Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Av 2, 5774
By:
Ruth Ellen Gruber, JTA
When the white smoke rose last week at the Vatican, signaling to the world that the College of Cardinals had chosen a new pope, both Catholics and Jews were waiting with bated breath.
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By:
Dan Goldberg, JTA
Menachem (Manny) Waks, raised Chabad in Melbourne, continues to level charges of sex abuse against members of the community.
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By:
Ron Kampeas | JTA
The Lautenberg amendment, named for the U.S. senator from New Jersey who introduced the measure, has kept open a critical path to the safe haven of America for certain foreigners persecuted because of their religion.
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By:
Gil Shefler, JTA
For Venezuela’s dwindling Jewish community, the political uncertainty of the post-Chavez era is particularly unnerving.
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By:
JTA Staff
Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the Argentinian cardinal who was elected to become the new pope, is said to have a good relationship with Argentinian Jews.
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