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  • ‘Magic Kippa’ designed for attack-wary observant Jews

    January 23, 2015 | 12:06 pm

    The Associated Press reported today that, in response to the increasing numbers of anti-Semitic attacks in Europe, an Israeli barber has designed yarmulkes that blend in with the wearer’s hair.

    Called the “Magic Kippa,” the head coverings, made of synthetic hair, are washable,...

  • Among some Jews, little faith in French authorities

    January 12, 2015 | 9:36 am

    When he heard that four Jews had died in an attack on a kosher supermarket near his home, 16-year-old Natan Kalifa was overcome with grief, anger and a feeling of exclusion from French society.

    He even contemplated staging an act of violence — possibly against Islamists who...