooting that killed one and wounded three. Re…

Synagogue shooting keeps religious leaders on edge

POWAY, Calif. — The rabbi had just finished comforting a congregant as she prepared to say the traditional prayer for the dead in honor of her mother when a loud crack rang out in his synagogue. It was about halfway through the Sabbath service on Saturday when a gunman turned what was supp…

From Our Leadership: From San Diego to Mumbai: Enough is Enough

The Jewish Federations of North America are once again in the alarming position of having to condemn another despicable act of hatred, anti-Semitism, and the vilification of the “other.” Six months to the day after the devastating massacre at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, its…