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    Chabad rabbi brutally beaten in Ukraine dies of wounds
    Apr16

    Chabad rabbi brutally beaten in Ukraine dies of wounds

    Six months after violent robbery, Rabbi Mendel Deitsch succumbs to injuries; is buried Sunday in Jerusalem …read more Source: The Times of...

    Protest over incorrect map of Crimea in German textbook
    Apr16

    Protest over incorrect map of Crimea in German textbook

    The German Federal Office for Migration and Refugees withdrew its approval for a textbook over a map showing Crimea as part of Russia. The story of a small Berlin firm stepping on a minefield of international politics. …read more Source:...

    Protest over incorrect map of Crimea in German textbook
    Apr16

    Protest over incorrect map of Crimea in German textbook

    The German Federal Office for Migration and Refugees withdrew its approval for a textbook over a map showing Crimea as part of Russia. The story of a small Berlin firm stepping on a minefield of international politics. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Chabad rabbi beaten in Ukraine dies of injuries 6 months after attack
    Apr16

    Chabad rabbi beaten in Ukraine dies of injuries 6 months after attack

    He had been in a coma since the attack at Tel Hashomer hospital in Ramat Gan, Israel, and never regained consciousness. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Pope Francis: Holy Father urges end to Syria ‘horror’ in Easter address
    Apr16

    Pope Francis: Holy Father urges end to Syria ‘horror’ in Easter address

    Pope Francis urged an end to "horror and death" in Syria and implored God to bring peace to the Middle East as he delivered the traditional Easter Day mass in Rome on Sunday. Pope Francis urged an end to “horror and death” in Syria and implored God to bring peace to the Middle East as he delivered the traditional Easter Day...

    Chabad rabbi beaten in Ukraine dies of injuries 6 months after attack
    Apr16

    Chabad rabbi beaten in Ukraine dies of injuries 6 months after attack

    (JTA) — A Chabad rabbi who was severely beaten six months ago at a train station in the western Ukrainian city of Zhitomir has died. Rabbi Mendel Deitsch was 64. He died in Israel where he was airlifted and treated following the attack days after Rosh Hashanah, which he spent in the Ukrainian town of Haditch, the resting place of Rabbi Schneur...

    Pope decries ‘vile’ attack on Syrians in Easter address
    Apr16

    Pope decries ‘vile’ attack on Syrians in Easter address

    By FRANCES D’EMILIO VATICAN CITY (AP) — On Christianity’s most joyful day, Pope Francis lamented the horrors generated by war and hatred, delivering an Easter Sunday message that also decried the “latest vile” attack on civilians in Syria. Both in his impromptu homily during Mass in St. Peter’s Square and later in his formal...

    Pope decries ‘vile’ attack on Syrians in Easter address
    Apr16

    Pope decries ‘vile’ attack on Syrians in Easter address

    On Christianity’s most joyful day, Pope Francis lamented the horrors generated by war and hatred, delivering an Easter Sunday message that also decried the “latest vile” attack on civilians in Syria. Both in his impromptu homily during Mass in St. Peter’s Square and later in his formal “Urbi et Orbi” Easter...

    North Korea and the regional peace
    Apr16

    North Korea and the regional peace

    GIL H. A. SANTOS MOST of the 626 million people of the 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) were not aware that last week North Korea sent the world’s leaders and their security experts scrambling to closely monitor the military muscle-flexing of Pyongyang and its unpredictable dictator Kim Jong-un. That...

    Pope denounces “shame of humanity becoming inured to daily scenes of bombed cities and drowning migrants”
    Apr16

    Pope denounces “shame of humanity becoming inured to daily scenes of bombed cities and drowning migrants”

    In his traditional Easter message, Pope Francis has denounced “oppressive regimes” in an apparent call for restraint urged world leaders to prevent the spread of conflicts, as tensions rose in North Korea and Syria. His Holiness, marking the fifth Easter season of his pontificate, said Mass before tens of thousands of people under exceptional...