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Pope: Dump Gadgets and Make Room for God

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Pope Benedict, leading the world’s Roman Catholics into Christmas, on Monday urged people to find room for God in their fast-paced lives filled with the latest technological gadgets.Read More


Turkey Lifts Objection to NATO Israel Cooperation

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Turkey has given approval for Israel to participate in non-military NATO activities in 2013, withdrawing an earlier objection driven by an ongoing dispute between the former regional allies, a Turkish official said on Monday.Read More


Child Abusers Faced Music in 2012

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Experts say 2012 was a year of unparalleled justice for child sex abuse victims, but whether the string of high-profile convictions will translate into a turning point for juvenile safety remains to be seen.Read More


Bibi Says Israel Won't Tolerate Church Attacks

By JTA

In his yearly Christmas greeting, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would not tolerate attacks on places of Christian worship.Read More


Wily Serial Killer Raised in Anti-Semitic Church

By Reuters

A confessed serial killer from Alaska who hid in plain sight and whose crimes went undetected for more than a decade, was ultimately caught after he gave in to his compulsions and struck close to home.Read More


Adam Greenberg, Jewish Ballplayer, Signs New Deal

By JTA

Jewish player Adam Greenberg will resume his professional baseball career after signing a minor league deal with the Baltimore Orioles.Read More


Fracking Faces New Public Scrutiny With Movies

By Reuters

Not so long ago, fracking was a technical term little known beyond the energy industry. Now it’s coming to Hollywood, as the fierce battle between environmentalists and oil firms is played out in several forthcoming films.Read More


Anti-Occupation Groups Make Case at Limmud

By JTA

A group which encourages Jews to oppose the Israeli occupation has sparked a lively debate at its debut session at the 2012 Limmud Conference on Jewish life and identity.Read More


Gaza Rocket Attacks Illegal: Watchdog

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Palestinian militants violated the laws of war by launching rockets at Israeli cities from the Gaza Strip during last month’s fighting, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Monday.Read More


Israel Election Plays Out on Social Media

By JTA

Welcome to the Israeli election campaign, where candidates Tweet and post for themselves in a much more informal environment than the U.S.Read More





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