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Wanted Nazi Samuel Kunz Dies

By JTA

Samuel Kunz, one of the world’s most wanted Nazis, died in Germany before he could be brought to trial.Read More


New Evidence Reportedly Links Hezbollah to Hariri Killing

By JTA

New evidence links Hezbollah to the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, according to a Canadian Broadcasting Corp. report.Read More


Bibi: No Settlement Freeze Vote Without U.S. Offer in Writing

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told lawmakers on Sunday that he had not yet received a written draft from the United States over a proposed package of incentives in exchange for a freeze on West Bank construction.Read More


Proposed Ballot Measure Could Outlaw Circumcision

By JTA (via j the Jewish news weekly of Northern California)

San Francisco-area Jewish organizations condemned a proposed ballot measure to outlaw Jewish ritual circumcision in the city.Read More


Fox News Chief Apologizes for Nazi Remark

By JTA

Fox News chief Roger Ailes apologized to the Anti-Defamation League for calling National Public Radio executives “Nazis.”Read More


Fox News Chief: 'Left Wing Rabbis' Make It Difficult to Say 'Holocaust'

By JTA

Roger Ailes, the Fox News Channel chief, called National Public Radio executives “Nazis” and said “left-wing rabbis” make it difficult to use the term “Holocaust” on air.Read More


Holocaust Survivor Wins Presidential Medal of Freedom

By JTA

A Holocaust survivor who teaches children the value of citizenship is among those who will be honored by President Obama with a Medal of Freedom.Read More


Residents of Lebanon Border Town Protest Israel's Decision To Withdraw

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Israel’s cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal to withdraw troops unilaterally from a disputed village straddling the Lebanese border. The vote was made as a gesture to the United Nations, but drew residents onto the streets protesting the division of their community.Read More


Opponents of Texas House Speaker Say Challengers Should Be Christians

By JTA

Opponents working to unseat the state’s Jewish House speaker reportedly have suggested in e-mails and newsletters that challengers should be “Christians and true Conservatives.”Read More


Susan Sher, First Lady's Chief of Staff, Will Step Down

By JTA

First Lady Michelle Obama’s chief of staff Susan Sher, who has served as an administration liaison to the Jewish community, will leave the White House.Read More


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