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Small London Museum Purchases Holocaust-Era Chagall

By JTA

The London Museum of Art secretly purchased a rare Marc Chagall painting at a Paris auction.Read More


Kahane Grandson, Son of Terror Victims, Arrested for Mosque Bombing

By JTA

A teen whose parents and grandparents were killed in terror attacks has been arrested in connection with the torching of a West Bank mosque.Read More


Rabbi Shmuley Mulls Run for Public Office

By JTA

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach says he is considering a run for public office after local officials failed to prevent a Libyan ambassador from moving in next door to him.Read More


Jewish Groups Angling for Fixes to Health Care Bill

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

For months, Jewish groups have been at the forefront of lobbying the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives for health care reform, framing their support within the Talmudic mandate of Tikkun Olam, repairing the world. The National Jewish Democratic Council even earned a special thank you from Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.) when the bill finally passed the Senate on Dec. 24.Read More


Federal Judge Closes Kosher Poultry Slaughterhouse

By JTA

A kosher poultry slaughterhouse has been shut down due to unsanitary conditions.Read More


Adelson's Israeli Newspaper at Center of Political Battle

By Leslie Susser (JTA)

Should a billionaire tycoon who lives abroad be entitled to use his money to influence Israeli political life?Read More


Kadima Rejects Bibi's Offer To Join Government

By Jonathan Lis and Mazal Mualem (Haaretz)

The Kadima Knesset faction announced on Monday that it was rejecting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s offer for the party to join the government.Read More


U.S. Official: Building E. Jerusalem Homes Is a Blow to Peace Process

By Akiva Eldar (Haaretz)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to construct an additional 700 apartments in East Jerusalem was another blow to already stalled peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, a U.S. official said on MondayRead More


Solow Rips Anti-Semitism Envoy Over Her Response to Oren's J Street Remarks

By JTA

A major Jewish communal leader is criticizing the Obama administration’s top official dealing with anti-Semitism.Read More


Madoff Reportedly Assaulted in Prison

By JTA

Bernard Madoff was reportedly hospitalized for injuries consistent with an assault.Read More


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