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Glitterati Shmooze at Oscars After-Parties as Michael Feinstein Tinkles Ivories

By Reuters

Hollywood’s elite headed into the night to celebrate or commiserate at a list of glitzy parties in Tinseltown after walking the red carpet and watching the year’s Academy Awards presented.Read More


Israel Worries About New Palestinian Uprising as West Bank Protests Rage

By Reuters

Israel’s homeland security minister voiced concern on Monday that a surge of violent Palestinian protests in the occupied West Bank could erupt into a new Intifada (uprising) if confrontations turned deadly.Read More


Documentaries About Israel Shut Out at Oscars

By Forward Staff

The Academy Award for Best Documentary went to “Searching for Sugar Man,” shutting out both “The Gatekeepers” and “5 Broken Cameras,” two films that were extremely critical of Israel’s policies toward the Palestinians.Read More


Palestinians Say Detainee Was Tortured to Death

By Reuters

Palestinian officials said on Sunday a Palestinian detainee who died in an Israeli prison was tortured before his death, but Israel said autopsy findings were preliminary and inconclusive.Read More


Principal of Chabad Jewish School in Paris Failed to Report Abuse: Report

By JTA

The principal of a Jewish school in Paris was indicted for failing to report the sexual abuse of minors.Read More


Chuck Hagel Trashed as 'Unqualified' by John McCain

By Reuters

Republican Senator John McCain on Sunday said his former colleague Chuck Hagel was not qualified to be U.S. defense secretary but the Senate would likely vote on his nomination rather than hold it up with procedural hurdles.Read More


Israel Demands Palestinians End Widespread Protests

By Reuters

Israel on Sunday demanded the Palestinian Authority stem a surge of anti-Israeli protests ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama’s visit to the region next month.Read More


John Kerry Pushes Mideast Peace on First Trip

By Reuters

John Kerry views his first trip as U.S. secretary of state as a listening tour, but the leaders he meets will want to hear whether he has any new ideas on Syria, Iran and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.Read More


Labor's Yacimovich Shoots Down Coalition Rumors

By Jonathan Lis (Haaretz)

Labor party chairwoman Shelly Yacimovich reiterated over the weekend that she would not join Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu’s government, despite reports indicating she was involved in coalition talks.Read More


60% of British Jews Live in London

By JTA

Britain’s Jewish population is becoming more concentrated, with nearly 60 percent of Jews living in London, new statistics show.Read More


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