Amid calls to ban the ritual circumcision of boys in Scandinavia, the Council of Europe is slated to vote on whether to define the practice as a “clear human rights violation.”14
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday to keep sanctions in place against Iran and to even tighten them if Tehran continues its nuclear advances during a coming round of negotiations with the West.
Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire casino magnate and prominent Republican donor, has lost a $60 million libel lawsuit in which he claimed a Democratic group spread a false accusation that he had condoned prostitution in his casinos in Macau.
A ceremony held in a Copenhagen synagogue marked the 70th anniversary of the rescue of most of Denmark’s Jews from the hands of the Nazis.
A fire that destroyed two kosher restaurants in Hollywood, Florida will be investigated as suspicious.
The alleged shooter of a rabbi in southern Russia was killed in a raid by Russian security forces.
Israel will accept a peace agreement that includes handing over Arab parts of Jerusalem, senior Likud lawmaker Tzachi Hanegbi said.3
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will warn President Barack Obama at a meeting on Monday that Iran’s diplomatic “sweet talk” cannot be trusted and will urge him to pressure Tehran to prevent it being able to make a nuclear bomb.
The CEO of Jewish ambulance service Chevra Hatzalah resigned on September 28, days after the Forward reported that the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty had dumped him as a consultant.5
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