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Jews Urge Greek Government to Pass Anti-Racism Bill


The World Jewish Congress joined the Greek Jewish community in urging the Greek government to implement an anti-racism bill in the face of rising hate crimes.Read More

Federal Judge Dismisses Alan Gross's Case Against U.S. Government


A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed against the U.S. government by Alan Gross, the American-Jewish contractor imprisoned in Cuba since 2009.Read More

First Jewish Funeral Held in Australian Outback Town Since 1943


The first Jewish funeral in an Australian Outback town since 1943 was held with the aid of a Facebook and Twitter campaign.Read More

Norwegian Newspaper Publishes Anti-Semitic Cartoon of Jewish Circumcision


A leading Norwegian daily published a caricature depicting what some construed to be Jews torturing a baby during a circumcision.Read More

World's Oldest Complete Torah Found in Italian University Library

By Reuters

An Italian professor said on Wednesday he has identified what he believes is the world’s oldest complete scroll of the Torah, containing the full text of the first five books of Hebrew scripture.Read More

Strange AIPAC Link to Government Wiretap of Fox News' James Rosen


Communications since then have evolved quite a bit. Yet the law’s most controversial statute — targeting those who receive defense information, including reporters and lobbyists — persists.Read More

Australian Jewish Man Saves Dying Stranger With Stem Cell Donation


The stem cells of an Australian Jewish man are a perfect match for a critically ill Jew who is believed to be dying from a rare blood disorder.Read More

Oldest Torah Scroll Unearthed in Italy Library


What is being described as the oldest Torah scroll known to exist has been discovered in the library of the University of Bologna.Read More

Radical 'Price Tag' Settlers Damage 14 Palestinian Cars

By Reuters

Fourteen Palestinian vehicles were vandalised on Wednesday in the occupied West Bank and Arab East Jerusalem in what appeared to be attacks by militant Israeli settlers following the killing of one of their own last month.Read More

Israel Reaches Deal to End Ultra-Orthodox Draft Exemption

By Reuters

Israel clinched a deal on Wednesday to abolish wholesale exemptions from military service for Jewish seminary students, ended a brief crisis that divided the ruling coalition parties.Read More

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