German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Jewish leaders will speak Sunday at a Berlin rally against anti-Semitism after the latest Gaza conflict sparked an upsurge in hate speech against Jews. The event, to be attended by German President Joachim Gauck, coincides with a meeting in the capital of the World Jewish Congress (WJC), whose president Ronald S. Lauder is among the speakers

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Fearful of losing their culture and land, ethnic Maya people in Guatemala — who have faced centuries of discrimination themselves — drove out a group of 230 ultra-Orthodox Jews, experts say. The Jewish group's departure from San Juan La Laguna, on the banks of Lake Atitlan some 200 kilometers (125 miles) from the capital Guatemala City, followed failed efforts reach a deal Wednesday

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Guatemala Mayans: from victims of discrimination to perpetrators?

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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


Blatter: Football can bring Israel Palestine together [AMBIENT] FIFA president Sepp Blatter meets Prince Ali Bin al-Hussein, the vice-president Asia-FIFA in Amman, the capital of Jordan, on Monday (26th May). By: SNTV – Inside every story

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Washington – The Atlanta Hawks basketball team took what was described as a “surreal” visit to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Friday while in the capital. As reported by USA Today (http://usat.ly/1pG1t8M ) the …

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Washington – The Atlanta Hawks basketball team took what was described as a “surreal” visit to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Friday while in the capital. As reported by USA Today (http://usat.ly/1pG1t8M ) the …

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While Atlanta was in D.C. last week to take on the Wizards, the Hawks took a detour to the United States Holocaust Museum in the heart of the capital.

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Albany A new website that showcases Jewish life and culture in a 16-county area that includes the Capital Region has debuted at www.jbiztechvalley.com .

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New Jewish website debuts

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RAMALLAH, West Bank, Jan.

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Abbas: Israel must negotiate on Jerusalem’s future

JERUSALEM, Dec. 18, 2013 : Photo taken on Nov.

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The Old City of Jerusalem is holy to Judaism, Christianity and Islam

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