News updates from the World Jewish Congress website - 03 November 2015

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News updates from the World Jewish Congress website - 03 November 2015

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Italian soccer chief: Better to keep Jews at 'arm's length'- Reuters

Carlo Tavecchio was barred last year from holding any position with world governing body FIFA for six months after he had made a comment about a fictitious African player he named Opti Poba "eating bananas".

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World Jewish Congress welcomes Druze delegation touring U.S. to promote Israel: 'For us to defend Israel is not a question. It is our only homeland'

NEW YORK - The World Jewish Congress and the Israeli Consulate of New York welcomed delegates from the Israeli Druze Alliance on Monday for a special meeting highlighting the integral role played by Druze citizens within Israeli society.

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Israel passes law jailing rock-throwers for at least three years - JTA

03 Nov 2015 Law establishing mandatory minimum sentences for rock throwers passed on its second and third Knesset readings on Monday night by a vote of 51-17.   READ MORE »

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Harvard to establish Jewish and Israeli law program - Tablet

03 Nov 2015 New initiative, a gift from Mitchell R. Julis, will fund visiting scholars and fellows, hold classes devoted to traditional Jewish legal texts, host an annual conference, and organize events related to "the impact and study of Jewish law in Israel, in the United States, and across the world."  READ MORE »

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Archaeologists uncover ancient Greek fortress in Jerusalem after century of searching - International Business Times

03 Nov 2015 Researchers have long debated over the location of the Acra, built more than 2,000 years ago by Greek king Antiochus Epiphanes.   READ MORE »

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Pope Francis Is A Mensch. Here’s Why - BuzzFeed

03 Nov 2015 Here is a short list of what he's done right by the Jews and Israel.  READ MORE »

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Kuwait disqualified by Olympic Committee after denying entry visa to Israeli delegate - Jerusalem Post

02 Nov 2015 IOC says denial of visa contradicts the non-discrimination principle of the Olympic Charter which must apply to all Games qualification competitions.  READ MORE »

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