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Pittsburgh Rabbi Sues Over Funeral Regulation

By JTA

An Orthodox rabbi from Pittsburgh filed a federal lawsuit against the Pennsylvania Board of Funeral Directors for requiring the oversight of licensed funeral directors in Jewish burials.Read More


Cameron Remembers Munich Massacre Victims

By JTA

British Prime Minister David Cameron at a memorial event said the world should “stop and remember” the 11 Israelis killed 40 years ago at the Munich Olympics.Read More


Jews Call for Tolerance After Sikh Shooting

By Simi Lampert and JTA

Jewish organizations from across the country have released statements of support for victims of the mass shooting that killed six people at a Sikh temple near Milwaukee.Read More


German Jewish Sites Vie for Heritage List

By JTA

For the first time ever, four Jewish sites are among the historical venues throughout Germany competing for placement on a list that Germany will propose to UNESCO for recognition as World Heritage sites.Read More


Progressive Jews Meet in Buenos Aires

By JTA

The World Union for Progressive Judaism will gather in Buenos Aires for the fourth Conference of the Jewish Communities of Latin America.Read More


Sheldon to Mitt: Call for Pollard's Release

By Haaretz

Billionaire Sheldon Adelson has asked Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney to demand the release of Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard and take a string of other stands.Read More


Statue Unveiled for Warsaw Ghetto Hero

By JTA

Polish government officials unveiled a memorial plaque in Warsaw in honor of Warsaw Ghetto hero Janusz Korczak.Read More


Iran Claims Israeli Spies Confess

By JTA

More than a dozen Iranian citizens arrested in connection with the assassination of several Iranian nuclear scientists have confessed, Iranian state television reported.Read More


Jewish Kiwi Sailor Poised for Medal

By JTA

New Zealand sailor Jo Aleh is poised to win her first Olympic medal as her event heads into its final stretch.Read More


Israel May Bar Arabs, Immigrants From Courts

By Haaretz

Justice Minister Yaakov Neeman has signed on regulations that require plaintiffs to cite their Israeli ID numbers or foreign passport numbers on the documents they file.Read More


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