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Israel To Allow Non-Orthodox Rabbis To Serve in State-Funded Positions for First Time


Israel’s Ministry of Religious Services will, for the first time, allow non-Orthodox rabbis to serve in communal positions with state-funded salaries.Read More

Ahead of Winter Olympics, Russian Host Town Receives New Torah and Renovates Shul


The synagogue in Sochi in Russia has been renovated and received a new Torah scroll ahead of the city’s hosting of the Winter Olympics next year.Read More

No TIAA-CREF Vote Needed on Push To Boycott Israel Occupation

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The College Retirement Equities Fund can ignore a controversial customer proposal calling for it to end investments in companies that support “Israel’s occupation,” the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has ruled.Read More

Shimon Peres Feted in Belarus Hometown


The Belarus hometown of Shimon Peres marked the Israeli president’s upcoming 90th birthday.Read More

Alice Walker Asks Alicia Keys To Scrap Israel Show and Join Cultural Boycott


Novelist Alice Walker, who is slated to speak at Manhattan’s 92nd Street Y, called on singer Alicia Keys to boycott Israel and cancel a scheduled concert there.Read More

Amusement Park Apartheid Furor Grows in Israel

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Fury over perceived racism in Israel erupted over a popular amusement park’s policy of hosting segregated outings for Jewish and Arab schools.Read More

Israel Faces Risks in Striking Advanced New Syria Missile System

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Israel could overcome advanced S-300 anti-aircraft missiles if they were deployed in Syria but any strikes on the system would be difficult and risk alienating its supplier, Russia.Read More

Hungary Jews Object to Budapest Street Name for Anti-Semitic Author


Amid a string of anti-Semitic incidents in Hungary, the umbrella organization of Hungarian Jews has protested the naming of a Budapest street after an anti-Semitic author.Read More

Alfred Dreyfus Handwritten Letter Fetches $500K at Auction


A letter handwritten by Alfred Dreyfus, a French Jewish soldier who was wrongly convicted of treason in 1894, was sold at auction for nearly half a million dollars.Read More

'Hitler' Tea Kettle Sells Out Online


A tea kettle that resembles Adolf Hitler has sold out online.Read More

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