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Spain Moves Closer To Offering Sephardic Passports

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

The Spanish government is inching closer to providing an expedited path to citizenship for Sephardic Jews.Read More


Rivlin Chides, Tasks Netanyahu to Form Government

By JTA

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin seemed to chide Benjamin Netanyahu for the prime minister’s Election Day comments about Arab-Israeli voters before tasking him to form the next government.Read More


Prosecution Concludes in Murder Trial of Syracuse Jewish Community Leader

By JTA

The prosecution concluded its arguments in the trial of a leader in the Syracuse Jewish community accused of murdering his wife.Read More


Western Wall Cleaned for Passover

By JTA

Workers at the Western Wall removed the notes placed in the cracks by worshippers in advance of Passover.Read More


Israel Freezing Eastern Jerusalem Construction, Report Says

By JTA

Israel is freezing the construction of 1,500 housing units in the eastern Jerusalem neighborhood of Har Homa, an Israeli newspaper is reporting.Read More


Turkey Unveils Great Synagogue as Jewish Community Fades

By Reuters

When the domes of Edirne’s abandoned Great Synagogue caved in, Rifat Mitrani, the town’s last Jew, knew it spelled the end of nearly two millennia of Jewish heritage in this Turkish town.Read More


Newly elected Arab MKS to Meet with Abbas

By JTA

Four members of Israel’s Joint Arab List elected to the Knesset met with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank.Read More


Hillel Chief Eric Fingerhut to Meet with J Street Students

By JTA

The president of the Jewish campus group Hillel agreed to a meeting with student activists from the liberal lobby J Street.Read More


Conservative Movement Leaders Praise Netanyahu for 'Arab' Comment Apology

By JTA

Conservative movement leaders applauded Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s regrets for an Election Day statement about Arab Israelis and decried a pledge by J Street to press Jewish groups not to spend in the West Bank.Read More


Meet Ruth Porat, Google's New Jewish CFO

By Anthony Weiss

To the business press, the symbolism of Ruth Porat’s move from her position as chief financial officer of Morgan Stanley to her newly announced perch as Google’s CFO of the future couldn’t be more obvious — it represents a shift in power from Wall Street to Silicon Valley.Read More


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