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Bulgaria Blames Airport Bombing That Killed Israelis on Hezbollah

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Two individuals with links to Lebanon’s militant group Hezbollah were involved in a bomb attack on a bus in the Bulgarian resort of Burgas that killed five Israeli tourists last July, Bulgaria’s interior minister said on Tuesday.Read More


Pregnant Windsurfer Banned for Jaunt With Jewish Husband Mark Mendelblatt

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Portugal’s Olympic committee has banned a female windsurfer for life for concealing she was pregnant but attending the London Games anyway to see her husband.Read More


French Muslim Rapper Hit by Anti-Semitic Rants

By JTA

Dozens of anti-Semitic messages were left on the Facebook page of the best-selling French rapper Booba, who vowed to “avenge the victims of the Holocaust.”Read More


Venezuela's Hugo Chavez Accused of Spying on Jewish Groups

By JTA

If the documents are indeed authentic, it would confirm what Venezuelan Jews have long suspected: That their own government considers them to be a fifth column and is spying on them.Read More


Chuck Hagel Deserves Up-Or-Down Vote: McCain

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Senator John McCain said on Monday he opposes using a procedural hurdle to block a vote on Chuck Hagel’s nomination to be defense secretary, a stance likely to boost White House confidence that Hagel will win Senate confirmation.Read More


Ed Koch, Quintessential Jew and Brash New York Mayor, Laid To Rest in Style

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Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch was memorialized as a wisecracking leader who helped transform the city from a symbol of urban decay to the vital, glittering metropolis it is today.Read More


Rare Jewish Books by 'Wild Things' Author Maurice Sendak Sold at Auction

By JTA

Two rare Jewish books illustrated by Maurice Sendak were sold at auction days before the posthumous publication of a new book by the author.Read More


NYPD Sued Over Spying on Innocent Muslims

By Reuters

Civil rights attorneys on Monday asked a federal court in Manhattan to order the New York Police Department to halt its surveillance of Muslims not suspected of unlawful activity.Read More


75,000 Facebook Users Ask Ban of 'F--- Israel' Page

By JTA

A Facebook petition to remove an anti-Israel page that uses an expletive in its name has 75,000 likes, the removal campaign’s creator says.Read More


Brooklyn College President Won't Cancel Boycott Israel Panel

By Ari Paul

The president of Brooklyn College hit back against New York City Council members who threatened to withhold funds to the school if it allows a panel discussion about the boycott Israel campaign to go forward later this week.Read More





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