Daily Archives: January 5, 2019

Independent Ukrainian Orthodox church formalized in Istanbul ceremony

By | 2019-01-05T22:03:07+00:00 January 5th, 2019|World|

Move forces Ukrainian clerics to pick sides between the Moscow-backed Ukrainian churches and the new church as fighting persists in eastern Ukraine between government forces and Russia-backed rebels

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Belgian ban on kosher slaughter has Jews worried about what’s next

By | 2019-01-05T20:23:41+00:00 January 5th, 2019|World|

'On the ground, it makes little difference. We still have meat. The problem is the message it sends. It tells Jews: We don’t want you here'

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#TweetYourThobe: Palestinian-American pride takes over Twitter as Rashida Tlaib sworn into Congress

By | 2019-01-05T19:44:49+00:00 January 5th, 2019|World|

Tlaib became one of the first two Muslim congresswomen

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Iran claims to have new oil customers despite sanctions

By | 2019-01-05T14:29:35+00:00 January 5th, 2019|Middle East|

Despite clear backtracking due to the US sanctions on Iran, Deputy Oil Minister for Trade and International Affairs Amir Hossein Zamaninia claimed an improvement in sales.

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Local Arkansas paper challenges state’s anti-boycott law in lawsuit

By | 2019-01-05T05:39:36+00:00 January 5th, 2019|Israel|

The Arkansas Times is challenging the state's 2017 anti-boycott law which requires contractors to pledge not to boycott Israel, claiming the law infringes on free speech

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I failed to defend Israeli democracy: Outgoing communist lawmaker admits regrets

By | 2019-01-05T00:26:49+00:00 January 5th, 2019|Israel|

Dov Khenin, who started the year by quitting the Knesset, tells Haaretz how he’d be a greater agent of change outside parliament

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London mosque cancels Holocaust exhibition after Muslim protest

By | 2019-01-05T00:18:49+00:00 January 5th, 2019|World|

The Centre for Islamic Understanding in Golders Green reportedly abandoned plan to honor Muslims who saved Jews during the Holocaust after some protesters marked the event’s links with Yad Vashem

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