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Leaked Memo: During Freeze, IDF Will Demolish Settlement Construction

By JTA

Israel’s army will demolish structures built in West Bank settlements during the construction freeze, according to an internal military memo.Read More


Auschwitz Sign Recovered; Thieves Not Thought To Be Neo-Nazis

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The “Arbeit Macht Frei” sign stolen from the memorial at the Auschwitz death camp was recovered.Read More


In Hunt for Stolen Auschwitz Sign, Poland Tightens Borders

By Nir Hasson and Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Polish police and border guards stepped up security checks at airports and border crossings Saturday as the search intensified for the infamous sign stolen from the Auschwitz death camp memorial.Read More


'Arbeit Macht Frei' Sign Stolen From Auschwitz

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The “Arbeit Macht Frei” sign was stolen from the memorial at the Auschwitz death camp.Read More


Olmert Had Detailed Plan for Land-Swap With Palestinians

By Aluf Benn (Haaretz)

Former prime minister Ehud Olmert proposed giving the Palestinians land from communities bordering the Gaza Strip and from the Judean Desert nature reserve in exchange for settlement blocs in the West Bank.Read More


Man Who Attacked Seattle Federation Office, Invoking Islam, Convicted of Murder

By JTA

Naveed Haq’s July 2006 shooting spree at the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle offices was a nightmare for those trapped in the building. More than three years later, the survivors of the attack are hailing his conviction, handed down December 15, as a “Hanukkah miracle.”Read More


Britain's Supreme Court: Jewish School Discriminated

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A Jewish school in London discriminated against a child denied entrance because his mother was not recognized as Jewish, Britain’s Supreme Court said.Read More


Guilty Verdict for Federation Gunman Called a 'Hanukkah Miracle'

By Leyna Krow and Joel Magalnick (JTNews via JTA) and Nathan Jeffay

Naveed Haq’s shooting spree in the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle offices was a nightmare for those trapped in the building. More than three years later, the survivors of the attack are hailing his conviction as a “Hanukkah miracle.”Read More


Jewish Burial for Young Conservative Convert Marred in Madrid

By JTA

A 13-year-old boy was buried in a special section in Madrid’s Jewish cemetery because he had a Conservative conversion.Read More


Protesting Livni's Arrest Warrant, Israel Summons British Envoy

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

The Foreign Ministry on Tuesday summoned the British envoy to Israel to rebuke him over the arrest warrant issued for Kadima chairwoman Tzipi Livni for alleged war crimes in Gaza.Read More





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