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French Minister Calls Kosher Slaughter Archaic

By JTA

French Prime Minister Francois Fillon advised Muslims and Jews to forego ritual slaughter practices he deems un-modern, sparking controversy.Read More


Rabbis Urge Jews To Avoid Temple Mount

By JTA

Israel’s chief rabbis and other senior rabbis have called on Jews not to visit the Temple Mount because it is against Jewish law.Read More


Tzipi Named to Newsweek List of Powerful Women

By Haaretz

Opposition leader Tzipi Livni was named one of “150 women who shake the world,” by Newsweek magazine on Monday.Read More


Palestinian Woman Vows To Continue Hunger Strike

By JTA

Palestinian woman on a hunger strike in an Israeli prison said she will continue to fast despite having her detention cut.Read More


Bibi: Israel Cannot Wait Long on Iran

By JTA

Sanctions and diplomacy have not stopped Iran’s nuclear push, and Israel cannot wait much longer for these efforts to succeed, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.Read More


Peres Pleads With Obama for Pollard's Release

By JTA

Israeli President Shimon Peres asked President Obama to release convicted spy-for-Israel Jonathan Pollard.Read More


Jewish Activist Killed in Polish Train Crash

By JTA

Maja Brand, a Jewish activist from Krakow, was among the 16 people killed when two trains collided in southern Poland.Read More


Philly Colleges Hit by Anti-Semitic Vandals

By JTA

Two Philadelphia campuses, the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University, were the victims of anti-Semitic graffiti.Read More


No Decision Yet on Attacking Iran

By Haaretz

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told President Barack Obama in a two-hour White House meeting that no decision had yet been made to attack Iran.Read More


Schindler Factory Named Cultural Heritage Site

By JTA

The factory in which Oskar Schindler saved moer than 1,000 Jews from concentration camps will be declared a cultural heritage site even as it faces possible demolition.Read More


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