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  9/18/2011, Elul 19, 5771

Montenegro to Grant Judaism Status as Official State Religion


Jewish life is about to revive in Montenegro, with a government decision to grant Judaism the status of an official state religion, joining the current religions of Orthodox Christianity, Islam and Roman Catholicism.

The country, located in the Balkans, is bordered by Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia and Albania. It is bordered on the west by the Adriatic Sea.