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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


Church of Scotland Denies Jewish Claim to Land of Israel

By Anshel Pfeffer (Haaretz)

A report by the Church of Scotland, published this week, denies any special privilege for the Jewish people in the land of Israel and criticizes Zionism and the Christians that support it.Read More


Benjamin Netanyahu Says Israelis Would Vote on Any Peace Deal

By Reuters

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday he would put any peace deal with the Palestinians to a referendum, raising expectations that direct negotiations might soon resume following a two-year stalemate.Read More


Court Rules Towns May Ban Gas 'Fracking'

By Reuters

A New York state court on Thursday ruled that two towns should be able to choose whether or not they can ban a controversial oil and gas drilling technique known as “fracking.”Read More


Gold Helmet Shrine to Albert Einstein Planned To Rise in Jerusalem

By Haaretz

A huge 25-story building shaped like a helmet and sheathed in a material that looks like gold is expected to be built on Mount Scopus, one of the highest points in Jerusalem, in a plan for founding a center dedicated to the heritage of Jewish physicist Albert Einstein.Read More


Palestinian Parents Say Son Who Stabbed Jewish West Bank Settler 'Did Duty'

By Reuters

Ali Zaghal read the mysterious text message early on Tuesday morning with dread: “Forgive me, brother.”Read More


100-Year-Olds Live Healthy and Get Active on Social Media

By Reuters

America’s centenarians are generally content and believe staying active is key to longevity, and some are even using social media and email to stay in touch with family and friends, a survey released on Thursday showed.Read More


Conjoined Twin Fights for Life After Israel Surgery

By JTA

A conjoined twin in Israel who was separated in a rare operation is in serious condition.Read More


Rise of Europe Far Right Will Be Focus of World Jewish Congress in Hungary

By Reuters

The rise of far-right movements and anti-Semitism across Europe, notably in Hungary, where more than half a million Jews were killed in the Nazi Holocaust, will preoccupy Jewish leaders from around the globe when they meet in Budapest on Sunday.Read More


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