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Israelis Visit Turkey in New Sign of Diplomatic Spring

By Reuters

An Israeli delegation will visit Turkey for the first time in three years next week in another sign of thawing relations since the United States brokered a breakthrough in March, but any further advancement in ties was expected to be incremental.Read More


Polish Museum Eyes Life Not Death of Centuries-Old Jewish Community

By Reuters

A new museum of Jewish history opens in Poland this week to refocus attention on a vibrant community that has lived in the country for centuries but whose history, for many, has been eclipsed by the Nazi death camps that nearly wiped them out.Read More


Carmen Weinstein, Leader of Egypt's Jews, Laid To Rest In Cairo

By Reuters

Egypt’s tiny Jewish community, a frail remnant of a once flourishing minority, held a rare public ceremony on Thursday in memory of its veteran leader, Carmen Weinstein, but the country’s Islamist leaders stayed away.Read More


Larry Ellison Tops $812B Forbes List of Jewish Billionaires

By JTA

The 165 Jewish billionaires around the world have $812 billion in joint wealth, Forbes Israel reported.Read More


Lions Return to Sarajevo Zoo in Symbol of Recovery for Bosnian CIty

By Reuters

Some still recall the roar of caged lions punctuating the long nights during the siege of Sarajevo.Read More


Orthodox Rabbis Split on Anti-Gay Bullying Law in Canadian City of Winnepeg

By JTA

An anti-bullying bill in Manitoba has Winnipeg’s two leading Orthodox rabbis split over how much schools should do to accommodate students who support gay rights.Read More


Hungary Leader Accepts Nation's Responsibility for Role in Holocaust

By JTA

A Hungarian lawmaker called the Holocaust “part of Hungarian history,” during ceremonies marking the country’s Holocaust Remembrance Day.Read More


Elaborate Recreation of King Herod's Tomb Is Scrapped

By Nir Hasson (Haaretz)

A plan to restore the original structure that held King Herod’s tomb at Herodion in the West Bank has been scrapped after it came under fire from archaeologists, tour guides and other experts.Read More


Boston Bombing Suspect Identified From Video — No Arrest

By Reuters

There have been no arrests made yet in the bombings at the Boston Marathon that left three people dead and scores injured, U.S. government and law enforcement sources said on Wednesday.Read More


Texas Judge's Wife Admits 'Jewish County' Slayings

By Reuters

Kim Williams, the wife of a former Texas justice of the peace investigated in connection with the killings of two prosecutors, was arrested early on Wednesday in Kaufman County, Texas, jail records show.Read More


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