Forward Staff and JTA


Dominique Strauss-Kahn Freed Without Bail as Rape Case Crumbles

By Forward Staff and JTA

Disgraced banker Dominique Strauss-Kahn was freed without bond on Friday as the rape case against him started to crumble amid questions about the accuser’s credibility.

Prosecutors told a judge that the credibility of the maid who claimed the former IMF chief sexually assaulted her in a Manhattan hotel room had been thrown into question.Read More


Israeli Boycott Effort Deemed Illegal in Britain

By Forward Staff and JTA

Britain’s largest academic union decided this week not to go ahead with discussions about potentially boycotting Israeli universities.Read More


Abraham Klausner, Shoah Survivors’ Advocate

By Forward Staff and JTA

Rabbi Abraham Klausner, the first Jewish chaplain in the U.S. Army to enter the Dachau concentration camp after its liberation, died June 28 at his home in Santa Fe, N.M. He was 92.Read More


Cheney Slated for Aipac Confab

By Forward Staff and JTA

Less than a week after his former chief of staff was convicted on four counts of perjury, Vice President Dick Cheney is scheduled to address the most important annual conference of pro-Israel activists.Read More


Short Cuts

By Forward Staff and JTA

Pop diva Britney Spears may have dropped Kabbalah, but she seems plenty interested in Jewish studs. Just a few weeks ago, The Shmooze noted that Spears was dating South African-born Jewish record producer Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem. Now, word is that she has moved on to model Isaac Cohen….Read More



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