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German Police Discover 1,500 Masterpieces Seized by Nazis in Munich Apartment

By Haaretz/Ofer Aderet

Works by several of the greatest artists of the modern age have been held at a secret location near Munich for the past two years, after having been discovered in a raid by the German authorities on the apartment of an elderly man accused of tax fraud.Read More

On Eve of Kristallnacht Anniversary, Merkel Calls for Stand on Anti-Semitism


The people of Germany need “civil courage” to stand up against anti-Semitism, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on the eve of Kristallnacht’s 75th anniversary.Read More

Modern Orthodox Girls To Join Haredi Protest of Women of the Wall


Girls affiliated with the Modern Orthodox Bnei Akiva movement reportedly will join haredi Orthodox girls at the Western Wall for a prayer service against Women of the Wall.Read More

Israel Approves Construction of 1,700 New Settlement Homes

By Reuters

Israel issued tenders for construction of more than 1,700 new homes for Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank on Sunday, moving ahead with projects opposed by the United States and others ahead of a visit by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.Read More

Saudi King Abdullah 'Treasures’ Dagger Gift From Hitler

By Haaretz/chemi shalev

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah keeps, “treasures” and sometimes shows off a dagger given by Adolf Hitler himself to a visiting Saudi delegation in 1939.Read More

Bush Brother Drops Bid for Debt-Ridden Israeli Conglomerate

By Haaretz/Shelly Appelberg

The race for control of one of Israel’s biggest conglomerates, Nochi Dankner’s IDB group, took some dramatic turns Sunday as the deadline for offers expired. Neil Bush, brother of former U.S President George W. Bush, dropped out of the running, the Danker group added a new partner and the Argentinian businessman Eduardo Elsztain raised his offer by NIS 100 million to NIS 805 million - but with new strings attached.Read More

Palestinians Stick to Peace Talks Despite Complaints


Members of the Palestinian peace negotiating team did not resign over Israeli settlement construction announcements, Palestinian officials said despite reports to the contrary.Read More

Tunisia Suspended From Davis Cup Over Refusal To Play Israelis


Tunisia has been suspended from next year’s Davis Cup after it ordered one of its national players to withdraw from a tournament rather than face an Israeli player.Read More

U.S. Spied on Israel Even as They Shared Intelligence


Israel has been the target of spying by the United States’ National Security Agency, the New York Times reported, citing documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.Read More

eBay Yanks 30 Items of Holocaust Memorabilia

By Reuters

EBay has removed from its listings around 30 items of memorabilia from the Nazi Holocaust, including clothes worn by concentration camp victims, after a newspaper investigation discovered they were on sale on the e-commerce website, Britain’s Mail on Sunday said.Read More

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