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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

By JTA

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

By JTA

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

By JTA

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

By JTA

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

By JTA

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

By JTA

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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