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Los Angeles Shul Start Russian-Language Program

By JTA

A Conservative synagogue in the Los Angeles area is starting a Russian-language religious school program.Read More


Scottish Protests Dog Israeli Dance Troupe

By Haaretz

The opening performance of an Israeli dance troupe at the Edinburgh International Festival was disrupted four times last night, as protesters in the audience shouted “free Palestine.”Read More


Pro-Palestinian Activist Calls Nazis 'Small Fries'

By JTA

The president of Chile’s Palestine Federation, Mauricio Abu Ghosh, told the radio station Cooperativa that “the Nazis were small fry compared to today’s Zionists, who make up the State of Israel.”Read More


Charges Dropped Over Berlin Circumcision

By JTA

Prosecutors in Berlin dismissed a criminal complaint lodged against a rabbi for performing circumcisions.Read More


Brazilian Jewish Lawmaker Sues Over 'Nazi' Jibe

By JTA

A Jewish politician from Brazil said he would sue a colleague for suggesting he was a Nazi.Read More


On Iran Strike, U.S. Should Not Be 'Complicit': General

By JTA

General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of U.S. armed forces, does not wish to be “complicit” in a unilateral Israeli strike on Iran.Read More


Mitt Romney Blasts Obama on Israel and Iran

By JTA

President Obama’s approach to Iran has made Americans “less secure,” Mitt Romney said in his speech accepting the Republican presidential nomination.Read More


Ancient Coffin Lids Heading Back to Egypt

By JTA

Israel will return to Egypt the lids of two ancient sarcophagi that had held mummies.Read More


Israel Finally Wins Medal — at Paralympics

By JTA

Israeli Paralympic swimmer Inbal Pezaro finally brought Israel its first medal in London – at the Paralympic Games.Read More


Scottish National Poet Demands Boycott of Israeli Dancers

By Haaretz

Scotland’s national poet has joined a group calling for a boycott of the Israeli dancing group Batsheva, set to perform at the Edinburgh International Festival.Read More





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