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Jewish-Backed Argentine Soccer Team Blasted for Racist Chants

By JTA

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

By JTA

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

By JTA

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

By JTA

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

By JTA

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

By JTA

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

By JTA

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


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