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Jewish-Backed Argentine Soccer Team Blasted for Racist Chants


A Jewish-backed professional Argentinian soccer team has been blasted for racist chants against a rival team.Read More

California Regulators Ordered a Stop to Kapparot on Eve of Yom Kippur


California regulators ordered two Orthodox Jewish groups in Los Angeles to stop performing the Yom Kippur ritual kapparot.Read More

Kerry Reassures Netanyahu on Bid To Rid Syria of Chemical Weapons

By Reuters

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry assured Israel on Sunday a U.S.-Russian deal to remove Syria’s chemical weapons would be effective, addressing concern that a lack of resolve would embolden Iran in its nuclear drive.Read More

London Soccer Fans Use Banned 'Yid' Slur at Match on Yom Kippur


Supporters of London’s Tottenham Hotspur team chanted “Yid Army,” a term banned by the governing body of English soccer, during a match on Yom Kippur.Read More

Israel Stopped Producing Nuclear Weapons in 2004, Says New Report


Israel stopped producing nuclear warheads nine years ago when it reached a stockpile of 80, according to a new report.Read More

Jerusalem Prepares for First-Ever Biennale

By Haaretz/Danna Harman

Jewish art is not hip. It can be beautiful, sure. It can be meaningful, of course. It can be valuable, no doubt. But cutting-edge? Current? Cool? Meh.Read More

Kerry and Netanyahu Meet in Israel To Discuss Syria

By Reuters

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry briefed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday on a U.S.-Russian deal to remove Syria’s chemical weapons, an accord that drew a guarded response from the Israeli leader.Read More

National Council for Jewish Women Official Arrested at Capital Sit In


The Washington director of the National Council of Jewish Women was among those arrested during an immigration reform sit-in at the U.S. Capitol.Read More

Thousands of Kapparot Chickens Die in Brooklyn Heat


Thousands of chickens designated for the pre-Yom Kippur kapparot ritual died in New York due to unseasonable heat.Read More

Floods in Colorado Close Shul Before Yom Kippur


Flooding in Colorado submerged a synagogue and a rabbi’s home.Read More

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