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SodaStream Sale Plan Loses Fizz on Wall Street

By Forward Staff

SodaStream, the Israeli maker of kitchen countertop carbonated drink machines, is trying to sell itself. But the plan is reportedly losing its pop on Wall Street.Read More

Edward Snowden Says Israel and U.S. Created Anti-Iran Stuxnet Computer VIrus


Whistleblower Edward Snowden told a German magazine that Israel and the United States created the Stuxnet computer virus that destroyed nuclear centrifuges in Iran.Read More

Mennonite Is Righteous for Saving French Jews


Lois Gunden, an American Mennonite who helped save Jewish children in France during the Holocaust, was recognized by Yad Vashem as Righteous Among the Nations.Read More

Hamas Badly Shaken by Egypt Coup

By Reuters

Stunned silence among Hamas officials in the Palestinian enclave, which shares a border with Egypt’s lawless Sinai peninsula, greeted his overthrow last Wednesday by the Egyptian military.Read More

Zion Square Jewish 'Lynch' Teens Get Slap on Wrist


Three Jewish teens involved in a mob attack on several Palestinian men in downtown Jerusalem were sentenced to prison.Read More

Ultra-Orthodox Block Women From Praying at Western Wall

By Reuters

Several thousand ultra-Orthodox protesters effectively blocked Jewish women activists campaigning for equal worship rights at the Western Wall from holding a monthly prayer session on Monday at the holy site.Read More

Eliot Spitzer Would Face Fellow Jew Scott Stringer in Battle for Comptroller

By Reuters

Eliot Spitzer is re-entering politics to run for New York City comptroller, five years after resigning as New York governor in a prostitution scandal.Read More

Half of Female Israeli Doctors Are Harassed

By Haaretz

Nearly half of the female physicians who responded to a recent survey say they have been sexually harassed at work, either verbally or physically. Of these, 60% said the culprit was a senior colleague.Read More

42 Killed as Egypt Army Opens Fire on Islamists

By Reuters

At least 42 people were killed on Monday when Islamist demonstrators enraged by the military overthrow of Egypt’s elected President Mohamed Mursi said the army opened fire during morning prayers at the Cairo barracks where he is being held.Read More

Women of Wall Forced Far Away From Kotel


Women of the Wall conducted its monthly prayer service at the Western Wall plaza with occasional disturbance from protesters, but were quarantined far from the wall itself.Read More

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