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Italian Women Object to Monument to Fascist

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A new Italian women’s group has added its voice to protests over a publicly funded monument honoring the World War II-era fascist leader Rodolfo Graziani.Read More


1M American Jews Seek Identity Outside Shul

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Some 1 million American Jews – or one in 6 – are actively seeking Jewish expression and engagement outside of synagogue life, according to a new study.Read More


Olmert Hasn't Decided on Bibi Challenge

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Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert hasn’t yet decide whether to stage a political comeback by challenging Benjamin Netanyahu in an election early next year.Read More


German Cabinet Approves Law Allowing Circumcision

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Germany’s cabinet approved a draft law on Wednesday protecting the right to circumcise infant boys, which it says will end months of legal uncertainty after a local court banned the practice, causing outrage among Muslims and Jews.Read More


Israeli Rabbi Steals Torah Scrolls From Shul

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Police in Israel have reportedly arrested a rabbi suspected of stealing Torah scrolls from the synagogue of his community near Be’er Sheva.Read More


London Police Probe Jewish School Attack

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Police in the London area are reportedly investigating a suspected arson attack at a Jewish primary school.Read More


French Police Bust Anti-Jewish Bomb Lab

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French police say they busted a bomb lab near Paris. They believe it is linked to members of a Jihadist cell suspected of the recent bombing of a Jewish store.Read More


Mitt Romney Says 'No Daylight' With Bibi

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Mitt Romney has said that he and Benjamin Netanyahu would employ the same “test” for Iran’s nuclear program, but that a strike was “a long way” off.Read More


Anti-Islam Filmmaker Faces Prison Time

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A California man behind an anti-Islam film that stoked violent protests in the Muslim world was due in court in Los Angeles on Wednesday for a hearing on whether he violated his probation on a bank fraud conviction and should be sent back to prison.Read More


Robert Lefkowitz Shares Nobel Chemistry Prize

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Biochemist Robert Lefkowitz was sound asleep when the Nobel Prize people called to tell him he won for chemistry. Luckily, his wife elbowed him awake.Read More





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