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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


Yeshiva Apologizes for iPhone-Happy Jewish Students' Behavior on Plane

By JTA

The decision to eject the senior class of the Yeshivah of Flatbush in Brooklyn from a flight was not anti-Semitic, an internal school report found.Read More


Anti-Arab Vandalism Spreads to Israeli Village

By Reuters

Vandals daubed “Arabs out” graffiti and punctured tyres in an Arab village near Jerusalem on Tuesday, targeting a community widely seen in Israel as a showcase for Jewish-Arab coexistence.Read More


Grave Guy's Mistake Mars Ed Koch's Tombstone

By Forward Staff

How’m I doin’? If you’re the guy in charge of Ed Koch’s grave stone, the answer is: Not too good.Read More


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