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Rising Anti-Semitism Challenges Sweden’s Proud And Tolerant Self-Image

03/04/2015
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When a militant extremist stormed into a kosher supermarket in Paris shortly after cartoonists were massacred at the Charlie Hebdo publication, Swedish media described it as a hostage situation at a food store.

Catholics And Jews Pan Film Defending Wartime Pope Pius XII

03/04/2015
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A new Italian film that attempts to defend wartime Pope Pius XII against accusations he turned a blind eye to the Holocaust has been panned by the Vatican as well as Catholic and Jewish media.

Three Israelis Charged With Smuggling Goods To Gaza

03/04/2015
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Three Israelis were charged with smuggling goods to Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

The men were charged on Monday in the Beersheba District Court with contacting a foreign agent, aiding a terror group in its war against Israel, facilitating the transfer of illegal goods to terror groups, money laundering and tax fraud.

N.A. Federations Fund Scholarships For Students Living Near Gaza

03/04/2015
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Academic scholarships funded by the Jewish Federations of North America and individual Jewish federations were awarded to 1,300 students who live in communities near the border with Gaza.

Israeli Rabbinic, Legal Groups Partner For Prenup In Bid To Prevent Agunot

03/03/2015
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A Religious Zionist rabbinic organization in Israel has launched a new prenuptial agreement to help ensure that divorcing wives will receive a religious divorce, or get.

Portugal Open To Citizenship Applications From Descendants Of Sephardic Jews

03/03/2015
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The government of Portugal published its procedure for handling applications for citizenship based on the country’s law of return for descendants of Sephardic Jews.

When Israeli Brashness Goes Too Far

02/25/2015
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Israelis don’t exactly have a reputation of being polite. But even in a country known for its rudeness, some things cross the line.

German Jewish Magazine To Hide Publication’s Name In Deliveries

02/25/2015
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A monthly Jewish magazine in Germany said it will deliver copies to subscribers in blank envelopes as a response to recent anti-Semitic attacks across Europe.

Comptroller’s Report: Netanyahu Family Spent Excessively With Public Funds

02/18/2015
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could be facing a criminal investigation following a government report that said he and his family spent public funds excessively on personal items.

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