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Argentine Boxer Carolina Duer Defends Bantamweight Crown

07/21/2014
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Buenos Aires — Carolina Raquel Duer of Argentina defended her World Boxing Organization bantamweight title for the second time.

Anti-Israel Rioters Torch Cars, Throw Firebomb At Paris-Area Synagogue

07/21/2014
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PARIS — Anti-Israel protesters hurled a firebomb at a synagogue during an unauthorized demonstration in a heavily Jewish suburb of Paris.

Jewish Mother And Daughter Killed In Ukraine Shelling

07/21/2014
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A Jewish mother and daughter were killed in a shelling in the embattled eastern Ukraine city of Lugansk.

In France, Pro-Palestinian Demonstrations

Clash in front of Paris synagogue spurs prime minister to call anti-Semitism a French 'national cause.'

07/20/2014
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Paris — French Prime Minister Manuel Valls called the fight against anti-Semitism a “national cause.”

A protester holds a placard reading 'Gaza is dying' during a demonstration in Lille, France on July 19. Getty Images

Ukrainian Jewish Governor Vows To Return Mosque To Muslim Community

07/15/2014
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DNEPROPETROVSK, Ukraine — The Jewish governor of a major Ukrainian city promised to return a former mosque to the Muslim community.

Anti-Israel Protesters Besiege Paris Synagogue

07/13/2014
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Dozens of young men protesting Israel’s actions in Gaza briefly besieged a Paris synagogue and clashed with security.
At least three Jews were taken to the hospital as a result of the clashes that erupted Sunday between the protesters and young Jewish men who guarded the Don Isaac Abravanel Synagogue in Paris, a witness told JTA.

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Reb Zalman helped found, and led, the Jewish Renewal Movement.

Russian Jews To Aid Refugees From Ukraine

07/02/2014
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The Russian Jewish Congress has pledged $30,000 in aid for Ukrainian refugees living in Russia.

Riots After Palestinian Teen Found Dead

Palestinian authorities claim the attack was revenge.

07/02/2014
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In what Palestinians are claiming to be an act of revenge for the three slain Israeli youth, the body of a Palestinian youth was found in a Jerusalem forest on Wednesday. As the tensions escalate, Israeli leaders call for restraint until the facts become clearer.

Palestinians throw stones at the Israeli police during clashes on Wednesday. Courtesy of timesofisrael.com

Lost Teens Still With Us

Vigil for ‘our boys’ united us in concern and caring.

07/02/2014
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As we say in the Prayer for Dew (“the symbol of youthful promise”), with the boys in another world, “With His consent I shall speak of mysteries.”

Aryeh Kalb, 13, attends a vigil in New York in remembrance of three Israeli boys who were kidnapped and murdered. Getty Images
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