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Vienna Inaugurates Monument to World War II Deserters

By Reuters

Austria inaugurated a monument on Friday to thousands of its nationals who deserted Hitler’s army during World War Two, marking a new step in efforts to acknowledge the nation’s wartime past.Read More

Rabbi Judith Abrams, Founder and Director of MAQOM, Dies at 56


Rabbi Dr. Judith Abrams, the founder and director of the online Talmud learning website, MAQOM, died of a heart attack Wednesday in Houston. She was 56.Read More

Palestinian Boy Shot Dead During Clashes in the West Bank

By Reuters

A Palestinian boy was shot dead during clashes between Israeli soldiers and stone-throwing protesters in the occupied West Bank on Friday, medics and residents said.Read More

SodaStream Will Sell Some of PepsiCo's Brands On a Test Basis

By Reuters

Soda machine maker SodaStream International Ltd said it would sell some of PepsiCo Inc’s brands through its soda machines on a test basis later this year.Read More

Test to Check Food For Traces of Pork Hits France

By Julie Wiener

Worried that the food you thought was kosher, or at least kosher style, has some hidden pork?Read More

Lawyers for Palestinian-American Woman Want to Bar Terrorism From Trial


Lawyers for a naturalized American citizen of Palestinian descent who is accused of concealing a conviction on terrorist bombings in Israel asked a federal judge to bar references to terrorism at her trial.Read More

Danish Health Director: No Risks To Justify Banning Non-Medical Circumcision


Denmark’s national health authority sees no risks to justify recommending a ban on the non-medical circumcision of boys, the body’s director said in parliament.Read More

European Rabbis Seek Laws Against Anti-Semitic Hate Speech


European rabbis called on governments throughout the continent to pass laws that target specifically hate speech against Jews.Read More

Ireland's Upper House Calls On Government to Recognize Palestine


The Upper House of Ireland’s parliament unanimously passed a nonbinding motion calling on the government to formally recognize the state of Palestine.Read More

Moscow JCC Named for Ralph Goldman


One of Moscow’s largest Jewish community centers, the Nikitskaya, was renamed in honor of the late Jewish leader Ralph Goldman.Read More

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