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President Barack Obama talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L). (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Gives Wood From Synagogue To Netanyahu During First Presidential Visit To Israel

President Barack Obama has given a small piece of the U.S.’s oldest synagogue in Rhode Island to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.


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Parties Reach Agreement In Synagogue Cemetery Lawsuit

A Connecticut woman has agreed to settle her lawsuit against her Jewish congregation over the burial of a black woman in the synagogue’s cemetery.


Judge Dismisses Synagogue’s Complaint Of Religious Discrimination

A federal judge has dismissed a Jewish group’s lawsuit accusing Litchfield town officials who rejected plans for a synagogue of discrimination based on religion.


Justice Department To Intervene In Litchfield Synagogue Suit

The U.S. Justice Department has stepped in on the side of Jewish group suing Litchfield after being denied permission to build a synagogue in town.