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Hitler, Everywhere: A List

Hitler featured on Swiss coffee creamers are just one of many products bearing the Nazi leader's likeness.

10/23/2014
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It's not enough that Switzerland was "neutral" during the war, now they have to put Hitler on their coffee creamer?

Customers discovered the containers in German cafés and Swiss train stations, according to The New York Times; some creamers also featured the face of the Italian Fascist leader, Mussolini.

Swiss company Migros apologizes for the Hitler oversight. Dw.de

Poll: Majority Of Denmark Citizens Want Circumcision Banned

10/23/2014
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A new poll indicates that 74 percent of Denmark’s citizens believe circumcision should be fully or partially banned.

New Life, New Mission For Ex-Jobbik Leader

After discovery of his Jewishness, Csanad Szegedi now taking on the fight against anti-Semitism he once preached.

10/21/2014
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Talk about atonement.

“I spent years of my life attacking Jews and encouraging others to hate Jews,” Csanad Szegedi tells students in Hungary’s public schools.

Revelation of his Jewishness came as a shock to Csanad Szegedi. Michael Datikash/JW

Jack The Ripper Not Necessarily Jewish

10/21/2014
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You can rest easy. Turns out Jack the Ripper might not have been Jewish after all.

Jack the Ripper. Wikimedia Commons

Klain Appointed U.S. Ebola Response Coordinator

10/20/2014
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Former White House official Ron Klain has been tapped to coordinate the government’s response to the Ebola outbreak.

Sarkozy Despised For His Jewish Origins, Ex-French FM says

10/15/2014
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Bernard Kouchner, a former foreign minister of France, said that ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy was widely disliked because of his Jewish origins.

British Parliament Passes Nonbinding Motion Recognizing Palestine

10/14/2014
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The British Parliament overwhelmingly voted for a nonbinding motion to recognize the state of Palestine.

Giant JCC ‘Empowers’ Jews In Ukraine

$100 million center in Dnepropetrovsk provides shelter from the storm — in style.

10/08/2014
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Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine — Five months into the war that turned him into a refugee in his own country, Jacob Virin has already attended 20 Jewish weddings — including those of his son and two other relatives — at the $100 million JCC of Dnepropetrovsk.

A rendering of the Menorah Center in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, which is said to be the largest Jewish community center in Europe.

French Security Official: If I Were Jewish, I’d Leave And Join IDF

10/08/2014
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A senior police officer in the French city of Marseille said that if he were a Jew who cared about his country, he would leave for Israel and join its army.

Spanish City Reconnects To Jewish Past With Sukkot Cultural Festival

10/08/2014
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The city of Toledo in central Spain is launching a two-day cultural festival themed around the Jewish holiday of Sukkot.

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