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Some Lemba, Africans who adhere to Jewish beliefs, have newly embraced the religion after testing proved semitic origin


Zimbabwe’s Lemba build first synagogue, but struggle to keep the faithful Some Lemba, Africans who adhere to Jewish beliefs, have newly embraced the religion after testing proved semitic origin May 24, 2015 12:12PM ET by Katya Cengel http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2015/5/24/zimbabwes-lemba-build-their-first-synagogue.html MBERENGWA, Zimbabwe — … Continue reading

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Yankee Anti-Semitism rears its head from a surprising source.


NYC Councilwoman Suggests Jewish Victims May Be At Fault For Knockout Attacks Posted by: Corey Pepple Posted date: December 06, 2013 In: News, Videos   The Victims Are To Blame Because They’re Successful? Councilwoman-elect Laurie Cumbo was chosen to represent Crown Heights in … Continue reading

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JEWISH-ARAB RELATIONS IN ISRAEL: THE KEY ISSUE


Galilee stirs controversy From the day of its creation, the state of Israel has developed a fear of the demographic issue. There’s hardly any discourse on Jewish-Arab relations where demography doesn’t play a central role. There’s hardly a discussion of Jewish … Continue reading

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Fantastic ancient floor found in the Negev


A fantastic ancient floor found in the Negev is just the latest in a series of discoveries throughout the country. Haaretz: The spectacular mosaic floor found in the Negev near Kibbutz Beit Kama is just the latest magnificent tiling discovery … Continue reading

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Israel now world’s largest Jewish population, overtaking America


more For the first time, there are more Jews living in Israel than in America, making the Jewish state the home of the largest Jewish population in the world. There are 6 million Jews in Israel and 5.5 million in … Continue reading

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YOM KIPPUR, DAY OF ATONEMENT


Yom Kippur is the Jewish Day of Atonement and the holiest day of the year for Jews. Its central themes are atonement and repentance. Jewish people traditionally observe this holy day with a 25-hour period of fasting and intensive prayer, … Continue reading

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ON HATE AND ME………….


Fr. Smuts drew my attention to this piece about Christians who hate Jews. I confess that I have never really understood hating.  Strong dislikes,  O. K., I have some.  Vigorous loves, I have those also. However, I can not think … Continue reading

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