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Looted Painting Must Be Returned to Jewish Heirs

By JTA

A U.S. federal judge has ordered a painting seized from a Florida museum where it was on loan returned to the heirs of its former Jewish owner.Read More


World Court Tosses Suit by Holocaust Survivors

By JTA

he International Court of Justice in The Hague has overturned an Italian ruling that would have forced Germany to pay a pension to an Italian former slave laborer for the Nazis.Read More


U.S. Warns Tourists To Dress Modestly in Israel

By JTA

The U.S. State Department has revised its travel recommendations for tourists to Israel, advising travelers to dress modestly or risk getting attacked.Read More


'Price Tag' Suspected of Defacing Jewish-Arab School

By Haaretz

A Jewish-Arab bilingual school and a Christian monastery in Jerusalem were defaced with graffiti on Tuesday in suspected “price tag” attacks carried out by Jewish extremists.Read More


Jewish Groups Vow To Cut Greenhouse Gases

By JTA

Fifty Jewish leaders signed a pledge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in advance of Tu b’Shvat.Read More


Syrian Leader's Emails Leaked

By Haaretz

Hundreds of emails from Syrian President Bashar Assad’s office were leaked on Monday after an attack by the hacker group Anonymous. One of the email files, which Haaretz has obtained, was a document preparing Assad for his December 2011 interview with ABC’s Barbara Walters.Read More


Hamas Steps Up Activities in West Bank

By Haaretz

Hamas has been making concerted efforts in recent months to renew its activities in the West Bank, Israeli security officials note.Read More


Netanyahu Slams Deal for Palestinian Unity

By Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu criticized on Monday the agreement reached between Hamas and Fatah, according to which Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will head a unity caretaker cabinet.Read More


Obama's Grandmother Hurt in Kenya Car Crash

By Forward Staff

President Barack Obama’s grandmother reportedly suffered minor injuries during a traffic accident in Kenya over the weekend.Read More


Rabbi Boteach May Run for Congress

By JTA

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach has sent a letter declaring his intent to run for Congress in New Jersey’s newly formed 9th District.Read More


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