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  • Rabbi of Venice’s storied Jewish community fights for Jews to return

    Rabbi of Venice’s storied Jewish community fights for Jews to return

    • Jan 28, 2017

    Italian cities like Venice are trying to get their Jewish citizens to remain in Catholic Italy. “It is difficult because most young people are leaving for places where they are assured of a more comprehensive Jewish life; in Italy, that means Milan or Rome,” chief rabbi of Venice, Rabbi Scialom Bahbout, said. “Many also move to Israel, Paris or New York.”

  • Amidst rise of anti-Semitism in Europe, Vatican calls for vigilance

    Amidst rise of anti-Semitism in Europe, Vatican calls for vigilance

    • Jan 27, 2017

    With the rise of populist and nationalist parties in the West, anti-Semitic rhetoric has resurfaced in Europe. On the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day the Vatican representative at the OSCE called for constant vigilance and that the pain suffered by the Jewish people “never be forgotten.”

  • Catholic HS students chant anti-Jewish taunt at game

    • Mar 12, 2016

    NEWTON — The chanting started with a rude taunt: Newton North High School students cheering for their basketball team Friday night shouted, “Where are your girls?” to the fans of Catholic Memorial School, an all-boys school. But the response from the Catholic Memorial fans to their opponents, many of whom

  • ‘God is love … but love is tied to suffering’

    • Oct 27, 2014

    From “CHRIST ACTUALLY: The Son of God for the Secular Age” by James Carroll, to be published Nov. 13. Reprinted by arrangement with Viking, a member of Penguin Group (USA) LLC. Copyright © 2014 by James Carroll. In the beginning, Jesus was a boy with whom to identify. A favored

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