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Kevin Youkilis Will Play for Israel

By JTA

Chicago White Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis said he will play for Israel at the World Baseball Classic.Read More


Limmud Launches Program for Educators

By JTA

Limmud programs across the United States are collaborating to create a new partnership for learning and professional development with Jewish education leaders across the continent.Read More


Historic Torah Scrolls Unearthed in Polish Town

By JTA

Two Torah scrolls, one complete and one incomplete, were found in Poland’s Sokolow Podlaski district.Read More


Chief Rabbi of Lyon Threatened for 'Complaints'

By JTA

The chief rabbi of Lyon, Richard Wertenschlag, has received a letter threatening to “punish a Jew for every complaint the Jews make on TV.”Read More


S. Africa Requires 'Made in West Bank' Label

By JTA

South Africa has adopted a regulation to prevent the labeling of goods from the West Bank as being produced in Israel.Read More


Jerusalem's Holy Sites Need Protection: Abbas

By JTA

Jerusalem’s identity is Arab, and the city’s Muslim and Christian holy sites must be protected from Israeli threats, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said.Read More


Tennis Judge Beat Hubby With Mug: Police

By Blair Thornburgh

It sounds like a scene from a bizarre round of Clue: the tennis judge, in the living room, with the coffee cup.Read More


Nuclear Watchdog Not 'Optimistic' on Iran

By Haaretz

The head of the UN nuclear watchdog said on Wednesday he was not confident there would be a breakthrough with Iran over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear activities when talks resume later this week.Read More


Australian School Says Sorry for Sex Abuse

By JTA

The Orthodox Jewish school in Melbourne embroiled in a child sex abuse scandal apologized “unreservedly” to the victims.Read More


Hungary Won't Charge Anti-Semitic Soccer Fans

By JTA

Hungary’s government has condemned anti-Semitic chants by soccer fans at a recent match in Budapest, but signaled it would not prosecute them.Read More


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