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Ukraine May Open Airport for Hasidic Pilgrimage

By JTA

kraine is planning to open a decommissioned airport near Uman for Jewish pilgrims.Read More


Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Will Officiate at Gay Wedding

By Reuters

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is to officiate at a wedding ceremony between two men this weekend, just two months after the court issued high-profile rulings on the highly divisive issue.Read More


Barack Obama Will Visit Stockholm Synagogue During Trip to Sweden

By JTA

President Barack Obama is slated to visit the Great Synagogue of Stockholm during his visit to Sweden.Read More


German Jews Push Boycott of Roger Waters Amid Anti-Semitism Furor

By JTA

Dusseldorf’s Jewish community is pushing for a boycott of a Roger Waters concert in their city.Read More


Top Paris Chabad Officials Arrested in School Abuse Probe

By JTA

French police have arrested two Jewish men from Paris on suspicion they pressured parents of allegedly molested minors not to press charges.Read More


Russia's Largest Synagogue Gets $300K Facelift

By JTA

Russia’s largest synagogue announced plans for a $300,000 facelift.Read More


Slain Cleveland Jewish Nurse's Family Doubles Murder Reward to $50K

By Doni Bloomfield

The family of Aliza Sherman, the Cleveland nurse murdered in March, has doubled the reward to identify her murderer to $50,000.Read More


Man Who Refused To Give Wife Jewish Divorce Gets Harsher Prison Time

By Haaretz

A man imprisoned for refusing to grant his wife a divorce was transferred to a facility with harsher conditions, after the head of the rabbinical court asked prison officials to do so, in order to induce him to agree to a divorce.Read More


Naftali Bennett Appeals to Diaspora for Support on Western Wall Prayer Plan

By Haaretz

Minister of Jerusalem and Diaspora Affairs Naftali Bennett made an attempt to reconcile Diaspora Jews and released a letter to World Jewry ahead of the new Jewish year explaining his plan to resolve the ongoing dispute over the rights of non-Orthodox Jews, including women, to pray at the Western Wall according to their customs.Read More


Jewish Firefighter Wants To Display 9/11 Cross

By JTA

A Jewish firefighter in New Jersey who wants to display a beam from the World Trade Center with a Christian cross cut from it is meeting opposition from an atheists’ group.Read More


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