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Billionaire Defends Anti-Obama Memo to Workers

By Reuters

A Florida billionaire has told his employees he could be forced to lay off some of them if U.S. President Barack Obama wins a second term, calling his administration a threat to their jobs.Read More


Germany Battles New Look Neo-Nazis

By Reuters

Germany’s neo-Nazis are hanging up their bomber jackets, unlacing their black leather boots and even grabbing a bite to eat at their local Turkish kebab shop.Read More


Krakow Synagogue Gets Scroll From Italy

By JTA

Krakow’s Progressive Jewish community has received its first Torah scroll, which was donated by a sister community in Milano.Read More


Google Online Institute Highlights Jewish Themes

By JTA

Google introduced a new online historical collection of digitized material, highlighting several Jewish themes, events and institutional partners in its first wave of exhibits.Read More


Paris Family Pelted With Stones in Sukkah

By JTA

Unidentified assailants near Paris wounded a Jewish woman in her sukkah, one of three serious incidents in the last week and indicative of a reported 45 percent increase in anti-Semitic attacks in France in the first half of this year.Read More


Rome Marks Anniversary of Synagogue Bombing

By JTA

Italy’s President Giorgio Napolitano participated in a ceremony marking the 30th anniversary of a terror attack on Rome’s main synagogue that killed a toddler.Read More


Israel Lawmaker Seeks To Block Olmert Run

By JTA

Likud Party lawmaker Tzipi Hotovely reportedly petitioned Israel’s Central Elections Committee to prevent former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert from running for office.Read More


Top Court Challenges Affirmative Action Program

By Reuters

U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday vigorously challenged a University of Texas admissions program that favors some African-American and Hispanic applicants in a case that could determine how universities use affirmative action at campuses nationwide.Read More


Anti-Islam Filmmaker Denies Parole Violation

By Reuters

A California man behind an anti-Islam film that stoked violent protests in the Muslim world denied in court on Wednesday that he had violated probation on a bank fraud conviction, and was ordered to remain in jail until his case can be heard on its merits.Read More


Malmo Jews Not Cowed by New Attack

By JTA

A Jewish center in the Swedish city of Malmo was hit by a firebombing last month. The latest in a string of attacks has only girded the community to resist anti-Semitism.Read More


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