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Austrians Back Right to Circumcision

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Religious groups in Austria called on the government to reaffirm its commitment to religious freedom and the legality of male circumcision.Read More


Michigan Prisoner Sues for Kosher Meals

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A Michigan prison inmate has filed a federal lawsuit over the prison’s lack of kosher meals.Read More


Romney Holds Warm Meeting With Bibi

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Mitt Romney hailed the strong alliance between the U.S. and Israel during meetings with Benjamin Netanyahu and President Shimon Peres.Read More


Romney Aide: Mitt Would Back Iran Strike

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney would respect an Israeli decision to use military force to stop Iran from developing a nuclear weapon, a senior aide said on Sunday.Read More


Polish Jews Will Build Western Wall Replica

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A wall modeled on the Western Wall in Jerusalem will stand at the site of the Jewish cemetery in Bilgoraj, in south-eastern Poland.Read More


Romney Angers Media by Closing Israel Fundraiser

By Haaretz

Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney landed in Israel and already managed to infuriate the dozens of American reporters accompanying him on his trip.Read More


Romney and Netanyahu Hold 'Warm' Meeting

By Haaretz

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney got a warm welcome from Benjamin Netanyahu, who emphasized the need for a credible military threat against Iran.Read More


Extremist Threat Forces Closure of Temple Mount

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The Temple Mount was closed to Jewish visitors on the day that Jews mark Tisha b’Av, mourning the destruction of the holy temple.Read More


U.S. Discussed Strike on Iran With Israel

By Haaretz

The U.S. national security adviser has shared with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the United States’ contingency plans for a possible attack on Iran.Read More


Romney Arrives in Israel for Visit

By Reuters

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney arrived in Israel on Saturday, for as part of his three-nation foreign tour that includes Britain and Poland.Read More





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