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Syria's Assad Still Controls Chemical Weapons: Israel

By Reuters

A senior Israeli official said on Saturday that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad retains control of Syria’s reputed chemical weapons and they are not sought by his Hezbollah guerrilla allies in neighbouring Lebanon.Read More


U.S. Officials Believe Israel Conducted Airstrike Into Syria

By Reuters

The United States believes Israel has conducted an airstrike into Syria, CNN reported on Friday, citing two unnamed U.S. officials.Read More


Ira Schwartz, CEO of Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, Is Leaving Post

By Devra Ferst

Ira Schwartz, who has served as the head of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia for the past seven years, is leaving his post effective immediately the Jewish Exponent reported late on Friday afternoon.Read More


Brighton Beach Nursing Home Reopens Its Doors Six Months After Sandy

By Seth Berkman

Six months after Hurricane Sandy, one Brighton Beach nursing home is finally welcoming back the 180 residents who call it home.Read More


Tzipi Livni Rejects 1967 Borders as Pre-Condition to Peace Negotiations

By JTA

Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni, has reportedly refused to accept the 1967 border as the basis for a final Israeli-Palestinian border prior to negotiations.Read More


Hungarian Court Okays Far-Right Protest at Conference of Jewish Leaders

By Reuters

A Hungarian court has given the go ahead for a far-right protest on Saturday before an international conference of Jewish leaders in Budapest.Read More


Taking Sides in Syria War Is Tough Choice for Israel

By Reuters

The dilemma Israel faces in trying to formulate a strategy on Syria two years into its civil war is symbolised by a case being heard in a small courtroom near Tel Aviv.Read More


Upgraded Bunker Buster Could Destroy Iran Nuke

By JTA

U.S. officials told Israel that the United States has new weapons capable of destroying Iran’s underground nuclear site in Fordow, an American daily reported.Read More


China Offers To Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace

By JTA

China offered to broker a meeting between the Israeli and Palestinian leaders.Read More


Dutch Masterpiece Stolen by Nazis Expected To Fetch $2M at Auction

By Reuters

A 17th century Dutch masterpiece that once graced the collections of Catherine the Great’s art adviser and Russia’s Hermitage Museum before being seized by the Nazis could fetch more than $2 million at auction, Christie’s said on Friday.Read More


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