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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

Iran Jews Plead With Barack Obama To Grab Chance for Detente

By Haaretz

The leader of Tehran’s Jewish community has urged U.S. President Barack Obama to take advantage of the “unrepeatable” opportunity to repair relations with Iran, AFP reported on Monday.Read More

Angelina Jolie's 'Jewish Gene' Breast Cancer Surgery Saves Lives, Doctor Says

By Forward Stafff

Angelina Jolie’s decision to undergo double mastectomy is saving lives as more women seek to be tested for the ‘Jewish gene’ mutation that caused her breast cancer, her plastic surgeon says.Read More

Real Estate Expert Robert Shiller Shares Nobel Prize for Economics

By Reuters

Three American scientists won the 2013 economics Nobel prize on Monday “for their empirical analysis of asset prices,” the award-giving body said.Read More

Facebook Buys 3-Year-Old Israeli Start-Up Onavo for Up to $200M


Facebook has acquired an Israeli start-up company for between $100 million and $200 million.Read More

10 Jews Arrested for Praying on Temple Mount


Ten Jewish men were removed by police from the Temple Mount after praying and singing at the holy site.Read More

3,000-Year-Old Palestinian Village Faces Eviction

By Amira Haas (Haaretz)

His mother gave birth to him “under the sheep,” says Ribhi Al Battat, 60, hence his unique ability to translate the animal’s every bleating and gesture. I forgot to ask him at the end of my visit if this was a metaphor.Read More

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Memorial Draws 40,000


Some 40,000 people participated in a memorial for Rabbi Ovadia Yosef in Jerusalem at the end of the mourning period.Read More

Gabby Giffords Eyes Curbs at N.Y. Gun Show

By Reuters

Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was in New York on Sunday to tour her first gun show since being shot in the head to review new measures that require background checks for buyers.Read More

Turkish Students Make Nazi Salute at Majdanek


Two students from Turkey were arrested in Poland for using a Nazi salute on a group of Israeli students visiting the Majdanek concentration camp.Read More

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