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Pope: Lebanon Could Still Be Model for Region

By Reuters

Pope Benedict urged multi-faith Lebanon on Saturday to be a model of peace and religious coexistence for the Middle East, which he called a turbulent region that “seems to endure interminable birth pangs”.Read More


Obama Builds Bigger Lead Among Jews

By Haaretz

President Barack Obama’s lead over Republican challenger Mitt Romney among Jewish voters is growing recent unreleased Gallup daily tracking poll data reported on Buzzfeed.com.Read More


Mitt Romney: Same Iran 'Red Line' as Obama

By JTA

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney suggested that he had the same “red line” as President Obama on Iran but a different strategy to prevent the Islamic Republic from crossing it.Read More


Dutch City Returns Two Cemeteries to Jews

By JTA

The city of Vlissingen in the Netherlands has returned two Jewish cemeteries to the region’s Jewish community.Read More


Councilmen Vow To Join Suit on Circumcision Rite

By Seth Berkman

Two New York City councilmen have announced that they would be active participants in any lawsuit against the city of New York, after the board of health yesterday approved a measure that required parents to sign a consent form before allowing a mohel to performRead More


Muslim Protests Over Film Spread to E. Jerusalem

By Reuters

Protest over an anti-Muslim YouTube video have spread to East Jerusalem and Gaza as violent unrest continues across the Middle East.Read More


Obama Calls for Unity in Rosh Hashanah Message

By JTA

President Obama delivered an appeal for reconciliation in his Rosh Hashanah message.Read More


Pope Benedict Visits Lebanon Amid Tumult

By Reuters

Pope Benedict arrives in Lebanon on Friday to bring a message of peace to a region torn by civil war in neighbouring Syria and strained by violent Islamist protests against the United States in Libya and Egypt.Read More


Bibi Insists Focus Is Iran, Not White House

By Reuters

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday denied accusations he was interfering in U.S. politics after coming under fire for fiercely criticising Washington’s handling of Iran.Read More


British Chief Rabbi Slams 'God Delusion' Author

By JTA

Britain’s chief rabbi has accused the evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins of relying on an anti-Semitic view of the Bible in his recent book.Read More


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