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Greece Vows To Confront Neo-Nazi Golden Dawn


The Greek foreign minister told an American Jewish audience that his government would “never allow hate to grow and spread,” but did not address specific calls to marginalize the ultranationalist Golden Dawn party.Read More

Bulgaria Backs Away From Blaming Hezbollah in Terror Aimed at Israelis

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Bulgaria said on Wednesday it only had an “indication” that Lebanon’s Hezbollah might have been behind a deadly bus bombing in July and that this alone did not justify any European Union move to list it as a terrorist group.Read More

Chris Christie's Controversial Special Election for Frank Lautenberg's Seat

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday called a special election on Oct. 16 to fill the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by the death of Sen. Frank Lautenberg.Read More

Palestinian Premier Works To Form New Government

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Palestinian Prime Minister-designate Rami Hamdallah said on Tuesday he hoped to form his West Bank-based government this week but was committed to implementing a power-sharing deal with Gaza’s Hamas rulers.Read More

Syria Built Chemical Arsenal to Counter Israel

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Syria, defeated by Israel in three wars and afraid its arch enemy had gained a nuclear arsenal, began in earnest to build a covert chemical weapons programme three decades ago, aided by its neighbours, allies and European chemical wholesalers.Read More

iPhone-Happy Brooklyn Jewish Students Booted From Southwest Plane


The senior class of a New York yeshiva high school was kicked off a flight for being “non-compliant.”Read More

Prague Jewish Museum Braces for Raging Czech Floods


The Jewish Museum in Prague has reopened its doors after closing for a short time to prepare for raging floods roaring toward the Czech capital.Read More

Talk of Sex Gets Israeli Minister Shai Piron All Giggly

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A reference to “penetration” in a speech to parliament caused Israel’s education minister to burst into a laughing fit that went viral on Tuesday on Israeli websites.Read More

Jewish Federations Back Western Wall Compromise as Clashes Loom


The Jewish Federations of North America’s board of trustees passed a resolution supporting Natan Sharansky’s proposed compromise on egalitarian prayer at the Western Wall.Read More

Israeli Boy's Kidney Donated to Palestinian Child


The kidney of a 3-year-old Israeli boy was successfully transplanted to a 10-year-old Palestinian child.Read More

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