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Germany Plans Law Allowing Circumcision


Germany’s Justice Ministry proposed to amend a law on the circumcison of male children to safeguard the rights of Jews and Muslims to perform the ritual.Read More

TSA Approves Some Plants for Sukkot Travel


Plants used for Sukkot can be carried on an airplane, the Transportation Security Administration said.Read More

Yehuda Elkana, Israeli Scholar, Dies at 78


Distinguished Israeli scholar Yehuda Elkana, who headed the Central European University, died at the age of 78.Read More

Film Recounts Story of Doomed Refugee Ship


The U.S. State Department presented a program of speeches and a play highlighting the history of the MS St. Louis for about 200 people, including more than 30 survivors.Read More

Spanish Magazine Prints Anti-Islam Cartoon

By Reuters

Spanish political satire magazine El Jueves has published a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammad on its cover, soon after violent protests rocked the Muslim world over a U.S. film and French caricatures deemed insulting to Islam.Read More

Bibi Plans To Detail 'Red Line' at U.N.

By Reuters

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will “set a clear red line” for Iran’s disputed nuclear programme when he addresses the United Nations on Thursday, a senior Israeli official said.Read More

Football Refs Agree To Return To Work

By Reuters

The National Football League (NFL) reached an agreement to end a labour dispute with its regular game officials on Wednesday, ending three weeks of questionable calls that had threatened the integrity of the sport.Read More

Four More Arrested for Defacing Subway Ads

By Forward Staff

Four more activists were arrested for defacing controversial New York subway ads branding Muslims as ‘savage.’Read More

Madonna Calls Obama Muslim Remark 'Ironic'

By Reuters

Pop star Madonna said on Tuesday she was being deliberately “ironic on stage” when she erroneously referred to President Barack Obama during her concert in the nation’s capital as a “black Muslim.”Read More

Netanyahu Vows Strong Response to Ahmadinejad

By Reuters

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday promised a tough response at the United Nations to the latest verbal attacks on Israeli by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and said he was determined to stop Iran developing nuclear weapons.Read More

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