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KKL Conference hits back at French anti-Semitism

 08.02.2014

In response to a wave of anti-Semitic incidents in France, leaders of the Jewish National Fund Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael have organised a conference to show their support to the French Jewish community. Entitled, “Israel, Today and Tomorrow”, the conference aims to show a more positive side of the Jewish state, by promoting its technological and scientific achievements. Saying no to anti-Semitism in France, and saying yes to a vibrant Israel.

Adon Olam / Druschba-Chaverut Choir 2003

08.02.2014

Druschba-Chaverut Choir of the Jewish Community in Munich singing 2003 “Adon Olam” composed by Uzi Chitman עוזי חיטמן .
Choir conducted by Tamara Umanskaya. Video clip by Michael Wolf.

Chabad talent 74 a

 08.02.2014

Let’s Stop Kvetching

 

A story about Reb Zusha

Calls to bar Hungarian extreme-right Jobbik party from holding political rally in former synagogue

The entire Jewish community in this city located 46 km (29 miles) north of Budapest, was killed during the Holocaust. The synagogue today is operated 
Palm Beach Jewish Executives
Jewocity.com Blog (blog)
The Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County will help strengthen the localcommunity’s connection to Israel with the addition of two shlichim (Hebrew for emissary). Israeli newlyweds Shani and Nir Boneh will call Palm Beach County home for the next two 
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Spain: Jewish Descendants Able to Obtain Spanish Citizenship
Arutz Sheva
They will also need to obtain the confirmation of the Federation of Jewish Communities.in Spain. Spanish Justice Minister Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón Jiménez noted that Spain “has a debt to the Jews of Spain who have shared in the language and culture of 
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Jewish Communities Cannot Continued to be Stonewalled’
Arutz Sheva
“Building Jewish communities in the stretch of land between Jerusalem and Ma’ale Adumim, at Mevaseret Adumim, will prevent Palestinian settlement of the mountain,” she stated. “The Palestinians understand this very well and have been working to 
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Spain OK’s Jewish Return Bill
The Jewish Press
Spain’s Jewish community congratulated the government for approving a bill proposing to facilitate the naturalization of Sephardic Jews of Spanish descent. On Friday, Spain’s government approved the bill, which was filed last month by the ruling 
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Pardes Institute encourages Jews to engage in ‘constructive conflict’ for new Adar holiday

For the second year running, the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies is calling  debate on the issues that divide Jewish communities around the world.

Being Jewish in Germany — Or Not

“Stranger in My Own Country” is subtitled “A Jewish Family in Modern …. As in other European cities with comparatively small Jewish communities

Petition for Kosher Restaurant on the Lower East Side

“A Kosher meat restaurant is vitally important to observant Jewish communities such as this one since it serves as a place for community to gather and 

Salute to Geffens raises $350000 for Seacrest Village

 Geffen for their philanthropic impact on the Jewish community on February 1. The event was attended by 350 guests and raised over $350,000 to be 

Prepping a Shabbat for Olympics Visitors in Sochi

The Brooklyn-born duo has extensive outreach and programming experience within the Jewish community—most recently, traveling together this past 

Turnaround in Tampa community

TAMPA-Five years ago Tampa’s Jewish community faced financial challenges similar to Orlando’s-bogged down with debt. Among other things 
Spain OK’s Jewish Return Bill
The Jewish Press
Spain’s Jewish community congratulated the government for approving a bill proposing to facilitate the naturalization of Sephardic Jews of Spanish descent. On Friday, Spain’s government approved the bill, which was filed last month by the ruling 
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Pardes Institute encourages Jews to engage in ‘constructive conflict’ for new 
Jerusalem Post
“It was also essential for us to create a community of organizations that would take ownership of this day and together promote a vision of Jewish conflict resolution becoming part of core Jewish culture, identity and practice today,” he added. The 
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Spain grants right of dual nationality to Sephardic Jews
swissinfo.ch
Prospective applicants must prove their Sephardic background through their surnames, language or ancestry and get a certificate from the federation of Jewish communities in Spain. Applicants do not have to be practising Jews, Gallardon said. “Many 
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Calls to bar Hungarian extreme-right Jobbik party from holding political rally 
European Jewish Press
The Federation of Hungarian Jewish Communities (Mazsihisz) is considering sending people to physically prevent Jobbik party from holding its rally in the synagogue. Earlier this week, the Rabbinical Council of Europe (RCE) announced its plans to hold 
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