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Does London Meat Cleaver Attack on British Soldier Pose Danger to Jews?

By JTA

British Jews are no more at risk from terrorism than they were before the slaying of a British soldier by suspected terrorists, British Jewry’s security unit said.Read More


Kerry Meets Both Sides in New Mideast Peace Push

By Reuters

Secretary of State John Kerry held separate talks with Israeli and Palestinian officials on Thursday and acknowledged there was considerable scepticism that the two sides would resume peace negotiations.Read More


Vilnius Great Synagogue Restoration Project Taps Shimon Peres

By JTA

The government of Lithuania asked Israeli President Shimon Peres to head the international advisory board for the restoration of the Vilnius Great Synagogue.Read More


Why Do Jews Intermarry at a Much Higher Rate Than Others?

By JTA

There are plenty of reasons why Jews intermarry at a higher rate than other Americans. One main reason may have less to do with us than with them.Read More


Composer Richard Wagner Turns 200, Still Dogged by Hatred in Beautiful Music

By Ofer Aderet (Haaretz)

He was a brilliant composer, a confirmed anti-Semite and an undeniably significant influence on the history of music. And today, he would have been 200 years old.Read More


Chelsea Clinton Will Lead Interfaith Institute at New York University

Chelsea Clinton, who has said her marriage fueled her interest in interfaith relations, will head a multi-faith institute at New York University.Read More


Rabbis Demand End of Boy Scouts Gay Ban

By JTA

More than 500 rabbis and cantors urged the Boy Scouts of America to drop its ban on homosexual members when the youth group’s National Council convenes in Dallas this week.Read More


Boston Bombers Pal Slain in Florida Eyed in 'Jewish' Triple Murder

By Seth Berkman

A pal of the brothers suspected in the Boston Marathon bombing was killed in a confronation with the FBI. Agents were quizzing him about ties to the murder of Jews in a Boston suburb.Read More


Atheists Are Good Too, Pope Francis Says

By Reuters

Atheists should be seen as good people if they do good, Pope Francis said on Wednesday in his latest urging that people of all religions - or no religion - work together.Read More


Israel Warns of Attack if Syria Regime Falls

By Reuters

Israel is prepared to attack Syria to prevent advanced weapons reaching jihadi rebels or Hezbollah guerrillas in Lebanon if President Bashar al-Assad is toppled, Israel’s air force chief said on Wednesday.Read More


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