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Let It Snow — in Israel

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Snow and hail began falling in the Jerusalem area and continued to fall in the north of the country.Read More


Hungary Punished for Anti-Semitic Soccer Fans

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Hungary’s national soccer team will face sanctions because of anti-Semitic chants by its fans in August, the FIFA soccer association has announced.Read More


Right-Wing Millionaire Is Surprise of Israel Vote

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A right-wing millionaire who says a Palestinian state would be suicide for Israel has emerged as the surprise success story of the country’s election campaign.Read More


Rome Soccer Team Probed for Anti-Semitic Abuse

By JTA

European soccer authorities have opened disciplinary proceedings against the Rome soccer team Lazio for the alleged anti-Semitism of its fans.Read More


French Push Twitter Over 'Good Jew' Hashtag

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France’s main Jewish student union asked a Paris court to order Twitter to divulge details about users who post anti-Semitic comments.Read More


Malmo Anti-Semitic Crimes Go Unpunished: Report

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Despite a record number of complaints about hate crimes in the Swedish city of Malmo, not a single person was convicted of such offenses in over two years, according to a recent report.Read More


Egypt Pushes Palestinian Factions for Unity

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Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi plans to meet the leaders of Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah on Wednesday in a renewed effort to help them heal their five-year-old feud, Palestinian and Egyptian officials said.Read More


Doctor's Daughter Gets Bail in N.Y. Bomb Plot

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A New York woman arrested after bomb-making manuals, weapons and a highly explosive compound were found in her apartment was released on bail into a drug treatment facility on Tuesday.Read More


Jack Lew Eyed for Treasury Secretary

By Forward Staff

Jack Lew is reportedly the strong favorite to be named the next treasury secretary and President Obama may unveil the pick before the end of the week.Read More


Israeli Candidates Vie for the (Gasp!) American Vote

By JTA

Campaigns to lure English-speakers (read: American ex-pats) aren’t new in Israeli politics. But this year’s push on both the left and right feels larger and more sophisticated.Read More





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