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In Richmond and D.C., Synagogues Emptied After Temblor Struck

By Naomi Zeveloff

Jews in Washington D.C. and Richmond, Va., evacuated shuls and community centers. There were no reports of injuries. Luckily, one bris did not start until later in the day.Read More


Israeli Police Evict Demonstrators From Building

By JTA

Israeli police evicted dozens of housing protesters from an abandoned building in Tel Aviv.Read More


Exiled Libyan Jew Eying Post-Gadhafi Future

By JTA

The leader of the Libyan-Jewish community in Britain said that he has been invited to run for political office in the post- Muammar Gadhafi era.Read More


Hikind Refuses To Endorse Weprin in Weiner Seat Race

By JTA

Democratic New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind, an Orthodox Jew, announced that he will not support the Democratic candidate to replace former Rep. Anthony Weiner.Read More


Prosecutors Move To End Case Against Strauss-Kahn

By Forward Staff

Prosecutors file papers asking a judge to set aside the sex assault charges against former IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn, several news organizations reported.Read More


Bibi Tells Cabinet Israel Cannot Act in Gaza

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

The cabinet voted Monday to refrain from any action that could lead to an escalation in the south and to cooperate indirectly with the truce Hamas declared on Sunday. So far, the truce has largely held, although three rockets did hit southern Israel from the Gaza Strip on MondayRead More


Childhood Holocaust Survivors Meet in Poland

By JTA

More than 300 people who survived the Holocaust as children are meeting in Warsaw – a first for Poland.Read More


Mississippi Man Fired From Job Because He's Jewish

By JTA

A federal jury found that a Mississippi man was fired from his casino job because he’s Jewish.Read More


Europe's Largest Jewish Cemetery Vandalized

By JTA

After vandals stuck Europe’s largest Jewish cemetery in Berlin, Jewish leaders are asking area metal dealers to check for wrought-iron objects that might have been stolen from the cemetery.Read More


Shaky Ceasefire Takes Hold in Gaza

By JTA

Palestinian factions in Gaza appeared to be observing a ceasefire with Israel reportedly brokered by Egypt.Read More


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