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Around 400 young Jews gathered in St. Petersburg, Russia for the Limmud FSU Conference

Jewish News, St. Petersburg, Russia, Around 400 young Jews from across St. Petersburg came together at the New Peterhof Hotel, near St. Petersburg, Russia over this past weekend, October 25-27, for the Limmud FSU (former Soviet Union) Conference. St. Petersburg is the second largest Jewish community in Russia today, and it counts around 100,000 Jewish residents (according to the Israeli law of return). Limmud FSU is a festival of Jewish learning featuring a packed program of lectures, workshops, round-table discussions, music and a wide-range of cultural events. During the three-day conference, participants coming primarily from St. Petersburg, but also from many…
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“Jew in the City” Announces Top 10 Orthodox Jewish All Stars of 2013

The Jew in the City Second Annual “Top 10 Orthodox Jewish All Stars” Awardees and Red Carpet event will take place on Sunday, November 24th in New York City New York, NY, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and Nobel Laureate Robert Aumann are among ten individuals who have been named 2013 Orthodox Jewish All Stars by Jew in the City, the organization dedicated to re-branding Orthodox Jews and Judaism to the world through digital media.This year's All Stars are an extremely accomplished and diverse group, and, in addition to Secretary Lew and Dr. Aumann, include: Sarah Hofstetter, who was promoted last…
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ZOA: Iran President Rouhani’s Boasting of Deceiving West on Iran’s Nuclear Weapons Program Underscores the Fraudulence of his Moderate Image

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has drawn attention to new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s boasting in an Iranian television interview of having played an instrumental role in Iranian deception on its nuclear weapons program over the years. This is but the latest addition to Rouhani’s long record of extremism, deception on nuclear weapons and involvement in mass casualty acts of Iranian terrorism against Jews, which the ZOA outlined in July when he was elected president. It also demonstrates that his image as a moderate is fraudulent. Speaking on Iran’s state IRIB TV (Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting) on May…
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WJC ANALYSIS - Carmen Matussek: The Protocols of the Elders of Zion in the Arab world

The following article was first published in the 'Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs', a publication of the Israel Council on Foreign Relations, which operates under the auspices of the World Jewish CongressThe Protocols of the Elders of Zion — what are they?Whoever begins to explore the phenomenon of anti-Semitism soon encounters this most influential anti-Semitic fabrication of the last century. Anyone concerned about the big lie of a so-called Jewish global conspiracy knows about this pamphlet, which is said to be proof of the intrigues of “the Jews,” allegedly penned by the Jews themselves. But if one leaves the circle…
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PM Netanyahu speaks to Iranian people, interviewed for first time in the Persian-language media

Netanyahu appealed directly to the Iranian people and emphasized that it is the ayatollahs' extremist regime which is responsible for the harsh sanctions and the socio-economic situation in Iran . He also stressed the historic friendship between the Jewish and Persian peoples.Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was interviewed, for the first time, by the BBC Television's Persian Service, which is watched in Iran despite attempts by the regime to block it. According to BBC estimates, 12 million viewers watch its broadcasts weekly.Prime Minister Netanyahu presented Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's book National Security and Nuclear Diplomacy including citations which prove that Rouhani…
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Russian Foreign Minister urges cooperation, collective action in Middle East

UN, There is an urgent need to agree upon collective responses to the key issues of today, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at the United Nations General Assembly. “All the recent history testified that no State – no matter how big or powerful – can cope alone with the challenges of the scope faced by mankind today,” Mr. Lavrov said addressing other high-level officials at the 68th General Assembly debate underway in New York. The Foreign Minister noted that while leadership was required, it must be collective leadership based on the agreed upon actions of the leading members of the…
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US Looking to Bolster Israeli-Palestinian Talks at UN

Scott StearnsVOA, At this week's meeting of the U.N. General Assembly, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will be pushing efforts to back ongoing peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians. The talks are based on a two-state solution to the conflict.Nothing has taken more of John Kerry's time as Secretary of State than Middle East peace. So these talks have been front and center in the run-up to his first U.N. General Assembly. "I am talking to both leaders directly and everybody, I think, understands the goal that we are working for. It is two states living side by side…
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European Jewish Congress head says EU is harming Middle East peace process

WJC, The European Jewish Congress (EJC) has urged the European Union to withdraw new guidelines limiting the funding of EU-sponsored projects in the West Bank. In an advertisement published by the 'Financial Times' EJC President Moshe Kantor said the EU was trying to preempt the results of peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority and said the guidelines were harmful to the talks.Responding to a letter sent yesterday by former European leaders to European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton calling on the EU not to delay or soften the guidelines, Kantor said that the letter "is a danger…
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Ban Ki-moon receives report from team probing possible chemical weapons use in Syria, will brief Security Council on findings

UN, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has today received the report of the UN team probing the possible use of chemical weapons in Syria and plans to brief the members of the Security Council on the findings in a closed-door session tomorrow. A note to correspondents issued by a UN spokesperson confirms that the report of the United Nations Mission to Investigate Allegations of the Use of Chemical Weapons in the Syrian Arab Republic has been turned over to the Secretary-General. “It was transmitted today […] to the Secretary-General by Professor Ake Sellström, the head of the Mission, and the Secretary-General…
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