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  • Slovenia, Estonia announce new shechitah restrictions

    October 9, 2012 | 9:38 am

    Slovenia’s National Assembly is set to vote on a proposed ban on all ritual slaughter, which the European Union member country’s government recently submitted for approval.

    Estonia, meanwhile, has reportedly imposed new restrictions on its already stringent slaughter policy.

  • Estonian newspaper runs fake weight loss ad using photo of Nazi victims

    September 10, 2012 | 9:16 am

    An Estonian weekly newspaper ran a mock ad for weight loss pills using a photo of prisoners at a Nazi concentration camp.

    The fake ad appeared in the humor section of the Eesti Ekspress, according to reports.

    It was designed to mock a recent ad for an Estonian gas company that...

  • Israeli task force in place to secure computer systems

    May 18, 2011 | 12:34 pm

    Israel’s government has set up a task force to secure the country’s critical computer systems against possible cyber attacks.

    The task force will “encourage and develop the field of cybernetics and turn the State of Israel into a global center of knowledge, in cooperation with...

  • Love among many splendored things at Baltics Limmud

    By Michael J. Jordan

    March 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Inna Lapidus and Boris Kinber have been etched in the lore of Baltic Jewry.

    Activists are pointing to them not only as prime examples of Jewish revival, but of efforts to unify the small ex-Soviet communities of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.

    It was two years ago that Lapidus,...