Friday, August 22, 2014 Av 26, 5774
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Despite the country's reputation as a liberal bastion, a rise in anti-Semitism has created significant unease for local Jews, including a senior Chabad rabbi whose home has been targeted five times in recent years.
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Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
Before the latest Israel-Gaza conflict, anti-Semitism was something I covered. Now, it’s something I live.
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Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
With increased violence aimed of late at Jews in the Netherlands and across Europe, gay Jews participating in the annual Amsterdam pride parade defended their country's reputation for tolerance under heavy police protection.
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The attack allegedly included physical violence and anti-Semitic slurs.


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