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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Azerbaijan arrests terror suspects; bombs found hidden in radios in Bangkok

JTA February 22, 2012

Suspected terrorists with links to Iran and Hezbollah were arrested in Azerbaijan. The suspects are accused of planning terrorist attacks against foreigners in Baku, the nation's capital, the National Security Ministry said in an announcement Tuesday...

Plot reportedly uncovered to kill Jews in Azerbaijan

JTA January 25, 2012

JERUSALEM—At least two citizens of Azerbaijan reportedly have been arrested in connection with an alleged plot to kill two Jewish educators and the Israeli ambassador in Baku. The arrests last week were reported in local media in the Azerbaijani capital....

Can Bonomo, shown performing at an Istanbul club in March 2011,
is the first Turkish Jew to represent his country in the Eurovision
song contest.

Turkish Jews celebrate country’s Eurovision pick, but singer would prefer quiet about his religion

By Ron Kampeas, JTA January 17, 2012

WASHINGTON -- Turkey’s Jews are pleased as can be that for the first time, a Jew will be representing their country at the Eurovision song contest. But the singer, Can Bonomo, isn’t exactly trumpeting his accomplishment -- at least not the Jewish...

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