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Moscow Mayor Candidate Denies Praising Holocaust

By JTA

Jewish staffers for the campaign of Moscow mayoral candidate Alexei Navalny have denied reports that he praised the Holocaust.Read More


Nod to Orthodox as 'Sex Party' Downgraded by Australian Candidate

By JTA

A Jewish lawmaker in Australia is under fire for changing his sample ballot cards in deference to the large Orthodox Jewish community in his electorate.Read More


Jewish Civil Rights Complaint Against Berkeley Tossed Out by Feds

By JTA

The U.S. Department of Education dismissed a complaint against the University of California Berkeley that claimed anti-Israel protests on campus created a hostile environment for Jewish students, and that the university was legally obligated to curb them.Read More


Bedouins of Negev Desert Feel Betrayed by Israel Resettlement Plan

By Reuters

Khader Abu al-Kian’s dusty village of Atir has never existed on any official map, and now it is disappearing before his eyes.Read More


Israel Readies Defenses as Possible Syria Strike Looms

By Reuters

Israel is deploying all of its missile defences as a precaution against possible Syrian retaliatory attacks should Western powers carry out threatened strikes on Syria, Israeli Army Radio said on Wednesday.Read More


A Satmar Rally To Endorse Mayoral Candidate Bill Thompson Veers Off-Script

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

Hasidic activists accosted a man who disrupted a rally by Satmar Hasidim endorsing New York City Democratic mayoral candidate Bill Thompson, briefly detaining him inside a nearby Judaica store.Read More


Al-Qaeda Related Terrorist Group Declares Holy War Against Jews

A terrorist group affiliated with al-Qaeda that claimed responsibility for a rocket attack on northern Israel said it has resumed a jihad, or holy war, against the Jews.Read More


Krakow Jews and Muslims Unite on Ritual Slaughter

By JTA

The directors of the Jewish Community Center of Krakow and the Krakow Islamic Center are joining forces to fight Poland’s ban on Jewish and Muslim ritual slaughter.Read More


Benjamin Netanyahu Vows Israel Will Defend Itself Against Syrian Attack

By Reuters

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that Israel was not involved in Syria’s civil war, but would respond forcefully to any attempts to attack it.Read More


Rabbi Eliezer Silver Trove Goes on Auction Block

By Judy Maltz (Haaretz)

A huge collection of letters, manuscripts, religious artifacts and photographs belonging to one of the leading rabbinical authorities of 20th-century America will be put up for public sale on Wednesday in Jerusalem.Read More


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