Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Tishri 7, 5775
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JTA
Israel's chief rabbi and European Jewish leaders praised Pope Benedict XVI for his commitment to interfaith relations and wished him well upon the news that he was stepping down.
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By:
Ruth Ellen Gruber, JTA
When it came to relations with the Jews and Israel, Pope Benedict XVI presided over a period of both dialogue and discord.
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JTA
An agreement between Argentina and Iran to establish a truth commission on the 1994 attack on the Jewish community center Buenos Aires has sparked controversy.
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Cnaan Liphshiz , JTA
President Francois Holland's effort to push legislation allowing same-sex marriage in France has set off a iery public debate in which Jews have played an outsized role.
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By:
Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
Despite Bulgaria's conclusion that Hezbollah was behind the July 18 bombing that killed five Israeli tourists and a Bulgarian national, European leaders won't necessarily join the United States in branding the Lebanese group as a terrorist organization.
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