Ávila (Spain) (AFP) – Just outside the 11th-century walls that surround Avila in central Spain, rows of granite slabs surrounded by neatly trimmed grass mark the spot where ancient Jewish graves lay. Local authorities spent 250,000 euros ($335,000) to build the memorial garden — which opened last year — on the grounds of a medieval Jewish cemetery in what used to be an empty field behind a …

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Spain dusts off ancient Jewish past

The controversial Respect MP was punched repeatedly as he posed for pictures in west London

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When Canadian poet and novelist Alison Pick was 11, her classmate Jordan told her that she was Jewish.

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Ultra-orthodox Lev Tahor community have left a South American village due to tensions with locals

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Orthodox Jewish Community Leaves Guatemala Village

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230 members of Lev Tahor forced to leave lakeside refuge for Guatemala City

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Jewish sect expelled from Guatemalan village after clashes with Mayan villagers

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Rabbi Glenn Ettman wants to welcome Jewish students on Hillel's five campuses An organization representing South Florida's Jewish college students, one of the largest Jewish student populations in the country, was missing something important, its leaders decided: a full-time rabbi.

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Jewish campus organization hires first full-time rabbi

GUATEMALA (AP) — Members of an ultra-Orthodox Jewish group were forced out of a village in western Guatemala after disputes with indigenous residents over cultural and religious differences.

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Members of an ultra-Orthodox Jewish group have been forced out of a village in western Guatemala after disputes with indigenous residents over cultural and religious differences.

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Jacob Brodzki, a philanthropist who concentrated his efforts into Jewish education, died Wednesday at Northwest Medical Center after being admitted with pneumonia.

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A community of 230 Orthodox Jews from several countries Thursday began leaving the Guatemalan Indian village where they have lived for six years after claims and counterclaims of discrimination and threats. Their exit from San Juan La Laguna, on the banks of Lake Atitlan and 200 kilometers (125 miles) from the capital Guatemala City, follows a meeting Wednesday in which Jewish and indigenous …

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Jewish community 'forced out' of Guatemalan village