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Electric Car Company Better Place Files for Israel Bankruptcy


The electric car company Better Place, which had pledged to erect electric car charging stations throughout Israel, has filed for bankruptcy in an Israeli court.Read More

Roger Cukierman Voted Head of French Jewish Group


Roger Cukierman has been elected the head of the Representative Council of Jewish Institutions in France, or CRIF.Read More

Despite Repression, Hamas Survives in Shadows of Palestinian-Run West Bank

By Reuters

The ruling Fatah movement uses strongarm tactics to bar its Islamist militant rivals Hamas from public life in the West Bank.Read More

For Israel, Syria Strikes Hone Strategy for Iran

By Reuters

When Israeli jets bomb Syria to deny it or its allies “game-changer” weapons, they play according to one core rule: ensuring the Jewish state maintains the military superiority to swiftly prevail in any war.Read More

Brooklyn Mom's Nutella Ice Cream Crusade Fails by 2 Votes

By Forward Staff

A Brooklyn mother’s crusade to keep her daughter’s beloved banana and Nutella-flavored ice cream on the menu at her local parlor fell just short.Read More

John Kerry Gambles Big on Mideast Peace Breakthrough

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Secretary of State John Kerry tried to explain at a press conference at Ben-Gurion International Airport why he had been investing most of his time over the past months in a desperate attempt to renew the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians.Read More

Hezbollah Chief Vows To Rescue Syria Regime

By Reuters

The leader of Lebanese guerrilla movement Hezbollah said on Saturday his group would stay in the Syrian war “to the end of the road” and bring victory to its ally President Bashar al-Assad.Read More

Jewish Teen Scores Date With Supermodel No. 2 After Kate Upton Diss

By Forward Staff

A Jewish day school student got a supermodel date to his senior prom after all.Read More

Jewish Businessman Runs for French Overseas Seat


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu endorsed the campaign of Jewish businessman Meyer Habib for a seat in the French parliament.Read More

Jews Reject New Church of Scotland Report on Israel


The Scottish Council of Jewish Communities said that, despite recent revisions, the Church of Scotland’s report on Israel remains “unacceptable.”Read More

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