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Local Israelis and Palestinians on Netanyahu ousting

With 12 years of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu coming to a close and the rise of a new coalition of political groups across the spectrum, local Israelis and Palestinians are holding their breath.

Wrightsville Beach Police investigating anti-Semitic graffiti

An investigation is underway at Wrightsville Beach after someone defaced a bulletin board with anti-Semitic and politically motivated graffiti.

5 stabbed at Hanukkah celebration in latest attack on Jews

A knife-wielding man stormed into a rabbi’s home and stabbed five people as they celebrated Hanukkah in an Orthodox Jewish community north of New York City, an ambush the governor said Sunday was an act of domestic terrorism fueled by intolerance and a “cancer” of growing hatred in America.

Menorah lighting in Wilmington to mark celebration of Hanukkah

The holidays are in full swing in the Cape Fear region. There will be a community menorah lighting ceremony this weekend. 

Jersey City’s mayor says gunmen targeted Jewish market

The gunmen in a furious firefight that left six people dead in Jersey City clearly targeted a Jewish market, the mayor said Wednesday, amid growing suspicions the bloodshed was an anti-Semitic attack.

Friday marks the beginning of Passover

The Jewish holiday of Passover begins Friday at sunset and is an annual festival that continues for eight days ending next Saturday.

North Carolina Jewish family target of 3 vandalism hate crimes

Police have ramped up patrols following three hate crimes targeting one Jewish family in North Carolina.

Arrest made in national threats to Jewish community centers

An arrest has been made in connection with threats made to at least eight Jewish community centers nationwide and the Anti-Defamation League's headquarters in New York City.

Police say more than 100 Jewish cemetery headstones damaged

Police say more than 100 headstones have been vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, damage discovered less than a week after similar vandalism in Missouri.

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Local Israelis and Palestinians on Netanyahu ousting

With 12 years of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu coming to a close and the rise of a new coalition of political groups across the spectrum, local Israelis and Palestinians are holding their breath.

Wrightsville Beach firefighters raising money for training center in honor of Jeremy Owens

Wrightsville Beach Volunteer Firefighters are raising money to honor a member of the team who died in November.

Southport Howe Street project entering final stages of road construction

Road construction is still ongoing along Howe Street in Southport, six months after the sewer line replacement project began. 

Vaccinated visitors soon can take off masks at Disney World

It will soon be a lot easier to see smiles again at Walt Disney World in Florida. Starting Tuesday, face masks will be optional for theme park visitors who are vaccinated.