Pécs (Hungary) (AFP) – Hungary bean 70th anniversary commemorations of the Holocaust on Wednesday amid boycotts and protests by Jewish groups which accuse the government of whitewashing the country's role in the mass deportations of Jews in 1944. Marking the day when Hungarian Jews were first placed in ghettoes in 1944, ceremonies were held around the country as part of “Holocaust 2014″, a …

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Hungary remembers Holocaust amid boycotts, protests

Jews for Jesus film depicts Jesus at the gates of Auschwitz SAN FRANCISCO, April 16, 2014 /CNW/ – In conjunction with Passover, Holy Week and Holocaust Remembrance Day, Jews for Jesus has released a controversial video, “That Jew Died for You,” to help redefine the conversation and reshape views of Jesus and His relationship to the Holocaust.

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Controversial Video Released for Passover and Holy Week: That Jew Died for You

When I first heard about “hate crimes” and proposals to enhance criminal penalties for certain acts if they could be proven to be animated by “hate” I was deeply suspicious.

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Killing Jews in Kansas

Many non-Jews can go an entire lifetime without sipping Manischewitz, the syrupy kosher wine reserved for festive occasions.

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More non-Jews opting for ceremonial bris for newborns

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Officials now say the suspect who shot and killed three people in Kansas Sunday, the day before Passover, targeted them because he thought they were Jews.

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On Monday at sundown, Jews in Charlotte and around the world ushered in Passover – a major holiday commemorating the exodus of the Israelites from slavery in Egypt under the leadership of Moses.

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Jews in Charlotte mark the start of Passover

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The holiday has a powerful message this year for Jews in Ukraine, who have found liberation from what they saw as a corrupt government. But with violence in the East, their story is still unfolding.

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Ukrainian Jews Celebrate Passover In Uncertain Times

Thousands of Jews across Metro Detroit and worldwide mark Passover, considered their most widely celebrated holiday.

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As Passover begins, Metro Detroit Jews ready with celebrations

Evan Bleier CASTRILLO MATAJUDIOS , Spain, April 14 (UPI) — Spanish village named Castrillo Matajudios, or “Kill Jews,” during the Spanish Inquisition may change its name back to Castrillo Mota de Judios.

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Spanish village considers changing name from 'Kill Jews'

Mayor of Castrillo Matajudíos has proposed reverting to village's original name, Castrillo Mota de Judios (Castrillo Jews Hill) After living with the name for more than 500 years, the village of Castrillo Matajudíos (Castrillo Kill the Jews) looks set for a change. This week the 60 residents of the village in northern Spain will vote on a proposal put forward by the mayor, Lorenzo Rodríguez, to …

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Spanish village of Castrillo Kill the Jews votes on name change