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Antwerp Jewish Girls School Forced To Admit Boys

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A Belgian court ordered a Jewish school for girls to admit two boys or face heavy fines.Read More


Muslim Brotherhood Tops Anti-Semitic Rhetoric List

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Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood produced the worst anti-Semitic and anti-Israel slurs this year, according to the Simon Wiesenthal Center.Read More


Bibi Set To Win Election, But Rightists Gaining Ground

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party is set to win a parliamentary election on Jan. 22 although the popularity of a far-right party opposed to Palestinian statehood is growing, polls showed on Friday.Read More


NYT: Iran Slowed Down Nuclear Advance, Seeks Talks

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Iran has slowed down its nuclear program, signaling its willingness to negotiate its future, the New York Times reported.Read More


Woman Charged in Noah Pozner Fundraising Fraud

By Susan Armitage

A Bronx woman has been hit with federal fraud charges for soliciting donations in the name of Newtown rampage victim Noah Pozner.Read More


Western Wall Prayer Fight Fails To Move Israelis

By JTA

Restrictions on women’s prayer at the Western Wall have sparked controversy in the Diaspora. But Israel’s secular majority isn’t particularly interested in the issue.Read More


Harry Reid: Get Ready for Cliff

The top Democrat in the Senate warned on Thursday that the United States looks to be headed over the “fiscal cliff” of tax hikes and spending cuts that will start next week if squabbling politicians do not reach a deal.Read More


Iran Fires Only Female Minister

By Reuters

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Thursday dismissed his only female cabinet minister, Health Minister Marzieh Vahid Dastjerdi, after she criticised her colleagues for failing to provide funds to import vital medicines.Read More


Accused Abuser's Son Charged in Bleach Attack

By JTA

A Brooklyn fishmonger was indicted for throwing a cup of bleach in the face of a Chasidic rabbi who advocates for victims of sexual abuse in the haredi Orthodox community.Read More


Holocaust Scholars Urge Aid for Africans in Israel

By Haaretz

A new initiative, supported by prominent Holocaust and genocide scholars, calls on the international community to share responsibility for resolving the African refugee crisis in Israel, insisting that Israel should not be expected to carry the burden alone.Read More





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