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  • Surveillance video recorded vandals at Workmen’s Circle

    By Ryan Torok

    February 7, 2014 | 3:15 pm

    Security cameras at a Chabad center captured two separate incidents of vandals defacing a mural at the SoCal Arbeter Ring/Workmen’s Circle building in the Pico-Robertson neighborhood this week. The Chabad is located across the street from the Workman’s Circle, and the actions were...

  • ‘Free Palestine’ graffiti defaces Pico-Robertson mural

    February 6, 2014 | 9:50 am

    UPDATE #2: Painting love over hate on vandalized mural

    UPDATE: Countergraffiti discovered on already-defaced Workmen’s Circle wall.

    A mural on the south side of the Arbeter Ring/Workmen’s Circle Southern California campus at 1525 S. Robertson Blvd was defaced with graffiti...

  • Palestinian group says it fired rockets on Mount Hermon

    May 16, 2013 | 10:36 am

    A previously unknown Palestinian group took responsibility for two rockets that hit Mount Hermon, a popular Israeli tourist site in the Golan Heights.

    The group, which calls itself the Abdul Qader Husseini Battalions of the Free Palestine movement, said in a statement issued...

  • Oberlin College Student Senate endorses divestment resolution

    May 7, 2013 | 10:56 am

    The Oberlin College Student Senate endorsed a resolution that calls for the college to divest from six companies that do business in the West Bank, eastern Jerusalem and Gaza.

    Following a three-hour discussion, the resolution was approved "by majority" on Monday, the Oberlin...

  • Protesters reportedly chant ‘kill the Jews’ in central Vienna

    December 3, 2012 | 9:25 am

    Protesters in Vienna reportedly called out “death to the Jews” at a demonstration near the Austrian chancellor’s office.

    About 400 people participated in the demonstration on Nov. 30, according to reports by the Coordination Forum for Countering Anti-Semitism, an international...

  • Israeli officer who hit activist suspended pending investigation

    April 16, 2012 | 9:40 am

    A senior Israeli military officer caught on tape hitting an activist in the face with the butt of his rifle has been suspended pending the results of an investigation.

    The International Solidarity Movement posted on YouTube a video of the incident, which took place Saturday during a...

  • Write ‘Free Palestine’ on currency campaign starts

    March 7, 2011 | 10:17 am

    A new campaign to peacefully promote an independent Palestinian state calls on people to write “Free Palestine” on Israeli currency.

    The campaign was launched on Facebook over the weekend and has gained attention worldwide, according to reports, which say it is likely that “Free...