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For first time since WWII, right-wing party elected to German parliament

For first time since WWII, right-wing party elected to German parliament

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was reelected to a fourth term in Sunday's national elections.

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Gal Gadot to host ‘SNL’

Patriots’ Robert Kraft ‘disappointed’ with Trump over clash with NFL players

Canadian Jews can now get kosher medical marijuana

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United States

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is surprise Rosh Hashanah speaker at DC synagogue

Ginsburg told worshippers at Sixth & I Historic synagogue that Jewish values have guided her while on the bench.

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Life & Culture

How Jews around the world break the Yom Kippur fast

From hot chocolate to chickpea soup to melon seed milk, here are some unexpected holiday traditions from an array of countries.

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Intolerance in America Will Disappear, Gov Smith Says in Rosh Hashanah Message to New York Jews

Rabbi Would Abolish Yom Kippur

Jewish Writers Call for Cultural Freedom for Jews in Soviet Union

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Israel & Middle East

Iran claims successful test of missile capable of reaching Israel

Israel’s Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman called the missile test “a provocation to the United States and its allies, including Israel."

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The Dazzling Way Your Cantor Prays for Competence on the High Holidays

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All the Jews on ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ this season, ranked

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World

Mexico City earthquake: Israeli rescuers pull body of local rabbi from rubble

A 71-member delegation of Israeli soldiers from the IDF’s Home Front Command arrived in Mexico on Thursday including a search and rescue team and engineers.

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