As Jewish leaders in Germany set up a display of a prominent Jewish symbol, students at Indian University have to contend with anti-Semitic acts.
The leaders of Berlin's Jewish community set up a 20-foot (six-meter) tall menorah for Hanukkah on Wednesday against the backdrop of one of Germany's most historically important symbols, the Brandenburg Gate.
..."This square represents Germany like the Statue of Liberty represents America," Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal told The Associated Press. "Therefore, it has great meaning to us at this very spot that was once the essence of darkness and evil to set a tone of light."
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The Bloomington Herald-Times is reporting Hebrew texts were taken from the shelves at Indiana University's Wells Library and distributed to eight different bathrooms within the library, where they were urinated on.
...That's the latest in a series of anti-Semitic incidents this week, which includes rocks being thrown through windows at Jewish centers for students - twice at the Chabad House Jewish Student Center and once at the Helene G. Simon Hillel Center.
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