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Last of Ethiopian Aliyah to Begin

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A charter flight of some 240 Ethiopian Jews that arrived last week launched the final stages of the aliyah from Ethiopia. The...
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In Toulouse, French President Vows to Fight Anti-Semitism

  MARSEILLE, France   France will clamp down on anti-Semitic hate speech online and elsewhere, French President Francois Hollande said at a press conference with Israeli Prime...
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British Pop Sensation Balances Stardom and Orthodoxy

  NEW YORK   Sure, his hit “Too Close” is currently the seventh most popular song in the United States, his music video has garnered more than...
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Booming Community and a New Campus in Toronto

  A few years ago, the sprawling new $185 million Jewish community complex just north of Toronto was nothing but woodland. Today, the 200,000-square-foot site...
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Communities in Latin America Grow and Struggle

  BUENOS AIRES, Argentina   When the Sao Paulo Hebraica Sports Club and Community Center in Brazil opened the Aleph School last month, it welcomed 450 students...
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In South of Italy, Long-Lost Jews Are Returning

  SAN NICANDRO GARGANICO, Italy   In the Christian cemetery of this sleepy farming town on the spur of Italy’s boot, Lucia Leone looks up at a...
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Globally, A Year of Insecurity

The Jewish year 5772 was marked by a growing uncertainty among the Jewish people worldwide. From the threat of a nuclear Iran to Egypt’s new...
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London’s Jewish Community Gets Ready for the Olympics, Tourists

London For the British Jewish community, the most memorable moment of the London Olympics may be a somber one. On Aug. 6, several hundred...
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Climbing Kilimanjaro and Helping Kenyans

Though never much of a hiker, Avi Lazar will be traveling to Tanzania on Aug. 26 where he'll attempt to climb the more than...
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Local Pair Pedals Concern for ALS

More than 13,000 miles. Twenty countries. One tandem bike.This is how Wynnewood couple Len and Susan Lodish have spent their vacations over the last...