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'Draft Dodger' Bar Refaeli Slammed for Ad Campaign

By JTA

A member of the Knesset Finance Committee criticized an Israeli clothing chain for hiring supermodel Bar Refaeli to represent it since she dodged military service.Read More


Israel Chief Rabbinate Backs Controversial Circumcision RIte as 'Preferred'

By JTA

Israel’s chief rabbinate has weighed in on the practice of a controversial circumcision rite in Germany, saying that metzitzah b’peh is preferred.Read More


Slain Boston Bomb Suspect Tried To Obtain Infamous Anti-Semitic Tract

By JTA

Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the slain man suspected of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombing with his younger brother, told a relative he was seeking a copy of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion.Read More


Kosher Diner Owners Play Hero on Chicago Highway

By JTA

Brothers Ken and Daniel Hechtman, owners of a kosher diner, helped saved several people from a fiery wreck in suburban Chicago.Read More


John Ruskay To Leave Top Spot at UJA-Federation

By JTA

John Ruskay will be leaving his position as executive vice president and CEO of UJA-Federation of New York.Read More


Jon Corzine Sued by Louis Freeh Over $1B MF Global Collapse

By Reuters

Jon Corzine was sued by the bankruptcy trustee liquidating MF Global Holdings Ltd, who accused the former chief executive of negligently pursuing a high-risk business strategy that culminated in the commodities brokerage’s destruction.Read More


Richard Falk, Controversial U.N. Official, Blames Boston Bombing on Israel Support

By JTA

Richard Falk, an official for the U.N. Human Rights Council, in an online commentary blamed the Boston Marathon bombing on “Tel Aviv.”Read More


John Kerry Compares Gaza Flotilla and Boston Marathon Bombing Victims

By JTA

Israeli lawmakers are condemning U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s comparison of the Boston Marathon bombing victims to the 2010 deaths of Turkish citizens aboard the Mavi Marmara ship.Read More


Israel Rapped by U.S. Over African Immigrants

By JTA

The U.S. State Department in its latest human rights report elevated its criticism of Israel’s treatment of African refugees.Read More


Police Probe 9/11 Anniversary Link in Jewish Murders Tied to Boston Bomber

By Forward Staff

Authorities are investigating Boston bomb suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s tie to a gruesome triple murder involving at least two Jewish victims — on the tenth anniversary of 9/11.Read More


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