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Europe Jews Demand More Security Amid Anti-Semitic Attacks

By JTA

European authorities must provide greater security for Jewish institutions, a major Jewish organization said in the wake of a suspected arson attack on a Brussels synagogue.Read More


Documentary Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer Scores 'Genius' Award

By Reuters

A Jewish documentary filmmaker who documented abuses in Indonesia was among 21 winners of $625,000 “genius” grants, the U.S. organization awarding them said.Read More


Dunkin' Donuts Sued by Feds Over Sabbath Observance

By JTA

A federal government lawsuit against a Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee for refusing to hire a Sabbath-observant worker drew praise from Agudath Israel of America and the Reform movement.Read More


Michael Broyde, Modern Orthodox Rabbi in 'Sockpuppet' Scandal, Plans New Shul

By JTA

Michael Broyde, the Modern Orthodox rabbi at the center of a scandal involving his sue of pseudonyms to tout his reputation in online discussions, reportedly is launching a new Atlanta-area synagogue.Read More


Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto Will Confess to Bribery

By Gidi Weitz

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto is expected to sign a plea bargain by the end of the week, confessing that he attempted to bribe the commander of the national police fraud to receive information about an investigation against him.Read More


19 Jewish Couples Wed in East Ukraine

By JTA

The Jewish community of Dnepropetrovsk in eastern Ukraine held a group wedding for 19 Jewish couples.Read More


Fla. City Won't Name Bridge After 'Anti-Semitic' Henry Ford

By JTA

Officials in Fort Myers City, Fla., withdrew a proposal to rename a bridge for Henry Ford after residents raised concerns about his anti-Semitic publications.Read More


First Mortar Fired at Israel From Gaza Since Truce

By Reuters

A mortar bomb was fired into Israel from the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in the first such attack since an Aug. 26 truce halted a seven-week war in the Palestinian enclave, the Israeli military said.Read More


Adam Greenberg Makes Jewish Sports Hall of Fame

By Raffi Wineburg

Adam Greenberg saw one pitch in his first major league at-bat, a 92 mph fastball that struck him in the head and effectively ended his MLB career. The ball hit with a sickening thud, popping Greenberg’s helmet off and sending the young ballplayer to the ground, where he clutched his head in agony.Read More


Komen Foundation Sorry for Houston Race for the Cure Conflict With Yom Kippur

By JTA

The Susan G. Komen organization apologized for holding its Race for the Cure in Houston on Yom Kippur.Read More


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