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Pope Francis Reunites With Old Rabbi Friend at Interfaith Symposium

By JTA

Pope Francis greeted about 30 Jews and Catholics from Italy and the Americas who took part a symposium on Christian-Jewish dialogue.Read More


Waze Workers Get $1.2M Each From Google Deal

By Haaretz

The 100 employees of the Israeli navigation app developer Waze stand to receive a total of $120 million, as a result of Google’s acquisition of the company, making this the most lucrative exit ever for employees of an Israeli startup.Read More


Birthright Women Marry Later, Tend To Wed Jews

By Haaretz

Women who went on Birthright trips to Israel tend to marry later than other Jews and are more likely to marry within the faith, a new study shows.Read More


Rare Superman Comic Fetches $175K at Auction

By Reuters

A rare 75-year-old comic book featuring the debut of Superman found in a Minnesota home’s wall fetched $175,000 at auction, comic book seller Comicconnect.com said on Wednesday.Read More


Spiralling Syria Violence Could Suck In Israel, U.N. Chief Warns

By Reuters

Escalating violence in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights is jeopardizing a four-decade old ceasefire between Israel and Syria, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a report to the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday.Read More


Scantily Clad Israeli Female Soldiers Pole Dance Video Goes Viral

By JTA

A video of female Israeli soldiers’ sexy pole dance has hit the internet just days after a scandal erupted over half-naked Facebook photos. WATCH the video.Read More


What Israel Should Learn From Nelson Mandela

By Roy Isacowitz (Haaretz)

The first and clearest lesson one can learn from Mandela is that peace is only achievable if the putative peacemakers believe in it.Read More


Brazil Gets Racism Primer as Soccer's World Cup Looms

By JTA

Simon Wiesenthal Center officials presented a program to authorities in Brazil on dealing with racism in sports, notably soccer, as the nation readies for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics.Read More


Anti-Defamation League Takes On Hatred Online as Anti-Semitism Goes Viral

By JTA

How do you confront hatred when it has no fixed address?Read More


State Department Probes Howard Gutman Prostitution Allegations

By Reuters

The State Department said on Tuesday it was investigating allegations of sexual misconduct by overseas staff including a report that an ambassador patronized prostitutes after a leaked memo said the agency had ignored the misbehavior.Read More


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