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Moscow Jews Get Emails, Free Matzo for Passover

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The Russian Jewish Congress has partnered with one of the country’s leading Internet companies to deliver free matzah to Muscovite Jews.Read More


Israel Kills Palestinian Protester on West Bank

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Israeli troops killed a Palestinian on Tuesday during a confrontation with a stone-throwing crowd in a flashpoint district of the occupied West Bank, both sides said.Read More


Belarus Drops Charges Against Jewish Leader

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Prosecutors in Minsk dropped key charges from their indictment against Yuri Dorn, a leader of the Jewish community of Belarus.Read More


Intricate Model of 17th Century Polish Synagogue Goes on Display in Warsaw Museum

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The reconstructed roof of a 17th-century synagogue was unveiled at Warsaw’s Museum of the History of Polish Jews.Read More


Shimon Peres Tells Europe to Step Up Pressure on Iran Over Nuclear Program

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Israeli President Shimon Peres urged the European Union on Tuesday to step up pressure on Iran over its ballistic missile programme, as well as trying to curb its nuclear ambitions.Read More


Austria Leader Says Nation Should Not Forget Nazi Past

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Austria cannot draw a line under its Nazi past despite the desire of many Austrians to so do, its president said on the 75th anniversary of the country’s annexation by Nazi Germany.Read More


3 Knesset Members Join Protest at Western Wall

By Jonathan Lis (Haaretz)

Three female Knesset members participated in a prayer service held by the Women of the Wall in the Western Wall Plaza in Jerusalem on Tuesday morning.Read More


Newtown Rabbi Joins Fight Against Gun Violence

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The rabbi of a synagogue in Newtown, Conn. joined Christian and Muslim clergy from the place of last year’s massacre of schoolchildren in an open letter to Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), urging him to back far-reaching gun controls.Read More


Women of Wall Support Protests Planned Today

By Anne Cohen

Supporters of the Women Of The Wall will gather in New York on Tuesday, March 12, supporting women’s right to pray freely at the Western Wall, or Kotel, in Jerusalem.Read More


Hasidic Rabbi Who Held Naked 'Purification' Rite Faces Israel Charges

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An Israeli rabbi who fled to the United States amid sexual abuse allegations reportedly will return to Israel.Read More





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