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The Pacific island nation of Samoa skipped the last day of 2011, a Friday, to keep up with their chief trade partners Australia and New Zealand which begs the question for Jews - when does Shabbat start?
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At an Atlanta-area congregation, cars in the synagogue parking lot have been broken into and stolen, eggs have been thrown at people walking out of the synagogue and bagels have been left on the lawns of and tied to the trees of members.
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Why do things cost so much more in Israel?
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Last week the Iranian naval chief threatened to close the Strait of Hormuz if Western sanctions intensified. The threat to close the strait -- the passageway for oil from the Persian Gulf states -- could presage a war, experts said.
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The population of Boulder stands at approximately 100,000 -- with 13,000 Jews. In addition to these staples, the city boasts an innovative Jewish sector reflecting the ethos of the wider Boulder community.
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Think another gentile should have made the list? Let us know your nomination in the comments, or tweet us your suggestion on Twitter @JTAnews using the hashtag #Gentilesoftheyear
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