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French Court Tells Twitter to ID Anti-Semitic Users

By Reuters

A French court on Thursday ordered Twitter Inc to help identify the authors of anti-Semitic posts or face fines of 1,000 euros ($1,300) per day, as the social network firm comes under renewed pressure to combat racist and extremist messages.Read More

Rabbis Slam Winnipeg JCC for Early Shabbat Opening


Rabbis in Winnipeg have criticized a decision by the Jewish community center in the Canadian city to open earlier on Shabbat.Read More

Rome's Coliseum Lights Dim To Protest Hungary's Anti-Semitic 'Jewish List' Party


The lights of the ancient Coliseum in Rome will be dimmed next week to protest anti-Semitic and racist acts and statements by Hungary’s far-right Jobbik Party.Read More

Push for Israeli Centrist Coalition Gains Steam as Lapid and Netanyahu Meet

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As Benjamin Netanyahu met with Yair Lapid, a rising chorus demands Israel’s next government devote itself to bread-and-butter issues of the middle class.Read More

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Parties in Tight Spot After Poor Israeli Vote Showing

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Powerful political players for years, Israel’s ultra-Orthodox parties must now reckon with a new force ushered in by voters bent on stripping them of perks they have relied on for decades.Read More

Verbal Attack on Jew Not Deemed 'Anti-Semitic'


State prosecutors have determined that a verbal attack against a German Jewish leader was not a case of anti-Semitism.Read More

Palestinians May Drag Israel to International Court Over Settlements

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The Palestinians declared Wednesday that they will have no choice but to complain about Israel to the International Criminal Court if the Jewish state proceeds with plans to build housing on land the Palestinians want for a future state.Read More

Ruined Synagogue in Britain's Cornwall, Home to 60 Jews, Won't Be Sold


City planners in the British county of Cornwall have prevented the sale of an abandoned synagogue in the town of Penzance.Read More

Mohammed Morsi Now Says 'Certain Forces' Control American Media


Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi told U.S. senators that he gets bad U.S. press because “certain forces” control the media.Read More

Jack Lew Courts Senate GOP for Treasury Nod

By Reuters

Senate Republicans on Wednesday offered encouraging words about President Barack Obama’s Treasury nominee, Jack Lew, but withheld support, saying the former White House budget director’s qualifications and views must still be scrutinized.Read More

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