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Jamaica hopes Jewish tourism can help fading community

There were as many as eight synagogues and roughly 2,500 Jews in Jamaica in the 1800s. But tides of migration and assimilation have now left only 200 congregants, and just one synagogue remains. (AP/David McFadden)
March 16, 2015
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New missile enables Iran attack on Europe

Iran showcased the new Soumar missile, capable of an attack on Europe. Analysts are speculating this public display is a signal to the US and Israel, demonstrating growing Iranian power.
March 9, 2015
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Most American Jews Supported Netanyahu Speech

With all the controversy and hullabaloo surrounding Prime Minister Netanyahu's speech to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, it appears most American Jews stood behind the decision to address the legislature on the dangers of a nuclear Iran.
March 4, 2015
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Obama Downplays Rift with Netanyahu

Obama, while defending his diplomatic drive towards an agreement with Iran and criticizing Netanyahu, reaffirmed US ties with Israel.
March 3, 2015
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Kerry Mocks Netanyahu on Foreign Policy

In what appears to be a new low point in the Washington-Jerusalem relations, US Secretary John Kerry took another swing at Prime Minister Netanyahu.
February 26, 2015
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Senate Introduces Iran Sanctions Bill

As the deadline for a deal with Iran nears and as talks have yet to produce a diplomatic solution, the US Senate is preparing for the day after.
January 28, 2015
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BBC Host Asks: Is it Time to Forget About the Holocaust?

The world collectively paused to honor International Holocaust Remembrance Day, but shocking questions over the relevance of the Holocaust today make the challenge of spreading awareness even more important.
January 27, 2015
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Actor Rob Lowe Tweets in Defense of Netanyahu

Rob Lowe mocked President Obama's claim he has no time to meet with Prime Minister Netanyahu after Obama met with a YouTube star who ate cereal out of a bathtub.
January 26, 2015
An intercontinental ballistic missile is test-launched. (Shutterstock)

Israel Confirms: Europe Within Reach of Iranian Missiles

Israel recently discovered Iran has, for the first time, developed a missile that can carry a nuclear warhead to anywhere in Europe. This, while Iran negotiates with world powers over its nuclear program.
January 25, 2015
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France Fights Terror in Wake of Attacks

Anti-Semitic attacks perpetrated by Muslims continue to plague the Jews of France despite efforts by French authorities to stem the wave of terror currently sweeping the country.
January 22, 2015
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Terrorist Cover-Up in Argentina?

A prosecutor committed to seeking justice for victims of Argentina's deadliest terror attack was found dead only a day prior to presenting his case to lawmakers. Foul play is suspected.
January 22, 2015