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Israeli Boy's Kidney Donated to Palestinian Child

By JTA

The kidney of a 3-year-old Israeli boy was successfully transplanted to a 10-year-old Palestinian child.Read More


Nazi Dad Wears Third Reich Uniform to Court

By Forward Staff

A white supremacist father who named his children after his Third Reich heroes reportedly shocked a New Jersey judge by wearing a Nazi uniform to a hearing to demand visitation rights to one of the children.Read More


Police Brace for Fresh Clashes Between Women and Ultra-Orthodox at Kotel

By Yair Ettinger (Haaretz)

Jerusalem District Police are preparing for another round of confrontations at the Western Wall next Sunday, as tensions continue to escalate surrounding the Women of the Wall’s demand for equal worship at Judaism’s holiest site.Read More


35,000 Eritreans Face Deportation From Israel

By Reuters

An estimated 35,000 Eritreans are currently in Israel. Returning them to their homeland, a reclusive state accused last year by the U.N. human rights chief of torture and summary executions, is problematic under international law.Read More


Eric Rosenthal Wins Charles Bronfman Prize

By JTA

Eric Rosenthal, the founder of Disability Rights International, won the $100,000 Charles Bronfman Prize.Read More


German Bureaucrats Tried To Find Murdered Jews To Pay Back Taxes

By Reuters

Many low-level tax inspectors in Germany’s Nazi-era finance ministry were oblivious to the Holocaust and dutifully tried to contact murdered Jews whose wealth was being plundered by the ministry’s top officials, according to a new book.Read More


Western Wall Orthodox Rabbi Gets Threatening Letters Over Women's Prayer

By Reuters

Israeli police are investigating threats to hurt the rabbi in charge of Jerusalem’s Western Wall if he does not allow a Jewish women’s prayer group equal worship rights at the holy site, a police spokesman said on Monday.Read More


Sen. Frank Lautenberg Dies at 89

By Reuters

Democratic U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg, 89, the last surviving World War II veteran in the U.S. Congress, has died, a party aide said on Monday.Read More


Half-Naked Israeli Soldiers Share Racy Pics on Facebook

By Forward Staff

A group of female Israeli soldiers were disciplined by commanders after they posed half naked and posted the photos on Facebook.Read More


Anthony Weiner Gets Mixed Reaction From Jewish Voters at Israel Parade

By Forward Staff

Newly minted mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner led a parade of politicians marching down Fifth Ave. in New York’s annual Celebrate Israel parade.Read More


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