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Slovenian synagogue named national cultural landmark

Marcy Oster The Maribor Synagogue, built in the 14th century, was granted the status of a cultural landmark of national importance by government decree. ... [Link]

Jewish community quashes bill to reinstate Jewish army captain

Cnaan Liphshiz The bill failed to bring closure to  the case because it offered none of the financial compensation given to non-Jewish officers persecuted by the pro-fascist Salazar dictatorship. ... [Link]

‘Listening Together’ shofar program to host secular Jews in Israel

Marcy Oster The Tzohar Rabbinical organization will host more than 55,000 people in 295 different locations throughout Israel for explanatory Rosh Hashanah services. ... [Link]

Man threatens French troops guarding Paris-area synagogue

Cnaan Liphshiz The troops were posted outside the synagogue and school after the slaying of four Jews in January by a Muslim Islamist at the Hyper Cacher kosher supermarket in Paris. ... [Link]

Dutch chief rabbi was warned to avoid train travel

Cnaan Liphshiz The police advice was due to Jacobs’ official function, for which he often appears on television, making him easily identifiable. ... [Link]

Amid fighting in Syria, Holocaust survivor’s grandson plans aliyah

Cnaan Liphshiz Timothy Jacobs-Woodworth, 37, scrolls the Breslov Hasidic slogan on buildings that he helps Kurds reclaim from ISIS fighters. ... [Link]

Israel’s football team wins first international game

Marcy Oster The Israelis defeated Spain, 28-20, in Madrid in a bid to qualify for the International Federation of American Football’s B-Group International Tournament in 2016. ... [Link]

Massive gas field discovered in Mediterranean off Egypt’s coast

Marcy Oster The field is significantly larger than Israel’s offshore Leviathan field, which had been considered the largest gas field in the Mediterranean. ... [Link]

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