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French Chief Rabbi Denies Funeral Extort Try

By JTA

Marseille’s chief rabbi has denied allegations that his employees tried to extort illicit funds from a bereaved family.Read More


Jonathan Pollard Slams Palestinian Prisoner Release

By JTA

Jonathan Pollard expressed strong opposition to Israel’s freeing of terrorists in a critical letter sent to The Jerusalem Post.Read More


Amid Mideast Chaos, Peace Talks Could Open Door to Historic Israel Push for Allies

By Reuters

Israel’s top peace negotiator said on Friday newly resumed talks with the Palestinians also held a wider opportunity for Israel to seek alliances with Arab world moderates against militants in the Middle East.Read More


New York City Suspends Funding to Met Council Amid William Rapfogel Scandal

By JTA

New York has reportedly suspended all funding to the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty following the firing of its longtime CEO, William Rapfogel, over alleged financial misdeeds.Read More


8 Years Later, Recalling Gaza Jewish Settlement Evacuation

By Anshel Pfeffer (Haaretz)

Eight years ago today, Israel forcibly began evicting Jewish settlements in the Gaza Strip as part of the unilateral operation that was known as the Disengagement.Read More


Sheryl Sandberg's LeanIn.org Courts Unpaid Intern Controversy

By Reuters

Wanted: aggressive go-getter to join high-profile foundation advocating for women’s rights in a male-dominated corporate world. Must work for free.Read More


Great-Grandmother Is No. 16 To Accuse San Diego Mayor Bob Filner

By Reuters

A 67-year-old great-grandmother became the latest of 16 women to publicly accuse San Diego Mayor Bob Filner of sexual harassment, as city officials calling for him to resign sought to turn up the pressure on the embattled politician.Read More


Angela Merkel Will Visit Memorial at Dachau

By JTA

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will be the first German head of state to visit the concentration camp memorial at Dachau.Read More


Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Rolls Dice on Unpopular Peace Talks With Israel

By Reuters

In the three years since Israelis and Palestinians last tried and failed to negotiate an agreement on dividing the land they live on, Palestinian leaders have gained little for their people.Read More


Joseph Goebbels Novel Faces Ban in Russia

By Reuters

Russian prosecutors are investigating the appearance of a Russian-language edition of a book by Nazi Germany’s propaganda minister, Joseph Goebbels, to rule whether it is extremist and should be banned.Read More


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