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Iran Floats 'Breakthrough' Nuclear Plan at Talks With Big Powers

By Reuters

Iran said it presented “logical” proposals in talks with six world powers on Tuesday aimed at achieving a breakthrough in a decade-old standoff over its disputed nuclear programme that has heightened the risk of a new Middle East war.Read More

5 San Diego Students Win Sukkah Design Prize

By Maya Shwayder

Five students from the NewSchool of Architecture and Design in San Diego were awarded first place in the 2013 Sukkah Design Expo, the university said in a statement.Read More

New York Man Returns Overdue Holocaust Book to Library — 42 Years Late


A New York man returned a library book about the Holocaust to his home town library in Fall River, Mass. more than 40 years after he checked it out.Read More

Meet the Jewish Teen Who Helped Carry Out Kosher Chicken E Coli Study


For several months during the spring of his 10th grade year, Jack Millman had an unusual Saturday ritual: He and his mother would ride around metropolitan New York and buy up vast quantities of raw chicken.Read More

United States Could Ease Sanctions Quickly if Iran Acts on Nuclear Promises

By Reuters

The United States held out the prospect of quick sanctions relief for Iran on Monday if Tehran moves swiftly to allay concerns about its nuclear programme, although both countries said any deal would be complex and take time.Read More

StandWithUs Counters Anti-Israel Ads With Vancouver Transit Campaign


An Israel advocacy group has launched a transit campaign in opposition to anti-Israel ads on Vancouver buses and light rail stations.Read More

Nobel Economics Winner Robert Shiller Says Global Real Estate Prices 'Bubbly'

By Reuters

One of three American economists who won the 2013 economics Nobel prize on Monday for research into market prices and asset bubbles expressed alarm at the rapid rise in global housing prices.Read More

Rabbi Ovadia Highway Coming to Jerusalem


A new highway into Jerusalem will be named for the late Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, the spiritual leader of the Shas party.Read More

Anne Frank Video Game Allows Players To Recreate Day in Life of Holocaust Victim


An interactive video game will allow users to relive a day in the life of Holocaust diarist Anne Frank.Read More

Women of Wall Fouders Reject Leader's Compromise on Prayer at Western Wall


Ten longtime members of Women of the Wall are protesting the organization’s recent decision to accept a spot at the Robinson’s Arch area next to the Western Wall Plaza.Read More

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