For the first time in the 350 years Jews are beginning to question whether they are valued as citizens and can securely think of Britain as their natural home, says Mick Davis

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It is time to say with one voice: this anti-Semitism is not acceptable

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GUATEMALA CITY – Fearful of losing their culture and land, ethnic Maya people in Guatemala – who have faced centuries of discrimination themselves – drove out a group of 230 ultra-Orthodox Jews, experts say.

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Fearful of losing their culture and land, ethnic Maya people in Guatemala — who have faced centuries of discrimination themselves — drove out a group of 230 ultra-Orthodox Jews, experts say. The Jewish group's departure from San Juan La Laguna, on the banks of Lake Atitlan some 200 kilometers (125 miles) from the capital Guatemala City, followed failed efforts reach a deal Wednesday

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Guatemala Mayans: from victims of discrimination to perpetrators?

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Around 230 people from the Lev Tahor sect were forced to leave San Juan La Laguna, Guatemala, yesterday. Elders voted to kick them out, saying villagers felt 'intimidated' by the Orthodox Jews.

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Lev Tahor community “forced out” after villagers say they felt intimidated by the group's lack of contact with locals.

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Jews expelled from Guatemala village

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Some 230 members of an Orthodox Jewish group begin leaving a village in western Guatemala after a bitter row with the local indigenous community.

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By Sofia Menchu and Jorge Dan Lopez SAN JUAN LA LAGUNA Guatemala (Reuters) – A few months after moving from Canada to a remote part of Guatemala to find religious freedom, a group of ultra orthodox Jews have been forced out of their homes in a bitter conflict with hostile villagers. The Lev Tahor community packed its bags on Friday in San Juan la Laguna around 150 km (93 miles) west of Guatemala …

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Ultra orthodox Jews forced from Guatemala village after opposition

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Jews and Muslims in the United Kingdom issued a joint statement, calling for peace in the Middle East, and “constructive dialogue” between the two groups in Britain. Click here for the rest of the article…

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British Jews and Muslims Call for 'Constructive Dialog'

Polish Catholic Jan Jagielski has made it a life mission to help American Jews ensure the memory of the Holocaust is not forgotten.

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Meet a Polish Catholic Who Changes American Jews' Lives

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