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Film on Egyptian Jews Banned by Government

By Reuters

Egyptian authorities refuse to allow a screening of ‘The Jews of Egypt,’ a documentary about the changing place of the minority after Israel’s founding.Read More


Netanyahu Plays Haredi Card as Talks Stall

By Jonathan Lis (Haaretz)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu threatened on Wednesday to open lightning-round negotiations with the ultra-Orthodox parties following the aggressive stance taken by Yesh Atid’s leader Yair Lapid.Read More


Jacques Torczyner, Zionist Leader, Dies at 98

By JTA

Jacques Torczyner, a leader in the Zionist movement in the United States and around the world, has died.Read More


Winnipeg Fights Back Against Anti-Semitic '$Hitler's List' Vandals

By JTA

Two prominent Jewish real-estate developers in central Canada are going to court to stop the distribution of anti-Semitic posters.Read More


New York Mets' Ban on Selling Kosher Hot Dogs at CitiField on Shabbat Is Upheld

By Renee Ghert-Zand

Long-suffering Amazin’s fans will have more than their team’s mediocre prospects for success to worry about this season. They’ll have to do without kosher hot dogs on Shabbat, too.Read More


Moscow Jews Get Emails, Free Matzo for Passover

By JTA

The Russian Jewish Congress has partnered with one of the country’s leading Internet companies to deliver free matzah to Muscovite Jews.Read More


Israel Kills Palestinian Protester on West Bank

By Reuters

Israeli troops killed a Palestinian on Tuesday during a confrontation with a stone-throwing crowd in a flashpoint district of the occupied West Bank, both sides said.Read More


Belarus Drops Charges Against Jewish Leader

By JTA

Prosecutors in Minsk dropped key charges from their indictment against Yuri Dorn, a leader of the Jewish community of Belarus.Read More


Intricate Model of 17th Century Polish Synagogue Goes on Display in Warsaw Museum

By JTA

The reconstructed roof of a 17th-century synagogue was unveiled at Warsaw’s Museum of the History of Polish Jews.Read More


Shimon Peres Tells Europe to Step Up Pressure on Iran Over Nuclear Program

By Reuters

Israeli President Shimon Peres urged the European Union on Tuesday to step up pressure on Iran over its ballistic missile programme, as well as trying to curb its nuclear ambitions.Read More


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