US David Saperstein, director of the Union for Reform Judaism’s Religious Action Center gestures as he speaks during a debate on religion at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. Who created Davos, and why does it exist

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Rabbi David Saperstein confirmed as U.S. ambassador for religious freedom

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The West Bank levee board added oversight of the world’s largest pump station to its responsibilities temporarily after signing off an agreement Wednesday (Dec.

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West Bank levee authority approves interim agreement to manage West Closure Complex

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Titled ‘Pencils for Palestine’, the concert featured popular global favourites such as Heal the World and Man in the Mirror.

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Capital’s school hosts concert to aid Palestine children

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Titled Pencils for Palestine, the concert featured popular global favourites such as Heal the World and Man in the Mirror.

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Capitals school hosts concert to aid Palestine children

Jews throughout the world will kick off eight days of Hanukkah celebrations Tuesday.

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Beginning of Hanukkah marked with celebrations, light

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nearly a century ago, Sgt. William Shemin raced across a World War I battlefield three times to pull wounded comrades to safety.

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Century later, Jewish soldier may get top medal

BERLIN (AP) — The Jewish Claims Conference says it is increasing funding for social service organizations around the world to help care for Holocaust survivors who are in increasingly poor health as they age.

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Holocaust survivors' homecare funding increased


The world's most secure airline! El Al Israel Airlines Boeing 767-300ER (4X-EAK) Landing at YYZ In 2008, the airline was named by Global Traveler magazine as the world's most secure airline. Here are some of its security measures: Air Marshal: Air Marshals are known to be armed plain-cloth… By: YYZ Spotting HD

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The world’s most secure airline! El Al Israel Airlines Boeing 767-300ER (4X-EAK) Landing at YYZ – Video

B’nai B’rith International wasfeatured on JBS(formerly Shalom TV), commending the efforts of the World Jewish Restitution Organization (WJRO) for securing restitution properties from the Croatian government to benefit the Zagreb Jewish community.

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JBS: B’nai B’rith’s Dan Mariaschin Helps Secure Croatian …

“Eat Chinese food, open presents, watch a movie and save the world.”

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Jewish Federation families give back on Christmas Day

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