Thursday, October 23, 2014 Tishri 29, 5775
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JTA
A county in Sweden is moving ahead with plans to ban the nonmedical circumcision of boys on the basis that the minors involved have no say in whether they want to partake in the ritual.
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JTA
Remains of an ancient synagogue were discovered during the hotel's construction last year and the mikvah was preserved as part of the building plan.
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JTA
A Marc Chagall painting discovered in a sensational art trove found in Munich is believed to have been looted by the Nazis from a Latvian Jewish family.
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The Russian city of Rostov-on-Don has agreed to acknowledge the Jewish identity of the majority of about 27,000 Holocaust victims buried in a mass grave there.
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JTA
Days after a major newspaper hinted that a retired Jewish FBI agent who disappeared in Iran six years ago may have been working on a rouge CIA operation, the country's foreign minister says there are still no traces of him.
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