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Global agenda: A large coffee, with sugar

Inflation, as measured by official price indices – the Consumer Price Index, in most countries – is extremely low.

By PINCHAS LANDAU
20/02/2014
Pope Francis.
Pope Francis: 'Everything possible must be done to rid the Church of the scourge of sexual abuse'

"Priority must not be given to any other kind of concern," says the pope.

By REUTERS
05/02/2015
Zara
Fired Jewish employee sues Zara for anti-Semitic and gay bias

50-year-old American said Spanish-owned company favored employees who were Christian, Spanish and heterosexual.

By JTA
04/06/2015
A memorial candle
Jews worldwide mark Yom HaShoah

Here in Israel Thursday’s commemorations began with the sounding of the Holocaust memorial siren at 10am.

16/04/2015
Kiev
Jewish charities strive to prepare for Passover amid war-torn Ukraine

In Kiev, internally displaced people will gather from across the country for Seders specially geared toward the exiles.

01/04/2015
LATIFA IBN ZIATEN
Mother of slain Toulouse soldier leading trip to Israel

Latifa Ibn Ziaten says voyage for French youth is designed to create authentic interreligious dialogue.

By RINA BASSIST
01/04/2015
JULIA AND ANDREI Evashenko plan to flee Mariupol a third time.
Reporter's Notebook: In Mariupol, a war only minutes away

Only around 40 percent of pre-war inhabitants remain in village, rockets fired from across river force rest out.

26/03/2015
Boycott Israel sign
BDS allegations raised against candidates in Zionist Congress election

The Zionist Organization of America has accused several candidates running for seats in the Zionist Congress of supporting boycotts against Israel.

20/01/2015
jerusalem
Lauder to Post: Israel is being defined by its enemies

Israel allows itself to defined abroad by its enemies, World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder said.

13/10/2014
‘YES’ SUPPORTERS congregate at George Square in Glasgow
Scottish Jewish community leader: Independence would not be ‘favorable’ for policy toward Israel

In an exclusive interview with "The Jerusalem Post," Paul Morron, president of the Glasgow Jewish Representative Council, declined to make any prediction of the result.

By JERRY LEWIS
17/09/2014
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