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Sinai Group Claims Responsibility for Attack

By JTA

An Islamic terrorist group based in the Sinai has claimed responsibility for an attack that killed an Israeli soldier, saying it was in response to an anti-Muslim film.Read More


Australian Jew Wins Office Anti-Semitism Fight

By JTA

A Jewish Australian man who claimed he was the victim of anti-Semitic abuse at work at a government agency won a compensation claim after a two-year battle.Read More


Greek Neo-Nazis Open New York Office

By JTA

The Greek neo-Nazi Golden Dawn Party has set up an office in New York City in a bid to bolster its support among expatriate Greek communities, Greek media is reporting.Read More


Pro-Palestinian Students Sue Over Frozen Money

By JTA

Supporters of a Rutgers University pro-Palestinian student group are suing the New Jersey college, saying it froze funds that they had raised in support of efforts to end the Israeli blockade of Gaza.Read More


Israelis Disparage Africans as Animals on Facebook

By Haaretz

Photographs uploaded by an Israeli Facebook user on Friday caused a furor, as users responded to the photo album, which included a caption connoting African migrants as “animals.”Read More


Wayne Firestone Stepping Down as CEO of Hillel

After seven years as the chief executive at Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life, Wayne Firestone will be stepping down from his post in June 2013.Read More


Hebrew University Wins $5M Grant

By JTA

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem has been awarded a $5 million grant from the Helmsley Charitable Trust for its Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences.Read More


Wayne Firestone Steps Down as Hillel Chief

By JTA

After seven years as the chief executive at Hillel, Wayne Firestone has announced that he will be stepping down from his post in June 2013.Read More


Israel Beats Spain in Baseball Classic

First baseman Nate Freiman hit two home runs as Israel beat Spain 4-2 in the qualifying round of World Baseball Classic, putting the Isaeli team one win away from a guaranteed spot in the tournament in March.Read More


France Bans Protests Over Anti-Islam Cartoon

By Reuters

France banned protests on Friday against cartoons published by a satirical weekly denigrating Islam’s Prophet Mohammad as part of a security clamp-down while prayers took place across the Muslim world.Read More





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