Pope Francis I Speaks on Holocaust, Israel and Jews in Only Book

Pope Francis I has only one book in print. It’s a fascinating no-holds-barred discussion with a rabbi about the church’s role in the Holocaust, its ties to Jews and Israel.

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Yeshiva Rabbi Bluntly Warns Sex Abuse Reports Put Innocent Jews in Prison

A top Yeshiva University dean bluntly warned against reporting child sex abuse directly to police. Using the derogatory term ‘shvartze,’ he said Jews could wind up jailed with black inmates.

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Benjamin Netanyahu Cobbles Together Israel Coalition of Rivals

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has successfully assembled a government. It has 68 seats and excludes ultra-Orthodox parties.

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Controversial Panel on Israel Moved From Ansche Chesed After Rabbi Balks

A panel discussion on whether Israel is a democracy has been moved from one Manhattan synagogue to another, following an objection to the event from the first synagogue’s rabbi.

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For Pope-to-Be, Choice of Name Means Plenty

The new pope who emerges from the secretive conclave in Rome will send Roman Catholics — and Jews — a potent message without saying a word. It’s all in the name.

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