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World News

So. Florida shul bomb plot lands man in hospital, then prison

(JTA) – A South Florida man who pleaded guilty to plotting to bomb a Miami-area synagogue and Jewish school will undergo medical treatment and serve time in prison.  More...

US aircraft carrier gets a Torah scroll

WASHINGTON (JTA) – Jewish sailors aboard the Navy aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford now have a Torah scroll to use during their six- to eight-month stints at sea. The umbrella body for Jewish chaplains, the JWB Jewish Chaplains Council, dedicated the scroll on Nov. 29 aboard the ship in Norfolk, VA.  More...

Congress advances bill allowing disaster funds for houses of worship

(JTA) – A congressional committee has approved a bill that allows federal disaster relief funds to go to houses of worship.  The Thursday, Nov. 30, unanimous vote in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee sends the measure to the full U.S. House of Representatives for approval.  More...

Turns out, a Jewish woman was Miss Germany in 2011

Last week, the story of a Jewish woman competing in the Miss Germany competition went viral, appearing in JTA along with media outlets around the world. Tamar Morali, 21, said organizers told her she was the first Jewish woman to get this far in the beauty pageant.  More...

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