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Violent Brawl at Kosher Slaughterhouse Leaves Man Hospitalized, Another in Jail

By Frimet Goldberger

Abdikani Hassan, 29, a worker at Agri Star kosher slaughter house, was reported stabbed by another worker John Herrera, 23, during a brawl last night that involved 15 people.Read More


First Soviet Government Was 80% Jewish, Says Putin

By JTA

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that at least 80 percent of the members of the first Soviet government were Jewish.Read More


Israel Fails To Get Google To Change 'Palestine' Homepage

By Haaretz

A Google representative from the company’s global headquarters has discussed the decision to use “Palestine,” not “Palestinian Territories,” across the tech giant’s products. At the Knesset committee meeting Wednesday, the Israelis didn’t get very far in their attempts to change the American’s mind.Read More


Hamas Admits Iran Rift Over Syria Civil War

By Reuters

Hamas said on Wednesday its relations with financial backer Iran have suffered as a result of the Islamist group’s support of rebels battling Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, a long-time Iranian ally.Read More


World Leaders Use Shimon Peres Shindig To Push Israel To Seek Peace

By JTA

World leaders encouraged Israel and the Palestinians to move the peace process forward in the opening events of Israel’s Presidential Conference.Read More


Michelle Obama Visits Berlin Holocaust Memorial

By JTA

First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha visited the Holocaust memorial in Berlin, amid tight security.Read More


Barbra Streisand Is Butt of Anti-Semitic Joke

By JTA

Holland’s deputy premier has condemned an anti-Semitic comment made on Dutch television by a local singer about a concert by Barbra Streisand.Read More


Michael Applebaum, First Jewish Mayor of Montreal, Resigns Under Fire

By Reuters

Montreal Mayor Michael Applebaum resigned on Tuesday, a day after he was charged with fraud and corruption in the latest major Canadian municipal scandal.Read More


Palestinians Cut Off Aid to Radicals To Boost Peace Bid, Israel Acknowledges

By Reuters

The Palestinian administration in the West Bank has tried to help the latest U.S. peacemaking drive by quietly cutting off funds for grassroots campaigners against Israel’s occupation of the territory, a senior Israeli general said on Tuesday.Read More


Israel Warily Watches as Protests Engulf Turkey

By JTA

As the budding protest movement in Turkey against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan struggles to gain a foothold, Israel is watching the developments with some measure of ambivalence.Read More


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