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Israel denies link to Islamophobic campaign in Canada that Meta says originated there

Israel denies link to Islamophobic campaign in Canada that Meta says originated there

OTTAWA — The Israeli government is being accused in published reports of involvement in an operation aimed at reducing support for Palestinians in Canada that was flagged by artificial intelligence researchers.
Man who attacked Muslim lawmaker in Connecticut sentenced to 5 years in prison

Man who attacked Muslim lawmaker in Connecticut sentenced to 5 years in prison

HARTFORD, Conn.

Ohio's attorney general seeks to block seminary college from selling its rare books

Ohio's attorney general asked a judge on Tuesday to bar an international institution of Jewish higher education from selling its rare book collection.
B.C. school district investigates exam asking pupils to argue if Israel should exist

B.C. school district investigates exam asking pupils to argue if Israel should exist

BURNABY, B.C. — The school district in Burnaby, B.C., has launched an investigation into what it says was a harmful exam that asked students to make arguments about whether Jewish people deserve or need a homeland.
Southwest Airlines is back in court over firing of flight attendant with anti-abortion views

Southwest Airlines is back in court over firing of flight attendant with anti-abortion views

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Whether a flight attendant was fired for her religious beliefs or for improper conduct when she sent graphic anti-abortion material and disparaging messages to a union leader was at the heart of appeals court arguments Monday, as S
President Milei's surprising devotion to Judaism and Israel provokes tension in Argentina and beyond

President Milei's surprising devotion to Judaism and Israel provokes tension in Argentina and beyond

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — At the base of the sacred Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City, President Javier Milei of Argentina appeared to be in a spiritual trance.
Vatican cardinal urges Europeans to remember own migratory roots ahead of European elections

Vatican cardinal urges Europeans to remember own migratory roots ahead of European elections

ROME (AP) — A top Vatican cardinal urged European voters Monday to remember their own migratory roots and show sympathy to people forced to flee their homes, days ahead of an election for the European Parliament in which migration is a big issue.

A Pakistani Christian accused of blasphemy and attacked by a mob has died of injuries

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani Christian accused of blasphemy and attacked by a mob last month died of his injuries on Monday, a police official said.
Antisemitism anxiety at synagogues after week of attacks on Jewish institutions

Antisemitism anxiety at synagogues after week of attacks on Jewish institutions

Members of Canada's Jewish community expressed both anxiety and resolve on Saturday at Shabbat services held following a week of attacks targeting schools and religious institutions that have further stoked fears of rising antisemitism.
With strawberries and goats, a ‘farmastery’ reaches out to its neighbors

With strawberries and goats, a ‘farmastery’ reaches out to its neighbors

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (RNS) — On a warm, sunny morning in farm country , a group of 40 preschoolers and their parents fanned out across several rows of crops to pluck strawberries from beneath crowns of green leaves.