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Berlin's State Legalizes Circumcision

By JTA

One of Germany’s 16 states has declared circumcision legal.Read More


Furious at Leak, Bibi Scraps Cabinet Meeting

By Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu unexpectedly canceled a security cabinet meeting on Wednesday morning, telling ministers that information from the first part of the meeting, held the day before, was leaked.Read More


Minister Won't Budge on Africans Stuck at Border

By Haaretz

In response to a report of some 20 Eritrean migrants trapped between the Israel-Egypt border, Interior Minsiter Eli Yishai declared, “We will not bring the Eritreans into Israeli territory.”Read More


Raoul Wallenberg Honored Down Under

By JTA

Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, who helped save up to 100,000 Jews during the Holocaust, was honored in an Australian parliament.Read More


Europeans Launch E-Survey on Anti-Semitism

By JTA

The European Union has launched an online survey into how Jews experience anti-Semitism in nine member states.Read More


Ed Koch Hospitalized With Anemia

Edward I. Koch, the former three-term mayor of New York City, was hospitalized on Tuesday for anemia, the New York Times reported.Read More


Israel Envoy Denies Hitting GOP Over Partisanship

By JTA

Israel’s ambassador to Washington, Michael Oren, “categorically denied” that he specified the Republican Party when he described as harmful making Israel a partisan issue.Read More


European Jewish Leader Urges 'Compromises'

By JTA

The president of the European Jewish Congress, Moshe Kantor, urged dozens of imams and rabbis to accept “compromises” in negotiating religious liberties in Europe.Read More


Wailing Wall Gets Good Marks From Engineers

By JTA

The Western Wall checked out fine in a test of its stability by engineers.Read More


Guma Aguiar Left Tefillin on Ghost Yacht

By JTA

Guma Aguiar, a Florida businessman and philanthropist who went missing in June, left his tefillin on his abandoned boat.Read More





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