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Kosher Slaughter Under Attack Across Europe

By JTA

A prominent European rabbinical group has warned that kosher slaughter could come under further attack this year in European Union countries.Read More


Munich Widows Blast Olympic Chief at Memorial

By Haaretz

The International Olympic Commmittee (IOC) and its president Jacques Rogge were severely criticized last night at an event commemorating the Munich Eleven.Read More


Romania Appoints Holocaust-Denier to Post

By JTA

The appointment of a Romanian lawmaker who denied his countrymen’s complicity in the Holocaust “seriously concerns” Romanian Jews, a community leader said.Read More


Aussie Sprinter Comes Up Short in 400 Meters

By JTA

Australian sprinter Steven Solomon ran out of steam in the 400m Olympic final.Read More


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


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