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Pope Francis orders online release of second world war-era ‘Jewish’ files

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Pope Francis has ordered the online publication of 170 volumes of files relating to Jewish people from the recently opened Pope Pius XII archives, amid renewed debate about the legacy of the second world war-era pope....

Jewish roots: the Kent farm cultivating Jewish principles of land stewardship

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While for most British Jews, synagogue is the focal point for religious life, Talia Chain finds her faith in nature. It’s why, in 2018, she founded Sadeh Farm in Kent, currently Europe’s only Jewish farming community....

Lufthansa apologises after barring Orthodox Jewish travellers from flight

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Lufthansa has apologised for refusing to let any members of a large group of Orthodox Jewish passengers on to a flight after some of them had refused to wear masks. The German airline said in a statement that it “regr...

For Jewish Ukrainian refugees in Warsaw, Passover’s message felt all too real

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On the first night of Passover, more than 100 Ukrainian refugees gathered for a seder at the Doubletree-Hilton in Warsaw, Poland. The Haggadah, the accompanying liturgical libretto, directs its readers to see themselv...

Israeli city’s Jewish residents form armed ‘self-defence’ group

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Jewish residents in a central Israeli city have formed an armed group they say is for self-defence, after a string of Palestinian attacks across the country sparked fears of a new wave of internal violence. The mixed ...

Salford man jailed after refusing to grant his wife Jewish religious divorce

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The owner of a property company has been jailed for 18 months for controlling or coercive behaviour after refusing to grant his wife a religious divorce. Alan Moher, 57, from Salford, separated from his wife, Caroline...

‘No one really believed it would happen’: first Jewish Ukrainian refugees arrive in Israel

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A red carpet, applause and dozens of blue and white flags were waiting for the first Jewish Ukrainian refugees to arrive in Israel as part of a huge rescue operation triggered by Moscow’s invasion. About 400 people on...

How jetsam saved Jewish refugees’ lives

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The two letters (11 February) about the 2,500 Jewish refugees and prisoners of war shipped to Australia on the troopship HMT Dunera told only part of the fascinating story. One described the guards throwing overboard ...

Prince Charles to unveil statue of 13th-century Jewish businesswoman

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A statue of a Jewish woman whose success in business and connections with powerful people made her a renowned figure in 13th-century England will be unveiled by the Prince of Wales on Thursday. The story of Licoricia,...

Tennessee Jewish couple’s lawsuit accuses Christian agency of denying them foster care services

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A Jewish couple from Tennessee has filed a lawsuit against the state’s Department of Children’s Services after a state-funded Christian program denied them foster care services for religious reasons. According to the ...

Frozen in time: clock that tells tale of Jewish resistance in wartime Amsterdam

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A clock that is the sole surviving object from a second world war Jewish hideout will go on display at Amsterdam’s Dutch Resistance Museum this year. The round mantelpiece clock may have been one of the last things pe...

Jewish woman accused of antisemitism by Labour threatens to sue

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An 82-year-old Jewish woman, who is being investigated by Labour for alleged antisemitism for the third time in less than three years, is threatening legal action against the party, claiming it has unlawfully discrimi...

Berlin honours couple who helped Jewish families flee Nazi Germany

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A Berlin couple who dedicated themselves to spiriting Jewish families and political dissidents out of Nazi Germany via a clandestine network disguised as an English-language tutoring service have been honoured in the ...

Two in court in Paris over killing of 85-year-old Jewish woman

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Two men have appeared in court in Paris charged with the antisemitic murder of 85-year-old Mireille Knoll, who in 1942 escaped from France’s most notorious second world war roundup of Jews. Yacine Mihoub, 31, and Alex...

Last member of Afghanistan’s Jewish community leaves country

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The last member of Afghanistan’s Jewish community has left the country. Zebulon Simentov, who lived in a dilapidated synagogue in Kabul, kept kosher and prayed in Hebrew, endured decades of war as the country’s centur...

You don’t have to be Jewish to put on your party hats and choose hope and joy

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Monday night is Rosh Hashanah, AKA Jewish new year, and I’ve decided everybody should get in on it. With Covid-19, climate breakdown, climate breakdown denial, terrorism, racism, sexism, homophobia, endless lockdowns ...

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