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World News

Shabbat Project reaches more than 1 million people in 97 countries

(JTA) – More than one million people in 97 countries around the world participated in the 5th annual Shabbat Project. Some 1,416 cities around the world, up from 1,152 cities last year, held activities surrounding the 25 hours of Shabbat on Oct. 27 and Oct. 28. More...

Israeli army vows to defend nearby Druze village in Syria after 9 die in attack

(JTA) – In a departure from Israel’s policy of minimal intervention in Syria’s civil war, the Israeli army said it would help defend a Druze village in Syria where Sunni militants killed nine people.  More...

Argentine Jewish businessman, 4 friends among dead in NYC terrorist attack

Five of the fatalities in the terrorist truck-ramming attack in New York City on Oct. 31 were Argentine tourists celebrating the 30th anniversary of their high school graduation, including one Jewish businessman. Eight people were killed and about a dozen injured when a truck rammed into a crowd on a bike path in Manhattan in what is being called “an act of terror.” More...

Student arrested after bomb threat thwarts talk at Florida Jewish Museum in Miami Beach

(JTA) – A bomb threat forced the cancellation of an event at the Jewish Museum of Florida on the Balfour Declaration.  Law enforcement apprehended a 21-year-old college student after he allegedly issued the threat ahead of event scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 2, the American Jewish Committee’s Miami office said in a statement.  More...

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