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Battle for 500-year-old Vilna Jewish cemetery turns a corner

“Save Vilna is currently in the process of putting together the Save Vilna Restoration Proposal, which we will be submitting to the government for consideration.”

By JONATHAN HAROUNOFF
03/01/2022
DETAILS ON a Jewish grave in Poland

Neo-Nazis desecrate Jewish graves in Tasmanian cemetery

The white supremacists reportedly placed 'white force' stickers on tombstones at the Jewish section of the cemetery.

Plaques give context to Dutch cemetery where Nazis buried near WWII victims

New plaques were unveiled, acknowledging that it is the burial place of war criminals.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
17/11/2021

Claims of Israel bulldozing Palestinian graves are libel - opinion

Twitter was in an uproar after a video was posted of a woman grasping her son's grave as officials try to drag her away.

French interior min. insists on right of public religious dress

Darmanin insisted that religious dress be allowed in public during dedication of restored graves vandalized in antisemitic attack in 2015.

Arabs clash with police near Yusufiya cemetery in Jerusalem

Arabs clashed with police near the Yusufiya Cemetery in east Jerusalem, as controversy surrounding illegal graves continued.

29/10/2021
The Rabin Medical Center - Beilinson Campus in Petah Tikva

Gravestone epitaph accuses hospital of 'murdering' woman in COVID ward

A hospital expressed outrage after an engraving on a gravestone accused it of murdering a woman in the COVID ward.

By Meirav Cohen/Walla
24/10/2021
Libyan Jewish exile David Gerbi prays inside Dar Bishi synagogue in Tripoli October 1, 2011. Gerbi a

Libya’s Jewish graveyards were destroyed. They are being rebuilt online.

“I was horrified to see children playing atop the ruins of the Tripoli Jewish cemetery, scampering about debris littered with human remains,” says David Gerbi, who left Libya many years ago.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
12/10/2021

Jews, Christians and Muslims to paint over swastikas in Argentinian Jewish cemetery

The ceremony included evangelical Christians, Catholics and Muslims as well as representatives from a host of local groups, and it was streamed online.

By JTA STAFF
02/10/2021

More than 100 headstones smashed at Jewish cemetery in Argentina

Over 100 headstones were smashed at the historic Tablada cemetery in Buenos Aires, in a second such incident since 2009.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
10/09/2021
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