War threatens a community that has survived the Holocaust and the Soviet era.

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The Scattering of Ukraine's Jews

Written on September 21st, 2014 & filed under Jews Tags: , , , ,

Christians are suffering the same “savage attacks” once suffered by Jews, Pope Francis told a delegation of prominent Jewish leaders, according to the head of the World Jewish Congress.

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Pope Francis to Jews: We're all under attack now

Written on September 18th, 2014 & filed under Jews Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Next week Rosh Hashana marks the start of these 10 Days of Awe, a period of repentance and introspection that culminates on Oct. 4 with Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement.

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New beginnings as Jews usher in the High Holy Days

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As we look back on the triumphs and failures of the past year, let’s reflect on one of the perennial shortfalls of the Jewish world — how we consistently overlook the importance of teaching the extraordinary story of the Jewish people.

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Are Jews losing their story?

Scots and Jews have much in common, including whisky and smoked salmon.

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Picturing the Lives of Scottish Jews

Written on September 17th, 2014 & filed under Jews Tags: , , , , , , ,

A laconic man who abhors hysteria, the president of France’s CRIF umbrella of Jewish communities is not naturally inclined to emphasize his community’s fear in public, preferring to underscore French Jewry’s achievements and capacity to prosper despite recent hardships.

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5774: For Europe’s Jews, a year of upheaval and uncertainty

As Jews leave France in record numbers, the country's chief rabbi is calling for tougher measures to fight extremism on the Internet, and for a public awakening to the rising anti-Semitism that has shaken Western Europe's largest Jewish community. Grand Rabbi Haim Korsia acknowledged these are difficult times for French Jews, whose numbers are estimated at about half-a-million. Roughly 5,000 …

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France's Chief Rabbi Sounds Alarm Against Anti-Semitism

Both American and British Jews have experienced strife over the war in Gaza. Keith Kahn-Harris thinks Americans can learn from Brits how to handle it better. Click here for the rest of the article…

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Do British Jews Have Better Approach to Strife Over Israel?

Written on September 16th, 2014 & filed under Jews Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

The chicken for Rosh Hashanah dinner won't be kosher. Kosher meat is expensive, and Doreen Shelow can't afford it

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Jews are the hidden poor

The sports retailer removed the worker from its outlet in Borehamwood in Hertfordshire after he reportedly told the Jewish Year 7 students they could not enter.

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No Jews: What schoolboys were told by security guard when trying to go into Sports Direct store in Hertfordshire

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