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Arab-Israeli going to prison for training with ISIS

JERUSALEM (JTA) – An Arab- Israeli who trained in Syria with ISIS was sentenced to prison for nearly two years. Ahmed Shurbaji, 23, from the northern village of Umm al-Fahm, was sentenced by the Haifa District Court on Monday, Nov. 3, to a term of 22 months.  More...

Kerry calls Netanyahu, apologizes for anonymous slur

JERUSALEM (JTA) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in a phone call to Benjamin Netanyahu apologized for a U.S. official’s anonymous attack describing the Israeli prime minister as “chickenshit.”  More...

Church to become first synagogue in German state since Kristallnacht

(JTA) A former church will become Germany’s newest synagogue and the first in the state of Brandenburg since 1938.  In ceremonies on Sunday, Nov. 2, Ulrike Menzel, who has led the Evangelical parish in Cottbus since 2009, handed a key for the Schlolsskirche, or “castle church,” to the Jewish Association of the State of Brandenburg.  More...

Polls show 2-1 Jewish support for Dems in elections

WASHINGTON (JTA) – Jewish support for Democrats over Republicans in congressional elections broke 2 to 1, consistent with recent elections, and Jewish voters remained substantially more supportive of President Obama than the general population, polls showed.  More...

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