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World News

Toulouse rabbi told to remove kippah at voting place

(JTA) – The chief rabbi of Toulouse filed a complaint with police for discrimination after an election inspector demanded he remove his kippah at the ballot.  More...

Jewish frat shut down at University of Michigan

(JTA) – Sigma Alpha Mu, the historically Jewish fraternity known as Sammy, is shutting down its University of Michigan chapter in the aftermath of an incident that resulted in criminal charges against two members.  More...

Fund established in memory of children who perished in blaze

(JTA) -- A fund to assist parents who cannot afford to pay day school tuition has been established in memory of the seven children who died in a Shabbat house fire in Brooklyn.  The Sassoon Children Memorial Fund will be administered by the New York-based Jewish Communal Fund.  More...

67 years after his death, British colonel granted wish: Burial in Israel near soldiers he led

MOSHAV AVICHAIL, Israel – On a crisp February morning in this community near the Mediterranean Sea, the sound of Israel’s flag whipping in the wind likely pleased the soul of John Henry Patterson, whose ashes were buried a few yards away. More...

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