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JDub Records To Close Amid Financial Strain

By Forward Staff

The Jewish music label JDub Records announced on July 12 that it would close under financial pressure.Read More

U.S. Anti-Semitism Envoy Faces Resistance to Arab Textbook Changes

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

Hannah Rosenthal, the State Department’s envoy for combating anti-Semitism, was heartened if skeptical when some Arab officials pledged to her that they would remove anti-Semitic tropes from their school curricula.Read More

Israeli Human Rights Groups Challenge Boycott Law


Israeli human rights groups began challenging the boycott bill approved by Israel’s Knesset.Read More

Schindler Heiress Wants To Stop Auction of Famed List


An heiress of Emilie Schindler, the wife of Oskar Schindler, is trying to prevent a copy of the famous list that saved the lives of 1,200 Jews from the auction block.Read More

Canadian Anti-Semitism on the Rise, Study Says


Canada is fertile ground for anti-Semitism, especially on university campuses, a parliamentary committee has concluded.Read More

Peres Thanks Greeks for Blocking Flotilla


Israeli President Shimon Peres thanked his Greek counterpart for his country’s help in stopping a flotilla bound for Gaza.Read More

In New Peace Push, Quartet Backs Obama's 1967 Formula

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

The foreign ministers of the Middle East Quartet will be meeting today in Washington and are expected to release a statement endorsing U.S. President Barack Obama’s May 19th speech on the Middle East, which called for negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians on the borders of a future state based on pre-1967 lines with agreed-upon land swaps.Read More

Israel Begins Deporting 'Fly-In' Activists


Israel began deporting pro-Palestinian protesters who flew into Ben Gurion International Airport to attend protests and activities in the West Bank.Read More

Stoudemire Mulls Taking His Talents to Tel Aviv


Amar’e Stoudemire asked fans on Twitter if he should play in Israel during the NBA lockout.Read More

U.S. Calls for Resignation of U.N. Official Who Posted Anti-Semitic Cartoon

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

The Obama administration, joined by U.S. Jewish groups, called for the United Nations to dismiss Richard Falk, its rapporteur on Palestinian rights, after he posted an anti-Semitic cartoon on his blog.Read More

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