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Lincoln Center To Rename Hall for David Geffen

By Ellen Wolfhorst

New York’s Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts will rename its Avery Fisher Hall for music mogul David Geffen, who has made a $100 million gift to help with its renovation, officials said on Wednesday.Read More


Argentina President Trashes 'Illogical' Alberto Nisman Complaint on Terror Cover-Up

By JTA

Argentina’s president published an advertisement in eight major newspapers discrediting AMIA special prosecutor Alberto Nisman’s allegations against the government.Read More


Jerusalem Old City Ad Campaign Banned by Britain

By JTA

Britain’s advertising watchdog has banned an Israeli government tourism ad for showing the Old City of Jerusalem.Read More


21 Lost Latvia Synagogues Recreated as Scale Models

By Jonathan Saul

Decades after their destruction by the Nazis, Latvia’s lost synagogues have been recreated in detailed model form as part of efforts to recapture and document the once-rich Jewish life in the Baltic country.Read More


John Kerry Says Demanding Iran 'Capitulation' Is Useless

By Reuters

Simply demanding Iran’s capitulation is no way to get a nuclear deal with the Islamic Republic, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday as he wrapped up three days of talks with a veiled dig at Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.Read More


John Kerry Says Demanding Iran 'Capitulation' Is Useless

By Reuters

Simply demanding Iran’s capitulation is no way to get a nuclear deal with the Islamic Republic, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday as he wrapped up three days of talks with a veiled dig at Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.Read More


Argentina Warned To Keep Investigating Terror Bombings Aimed at Jews

By JTA

Israel told Argentina’s president that her country is responsible for investigating a 1992 attack on its embassy in Buenos Aires.Read More


Mahmoud Abbas Calls Israel 'Gangster' State as Palestinians Rethink Security Ties

By Ali Sawafta

Palestinian leaders began a two-day meeting on Wednesday at which they could decide to suspend security coordination with Israel, a move that would have a profound impact on stability in the occupied West Bank.Read More


GOP Icon Slams Anti-Semitic 'Whisper Campaign' Against Missouri Candidate Who Committed Suicide

By JTA

Former U.S. Senator John Danforth chastised Missouri state political leaders for using anti-Semitism as campaign tactic, which he said led to the suicide of a gubernatorial candidate.Read More


Benjamin Netanyahu Insists He Gave 'Practical Alternative' on Iran

By Dan Williams

Pushing back against criticism from U.S. President Barack Obama, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday he had presented a practical alternative for an international nuclear agreement being negotiated with Iran.Read More


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