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Toronto Rabbi Accused of Abuse From '70s

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A 71-year-old rabbi in Toronto has been charged with indecent assault for allegedly sexually assaulting a student 40 years ago.Read More


Elementary School Named for Survivor Opens

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A new public elementary school named after a Holocaust survivor opened in Silver Spring, Md.Read More


Cardinal Martini, Built Ties With Jews, Dies

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Italy’s Jewish leadership mourned the death of Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini, 85, who was known in part for forging closer relations between Christians and Jews.Read More


Los Angeles Shul Start Russian-Language Program

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A Conservative synagogue in the Los Angeles area is starting a Russian-language religious school program.Read More


Scottish Protests Dog Israeli Dance Troupe

By Haaretz

The opening performance of an Israeli dance troupe at the Edinburgh International Festival was disrupted four times last night, as protesters in the audience shouted “free Palestine.”Read More


Pro-Palestinian Activist Calls Nazis 'Small Fries'

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The president of Chile’s Palestine Federation, Mauricio Abu Ghosh, told the radio station Cooperativa that “the Nazis were small fry compared to today’s Zionists, who make up the State of Israel.”Read More


Charges Dropped Over Berlin Circumcision

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Prosecutors in Berlin dismissed a criminal complaint lodged against a rabbi for performing circumcisions.Read More


Brazilian Jewish Lawmaker Sues Over 'Nazi' Jibe

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A Jewish politician from Brazil said he would sue a colleague for suggesting he was a Nazi.Read More


On Iran Strike, U.S. Should Not Be 'Complicit': General

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General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of U.S. armed forces, does not wish to be “complicit” in a unilateral Israeli strike on Iran.Read More


Mitt Romney Blasts Obama on Israel and Iran

By JTA

President Obama’s approach to Iran has made Americans “less secure,” Mitt Romney said in his speech accepting the Republican presidential nomination.Read More





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