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The 1936 Berlin Olympics saw some Jewish athletes barred from competing. Now their descendants are back in the German capital to show their athletic — and symbolic — strength.

Will Stabbing Attack Tear Apart Israel's LGBT Community?

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Once Untouchable, Rabbi Pinto Faces Prison as Empire Teeters

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto was once a high-flying spiritual advisor to the rich and famous who effortlessly wielded enormous power. Josh Nathan-Kazis reports he faces a year in prison as his once-mighty empire teeters.

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