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Alex Rodriguez Sues Bud Selig for 'Destroying' Career With Doping Case

By Reuters

New York Yankees player Alex Rodriguez sued Major League Baseball and Commissioner Bud Selig on Thursday, accusing them of improperly gathering evidence to destroy his reputation and career.Read More


Benjamin Netanyahu's 'Wolf in Sheep's Clothing' Warning on Iran Leaves Him as Lone Wolf

By Reuters

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said this week that Iran’s new president was a “wolf in sheep’s clothing”, but he himself looked increasingly like a lone wolf as his allies seek to bring Tehran into the fold.Read More


Benjamin Netanyahu Says He Would Take Phone Call From Iran Leader

By JTA

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told U.S. media he would not initiate contact with the new Iranian president, but would not turn down an overture out of hand.Read More


Good Samaritan Prevents Stabbing of Jewish Teen on Paris Street

By JTA

A passerby stopped a schoolboy from stabbing a Jewish classmate in Paris.Read More


Jewish Cemetery in Small Dutch Town Gets New Lease on Life

By JTA

Jewish and non-Jewish volunteers rededicated a 200-year-old Dutch Jewish cemetery after decades of neglect.Read More


Willie Rapfogel Scandal Prompts Few Signs of Change at Jewish Groups

By Debra Nussbaum Cohen (Haaretz)

The stunning array of charges against William Rapfogel should prompt Jewish organizations to engage in soul-searching. But it hasn’tRead More


2 New Synagogues Open in Kiev for Reform and Orthodox Jews

By JTA

Two new synagogues, one of them for a Reform community, opened in Kiev.Read More


Women of Wall Hold Calmest Prayer Protest in Months at Western Wall

By JTA

More than 100 women gathered for a Women of the Wall service at the Western Wall, praying in the women’s section with no physical barriers enclosing them, little police protection and minimal disruption from protesters.Read More


Israel Wants Seat on U.N. Security Council

By Reuters

Israel said on Thursday it plans to run for a rotating seat on the U.N. Security Council for the time ever for 2019-2020, although U.N. diplomats said it will not be easy for the Jewish state to win.Read More


Tunisian Jews See Rising Danger Amid Attacks

By JTA

Tunisian Jews feel that they are in danger, the head of a Tunisian rights group said.Read More


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