Thousands of young Israelis and European Jews are streaming to Berlin.

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Waves of young Israelis find a home in the former Nazi capital

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Dozens of ultra-Orthodox Jews hurled stones and slashed the tires of buses bearing ads promoting female worship at a key Jerusalem holy site, Israeli police said Tuesday.

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Ultra-Orthodox Jews attack Jerusalem buses over ad

JERUSALEM – Dozens of ultra-Orthodox Jews hurled stones and slashed the tires of buses bearing ads promoting female worship at a key Jerusalem holy site, Israeli police said Tuesday.

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Ultra-Orthodox Jews attack Jerusalem buses over ads promoting female worship

The twin sense of belonging and alienation haunts so many of us.

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What keeps Jews – a divided people – together?

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

Three groups of Orthodox Jews have made several prominent appearances in the media over the last few weeks: The East Ramapo Central School District was profiled on National Public Radio because Chasidic Jews living in the district have wrested control of a majority vote on the school board even though their children attend private schools.

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A better Orthodox reaction to the mikveh, East Ramapo scandals

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Instead of fleeing 1930s Europe to British-controlled Palestine like many other Jews, the Kahan family moved to Lahore on a whim.

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When Jews found refuge in an unlikely place: Pakistan

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Residents of a hotly contested part of east Jerusalem said armed Israeli guards moved into two buildings in the area before dawn Monday — a step likely to raise already heightened tensions in the disputed neighborhood.

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Jews buy homes in contested Arab area of Jerusalem

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A compilation of essays tracing the presence of Jews in India, which have been modeled into two books– “Jews and the Indian Art Project” and “Western Jews in India”– edited by Dr Kenneth Robbins and Rabbi Marvin Tokayer was launched here recently.

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Life of Jews in India compiled in a book

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews will soon launch its own program to help Jews immigrate to Israel. Some think that’s a bad mix. Click here for the rest of the article…

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Christian Evangelicals Push Aliyah — and Jews Are Concerned

Written on October 19th, 2014 & filed under Jews Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

The Palestinian president says his people should guard a Jerusalem holy site revered by both Jews and Muslims against visiting Jews, who he referred to as a “herd of cattle.” Mahmoud Abbas' fiery rhetoric Saturday follows comments he made the previous day that Jews should be banned from visiting the site, known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary.

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Palestinian leader calls crowds of Jewish visitors at Jerusalem holy site "herd of cattle"