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Nigella Lawson, Jewish Celeb Chef, and Art Maven Charles Saatchi Confirm Divorce

By Reuters

Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson and multi-millionaire art collector Charles Saatchi confirmed on Monday they were getting divorced, a month after a newspaper published photographs of him with his hands around her throat outside a London restaurant.Read More


Ouch! Snake Bites Israeli Man on Penis

By Forward Staff

A man in northern Israel was reportedly bitten on the penis while sitting on the toilet Friday night.Read More


EU Likely To Call Hezbollah Military Wing Terrorist Organization

By Haaretz/ Barak Ravid

The foreign ministers of the European Union are most likely to add Hezbollah’s military wing to the body’s list of designated terror organizations when they meet on July 22, according to high-ranking Foreign Ministry officials in Jerusalem.Read More


Lea Michele 'Shaking' at Death of 'Glee' Boyfriend Cory Monteith

By Forward Staff

Actress Lea Michele, the Jewish star of ‘Glee,’ was reportedly left “devastated” by the news that her boyfriend, Canadian actor Cory Monteith, died over the weekend.Read More


Poland Chief Rabbi May Quit Over Kosher Slaughter

By JTA

Poland’s chief rabbi said he will resign if a definitive ban on kosher slaughter is imposed in the country.Read More


King David-Era Ceramic Jar Found in Jerusalem

By Nir Hasson (Haaretz)

Israeli archaeologists last week discovered a fragment of a ceramic jar they say dates back to the time of Kings David and Solomon and bears the earliest sample of written text ever found in Jerusalem.Read More


Israel Deports 14 Eritreans Who 'Volunteered' To Return to Homeland

By Haaretz/Ilan Lior

Israel flew 14 Eritreans back to their home country on Sunday, human rights organizations say. According to reports, 14 Eritrean nationals who had been held at the Saharonim detention facility in southern Israel were flown to Eritrea via Turkey after signing consent forms. One man changed his mind after signing the documents and remained in custody at Saharonim.Read More


Former Congressman Eric Fingerhut Tapped To Run Hillel International

By JTA

Eric Fingerhut, a former U.S. congressman and leader of Ohio’s system of public universities and colleges, has been tapped to serve as the next president and CEO of Hillel.Read More


Mursi Ousting Fuels Islamic Militant Groups in the Sinai

By Reuters

Within hours of Egypt’s elected president being overthrown this month, militant fellow Islamists in the Sinai peninsula were talking of making war on Cairo’s security forces.Read More


Netanyahu Calls Abbas, Hopes To Renew Negotiations

By Reuters

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday telephoned Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and said he hoped the two sides could resume peace talks, stalled for three years, Israeli officials said.Read More


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