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Guatemala Town Threatens to Expel Jews

A town in Guatemala has asked its Jewish residents to register with the municipality and warned that they face expulsion. Click here for the rest of the article…

Benjamin Netanyahu's 'Jewish' Christmas Message Gaffe

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered his holiday blessings to the Christian citizens of Israel on Tuesday, in which he stressed the importance of the community’s contribution to the Israel Defense Forces –…

Europe Lawmakers Push Back on Circumcision

Encouraged by Israeli diplomats, parliamentarians from the Council of Europe have submitted a motion opposing an earlier resolution condemning ritual circumcision of boys. Click here for the rest of the article…