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Canada Bill Recognizes Jewish Refugees' Plight

By JTA

A Canadian lawmaker has proposed a motion in the country’s Parliament calling for formal government recognition of some 850,000 Jews forcibly displaced from Arab lands since Israel’s creation in 1948.Read More


Gaza Crisis Not Over, Israel Warns

By Reuters

Israel struck three targets in the Gaza Strip in the early hours of Tuesday and warned an on-going crisis with Palestinian militants had not been resolved, despite a marked decrease in rocket-fire from the territory.Read More


Angry Over Obama Win, Woman Runs Over Hubby

By Reuters

An Arizona woman, in despair at the re-election of Democratic President Barack Obama, ran down her husband with the family car in suburban Phoenix on Saturday because he failed to vote in the election, police said on Monday.Read More


Baubles From Titanic Will Go on Display

By Reuters

Jewelry salvaged from the wreck of the Titanic will go on display later this week, the company that owns the artifacts announced on Monday.Read More


Could Ecuador Win Freedom for Alan Gross?

By JTA

Officials of the Simon Wiesenthal Center met with Ecuadorian authorities to seek their support in asking Cuba to release American prisoner Alan Gross.Read More


Wheaton College Hit by Anti-Semitic Graffiti

By JTA

Anti-Semitic graffiti was found written on the back door of a Jewish residence on the campus of Wheaton College.Read More


Reports of Obama-Wiesel Book Deal Shot Down

By Forward Staff

Don’t be rushing to your local bookstore or fumbling with your Kindle to download the new book that Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel was said to have been writing along with his buddy President Barack Obama.Read More


4,000 Chabad Leaders Gather for Conference

By JTA

Some 4,000 Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries and communal leaders from more than 75 countries gathered in New York for their 29th international conference.Read More


50% of Jewish Groups Have Gay-Friendly Policy

By JTA

A new survey of Jewish communal organizations found that 50 percent of them have taken significant steps to welcome gays and lesbians and their families.Read More


Israel's Next War? Could Be Gaza, Not Iran or Syria

By Reuters

If Israel goes to war with any of its neighbours before this year ends it will be with Gaza not Syria, despite appearances.Read More





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