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British Lawmaker Blames Deadly Car Crash on 'Jewish Conspiracy'

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A British lawmaker has blamed a Jewish conspiracy for his conviction in connection with a fatal car crash.Read More


Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Wants Fresh Peace Talks With Israel

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Thursday he hoped peace talks with Israel would restart this year although the chances of a resumption seemed slim.Read More


Pope Francis Returns to Hotel — To Pay Bill

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Pope Francis returned on Thursday to the Church-run residence where he was staying before becoming pontiff, and insisted on paying the bill, despite now effectively being in charge of the business, the Vatican said.Read More


Barack Obama Plans To Launch Charm Offensive Aimed at Israeli Public

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After nearly four years of often testy relations with Benjamin Netanyahu, U.S. President Barack Obama is about to try a different tack - going over the head of Israel’s prime minister and appealing directly to the Israeli people.Read More


First Black Miss Israel Scores Dinner With Barack Obama

By JTA

Yityish Aynaw, the first Miss Israel of Ethiopian descent, has been invited to meet President Obama at a dinner hosted by President Shimon Peres.Read More


Benjamin Netanyahu Clinches 68-Seat Israel Coalition Deal

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu clinched deals for a coalition government on Thursday reflecting a shift to the centre in Israel and a domestic agenda that has shunted peacemaking with Palestinians to the sidelines.Read More


Pope Francis I Wins Praise From Jewish Leader

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World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder congratulated Cardinal Jorge María Bergoglio, the archbishop of Buenos Aires, on his election as Pope Francis I on Wednesday.Read More


Pope Francis I's Jewish Connection

By JTA

Pope Francis I is said to have a good relationship with Argentinian Jews. He has attended Jewish High Holy day services showed solidarity after a 1994 terror bombing.Read More


Matisyahu Talks About Life Without the Yarmulke

By JTA

Matisyahu dishes on his music, life, the changes in his religious outlook and physical appearance. From Brooklyn to Los Angeles, he is man transformed.Read More


The Pope Who Rides the Bus

By Reuters

The first Latin American pope, Argentina’s Jorge Bergoglio is a moderate known for his strong negotiating skills as well as a readiness to challenge powerful interests.Read More


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