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Communities in Latin America Grow and Struggle

  BUENOS AIRES, Argentina   When the Sao Paulo Hebraica Sports Club and Community Center in Brazil opened the Aleph School last month, it welcomed 450 students...
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In South of Italy, Long-Lost Jews Are Returning

  SAN NICANDRO GARGANICO, Italy   In the Christian cemetery of this sleepy farming town on the spur of Italy’s boot, Lucia Leone looks up at a...
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Globally, A Year of Insecurity

The Jewish year 5772 was marked by a growing uncertainty among the Jewish people worldwide. From the threat of a nuclear Iran to Egypt’s new...
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London’s Jewish Community Gets Ready for the Olympics, Tourists

London For the British Jewish community, the most memorable moment of the London Olympics may be a somber one. On Aug. 6, several hundred...
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Climbing Kilimanjaro and Helping Kenyans

Though never much of a hiker, Avi Lazar will be traveling to Tanzania on Aug. 26 where he'll attempt to climb the more than...
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Local Pair Pedals Concern for ALS

More than 13,000 miles. Twenty countries. One tandem bike.This is how Wynnewood couple Len and Susan Lodish have spent their vacations over the last...
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Brotherhood Upends Mubarak Legacy

Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi is the declared winner of Egypt's presidential race and his predecessor, Hosni Mubarak, reportedly continues to lie near death...
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Anti-Missile Delay Raises Questions

Washington · AnalysisThe decision by Israel and the United States to delay a massive joint anti-missile exercise has set off a frenzy of speculation...
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A Kosher Delicatessen in England Is the Legacy of a ‘Titanic’ Survivor

Manchester, England is home to an estimated 20,000 to 30,000 Jews, 40 percent of whom keep kosher. Three of the community's six kosher delicatessens...
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Persian Gulf Tensions Mount as U.S. Engages Israel About a Nuclear Iran

Washington —The Obama administration is engaged in a full-court press to persuade Israel that Iran's nuclear threat can be contained short of war.The U.S....