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Vienna Museum Returns Nazi-Looted Painting

By Reuters

A Jewish museum in Vienna returned a painting that was seized by the Nazis in 1938 to the artist’s grandnieces on Friday, part of a wider move in Austria to deal with art illegally acquired after Germany annexed the country in 1938.Read More

Suriname 'Righteous' Cited for Saving Dutch Jews From Nazis


Israel’s Holocaust remembrance authority named a Surinamese who risked his life to save Dutch Jews as a Righteous among the Nations.Read More

French Man Gets $1,300 Fine for Doing Quenelle


A tribunal fined and handed a suspended sentence to a man who made the quenelle gesture in front of a French synagogue’s Holocaust memorial plaque.Read More

Uman Hasidic Pilgrims May Carry Ebola Virus, Ukraine Official Claims


A Ukrainian health official warned that Jewish pilgrims converging in Uman may bring with them the Ebola virus and other epidemics.Read More

Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade Draws Smaller Crowd


Hundreds of people participated in Jerusalem’s 13th annual Gay Pride parade, down from previous years.Read More

Angelina Jolie Breast Surgery Doubles Women Taking Cancer Gene Test

By Reuters

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie’s decision to make public her double mastectomy more than doubled the number of women in Britain seeking to have genetic breast cancer tests, according to a study released on Friday.Read More

Neiman Marcus Settles Worker's 'Jewland' Suit


Luxury department store Neiman Marcus settled a discrimination lawsuit with a former employee who claimed that he was fired for being Jewish and gay.Read More

Israel Warns Against Anti-ISIS Alliance With Iran

By Ron Kampeas

Saying a nuclear Iran would be a “thousand times” greater threat to the world than ISIS, Israel’s ambassador to the United States warned against including Iran in any coalition to derail the jihadist group.Read More

Austrian Officials Quit Over Nazi 'Basement' Party

By Reuters

Two conservative town council members in eastern Austria have resigned from their posts and left the People’s Party after a documentary film showed them singing and toasting one another in a basement room filled with Nazi memorabilia.Read More

Arab Bank Never Financed Terrorism, Lawyer Says


A lawyer for Arab Bank, which is accused of providing financial services to Hamas, told a Brooklyn federal court that the bank never helped finance terrorism.Read More

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