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Israeli Group Condemns Recent Spate of Bigotry against Armenian Clergy

Israeli Group Condemns Recent Spate of Bigotry against Armenian Clergy

JERUSALEM—The Israel Jewish Coalition for Interfaith Relations (IJCIR) condemned in a recently released statement a number of recent acts of bigotry and hatred against the Armenian clergy in Jerusalem. “We call for immediate attention and action to stop these repeated acts of violence against innocent Armenian clergy and laypersons there,” the IJCIR statement said. “The

Turkish Mediation in Syria Talks a Mistake, says Israeli Official

Having Turkey mediate peace talks between Israel and Syria was a mistake that harmed relations between Ankara and Israel, a senior Israeli official said.

Turkey Threatens Israel with Catastrophic Retaliation

Israel would face dire consequences if it violated Turkish airspace to spy on Iran, the Turkish prime minister said in an interview with an Egyptian journalist.Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Egyptian journalist Fahmi Huwaidi in Washington that the Turkish response to an Israeli incursion would resemble an “earthquake.”

Jewish Leaders Throughout Community Denounce Essel Mailer

Rabbi Abraham Cooper, the associate dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, called on City Council Candidate Christine Essel to apologize Monday following a mailer she sent out that shockingly used Holocaust and skinhead imagery to depict her opponent, Paul Krekorian, as an anti-semite, the Krekorian campaign reported.

Pope Visits Jerusalem Patriarchate, Hails Ties with Armenian Church

As part of his visit to Israel, Pope Benedict XVI Friday visited the Armenian Patriarchate and was greeted by Patriarch Archbishop Torkom Manougian, Deputy Patriarch Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, parishioners and members of the Jerusalem Armenian community.

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