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Amy Winehouse Found Dead in London Home

By Forward Staff

Amy Winehouse found dead at her home in London.Read More


Germany Probes Holocaust Claims Fraud

Germany has hired its own accounting firm to investigate a fraud at the Claims Conference that has topped $50 million.Read More


Obama Holds 60% Approval Rating Among Jews

By JTA

President Obama’s job approval rating among Jewish voters remained at 60 percent, but his favorability ratings easily outdistanced leading Republicans, a poll showed.Read More


Orthodox Jew Buys Mengele's Diaries at Auction

By JTA

An American Orthodox Jewish man reportedly bought the diaries of notorious Nazi war criminal Josef Mengele in a controversial auction.Read More


Bookbinder, Longtime AJC Leader, Dies at 95

By JTA

Hyman Bookbinder, the legendary representative in Washington for the American Jewish Committee, has died.Read More


Leiby Kletzky's Family Raises More Than $100,000 for Memorial Fund

By Forward Staff

Relatives of little Leiby Kletzky have set up a memorial website in his honor with the hope of raising $1 million for needy kids.Read More


Poll: Majority of U.S. Jews Favor Peace Based on '67 Boundaries

By Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz)

A J Street poll published Thursday shows that 57% of U.S. Jews back a Middle East peace plan based on 1967 borders with mutually agreed-upon land swaps, while 43% opposed such a move.Read More


Israeli Woman Dies After Eating Nutella Spread

By Dan Even (Haaretz)

A 26-year-old woman died Thursday morning due to a severe nut allergy prompted by eating chocolate spread in a Tel Aviv restaurant after the staff promised her the chocolate did not contain nuts.Read More


Hess' Remains Moved After Neo-Nazis Gather at Grave

The remains of Nazi leader Rudolf Hess were exhumed from his grave in Germany after it became a pilgrimage site for neo-Nazis.Read More


Jewish Democrats Rally Behind Wasserman Schultz

By JTA

Jewish Democrats slammed Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) for his vituperative attack on Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) and a pro-Israel PAC raised funds for the congresswoman based on the attack.Read More


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