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Memorial to Jews Killed by Neighbors Is Vandalized in Poland

By JTA

Vandals have defaced the monument in the eastern Polish town of Jedwabne that commemorates the hundreds of Jews burned alive in a barn there by their Polish neighbors in July 1941.Read More


Boy Hurt by Foul Ball Gets Visit From Hitter

By JTA

Florida Marlins’ third baseman Greg Dobbs visited a New York hospital to see the boy he injured with his foul ball.Read More


Perry's Surge Has GOP Jews Questioning Romney

By JTA

Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s surge to the front of the GOP presidential pack has Jewish Republicans reckoning with a field that suddenly looks much different than it did just a few weeks ago.Read More


Barak Rules Out Defense Cuts To Fund Social Programs

By Haaretz

Amid recent calls for the slashing of Israel’s security budget, Defense Minister Ehud Barak responded Thursday that “life itself precedes quality of life”, and that an investment in the country’s security is an “insurance policy”.Read More


Knesset Slams Israel's Preparation for Statehood Bid

A harsh and pessimistic report by the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee warns that faulty preparations by the government may result in Israel’s standing being undermined when the Palestinians seek recognition as a state from the UN General Assembly later this month.Read More


Israel Soccer Captain Switches to Arsenal

Israeli soccer captain Yossi Benayoun moved to English powerhouse Arsenal.Read More


Proposed Law Cuts Aid to UN Groups That Recognize Palestine

Legislation was introduced in Congress that would cut off U.S. funds to any United Nations entity that upgrades the status of the Palestinians in response to their statehood push.Read More


ADL Demands Calif. Councilwoman Quit Over Hitler Remarks

By JTA

A councilwoman in Santa Ana, Calif., should resign after she made a “half-hearted” apology to a Jewish businessman that she had compared to Hitler, the Anti-Defamation League said.Read More


Boston Tech Worker Admits Handing Secrets to Fake Israeli Operative

A former employee of a Boston-area high-tech company pleaded guilty to handing over trade secrets to an undercover FBI agent posing as an Israeli intelligence officer.Read More


British Group Want Madam Tussauds To Change Wax Hitler Statue

By JTA

A Jewish organization in Britain has called on Madame Tussauds to make its wax replica of Hitler look more defeated.Read More


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