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Poles Ramp Up Security Ahead of Anniversary

By JTA

Polish police have stepped up security for Sunday’s ceremony to commemorate the 69th anniversary of the liquidation of the Warsaw Ghetto. The move comes in the wake of the deadly attack on Israeli tourists in Bulgaria.Read More


Philly Groups Join Push on State Voter Law

By JTA

Philadelphia-area Jewish groups are joining a coalition to educate people about a new state voter ID law that they are concerned could prevent some senior citizens from casting a ballot in the 2012 presidential election.Read More


Israeli Protester Who Set Self on Fire Dies

By Haaretz

Moshe Silman, the Israeli activist who set himself on fire during a social justice protest in Tel Aviv one week ago, succumbed to his wounds on Friday at Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer.Read More


Masked Gunman Kills 14 at 'Batman' Screening

By Reuters

A masked gunman killed 14 people at a midnight showing of the new Batman film in a suburb of the U.S. city of Denver early on Friday, sparking pandemonium when he hurled a teargas cannister into the auditorium and opened fire on moviegoers.Read More


New York Boosts Security After Bombing

By JTA

Up to 100 New York City “critical response vehicles” have been deployed to New York City Jewish neighborhoods and around synagogues in response to the deadly terrorist bombing in Bulgaria against tourists.Read More


Hundreds of Mourners Attend Funerals for Victims

By Haaretz

Funerals were held for the five Israeli victims of the terror bombing, including two young fathers and a pregnant woman. ‘Watch over us from above,’ the one victim’s brother said.Read More


Bomber Was Taking Revenge for Iran Killings

By Forward Staff

The suicide bomber who attacked Israeli tourists in Bulgaria earlier this week was an Hezbollah operative, U.S. officials told the New York Times late Thursday, adding that the bombing was ordered by Iran in order to avenge assassinations targeting its nuclear scientists.Read More


Security Council Condemns Bulgaria Bombing

By Haaretz

The UN Security Council condemned Thursday in “the strongest terms” the terrorist attack against the bus with Israeli tourists in Burgas, Bulgaria.Read More


German Lawmakers Move To Protect Circumcision

By JTA

Germany’s parliament called on the government to step in to protect the right to religious-based circumcision of boys, as long as it is done by a medically qualified practitioner who avoids inflicting pain.Read More


British Woman Convicted of Anti-Jewish Plot

By JTA

A British-born Muslim woman has been found guilty of helping her husband plan a terrorist attack against Jews in an attempt to carry out “jihad at home.”Read More


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