The president of France’s main Jewish group has nuanced his blanket condemnation of the quenelle gesture and said that it is not necessarily anti-Semitic.
Australia foreign minister, Julie Bishop, in Israel last week for Ariel Sharon’s funeral, reiterated her call for the international community to refrain from branding them “illegal” in order not to “prejudge” the outcome of final-status negotiations.10
UNESCO, the cultural arm of the United Nations, said it will delay for six months the opening of an exhibition on the Jewish presence in the land of Israel.
New York City has dropped a lawsuit against Hasidic-owned stores that posted a dress code for shoppers.14
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Ramaz, a Modern Orthodox school in Manhattan, has joined SAR in agreeing to allow girls to pray with tefillin, although the school’s principal reportedly says no students are currently doing so.5
Israel is aware of Canada’s concern about West Bank settlements but does not need to be singled out for criticism, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said.
A French woman is suing the University of Oklahoma to recover a Nazi-looted painting that was taken from her father.
Romania has owned up to its Holocaust record more directly than ever – progress that has facilitated its integration into the European Union and helped forge lucrative ties with Israel.
Hungarian Jewish leaders said on Tuesday they may stay away from commemorations of the Holocaust in 2014 because of resurgent anti-Semitism in a nation that has struggled to come to terms with a wartime role in deporting Jews.
David Blech, once dubbed the “King of Biotech”, failed to persuade a U.S. appeals court to throw out his four-year prison term for securities fraud on the ground that his sentencing judge was biased.
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