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Pope Francis I's Jewish Connection


Pope Francis I is said to have a good relationship with Argentinian Jews. He has attended Jewish High Holy day services showed solidarity after a 1994 terror bombing.Read More

Matisyahu Talks About Life Without the Yarmulke


Matisyahu dishes on his music, life, the changes in his religious outlook and physical appearance. From Brooklyn to Los Angeles, he is man transformed.Read More

The Pope Who Rides the Bus

By Reuters

The first Latin American pope, Argentina’s Jorge Bergoglio is a moderate known for his strong negotiating skills as well as a readiness to challenge powerful interests.Read More

Rabbi Peter Rubinstein Resigns From Central Synagogue

By Paul Berger

The hunt is on for a rabbi to lead one of the Reform movement’s most prominent congregations.Read More

Newly Minted Pope Francis I Asks Crowd to 'Pray for Me'

By Reuters

White smoke rose from the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel on Wednesday signaling cardinals had elected a new pope to succeed Benedict and take charge of the troubled Roman Catholic Church.Read More

Actor Ed Asner Rushed to Hospital

By Reuters

Veteran actor Ed Asner was rushed to a hospital on Tuesday night while performing in a one-man show in Gary, Indiana and was being treated for exhaustion, his publicist said on Wednesday.Read More

Film on Egyptian Jews Banned by Government

By Reuters

Egyptian authorities refuse to allow a screening of ‘The Jews of Egypt,’ a documentary about the changing place of the minority after Israel’s founding.Read More

Netanyahu Plays Haredi Card as Talks Stall

By Jonathan Lis (Haaretz)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu threatened on Wednesday to open lightning-round negotiations with the ultra-Orthodox parties following the aggressive stance taken by Yesh Atid’s leader Yair Lapid.Read More

Jacques Torczyner, Zionist Leader, Dies at 98


Jacques Torczyner, a leader in the Zionist movement in the United States and around the world, has died.Read More

Winnipeg Fights Back Against Anti-Semitic '$Hitler's List' Vandals


Two prominent Jewish real-estate developers in central Canada are going to court to stop the distribution of anti-Semitic posters.Read More

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