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Edgy Congregants Return to Jerusalem Synagogue on Day After Terror Attack

By Jeffrey Heller

Edgy worshippers return to the Jerusalem synagogue where four rabbis and a policeman were killed in a bloody attack. Will Har Nof’s shul ever be the same?Read More

Fighting Anti-Semitic Graffiti in Argentina's 'Jewish Gaucho' Town


Argentine students from four non-Jewish schools, the local Jewish community, the national political Jewish umbrella and the municipal government joined forces to paint over anti-Semitic graffiti.Read More

UCLA Students Vote 8-2 for Israel Divestment Bill


The UCLA undergraduate student government passed a resolution that calls for the University of California to divest from American companies that are accused of abusing Palestinian human rights.Read More

Ex-Hasidic Man Sues for $1.25M Over Poor Education


A lapsed haredi Orthodox Jew is suing the Quebec government for $1.25 million for not enforcing provincial education guidelines that he says left him virtually illiterate and unemployable.Read More

Israel Finds Strong New Friend in India Leader — Even in Times of Strife

By Tova Cohen and Ari Rabinovitch

At the UN General Assembly in New York last September, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu set aside time for a critical meeting. But it wasn’t President Barack Obama he was keen to see. It was Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Read More

Israel Destroys Home of Car-Ram Terror Suspect

By Reuters

Israel on Wednesday destroyed the home of a Palestinian who last month ran over and killed two people at a Jerusalem tram stop, a day after two militants killed four rabbis and a policeman at a synagogue in the city.Read More

AJC Fires Boston Staffer for Open Hillel Snooping Offer


The American Jewish Committee fired a staffer who offered to share with Open Hillel activists an off-the-record recording of a conference call with the director of Hillel.Read More

Police Officer Who Shot Har Nof Attackers Dies of Wounds, Raising Death Toll to 5


The number of victims in the terror attack on a Jerusalem synagogue rose to five with the death of a police officer.Read More

Spain Parliament Passes 'Palestine' Motion — Calls for Talks

By Reuters

Spanish lawmakers on Tuesday urged their government to recognize Palestine as a state, albeit only when the Palestinians and Israel negotiate a solution to their long-running conflict.Read More

Friends Recall 3 Americans Slain in Jerusalem Synagogue Attack

By Sascha Brodsky

Family and friends remembered three U.S.-born rabbis slain in a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday, praising one as the scion of his Boston family’s rabbinical dynasty and another as “one of the kindest souls” in his hometown of Kansas City, Missouri.Read More

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