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Jewish Businessman Runs for French Overseas Seat

By JTA

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu endorsed the campaign of Jewish businessman Meyer Habib for a seat in the French parliament.Read More


Jews Reject New Church of Scotland Report on Israel

By JTA

The Scottish Council of Jewish Communities said that, despite recent revisions, the Church of Scotland’s report on Israel remains “unacceptable.”Read More


Unholy Alliances Grow in Israel Chief Rabbi Fight

By Yossi Verter (Haaretz)

Heading the agenda was the election of Israel’s new chief rabbis, slated for next month ‏(the election is carried out among a large group of rabbis and public representatives‏). Two private bills related to this issue will soon be submitted to the Knesset.Read More


Obama's Speech on Counter-Terrorism Raises Concerns Among Israeli Lawmakers

By Haaretz

Israeli intelligence experts, defense mavens and foreign policy gurus should be poring over President Barack Obama’s address to the National Defense University by now. Many of them, one can safely posit, won’t like what they’re reading, in the text and between the lines.Read More


'Chief Rescue Officer' for Canadian Jewish News Is No Longer at Post

By JTA

The man tasked with rescuing the Canadian Jewish News is no longer in his post.Read More


Police Backtrack on Killing Jewish Triple Murder Suspect Tied to Boston Bombers

By Seth Berkman

Law enforcement officials are now unsure of what spurred the killing of Ibragim Todashev, or if he was ready to confess to his role in a 2011 triple murder with the Boston bomber.Read More


For Republican Presidential Hopefuls, 2016 Campaign Efforts Have Begun

By Reuters

Seeking to raise money for the New Hampshire Republican Party, state chairwoman Jennifer Horn recently called the party’s national boss, Reince Priebus, with a question: Could he get Rand Paul to visit?Read More


Jewish Scouting Leaders Rejoice Over Decision To Include Gay Youth in Troops

By JTA

Jewish scouting leaders say they are “overjoyed” after the Boy Scouts of America passed a resolution lifting a ban on gay youth.Read More


One Man's Strange Path from N.Y. Jew to Hindu Honcho

By JTA

One-time Jewish fraternity brother Steven Silberfein left his roots to become a Hindu honcho and founder of the annual Bhakti Fest, a 1,500 person Hindu yoga retreat.Read More


Pro-Israel Media Watchdog Presses '60 Minutes' Complaint at CBS Annual Meeting

By JTA

Representatives of a pro-Israel media watchdog took CBS to task at a shareholders meeting over a “60 Minutes” segment about the plight of Christians in the Holy Land.Read More


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