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Leaders Urge Support for Jewish Refugees

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  JERUSALEM  Activists at a recent conference here on Middle Eastern and North Afri-can Jewish refugees called for legislative initiatives to support compensation for the refugees.   The...

Monastery Is Set Ablaze

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Christian monastery was vandalized and set alight in what appears to be a “price tag” attack. The door of the Latrun Monastery...
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Polish Jews Connect to Israel

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Jerusalem After Jerzy heard about frequent vandalism at an old Jewish cemetery in his home city of Gdansk, Poland, he decided to visit the graveyard.  It...

Netanyahu: Set ‘Clear Red Lines’ About Iran

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JERUSALEM (JTA) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on the international community to set a "clear red line" for Iran. Netanyahu, in remarks to...

Egypt Withdraws Tanks From Sinai

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  JERUSALEM (JTA) -- Egypt withdrew some 20 tanks from Sinai in response to Israel's security concerns, according to an unnamed Egyptian official. The official spoke...

Western Wall Just Fine, Test Shows

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JERUSALEM (JTA) -- The Western Wall checked out fine in a test of its stability by engineers.  The office of the rabbi of the Western...

High Holidays Are In in Alexandria

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High Holidays Are In in Alexandria JERUSALEM (JTA) — Reports that Egyptian authorities had canceled High Holidays services this year at the 180-year-old Eliyahu Hanavi Syn- agogue...

After Attacks on Israelis, Fears Grow on All Sides

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WASHINGTON The attacks on Israeli targets in Georgia and India this week are escalating tensions between Iran and Israel. Israeli leaders blamed Iran for the two...
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Pondering Presidential Choices

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As President Barack Obama seeks re-election and the GOP looks to make inroads among Jews, the Jewish vote is going to be held up...

He Came, He Saw, He Implored

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 Alan Dershowitz came to the University of Pennsylvania last week to articulate the case for Israel and counter the message of the Boycott, Divestment...